IP Assets and Infringement Claims: Insurance Coverage Considerations
What IP Counsel Must Know to Protect Assets and Defend Against Claims
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A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on the key elements of insurance to protect IP assets and defend against infringement claims. The panel will outline best practices—and potential pitfalls—for IP counsel drafting insurance clauses in IP agreements.
- Coverage for trademark or copyright infringement
- Types of IP claims most likely to trigger coverage
- Key element for coverage
- Scope of coverage
- Scope of advertising injury coverage
- Exclusions and limitations
- Obligation to defense
- Reservation of rights
- Policy interpretation
- Forum selection and choice of law
- Court treatment
- Best practices
- Strategies for drafting insurance clauses
- Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
The panel will review these and other notable questions:
- What are the conflicts of interest triggered when counsel defends a claim under a reservation of rights?
- What claims asserted in litigation might implicate the opposing party's right to a defense and indemnity covered by its insurance?
- How can thorough knowledge of insurance coverage aid counsel to IP owners/licensors in reallocating risks arising from licensing activities?
Robert D. Chesler
Mr. Chesler represents policyholders in a broad variety of coverage claims against their insurers and advises companies... | Read More
Mr. Chesler represents policyholders in a broad variety of coverage claims against their insurers and advises companies with respect to their insurance programs. He has emerged as a leader in such new areas of insurance coverage as cyber-insurance, D&O, IP, privacy and "green" insurance. Mr. Chesler is a frequent author and lecturer on insurance law topics.Close
The Law Office of Michael O'Brien
Mr. O’Brien is a registered patent attorney who has drafted hundreds of patent applications for individual... | Read More
Mr. O’Brien is a registered patent attorney who has drafted hundreds of patent applications for individual inventors, small businesses, and entrepreneurs throughout the country. Properly preparing a patent application is critical for providing the best long-term odds of staving off competition from imitators, but it may also be necessary to protect the patent against infringement and legal challenges through litigation. In addition to his patent practice, Mr. O’Brien also assists with trademark strategy and copyright protection.Close