Strategies for Software Protection – June 2012 Monthly Meeting

CincyIP Presents:
Strategies for Software Protection


William Morriss
Frost Brown Todd

Tony Bonner

Tom Humphrey
Wood, Herron & Evans


Duke Haugh
Ulmer & Berne

Moderated by
Cindy Bolden
Wolfe SBMC

June 12, 2012

12:00pm– 1:30pm

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.