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AIPLA 2017 Electronic & Computer Patent Law Summit


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Why You Should Attend
      AIPLA’s Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit is a single-day, multi-session seminar and is AIPLA’s first official meeting in Toronto, Canada!  The Summit will focus on a variety of topics across technology fields of interest to electronics and computer law practitioners, including IP protections issues relating to software and hardware.
Who Should Attend?
       In-Participants include in-house and private practitioners drawn from the area and beyond, along with many others.
 What You Will Learn:
This single-day, multi-session seminar will cover a broad range of topics including:
·        Discussion of Subject Matter Eligibility and proposed legislative changes to 35 USC 101
·        The intersection of means plus function and adequate description of software functionality under 112(a) for US and Canada
·        AIPPI US and Canada Harmonization Update
·        Venture Capital and Angel Investors will discuss due diligence issues specific to software companies
·        Ethics:  Trade Secrets, NDAs, how to operate in a business environment when attorneys and inventors move between firms and/or corporations
Middleton Reutlinger
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA
Black Hills IP
Merchant & Gould
Marks & Clerk
Smart & Biggar
Bereskin & Parr, LLP