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Center for International Legal Studies

From Acquisitions to Utility – International Issues in Intellectual Property

Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States, Monday, 22 January - Thursday, 25 January 2018

Faculty Confirmation/Registration


Rick Holzer

Chirag Patel


Monday, 22 January – Wednesday, 24 January

Morning Business Sessions

7:30-9:30 AM

Afternoon Business Sessions

4:30-6:30 PM

Topics of discussion include (but are not limited to) Due Diligence and Intellectual Property, Know-How and Trade Secrets; International Harmonization; Employees and Intellectual Property, Confidentiality and Competition; Data Protection and Privacy Law; Valuation of Intellectual Property; Litigating IP Issues (case law update, strategy, war stories); Alternative Resolution of IP Disputes: Arbitration, Mediation, Expert Determination; Licensing Considerations and Strategies for Intellectual Property; Where to Keep IP: Holding Entities and Venues, Registration, Tax, and Investment Protection Considerations; The Future of EU Digital Single Market Initiative; IP Obstacles and Opportunities with a view to Brexit; IEEE’s new standard essential patent (SEP) royalty policy; Standard-Essential Patents: The International Landscape

The retreat provides three days of early morning and late afternoon sessions at the

Sessions are certified for 2.4 hours CLE and/or 2 hours CPD credit per 120-min conference session attended (total hours 7.2 CLE or 6 CPD).

The flat fee for attendance is US$600 and includes professional program and materials and all breakfasts and afternoon coffee breaks.
Accommodation suggestions are best found at
Dress: business casual (or ski gear :-) )

Registered Delegates and Faculty