Software Licensing and Cloud Computing Update, Twenty-Second Annual Virginia Information Technology Law Institute, October 2021 (invited).

 

IP Indemnification Provisions, Hot Topics, and Negotiating Strategies, Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, October 2021 (invited).

 

Lost in Translation: Tech Speak for Non-Techies, Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, October 2020.

 

Cloud Computing: Traps for the Unwary, Twenty-First Annual Virginia Information Technology Law Institute, October 2020.

 

Negotiating Technology Agreements in an Ever-Changing World: What is Market?,  Maryland State Bar Association, August 2020.

 

Software Licensing and Cloud Computing Boot Camp: Successful Contracting in an Ever-Changing Environment, Maryland State Bar Association, February 2020.

 

Mock Cloud Negotiations: Considering the Do’s & Don’ts of Cloud Contract Negotiations, ALM Legal Week, February 2020.

 

International Licensing Agreements: A Deep Dive, Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, October 2019.

 

Greasing the Wheels: Negotiating and Overcoming Deal Friction in Tech Contracts, Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, October 2019. 

 

Recent Developments in Licensing, SaaS and Cloud Computing, Twentieth Annual Virginia Information Technology Law Institute, October 2019.

 

Recent Developments in Software Licensing, Nineteenth Annual Virginia Information Technology Law Institute, October 2018.

 

International Arbitration, Legends of the Boardroom, Wegman Partners, September 2018.

 

It’s Obvious. Isn’t it?, 11th Annual Information Technology Seminar, State Bar of Michigan, September 2018.

 

Critical Software Licensing Provisions From The Vendor & Customer Perspectives: What All In-House Counsel Need To Know, Association of Corporate Counsel, December 2017.

 

Recent Developments in Software Licensing, Michigan Bar Association, September 2017.

 

Managing Outside Counsel, Legends of the Boardroom, Wegman Partners, September 2017.

 

Significant Software Clauses: Contrasting Vendor and Customer Perspectives, Association of Corporate Counsel – New Jersey Chapter, August 2017.

 

Source Code Escrow, Web Based Contract Terms and A Few Other Nuances of Software Licensing, Michigan Bar Association, September 2014.

 

Creating an Intellectual Property Program: The Initial Steps, Innography, June 2014.

 

Contract Issues, Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance, Practicing Law Institute, May 2014.

 

Ownership of Customer Funded Intellectual Property: Receiving What You Paid For, 2014 NASPO State & Local Procurement Law Institute, April 2014.

 

Avoiding Trouble in the Cloud: The Vendor and Customer Perspective, Florida Bar Association IP Symposium, March 2014.

 

Building and Benchmarking Your IP Strategy: Finding True North, The IP Strategy Summit, November 2013.

 

Buyer Conversations: - Case Studies from Organizations Who Have Outsourced
Their Legal Work to Countries Like India, Global Legal Process Outsourcing Conference, October 2013 (invited).

 

Ten Tips For Navigating the Cloud, Michigan Bar Association, September 2013.

 

Cloud Computing Basics, D.C. Bar Association, August 2013.

 

Cloud Computing: Managing The Legal Risks, Stafford Publications, June 2013.

 

Cloud Computing Transactions Workshop: A Systems Approach to Avoiding Thunderstorms, D.C. Bar Association, June 2013.

 

Cloud Computing Basics, Maryland State Bar Association, Business Law Section, April 2013.

 

Making the Case for Your Monetization Strategy: Managing and Educating Across Your Organization, Monetization: Harvesting Your IP, iGlobal Forum, April 2013

 

The 10 Most Important Cloud Computing Issues, D.C. Bar Association, January 2013.

 

Mock Negotiation of Issues in a Cloud Computing Contract, Thirteenth Annual Virginia Information Technology Law Institute, September 2012.

 

Cloud Computing Transactions Workshop: A Systematic Approach to Avoiding Thunderstorms, D.C. Bar Association, June 2012.

 

Cloud Computing – Game Changing Sourcing Option or Just Smoke?, Washington Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Association, June 2012.

 

Top 5 Issues in Global Software Licenses, ITechLaw 2012 World Technology Law Conference, May 2012.

 

Cloud Computing, PLI Advanced Patent Licensing, May 2012.

 

Vendor Strategies for Negotiating IT Contracts (and How to Deal with Them), Michigan Bar Association, March 2012.

 

Cloud Computing: The Basics and Much More, D.C. Bar Association, January 2012.

 

The Corporate Counsel/Outside Counsel Roundtable: Practical Guidance and Case Studies from Those Who Have Led The  Way With Innovative Cost Reduction Initiatives, Sixth Annual Forum on Reducing Legal Costs, October 2011.

 

Negotiating Major Issues in Cloud Computing, Twelfth Annual Virginia Information Technology Law Institute, October 2011.

 

Commercial Litigation: Two’s Company, Three’s A Crowd, Counsel on Litigation Management Annual Meeting, March 2011.

 

Legal Process Outsourcing: Where and How to Obtain Professional and Cost-Effective Services, Fourth Annual Forum on Reducing Legal Costs, November 2010.

 

Analysis of a Patent License Agreement, PLI Advanced Patent Licensing, November 2010.

 

Top Ten Licensing Mistakes to Avoid, Third Annual Michigan Information Technology Law Seminar, September 2010.

 

Rethinking Legal Fees in the New World, Counsel on Litigation Management Annual Meeting, March 2010.

 

Defining the Scope of the License to Resolve Ownership Issues and Field of Use Limitations, Second Advanced Legal Forum on Technology Licensing Agreements, March 23, 2010.

Legal Process Outsourcing: Where and How to Obtain Professional and Cost-Effective Services, Third Annual Forum on Reducing Legal Costs, November 2009.

 

Mock Licensing Re-negotiation of Your Software Licenses, ALI IP Licensing Counsel Update, May 2009.

 

Software Licensing for Licensors and Licensees, Fifth Business Law Institute, April 2009.

 

Critical Legal and IP Issues in an Outsourcing Relationship, Outsourcing World, October 2008.

 

Complex IP Litigation: Strategies Every In-House Attorney Needs to Know for Defense of Your IP Portfolio, Managing Complex Litigation, February 2008.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Fifteenth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2006.   

 

Negotiating Risk Allocation Provisions: Warranty, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnification, 11th National Dealmakers' Forum On Optimizing Software Licensing Agreements, June 2006.

 

Working Effectively with Outside Counsel, Corporate Counsel University, May 2006.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Fourteenth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2005.

 

Business Process Outsourcing, Outsourcing Strategies 2004, October 2004.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Thirteenth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2004. 

 

Mock Negotiation of a Web Hosting and Web Services Agreement Providing E-commerce Payment, Credit Card Processing, Fraud Control, and Fulfillment Services, Advanced Computer and Internet Law Institute, March 2004.

 

Advice From Experts: Successful Strategies for Winning Commercial Cases in Federal Courts,

MICPEL, March 2004.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Twelfth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2003.     

 

Software in Transactions, BNA Workshop, November 2002.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Software Licensing Agreements, October 2002.

 

Mastering the Contract: Negotiation Tactics and Strategies from the Vendor’s and Customer’s Point of View, IT Outsourcing, October 2002.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Eleventh Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2002.    

 

Employee Rights in Inventions, Advanced Technology Licensing, June 2002.

 

Strategic Alliances: Maximizing IP Licensing Opportunities, Negotiating and Drafting IP Licensing Agreements, March 2002.

 

Software Licensing: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, American Intellectual Property Association Spring Meeting, April 2002.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, The Fourth Annual Advanced Forum on Software Licensing and Distribution, November 2001.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Tenth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2001.        

 

International Software Transactions: Minimizing Risks When Licensing Abroad, The Second Annual Advanced Forum on Software Licensing and Distribution, June 2001.

 

Drafting Software Development Agreements, Licensing Intellectual Property, May (2001).

 

International Software Transactions: Minimizing Risks When Selling Software Abroad, Advanced Forum on Software Licensing and Distribution, October 2000.

 

Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel, American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Meeting, October 2002.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Ninth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 2000.        

 

The Impact of Bankruptcy on your Technology Transfer, The Third Annual Institute on Technology Transfers, June 2000.

 

International Licensing Transactions from the International Perspective, The Second Annual Advanced Forum on Software Licensing and Distribution, June 2001.

 

Due Diligence - Intellectual Property Audits and Valuations, Technology Issues for the New Millennium, UCLA Fall Program, October, 1999.

 

Drafting Software Agreements, Eleventh National Conference on Licensing Intellectual Property, November 1999.

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Eighth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 1999.       

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Seventh Advanced Licensing Institute, July 1998.     

 

Fundamentals of Software Licensing, Sixth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 1997.         

 

Negotiating Wireless Software Licenses and Development Agreements, Telestrategies, June 1997.

 

Licensing Issues Under the Proposed UCC Article 2B, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL), April 1997.

 

Current Issues in Software Licensing, Boston Patent Law Association, November 1996.

 

Chinese Intellectual Property Issues, China Intellectual Property Symposium, November 1996.

 

The New Article 2B of the Uniform Commercial Code, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, August 1996.

 

Fundamentals of Software, Licensing Fifth Advanced Licensing Institute, July 1996.

 

International Licensing Transactions From the Domestic Perspective, D.C. Bar Association, December 1995.

 

Effective Relationships Between In-house and Outside Counsel, American Bar Association, Mid-Year Meeting, February 1995.

 

Software Acquisition Negotiations, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, August 1994.

 

Legal Services: Pricing Based Upon Cost Driven Models, The Global Forum, October 1993.

 

Moderator: Double Jeopardy: Ethical Considerations of In-House Counsel, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, August 1993.

 

The Relationship Between Business and Law, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, April 1993.

 

Increasing Cost Efficiency in a Troubled Economy: In-house and Outside Counsel Working Toward a Better Solution, American Bar Association, Annual Meeting, August 1992.

 

A Survey of the Legality of Confessed Judgment Clauses in Commercial Transactions in the United States, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Spring Meeting, April 1991.

 

Changes in the Quality of Patient Care, American Guild of Patient Account Management, June 1987.

 

Dealing with the Insurance Crisis, Marylanders for Malpractice Liability Reform, December 1986.

 

The Effect of Employment Contracts on Malpractice Liability, Recent Legislative Developments, First Annual Physicians Issues Seminar, June 1986.

 

Coping with Changing Employment Practices, Changing Patterns of Medical Practice Seminar, April 1986.

 

Columnist, The Daily Record, 2010 to Present.

 

Numerous presentations including those at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University Law School, Catholic University Law School, Franklin Pierce Law School, University of Maryland Law School, University of Baltimore Law School, University of New Hampshire Law School.

 

 

MASS MEDIA PRESENTATIONS

 

“Ethical Considerations of In-house Attorneys”, Interview in The National Law Journal July, 1993.

 

“Trimming Costs In Uncertain Times”, Interview in Business Law Today May/June 1992.

 

“Employee Rights Upon Termination”, WEGX 106.1 F.M., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December, 1990.

 

“What Every Shareholder Needs to Know”, WEGX 106.1 F.M., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 1990.

 

“Shareholder Rights and Concerns”, WFAS 1230 AM, Westchester, New York, August 1988.

 

“Selecting A Lawyer”, It’s The Law, a nationally syndicated television news brief on legal issues, May 1988.

 

“Health Care Issues Today”, A three-part series on WMMR 93.3 F.M., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May-June, 1987.

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