May 13, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Concurrent Session One: Corporate/Litigation
Moderator: Michael D. Berger, Conoco Phillips Company, Houston, TX
- Remote Notary Services; Electronic Signature Options in the US Compared to Other Jurisdictions; Wet Signatures; Notaries; Apostilles, Services for Certified Translators - Michael Nye, Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC, Troy, MI
- IP Protection in a Work-From-Home World - Laurie Young, Katun Corporation, Bloomington, MN
- IP and Distressed Companies: A Deep Dive on the Impact of Bankruptcy on IP: From Retailers to Data - Stuart Riback, Wilk Auslander, LLP, New York, NY
- Data Data Everywhere: Balancing and Managing the Exchange Between Various Jurisdictions (EU, US, and China) - Lavonne Burke Hopkins, Dell Technologies, Houston, TX
Wilk Auslander, LLP | AttorneyAs a business litigator with more than 30 years of experience, Stuart brings to his clients a practical sense of how to achieve the client’s business goals in the most businesslike way — without litigation if possible, but by winning when litigation is necessary. Stuart is known for his careful preparation, well-considered strategic sense, clear presentation style, and consistent record of producing results.
Katun Corporation | Senior Intellectual Property CounselLaurie Young is Senior Intellectual Property Counsel and Data Privacy Officer at Katun Corporation, an international supplier and distributor of after-market printer and copier supplies. At Katun, Laurie manages all aspects of intellectual property, striving to ensure Katun does not infringe any third party’s intellectual property – anywhere in the world. Laurie also manages an international patent and trademark portfolio for Katun.
Harness Dickey | PrincipalMichael’s practice focuses on patents in electrical and computer related technologies. He devises strategies for protecting and developing IP assets to achieve each client’s business objectives. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications, reviews competitive landscapes to identify potential infringers, analyzes opportunities for future patent protection, performs due diligence reviews of IP portfolios, and advises on freedom to operate for new product offerings and features.
Burke Hopkins, Lavonne
Dell Technologies | Senior Legal Director, Cybersecurity, Product & Application Security and Dell Digital (IT)Lavonne Burke Hopkins currently serves as Senior Legal Director, Cybersecurity, Product & Application Security and Dell Digital (IT) for Dell Technologies, Inc. In this role, Lavonne is responsible for providing key legal support to Dell’s Chief Information Security Officer and global cybersecurity and IT organizations.