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VLA Workshop: Introduction to Patents for Artists
February 10, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This class will provide an overview of the patents and patent law suitable for non-lawyers as well as lawyers unfamiliar with patents.
- History of patents
- How patents fit into the U.S. legal system and economy
- What rights patents do and do not provide to those who obtain or own them
- Components of a patent and the process for obtaining a patent
- How patents are enforced, how to defend against accusations of patent infringement, and legal actions and remedies related to patent law
Continuing Legal Education: This program offers 1.5 Professional Practice CLE Credit (Approved for Non-Transitional and Transitional Attorneys).
Cassandra M. Baloga, Associate, Intellectual Property Litigation at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Douglas R. Nemec, Partner, Intellectual Property Litigation at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP