Patents and Export Control Compliance: Managing Risk and Avoiding Unintentional Violations
Minimizing Export Control Liability in Patent Application Preparation, Development, and Analysis of Innovation; Licensing
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide patent and other counsel on navigating the intersection of patents and export control laws. The panel will examine the challenges facing patent owners, when and where export control issues arise, and related licensing issues. The panel will offer best practices for complying with export control laws.
- Overview of export control laws
- ITAR and technologies regulated under ITAR
- EAR and technologies regulated under EAR
- Challenges patent owners face
- When and where export control issues arise
- Employment or interaction with foreign nationals in the U.S. and abroad to develop/analyze technological innovation
- Patent licensing
- Cloud storage
- Licensing issues
- Best practices for compliance with export control laws
The panel will review these and other essential issues:
- What export control compliance challenges do patent owners and applicants face?
- When do export violations arise in the patent context?
- What are the best practices for counsel to patent owners for compliance with ITAR and EAR requirements?
David S. Bloch
Mr. Bloch is an intellectual property litigator focused on helping clients understand the complex technical and legal... | Read More
Mr. Bloch is an intellectual property litigator focused on helping clients understand the complex technical and legal issues that their businesses face. He litigates patent infringement, trademark, and trade secrets cases for clients in the financial services, technology (networking), healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries. A prolific writer, Mr. Bloch is the author of IP and Technology in Government Contracts (now in its fifth edition) and many articles on IP-related issues.Close
David G. Henry, JD
Gray Reed & McGraw
Mr. Henry focuses his practice on patent litigation prosecution and defense; patent and trademark strategic planning,... | Read More
Mr. Henry focuses his practice on patent litigation prosecution and defense; patent and trademark strategic planning, prosecution and licensing; and trademark and trade secret litigation. He has extensive experience in assisting his clients in identifying, strategically managing and protecting domestic and foreign IP assets, as well as prosecuting or defending patent infringement and trademark infringement claims in federal courts throughout the U.S. Mr. Henry provides IP-related and export control related consulting services for businesses throughout the world, but in particular in the context of China’s rapidly evolving IP environment.Close
William H. Pratt
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Mr. Pratt focuses on intellectual property transactions and licensing, government contracts, and the arbitration of IP... | Read More
Mr. Pratt focuses on intellectual property transactions and licensing, government contracts, and the arbitration of IP disputes. His experience ranges from drafting simple license agreements to negotiating extremely complex transactions such as joint venture agreements, creating standard-setting organizations, commercialization agreements, and technology acquisitions. He also has extensive experience in IP transactions and disputes with the U.S. government and negotiating complex agreements to settle litigations between private entities and resolving disputes with the U.S. government.Close