2015 All Hands Meeting
October 29 Session
Technology Agreements & E-Commerce Track Agenda

Endgame: Limitation of Liabilities

Stafford Matthews

A contract's limitation of liabilities clause is the endgame of every negotiation. It is the last clear chance to manage your ultimate risk in a transaction and shift material burdens to the other party. This session will take a comprehensive, tactical approach to limiting liabilities in an contract, including key challenges and common missteps and misconceptions.

Negotiation and Drafting: IOT Agreements

Suzanne Bell & Tracy Shapiro/Vineet Shahani
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC/Nest Labs

The Internet of Things requires special considerations in commercial terms for end user customers and channels to reflect new data-driven business models and introduces additional complexities in related privacy policies. This session will do a deep-dive into IOT agreements and privacy policies, and will discuss best practices.

Shooting the Messenger? Recent Developments in Liability of Internet Intermediaries

Jed Wakefield
Fenwick & West LLP

New technologies and online platforms continue to change not only publishing and entertainment, but also varied industries such as hospitality, fitness, transportation, and healthcare. These technologies bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, disrupt established industries, and create new business opportunities and challenges. This program will focus on the latest legal developments that intermediary businesses face and pose, including intellectual property issues, privacy, and traditional areas of tort liability. Whether you work for an online platform or marketplace, run into conflicts with one, or find yourself on both sides of these issues, this program will explore important new developments and key takeaways.

Protecting Trademarks in Social Media and E-Commerce

Jennifer Golinveaux & Thomas Kearney/Scott Andrews/Karen Kramer
Winston & Strawn LLP/eBay Inc./Zing Legal, PC

With the expanding use of social media to sell products and services, it becomes increasingly important to understand the contours of trademark law, infringement, and fair use in the online context. The panel will discuss trends in the use of social media in e-commerce; trademark infringement and fair use; issues social media can create for buyers, sellers and rights owners; and how social media and e-commerce platforms are responding to these issues.

How Well Do You Know Your Internet Law?

Deepak Gupta
Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Test your knowledge, press your luck and join us for an interactive "Jeopardy" game on Internet Law. We'll provide the scenarios with multiple choice questions and review the latest decisions defining the "rules of the road" on the information superhighway such as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Communications Decency Act and the search engine/book scanning decision. We'll even bring a special device for you to ring-in your anonymous answer and receive MCLE credit while having fun. All you need to bring is yourself. You don't want to miss this fun interactive event.

Please Note: Program details are subject to change without notice

2015 Participating Law Firms & Companies