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Date(s) - Thu 07/30/2015
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Fenwick & West

Blurred Lines of IP Protection: Turf Battles in the New Economy

Intellectual-PropertyJoin SFIPLA for a discussion of recent high-profile intellectual property law battles, including a detailed analysis of the “Blurred Lines” trial and how it fits in the landscape of music copyright cases, and an examination of an apparent pendulum shift in how courts and plaintiffs view copyright protection in the video-game space. Click here to register.


Goldberg_Frank_SFIPLAFrank Goldberg is Associate General Counsel of Intellectual Property at Zynga Inc., where he leads the company’s IP practice.  He specializes in trademark and copyright prosecution and enforcement, counseling, and litigation.  He also advises on patent issues, content clearance, IP licenses, mergers and acquisitions, and general intellectual-property matters.  Before joining Zynga, Frank was Corporate Counsel at Gap Inc., focusing on trademarks, copyrights, and publicity issues.  Frank began his career as a Litigation and Trademark Associate at Cooley LLP in San Francisco, where he represented various technology and start-up clients.


Wakefield_Jed_SFIPLAJed Wakefield is a litigation partner at Fenwick & West.  Jed focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation for technology and life sciences companies, with an emphasis on trademark, copyright, trade secret and right of publicity matters, as well as licensing, technology transfers, and other complex commercial disputes. Jed also represents companies in advertising, privacy, unfair competition and other consumer related issues.



Fenwick & West LLP, 555 California St., 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104

Price and Registration:

Ticket Type Price (Before Ticketing Fees)
In-Person In-House Counsel Free
In-Person SFIPLA Member (Law Firm) $35
In-Person Non-Member $40
Student $10

Click here to register and pay on-line, or mail your RSVP, desired ticket type, and check made payable to SFIPLA to us at the address on our contact page.


Thank you to our host for this meeting, Fenwick & West LLP.