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The ADR and Intellectual Property Sections present
Mediation of Intellectual Property Disputes

March 4, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, Lunch will be provided.
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Tested Strategies for Early Assessment and Resolution of Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Trade Secret Disputes

Speakers
Mark LeHocky
ADR Services
Mark LeHocky is a former IP and complex litigation attorney turned general counsel turned full-time mediator. He has also taught Mediation Advocacy at UC Davis' School of Law and today teaches at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.

Priya Sreenivasan
Group Vice President for Commercial Law, Ross Stores, Inc.
Priya manages outside and in-house counsel and all litigation involving IP, general commercial law, class action litigation, contracts, general commercial and related advice for Ross Stores, Inc.

Moderator
Frank Busch
Wagstaff, von Loewenfeldt, Busch & Radwick

Topics
IP disputes can be challenging to settle, especially early in the life of a dispute. Whether due to the perceived need to first adjudicate claim construction (patents), intense factual disagreements as to conduct and intent (trade secrets), customer confusion (trademarks) or other factors, mediation efforts are often delayed, producing unintended consequences, lost opportunities and unrecoverable sunk costs. It need not be this way. The speakers will outline strategies to settle IP cases more efficiently based upon actual early dispute resolution (EDR) initiatives tested and proven in multiple settings.


ADR Section Chair: John S. Worden, Schiff Hardin LLP
Intellectual Property Section Chair: Sebastian Kaplan, Gerard Fox Law

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Location

BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Schedule

MCLE Registration: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch/Program: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Cost

BASF Student Member$30.00
Government$40.00
Nonprofit$40.00
Section Member$40.00
BASF Member$50.00
Non-Member$65.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G194107

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