Strategies for Software Protection
Frost Brown Todd
Wood, Herron & Evans
Ulmer & Berne
June 12, 2012
Location: The Cincinnatian Hotel
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 total CLE hour instruction.
The panel will discuss various strategies for protecting intellectual property surrounding software. They will provide insight as to when patent protection may be desirable and when another type of protection may be more suitable, the efficacy of copyrights to protect software-related IP, and how the recent Federal Circuit cases of Noah v. Intuit and Ergo Licensing v. CareFusion will change how software patents are drafted. The panel will also provide thoughts on how the software industry is impacted by non-practicing entities and open source trends.
PRICES (including lunch):
• $20 for Members (includes 1.0 Hr Ohio CLE)
• $30 Non-Member with CLE
• $20 Non-Member without CLE
• $15 Students and Full-Time Academics
Registration ends at noon on Wednesday, June 6.
Cancellations will not be accepted without a 24 hour notice.