Speaking Engagement

Copyright Year in Review

PBI Technology Institute 2023

Live Webcast

Blank Rome associate Jillian M. Taylor will serve as a speaker at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (“PBI”) Technology Institute 2023, being held March 28 and 29, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. each day, as a live online webcast.

Speakers for this two-day program will delve into a broad spectrum of Intellectual Property practice issues, including the latest developments in patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law over the last year, including the latest trends and issues involving technology innovations, such as artificial intelligence and blockchain and cryptocurrency, with a focus on the impact on firms and their clients. Attendees will get a unique educational experience by designing their own path to suit their particular practice needs.

Jillian’s session, “Copyright Year in Review,” will take place on Wednesday, March 29, and she will be joined for the session by Laura Genovese, principal at K & G Law LLC.

The panel will review current developments in copyright law, including decisions since April 2022, Copyright Office developments, and cases to watch.

Other sessions include:

  • Infinite Monkey Selfies: Intellectual Property Protection for Generative Artificial Intelligence Creations
  • Building Blocks: Crypto 101
  • Trademarks—Year in Review 
  • Navigating common issues in technology services contracts including liabilities, indemnities and data protection requirements.
  • Patent Law—Year in Review 
  • Cannabis Trademarks – What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been
  • Software Patents
  • Decentralized Domains: The Next Battlefield for Brand Protection
  • A Deeper Look at Duties of Disclosure and Reasonable Inquiry in IP Applications and Prosecutions—ETHICS
  • A Deeper Look at Duties of Disclosure and Reasonable Inquiry in IP Applications and Prosecutions—ETHICS
  • Disclosure of Third-Party Patent Litigation Funding Arrangements
  • Domain Name Updates 
  • Trademark Modernization Act—One Year Later
  • Indefinite Clarity – Patent Claim Drafting Under 35 USC 112(a) and (f)
  • Protection By Design: Navigating Trade Dress and Design Patent Rights
  • Trade Secrets—Year in Review 
  • Key Issues in Cyber Incident Response, Investigations and Litigation 
  • ChatGPT, AI, and Legal Ethics - ETHICS

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.