Brian Brokate and Maja Szumarska to Speak at PLI’s Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2023
Intellectual Property Partners Brian Brokate and Maja Szumarska will speak at the Practising Law Institute’s Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2023 on January 13, 2023. The program provides developments on recent copyright and trademark cases and anticounterfeiting trends.
Maja is a chairperson for this event and will present on the “Anti-Counterfeiting Update” panel. This includes: understanding direct liability; issues with serving foreign defendants via email; analyzing seizures and ex parte remedies; understanding contributory liability; authentication & NFTs; and assessing cost-effective enforcement strategies.
Maja will also speak on the panel “Ethical Issues in IP Rights Enforcement”. This session will focus on ethical considerations when conducting IP investigations; disciplinary rules and working with investigators; assessing social media platforms; recent decisions involving ethical violations; and analyzing attorney-client privilege. This panel also features the participation of Judge Vincent L. Briccetti USDJ, SDNY.
Brian will present on the “Current Government IP Enforcement Programs” panel. This session will cover: the types of IP crimes DOJ prosecutes; assess IP protection in light of technological advances; major enforcement cases; developing trends and looming issues; understanding law enforcement during COVID and consumer privacy and commercial surveillance.