Overview (Program Summary)
Join ACC Alberta and Smart & Biggar, for IP Masterclass for In-house Counsel: Strategies for In-house to Manage IP Risk and Opportunity
Smart & Biggar's expert panel of IP lawyers will provide an update on Canadian law and practice and discuss best practices for in-house counsel to proactively manage intellectual property (IP) risks.
Through the authoritative lens of expert IP practitioners, participants will develop a clear understanding of how to identify, analyze and respond to risk factors and market opportunities related to IP in their organizations.
Patents: proactively identifying and mitigating patent portfolio risks in a competitive business context
Trademarks: Managing your trademark risk from day one: how to clear, select and protect your brand name and value
Enforcement & Litigation: Defensive strategies companies should adopt to avoid litigation and the use of summary judgment proceedings to shorten Federal Court actions
Evan Nuttall, Partner Smart & Biggar
Laura Easton, Senior Associate, Smart & Biggar
Jonas Gifford, Partner, Patent & Trademark Agent, Smart & Biggar
Kwan T. Loh, Trademark Agent, Smart & Biggar