Intellectual Property Laws in Business Transactions: Key Considerations for Attorneys
Live Webinar: Thursday, June 15, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern
WEBINAR SNAPSHOT: Gain CLE and learn the latest intellectual property issues of concern to Tennessee and Alabama attorneys.
When a client wants to buy or sell a business, merge, acquire, or execute a similar transaction, a multitude of assets must be accounted for. Not the least of which is intellectual property (IP), such as patents, trademarks, proprietary technology, inventions, and more.
Are you up to speed with the latest IP considerations and obligations when advising in business transactions?
Today, the strong protections of intellectual property are recognized as one of the cornerstones of the formation and growth of businesses, especially since the advent of the Internet and other new technologies have placed a premium on new ideas and innovations. IP law is extraordinarily complex, so you need to stay current with the latest developments. The rapid and worldwide spread of access to the Internet as well as the ease with which electronic data may be copied and manipulated pose new challenges for the business law attorney.
Join your colleagues for this fast-paced CLE webinar on essential IP considerations and potential pitfalls when executing business transactions.
- The importance of IP in business transactions
- Business counseling to create and preserve your client’s IP
- Critical issues in drafting IP agreements
- Special issues in IP transactions–international, security interests and bankruptcy
- IP in a “connected world”
- IP due diligence
Register now for this advice-rich CLE event, risk free.
About Your Presenters:
Kelly Frey, with Frost Brown Todd LLC in Nashville, assists clients in corporate transactions and corporate compliance. He represents companies in various information technology and intellectual property transactions, including licensing, outsourcing, technology law, and vendor relationship and management. He helps with corporate governance matters and assists companies in creating sustainable, cost effective and defensible internal controls to mitigate compliance risks.
In the technology sector, Mr. Frey is one of less than 10 attorneys in private practice to be named a Fellow in the World Technology Network (selected by over 1,000 internationally recognized experts and futurists who are current Fellows for innovative legal work recognized to be of "the greatest likely long-term significance"). Mr. Frey is the author of “Frey on Technology Transactions” and dozens of other books and articles on technology and law.