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MCLE: Intellectual Property Litigation Seminar

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Class covers:

As part of the LA Law Library’s MCLE lunch hour speaker series, this class will provide a comprehensive overview of intellectual property (IP) litigation. While trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets will be covered, special emphasis will be given to patents.

Class covers:

  • High level overview of IP law
  • Elements of patentability
  • The patent infringement claim: elements, defenses, and remedies
  • Challenging patent validity in the Patent Office
  • Asserting patent rights, and defending clients accused of infringement

Presented by John Lord and Bill O’Brien
John Lord is a partner at One LLP whose practice includes all aspects of IP litigation and related transactional matters. He has successfully represented small and large companies, institutions, and individuals, both as patent owners and accused infringers. His experience includes a five-year patent infringement case on behalf a research institution resulting in royalty payments in the hundreds of millions of dollars, as well as a number of favorable settlements and outcomes on the defense side for his clients.

Bill O’Brien is a partner at One LLP with 20 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer in intellectual property and technology cases. He has extensive experience with patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, and idea submission cases and with a wide range of technologies. Before joining One LLP, he was a Partner and Co-Chair of the Patent and Technology Litigation Practice Group at O’Melveny & Myers. He frequently speaks and writes on intellectual property issues.

Earn 1 hour general MCLE credit.

Fee: $35 for the class (nonrefundable, payment reserves spot)

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