The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh Intellectual Property shareholder Lynn A. Alstadt will make a presentation at the Complex IP Licensing Conference on the topic of KSR v. Teleflex and KSR's challenge to the Federal Circuit's 20-year-old teaching/suggestion/motivation (TSM) test for obviousness in favor of a more restrictive test that would make it harder to obtain a patent.
The event, designed for in-house counsel, IP lawyers, CIOs, CFOs, CPAs and licensing professionals, is sponsored by Law Seminars International and will take place at The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia on June 21 and 22.
Alstadt's presentation is part of the conference's legal update session. Also on the agenda are:
Ensuring a match between what you want to get out of the deal and what you actually get
Maximizing the bottom line and receiving full value
New developments in antitrust law and intellectual property protection
Licensing video content in the YouTube and iPhone era
Trademark, copyright and e-commerce related licensing transactions
University technology transfer and licensing with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies
Special issues in information technology and outsourcing transactions
Dealing with risky partners
Special terms for international transactions involving the export or import of technology