OBA Professional Development – Intellectual Property Issues in a Non-IP Context

Apr 08 2009

Monday, May 4, 2009 – 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

OBA Conference Centre, Suite 200 – 20 Toronto St., Toronto

Co-Chairs: Mala Joshi and Paul V. Lomic

No matter in which area of law you practice, chances are IP issues are present. IP is a complex area of law that directly impacts diverse practice areas. Whether your practice area is corporate/commercial, criminal, labour and employment, this CLE will provide you with the essential steps to protect your clients’ high-valued IP resources. Leading practitioners will offer practical solutions for navigating the minefield of IP issues that frequently arise but can be easily missed. This dynamic morning session is geared to corporate, commercial and transactional professionals; in-house counsel; general practitioners and IP professionals seeking to hone their skills outside their traditional practice area.

Highlights will include:

  • Avoiding IP pitfalls in commercial transactions
  • Copyright penalties in the criminal context
  • Choosing a cause of action and forum
  • Managing IP rights in the employment context
  • How to avoid IP malpractice claims

To register, or to order course materials, please click here for the PDF form.

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