Fall Forum

“The Procedure of IP”


 Friday, September 28, 2018


 This forum will explore the various ways in which the laws of Civil Procedure and Intellectual Property intersect.  Among other topics, speakers will cover preclusion in the context of administrative proceedings, the territorial scope of IP claims and remedies generally, equitable estoppel within copyright cases, jury instructions in copyright cases, and the standards for infringement and burdens of proof in copyright cases.

For more information about the Forum, please explore the links for:



Fees and Registration

Thank you to our co-sponsor:

Intellectual Property Section of the Oregon State Bar 


Previous Business Law Forum Topics:

2018 (Spring):  22nd Annual - Lawyer Entrepreneurs

2016:  21st Annual - Innovating Corporate Social Responsibility: From the Local to the Global.

2015:  20th Annual- Workplace Secrets, Loyalty, and Poaching: Protecting Employer Interest and Employee Liberty.

2014:  19th Annual- Educating the Transnational Business Lawyer

2013:  18th Annual- Success & Failure in Professional Sports

2012:  17th Annual- Balancing Investor Protections, the Environment, and Human Rights

2011:  16th Annual- The Protected-Class Approach to Antidiscrimination Law: Logic, Effect, Reform

2010:  15th Annual- Taxation and the Environment

2009:  14th Annual- Intellectual Property Remedies

2008:  Spring Symposium- Indigenous Economic Development: Sustainability, Culture and Business

2007:  13th Annual- Nonobviousness- The Shape of Things to Come

2006:  12th Annual- The Aging of the Baby Boomer and America’s Changing Retirement System

2005:  11th Annual- Intellectual Property Remedies

2004:  10th Annual- Markman v. Westview Instruments: Lessons from a Decade of Experience

2003:   9th Annual- Economic Development

2002:   8th Annual- The Role of Law in Small Business Transactions

2001:   7th Annual- Deciding ICANN Domain Name Disputes - Questioning Delegation, Fairness & Consent

2000:   6th Annual- The Regulation of Small and Emerging Business

1999:   5th Annual- Intellectual Property in the New Millennium: Keeping Pace With Change

1998:   4th Annual- World Wide Labor Markets and Employment Law in the 21st Century

1997:   3rd Annual- Financing Innovation: The Future of Capital Formation for Small and Emerging    Business

1996:   2nd Annual- Business Enterprises: The Next Century

1995:   1st Annual- Taxation and the Family


Please email questions to Tomas Gomez-Arostegui at tomas@lclark.edu, Lydia Loren at loren@lclark.edu or Linda D’Agostino-Long at lindad@lclark.edu or call the Business Law Department at 503-768-6639.