Morgan Lewis Seminars

Intellectual Property Issues and Trends in the Energy Sector

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
07:30 AM - 10:00 AM Central Daylight Time

As technology and processes continue to evolve in the energy industry, so do the myriad of opportunities and risks.

Join Morgan Lewis and guest James Beebe (Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property at GE Oil & Gas) for an interactive discussion on the current intellectual property trends and key issues affecting the energy sector.

Topics will include:

  • Industry Perspective—What’s on the horizon?
  • Patent Trolls, the Oil & Gas Industry, and the Eastern District of Texas—The Perfect Storm?
  • Divided/Joint Infringement—New rules for drafting, defending, and enforcing patent claims
  • Patentable Subject Matter—Limits on patent protection for high-tech innovations
  • Patent Reform Update

For more information or to register, please contact Stacy Tinsley at or +1.713.890.5410.

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