Kelly Klaus To Discuss Hot Copyright, Internet Issues at IP Law Institute

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Kelly M. Klaus will discuss legal issues involving copyright and the Internet at the Intellectual Property Law Institute on Sept. 14 in New York and Oct. 16 in San Francisco.

Mr. Klaus will speak on a panel titled “The Battle Between the Entertainment/Information and Technology/Online Service Industries: An Overview and Debate.” Topics will include:

  • Hot copyright and Internet law topics in the trial courts
  • Appellate decisions regarding the DMCA safe harbors: The effect of UMG v. Veoh Networks and Viacom v. YouTube
  • Government enforcement: What does the Megaupload indictment mean for mainstream companies?
  • Alphabet soup legislation and treaties: SOPA, PIPA, ACTA, and TPP - and the public’s reaction
  • Deal-making: Why can’t we all just get along?

The conference is being sponsored by the Practising Law Institute (PLI) and will also be viewable by webcast. This year’s program will provide an analysis of key events in all areas of IP, featuring four breakout sessions that will focus respectively on current topics regarding copyrights, licensing, patents, and trademarks.

Mr. Klaus is a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger Tolles. Mr. Klaus’s practice is focused on copyright and complex commercial litigation.