EB SIG: Intellectual Property
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Intellectual Property and what's in store for you. An evening of discussion about old and new ways of approaching an important topic. How to protect your unique ideas, product, and processes. Are there newer ways of solving the problem? Come and mingle, meet new people, and listen to the presentations of an attorney from Thelen Reid & Priest and an expert on Intellectual Property in the technology field from Creative Futures. Bring your questions and participate in the discussion.
About the Presenter
Rauer L. Meyer, Partner in the Technology & Intellectual Property Group, Thelen Reid & Priest
Mr. Meyer is a partner in the Technology & Intellectual Property group of Thelen Reid & Priest in the San Francisco office. He has extensive experience counseling in the protection of intellectual property rights in technology, trademarks, software, copyrights, and trade secrets. He represents domestic and international clients in negotiating licensing agreements as well as distribution, transfers, and other transactions involving technology and intellectual property. Mr. Meyer also has many years of experience counseling clients on franchising, antitrust, and sales and marketing laws. Mr. Meyer is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School.
Thelen Reid & Priest LLP (TRP) is a national, full-service law firm with approximately 425 attorneys in six offices * New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and Morristown N.J. The TRP Technology and Intellectual Property group works with a broad range of industries, providing counseling, transactional and litigation services in matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, Internet-related legal issues and general business torts. TRP attorneys have specific expertise working with companies in the computer hardware, software, peripherals, new media, and electronic commerce industries.
Lotta Alsén, CEO and Founder, Creative Futures
Creative Futures was founded by Ms Alsén in 1997 and has worked with some of the largest corporations in Sweden. Until recently she was CEO and co-founder of MsFreckles, an Internet-based media and channel company. Previously, Ms. Alsén was Secretary General for Junior Chamber Sweden and an executive management trainee at Nestlé. Ms. Alsén also works as a speaker, board member and advisor to companies, organizations and individuals in both Sweden and in the US. Ms. Alsén has an MSc in International Economics. Ms. Alsén has been frequently in media and is a contracted speaker.
Creative Futures, Inc is a consulting company based on complexity thinking. They act as a paradigm shifter and help clients to move from a "Knowledge Society" to a "Flow and Pattern Society". Creative Futures offers speeches, consulting, think tanks, discovery tours and coaching. Creative Futures is based in San Francisco and in Sweden, where Creative Futures was founded in 1997.
Thelen Reid & Priest Multipurpose Room
101 Second Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(Room is provided courtesy of Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP).
7:00-9:00pm presentation and discussion
(Pizza and sodas are provided courtesy of ExecuStaff http://www.execustaff.net)
$15 for non-SDForum Members
No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
No registration required
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