Washington MCLE - Intellectual Property Courses

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  • Legal Research in the AI Era

    Did you know that the earliest successful Artificial Intelligence program dates back to 1951? Since then, AI programs have made noticeable, but usually small, advances in legal research. That is, until the large language model (LLM), ChatGPT, was released in November 2022. Companies are releasing products at a record pace using ChatGPT as the underpinning structure. Both Westlaw and Lexis incorporated AI-assisted research features in their newest release. This CLE program will explai... More Info

    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • International Intellectual Property Transactions in Many Countries

    This CLE Course will briefly review the basics of the intellectual property categories recognized under the laws of the United States and many other countries, and the ways that the associated intellectual property rights can be registered internationally. This CLE will move quickly to issues relating to why protection under these categories is not good enough, and to developing business activities that hard to condense into the traditional IP categories. This CLE will raise question... More Info

    1.75Law & Legal Proc.
  • Emerging Developments in Artificial Intelligence for Lawyers

    Artificial Intelligence is becoming ubiquitous in legal practice. New tools and new providers emerge constantly. Lawyers need to understand artificial intelligence in order to represent their clients competently and effectively. Lawyers also need to understand the use of AI in order to compete. This session addresses the following key issue: What is artificial intelligence? What are large language models? What is generative artificial intelligence? How does artificial intelligence dif... More Info

    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Importance of Registering Your Copyright in the Music World

    This CLE course will demonstrate how important it truly is to register your copyrights in the music world. Registering copyrights is the best way to both add value to creative works and protect them. We will discuss the cost-benefit analysis of registration; go through a primer on Copyright Law as it pertains to the music industry; discuss fair use, parody, and compulsory licensing; the elements of copyright infringement and how they pertain to music; the importance of the deposit copy... More Info

    2Law & Legal Proc.
  • Representing Patent Owners and Inventors in Litigation: Challenges, Insights and Strategies

    Patent owners and inventors play an important role in our society. Based in the Constitution, the monopoly power of a patent is a powerful thing that should be exercised responsibly. This course is designed to provide inside and outside counsel representing the interests of patent owners and inventors with tools to help understand the responsibilities, practices, and risks associated with the assertion of patent rights in litigation. More Info

    1.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Antitrust Primer in The Age of The Internet/Information

    What is driving the recent upsurge in competition law enforcement by the FTC, the DOJ Antitrust Division, the States and in private litigation? To address this question, this course provides an antitrust primer with background from key, foundational cases addressing single firm and joint conduct that violate the antitrust laws. We then focus on the major antitrust cases recently brought by the government targeting alleged monopolists with platform dominance in the Tech Sector. More Info

    3.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • Intellectual Warfare: An In-House Counsel's Guide to Bringing and Defending Against Intellectual Property Lawsuits

    In this CLE presentation, the Instructor will discuss strategies for identifying valuable intellectual property within one’s organization and how to effectively use that IP for the organization’s business goals. The Instructor will cover the types of IP that exist, the approximate costs in obtaining/maintaining each type of IP, cost analyses associated with IP acquisition, licensing, negotiation strategies, enforcement considerations, and defensive maneuvers when confronted with other... More Info

    1.5Law & Legal Proc.
  • ChatGPT and Related Products: The Legal Ramifications

    This CLE presentation is intended to help practicing attorneys better understand the legal consequences of current-day (ex. ChatGPT) artificial intelligence (AI) products. This begins with a discussion of current AI products, their operation, and fundamentally what they are and are not. This factual basis informs several legal topics, including copyrights, patents, trade secrets, confidential information, contracts, etc. Finally, some example, practical, “best practices” and recommenda... More Info

    1Law & Legal Proc.
  • The Law and Artificial Intelligence: A Comprehensive View

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to fundamentally reshape society. AI has the potential to make “considerable positive changes” in areas such as healthcare, education, business, as well as the practice of law. Lawyers are generally a conservative bunch, befitting a profession that rewards preparedness, foresight and respect for precedent. No doubt many enjoyed a laugh at the tale of a personal-injury lawyer, who used the popular generative AI tool: ChatGPT to help prepare a court... More Info

    2.25Law & Legal Proc.
  • What Attorneys Need to Know about Comic Book Publishing: A Test Drive

    Prepare to break into the comic book publishing industry in just two action-packed hours! Under the guidance of seasoned comic book publishing attorneys, you will draft a rough outline of crucial contract provisions, hone your client interview skills that are tailored for this sector, and engage in mock negotiations. You will get the chance to identify potential problems within publishing contracts and discover how to resolve them. Get ready to slip behind the wheel for a test-drive of comic b... More Info

    2.25Law & Legal Proc.

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