WSBA Licensing CLE

On May 26th, I’ll be co-chairing the Washington State Bar IP Section CLE, “Advanced Licensing Topics”, and presenting on “The Business of Licensing People”, a panel that explores the law and business strategies surrounding licensing the use of people in advertising, products, and endorsements.

Panel at TRAC

The Racing Attorney’s Conference

On April 13th, I’ll be presenting at the Racing Attorney’s Conference in Indianapolis. The topic is Preparing for Life After the Race Track, and will be discussing publicity rights, securing media and intellectual property to support licensing programs, and using social media to enhance your brand. My co-panelist include Jonathan Faber (professor and attorney) and Wes Zirkle (VP & General Counsel of JMI). I’ll also be talking about the success and efforts of McQueen Racing.

Presentation to KIISC on Copyright and ISP Safe Harbors

On May 26, 2010, I’ll be presenting at the Korean Institute of Information and Security/Cryptology in Seoul, Korea. My presentation and panel will be discussing the roles and responsibilities of Internet Service Providers, and focused on the safe harbors and immunities of online service providers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and similar international safe harbors.

McQueen Racing Launches!

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IP Ownership Presentation

On January 21, 2010, I’ll be co-presenting in New York with Todd Navratt of Hallmark at the PLI Seminar on Intellectual Property Issues in Business Transactions. Our presentation will cover: Relationships Involving IP that Will Be Shared or Jointly Developed.
  • Can collaboration with another company create new opportunities?
  • When to create a joint venture rather than a strategic alliance
  • Rights of the partners/collaborators to use newly developed IP
  • IP ownership issues upon dissolution of the business