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WSPLA CLE Lunch, FRIDAY, November 22, 2013

Date: November 22 2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Washington Athletic Club 1325 Sixth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101

Chapter Members:$55.00 Non Members:$75.00 Students:$35.00


Speaker: Sean M. O'Connor, Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Washington

Title:  Patent Exhaustion and New Business Models: Sales, Servitudes, and Services.


As the contours of patent exhaustion doctrine continue to be addressed by the Supreme Court through cases from Quanta v LG to Bowman v Monsanto, new business models can help or hinder patent owners control their exclusive rights through commercialization. This talk explores the use of sales, "lease-licenses", and services commercialization models to manage the impact of exhaustion.

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