San Francisco, CA--Attorneys Mark Gallagher, Lori Yamato, David Jankowski, and Derek Bayles from Knobbe Martens will be presenting "Managing Your IP IQ: Topics for the Savvy Intellectual Property Manager" at this year's SPIE Photonics West conference (http://spie.org/photonics-west.xml) on Tuesday, February 5, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. For more information and registration, go to http://spie.org/x1139.xml?course_id=E2010277.
The course will cover a variety of topics of interest to those with responsibilities for overseeing an intellectual property portfolio. The topics include: identifying key provisions in non-disclosure and development agreements; identifying key previsions in IP licensing agreements to protect company interests; how to implement procedures to more efficiently interact with your patent counsel; and more. Any individual whose responsibilities include oversight and protection of their company's intellectual property will benefit from this workshop.
Knobbe Martens will also have an exhibit at the conference where attendees can receive more information about Knobbe Martens Optic Group's legal services and general information about the firm.
The SPIE Photonics West conference (see a preview from Laser Focus World at http://www.laserfocusworld.com/articles/2012/12/bios-leads-spie-pw-2013.html) is the world's largest international event encompassing industrial and medical applications of optics, lasers and photonics. This year, over 20,000 attendees are expected to convene in technical sessions, industry panels, two exhibitions, and other events covering advances in medical therapeutics and diagnostics, semiconductor, gas, fiber, and diode lasers, micro/nanofabrication, MEMs, optoelectronic materials and devices, displays, communications, and related topics.
With more than 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP says it dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law including litigation. Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms worldwide, Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. Headquartered in Orange County, CA, Knobbe Martens also has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, and Washington, DC.
SOURCE: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP; http://www.knobbe.com