2011 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting

May 12–13, 2011 • Four Seasons Hotel • San Francisco, California, USA

Final Program

May 11, 2011

7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. 2011 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting Welcome Reception
Veranda Pre-function Area

May 12, 2011

Going back to the future: at 40 years and counting, ITechLaw looks back to help us all look forward

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
Foyer and Veranda Pre-function Area
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Plenary Welcome
Veranda Ballroom
  • Presidential Welcome
    Sandra A. Jeskie, President, ITechLaw Association
  • ITechLaw 40th Anniversary Tribute
    Richard Allen Horning. SNR Denton, Palo Alto.
  • The ITechLaw Technology Achievement Award 
    Presented to Linus Torvalds, Creator of the Linux Kernal and Fellow, Linux Foundation
  • Keynote Address
    Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, Linux Foundation
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The Evolving World of Procurement, Protection and Exploitation of Innovation and IP Under IT Law
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: Stuart Meyer, Fenwick & West LLP, Mountain View

  • The Past, Present and Future of Protecting Software in a Digitalized, Wired World
    William S. Morriss, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Cincinnati
    Mladen Vukmir, Vukmir & Associates, Zagreb
  • R&D Agreements and Standards - A Retrospective and Prospective Look
    Christian Frank, Taylor Wessing, Munich
11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Networking Break
Veranda Pre-function Area
11:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Interactive Workshops (Open to all attendees)
Roundtable breakouts featuring substantive discussion on the current hot topics and trends in key practice areas.
  • Arbitration & Mediation
    Veranda Ballroom
    Presidio Suite

    • Belen Arribas, MMMM, Barcelona
    • Rodolfo Fernandez, Miliners, Barcelona
    • Alex Blumrosen, Bernard-Hertz-Bejot, Paris
    • Scott Donahey, San Francisco
    • Colin Rule, Modria.com, Silicon Valley
    • Chittu Nagarajan, National Centre for Technology and Dispute Resolution
  • Data Protection
    Presidio Suite
    Veranda Ballroom

    • Heidi Salow, Greenberg Traurig, McLean
    • Philip Nolan, Mason Hayes + Curran, Dublin •
    Naomi Assia, Naomi Assia & Co. - Law Offices, Tel Aviv
  • E-Commerce
    Yerba Buena Pre-function A
    Muir Suite

    • Gerrit Vandendriessche, ALTIUS, Brussels
    • Don McAleese, Matheson Ormsby Prentice, Dublin
    • Iacopo Destri, Dewey & LeBoeuf Studio Legale, Milan

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Networking Lunch
Yerba Buena Room
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. In-House Counsel Committee Meeting
(Open to In-House Counsel Committee members)
Presidio Suite
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

The Evolution and Transformation of IT Contracting and Outsourcing Over 4 Decades
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: John Pavolotsky, Greenberg Traurig LLP, San Francisco

  • Outsourcing: From Time Sharing to Fundamental Business Strategy – How IT service delivery and business risks have evolved
    Ole Horsfeldt, Gorrissen Federspiel, Copenhagen
  • Software Delivery: From Shrink-Wrap to the Cloud and Beyond
    Reinoud Westerdijk, Kennedy Van der Laan, Amsterdam
  • Evolution of Liability and Indemnity Provisions
    Paul Criswell, Paul Criswell Associates, Boston
  • Massive project, Massive risk? – How large government organizations can balance benefits and risk - by reference to the examples of Australia and the UK
    Caroline Atkins, DLA Phillips Fox, Canberra
3:15 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. Networking Break
Veranda Pre-function Area
3:35 p.m. – 5:05 p.m. Managing Data Privacy and Protection Risks in a Global Data Environment
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: Mark Hayes, Hayes eLaw, Toronto

  • The Global View – A review of recent developments in the regulation of international data transfer, employee data processing and behavioral advertising.
    Francoise Gilbert, IT Law Group, USA
    Andreas Splittgerber, Baker & McKenzie, Germany
    Paulo Brancher, Barretto Ferreira, Kujawski e Brancher Attorneys at Law, Sao Paulo
  • Freedom (Or Not) of Internet Speech
    Eric J. Sinrod, Duane Morris LLP, San Francisco
    Lawrence Wilson, Yelp!, San Francisco
5:05 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Committee Meetings (Open to all attendees)
  • ITechLaw Women’s International Network (I-WIN)
    Veranda Ballroom
  • Local Representatives
    Presidio Suite
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

2011 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting Gala Reception Dinner
Ticketed Event; Black Tie Encouraged Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception, San Francisco

Shuttles will depart from the Four Seasons Hotel Market Street entrance at 6:40 and 7:10 p.m

Shuttles will depart the Exploratorium at 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and 11:50 p.m.

May 13, 2011

Technology Lawyers as Risk Managers?

8:00 a.m – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Veranda Pre-function Area
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Intellectual Property: Playing Fair with Technological Stealth Tools…but what is Fair?
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: Ira Schwartz, DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacey P.C., Phoenix

  • The Protection of Internet Distribution Systems (including Screen Scraping): A Point/Counterpoint Debate
    Marco Consonni, Dewey & LeBoeuf, Milan
    Jörg Kahler, GSK Stockmann + Kollegen, Berlin
  • Managing and Protecting Information (including Trade Secrets) in the Cloud
    Robert Milligan, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Los Angeles
    Bartosz Sujecki, Arnold Siedsma, Amsterdam
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Networking Break
Veranda Pre-function Area
10:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Interactive Workshops (Open to all attendees)
Roundtable breakouts featuring substantive discussion on the current hot topics and trends in key practice areas.
  • Intellectual Property
    Veranda Ballroom
    Muir Suite

    • Susan Barty, CMS Cameron McKenna, London
    • Jeremy Morton, CMS Cameron McKenna, London
    • Peter Huppertz, Hoffman Liebs Fritsch & Partners, Munich

  • Outsourcing
    Presidio Suite
    Veranda Ballroom
    • Michael Peeters, Pinsent Masons, London
    • Ole Horsfeldt, Gorrissen Federspiel, Copenhagen
    • Herve Gabadou, Courtois Lebel, Paris
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Networking Lunch
Yerba Buena Room
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Committee Meeting (Open to all attendees)
Presidio Suite
  • Virtual Worlds and Gaming Working Group Meeting
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Managing System Failure – Distressed Project Tales with Happy Endings (?) in IT Contracting and Outsourcing
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: Eugene Weitz, Computer Sciences Corp., Berkeley Heights

  • The Challenges of Failure of IT Systems in a Recessionary Cycle, Including as a Result of Cloud Solutions
    Richard Raysman, Holland & Knight, New York
  • Anticipating Failure in IT Contracts
    Kees Stuurman, Van Doorne N.V., Amsterdam
  • Avoiding Termination and Achieving Positive Re-Alignment: How Legal Counsel Can Make a Difference
    Clive Seddon, Pinsent Masons, London
  • Solving Clients' Distressed Projects Nightmares - What have we learned over the last 40 years?
    Elizabeth Symons, Miller Thomson LLP, Toronto
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Networking Break
Veranda Pre-function Area
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Social Networking – is it the Next Chapter for IT Lawyers, or an End?
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: Axel Funk, CMS Hasche Sigle, Stuttgart

  • Managing the Legal Risks and Rewards in Social Networking – Has Facebook created a monster or a gentle giant?Peter Brown, Baker & Hostetler LLP, New York
  • Law, Advertising and the New Social Media
    Jim Astrachan, Astrachan Gunst & Thomas, P.C., Baltimore
  • Monetizing the Web: Behavioral Advertising
    Nigel Miller, Fox Williams LLP, London
  • Cyberbullying and its Impact on Technology Law
    Speaker TBA
4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Convergence - The New Frontier of Legal Issues with Entertainment and Technology
Veranda Ballroom

Moderator: Jenna Leavitt, Pillsbury, Los Angeles

Chris Lockard, The Clorox Company, Oakland

5:30 p.m. Plenary Closing Remarks
Veranda Ballroom
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 2011 World Technology Law Conference & Annual Meeting Closing Reception
Fluid Ultra Lounge


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