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Available via Video Replay

Original Program Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

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In parallel and overlapping tracks, learn about the latest developments in sports and entertainment law and in patent, trademark and copyright law.

  • Hear about the implications of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Learn about the law surrounding eSports
  • Gain insights into IP damages
  • Receive updates on The Slants and Varsity Brands cases
  • Consider who owns biometric data for sports teams
  • Become familiar with the latest on patentable subject matter
  • Earn ethics credit through an analysis of inequitable conduct or agency/attorney-client relationships and alternative pay

Planned by the NCBA Intellectual Property Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Sections

Product Information
Product Date:
April 28, 2017
  • Top Ten Cases (Year in Review)
  • The Slants Recap
  • Varsity Brands Recap
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • eSports and Law
  • Inequitable Conduct After Therasense (Ethics)
2017 Intellectual Property Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Sections Joint Annual Meeting

Registration Tuition Options: 



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Early Bird and Membership discounts will automatically be applied at checkout.
NCBA Intellectual Property Law Section Member $325 $395
NCBA Sports & Entertainment Law Section Member $325 $395
NCBA Member $345 $415
NCBA Paralegal Division Member $220 $290
Non-Member $415 $485
CLE Passport 6 tokens
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Full-time LANC Attorney (NCBA Member) $220
1st Year Licensed in NC (NCBA Member) $99
The following categories do not include MCLE fees:
Judge (NCBA Member) $75
Law Professor (NCBA Member) $75
Clerk of Court (NCBA Member) $75
Law Student Division Member $25
Paralegal Division Student Member $25

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Speaker Information
Lani Barnes Baxter   [ view bio ]
Avi Bhuiyan   [ view bio ]
Cary B Davis   [ view bio ]
Angela P Doughty   [ view bio ]
Christine Haight Farley   [ view bio ]
Whitney C Frye   [ view bio ]
W Lyle Gravatt   [ view bio ]
David R Hansen   [ view bio ]
Cora R Holt   [ view bio ]
Brandon J Huffman   [ view bio ]
Matthew S Kelly   [ view bio ]
Ma’idah N Lashani   [ view bio ]
Aaron J Morrow   [ view bio ]
Amanda K Murphy, PhD   [ view bio ]
Barbara Osborne   [ view bio ]
Erica B E Rogers  [ view bio ]
Robert A Schwartzman   [ view bio ]
Arles A Taylor Jr   [ view bio ]
Edward L “Ed” Timberlake Jr   [ view bio ]
John K Whetzel   [ view bio ]
Nicole N Zakowicz   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 6.75
General: 5.75
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
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