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Conflicts of Interest and Gifts and Entertainment: Risks and Compliance Measures

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA WALKER: OK, so we're going to get started with the last session of the day. And you guys all get an award for staying through to the very last session of the program! Not that was hard for you, because I know it's been very exciting for all of us. But we do appreciate your participation. And appreciate your participation in this last session. I owe Doug a special award for participating in the very last session of the program. DOUGLAS A. ...

Big Data

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

LORI LESSER: Hi. So for our last panel, we have Mary Ellen Callahan, who is the chair of Jenner & Block's privacy and information governance practice. She has unique and broad experience with interfacing the protection of privacy civil rights and civil liberties with cyber security and national security issues. A nationally recognized privacy attorney with over a decade of outside counsel experience, she has also served as Chief Privacy Officer ...

Global Program and Concerns

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

R. WALKER: OK, so we're going to get started with the next session, the last session of the day. You guys have had your sugar, a little more caffeine. We've got a lot of energy to pull Odell and Gina through this last panel. And we're going to talk about actually an extremely interesting topic, which is a global challenges and strategies. And to do that, we have Gina Saviola, who is senior corporate compliance counsel at Occidental Petroleum, and ...

Establishing a Practical and Effective Compliance Program

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

BARRY GOLDSMITH: This panel is dealing with establishing a practical and effective compliance program. A challenging, challenging task given what we just heard. To my right-- I'll introduce everyone-- Dixie Johnson. Dixie is the co-head of Fried, Frank's securities enforcement and regulation practice. And she also co-heads the firm's white collar criminal defense and securities enforcement practice group. Dixie counsels clients and boards on their ...

Measuring the Health of Your Program: Ways to Give Your Program a Checkup

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA: OK, so we're going to get started on the next panel. Before we do, I just want to read this comment relating to the prior panel, a comment from the webcast, which is, "if we're attempting to avoid the violations and mistakes that get us into corporate integrity agreements and the like, shouldn't we be chastened by the experience of other companies and consider the elements of the corporate integrity agreements that can be useful to avoiding ...

Virtual Games and Virtual Currency

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

LORI E. LESSER: OK. Welcome back, everybody. It's time for virtual games and virtual money. And speaking of virtual, your iPads should all be back and operational if you want to follow along. So we have terrific speakers for you today. We have, first, Sean Kane, who is a special counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop and a member of their social media and games team. He has represented clients in transactional and litigation matters involving various business ...

Compliance and Ethics Programs

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA WALKER: OK. So we're going to get started with our lunchtime conversation. And special thanks to the lovely panelists who are speaking on other panels but have kindly agreed to be my commentators for the lunchtime presentation. So we also get to watch them eat, which will be fun. I'm going to go ahead and introduce-- Amii Barnard-Bahn and Larry Parsons are speaking on the very next panel which is on assessment on it. So I'll go ahead and ...

Enhancing Helpline and Reporting Procedures and Conducting Investigations

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA WALKER: Slides. So this really is a great morning because we are getting some terrific, fun topics to discuss. Starting with risk assessment now, the always interesting reporting violations, and then investigating them. It doesn't really get much more exciting than that in the world of compliance. I don't know if that's a sad thing or not. But it's true. So to talk about these things, we have Frank Lopez, whose the Vice President of Corporate ...

Effective Training and Communications Strategies

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA WALKER: OK, we're going to get started with the next segment. And before we the leave the last segment entirely, we got another comment, I think by the same commenter, who is definitely going to be keeping me on my toes for this conference. And I appreciate that, because I need that. My kids aren't here to do it for me, so I appreciate that someone out there is. Anyway, his comment was that 45% of the respondents here in the room and on the ...

Management and Oversight of Compliance Programs

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2013

REBECCA WALKER: That was terrific. Thanks so much. We're actually going to go right into the next segment, and after the next segment I promise you an opportunity to go get more coffee. I did, actually, bring two cups of coffee up to the dais, but they are now both empty so I'm going to just be running on fumes for this next segment. So you guys join me with that. We're going to switch to talking about program-- thank you, Paul-- talking about program ...

Electronic Media Regulation

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

SEEMA LAL MEEHAN: Now it's my pleasure to introduce to you the co-chairs of today's program, Bruce Keller, Lee Levin, and Jeffrey Cunard. Bruce Keller is a partner at the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton and leads the firm's intellectual property litigation practice. During his career, Mr. Keller has litigated a number of widely publicized IP, First Amendment, and other entertainment-related cases. He has written and lectured extensively ...

Right of Publicity & Related Claims

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

BRUCE KELLER: All right, we're going to move right to the right of publicity segment of the program this morning. So if you could take your seats while the panel gets themselves settled, and I will begin by reminding people that if they want to email questions, they send it to webcast@pli.edu. And I will now introduce the presenter, Kelli Sager, who's a partner at the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine. Kelli-- to those of you who have been ...

Hot Issues in Social Media

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

JEFFREY CUNARD: Ahem, ahem, ahem. It's time to get seated. We have a tremendous panel to talk about hot issues in social media. Two reminders. First, as you know by now, if you have any questions, you can email them to webcast at pli.edu. And second, speaking on behalf of my co-chairs, we would very much appreciate your filling out the evaluations, which are accessible through your personal iPads there. And without any further ado, let me introduce ...

Newsgathering Liability

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

LEE LEVINE: All right, everyone. We're going to get started with the afternoon sessions. And some of you may have noticed-- and I think emails were sent around about this. We rejiggered the schedule for this afternoon in light of current events. As a result of which, we will not this year be having the traditional access panel that we've had in the past, but we will treat some access issues during this afternoon. And there are the outline for the ...

Intellectual Property

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

BRUCE P. KELLER: We're going to start with the intellectual property segment. And as is always the case, we kick it off with a tour around the intellectual property world presented by Mary Snapp, who's Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the Products and Services Division in Microsoft's Law and Corporate Affairs Department, where she oversees the work of over 200 lawyers and legal professionals who provide support to all of Microsoft's ...

Developments in First Amendment Jurisprudence

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

LEE LEVINE: Welcome everyone, to the second panel of the morning-- our First Amendment panel. Unlike the previous panel, I'm very pleased to report that we have no changes in the faculty on this panel. For this year, we return our all-star cast of the last several years. I will introduce all of them to you after the principal presentation. The principal presentation this year will be made by Jack Weiss-- who has, in many previous years, for those ...

Reporters Privilege and Anonymous Speech

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Recorded on: Nov. 18, 2013

LEE LEVINE: All right We're going to get started. The final session of this afternoon is the expanded program on reporter's privilege, which as I mentioned earlier, has been expanded because there is lots and lots of important and interesting things to talk about. Our speaker, as always, is George Freeman, of counsel to the Jenner & Block firm and prior to that longtime in-house counsel at The New York Times. I will introduce the rest of the panelists ...

Tracking, Targeting and Analytics: How Does it Work and Business Models

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Recorded on: Nov. 14, 2013

D. REED FREEMAN, JR.: So without further ado, let me introduce Shane Wiley, Vice President, Privacy and Data Governance of Yahoo! Shane leads the privacy and data governance teams at Yahoo!, supporting over 800 million users across 190 products, services, and platforms in 50 markets and 29 languages, operating across PCs, mobile, and cutting edge consumer electronics. He has 20 years of experience in software engineering, product management, and ...

Putting It Together: Running Programs on Social Media, Mobile and Apps

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Recorded on: Nov. 14, 2013

SPEAKER 1: I'm reminded of you'll be excited for five minutes, and then you'll so over it. My wife would say that's me and the Redskins every season. I'm very excited, and after five minutes, I'm so over it. Come on up. We've got our next panel. This panel that we're just thrilled to have back this year, it's updated and improved even on last year, which got rave reviews, and has new speakers. This is putting it together, "Running Programs on ...

Tracking and Targeting Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media in Asia and Canada

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Recorded on: Nov. 14, 2013

MODERATOR: Welcome back from lunch. I hope you had a good lunch. And we're three sessions down, three to go. I'm pleased to introduce the next panel. This one is tracking and targeting online in Asia in Canada. This year, we took a little bit of a different approach by introducing a plaintiff's counsel, whose viewpoints I hope you found enlightening and helps you to think through how you approach privacy issues internally or advise clients on privacy ...

Class Action Status

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Recorded on: Nov. 14, 2013

SPEAKER: Welcome back. I'm going to go ahead and introduce Scott Kamber while he's making his way in. This is the Class Action Status panel. I think it's likely to be the highlight of the day today, and it's likely to be terrific. Scott Kamber, who's about to make a grand entrance, is the founding member of KamberLaw, the leading plaintiffs' firm to focus on individual rights in the digital age. He has led the successful resolutions of dozens of ...

Tracking and Targeting Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media in the EU, Mexico, Central America and South America

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Recorded on: Nov. 14, 2013

D. REED FREEMAN, JR.: OK. Well, Shaun, Justin-- thank you, once again, terrific. Justin last year had Europe. This year we gave him Asia. Next year, we'll give you something-- next year, maybe we'll just give you the whole thing, all day. While they're making their way to the podium, let me introduce our next panel. We thought that introducing the Latin America, including, I should say, Mexico and Central America would be a good addition to this ...

Three Years After Bilski - The Patentability Of Business Methods

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Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2013

SPEAKER 1: Welcome back. Our next speaker is Carolyn Blankenship, who's senior vice president and chief intellectual property counsel for Thomson Reuters. Carolyn's going to be speaking about the patentability of business methods, three years after Bilski. And I hope Carolyn has answers, because I don't. CAROLYN BLANKENSHIP: Thank you, Chris. And I really appreciate the fact that you've entrusted me with this, what I think is probably one of the ...

Keynote: The AIA and Its Effects After Two Years

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Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2013

CHRISTOPHER K. HU: OK. Now I have the privilege of introducing David Kappos, who's a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. From 2009 to 2013, Dave was the Undersecretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. And I tried very hard not to say commissioner. Some of us who are a little older always refer to the head of the patent office as the commissioner. Before that, Dave had a long career with IBM, including ...

Recent Developments and Changes in Patent Law and Their Effects on Patent Litigation

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Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2013

  SPEAKER 1: The next topic is the recent developments and changes in patent law and their effects on patent litigation. The speakers are Elaine Herrmann Blais and Nick Mitrokostas from Goodwin Procter in Boston. Elaine, Nick, I don't know which one of you is going first today. ELAINE HERRMANN BLAIS: I'll start. SPEAKER 1: OK. ELAINE HERRMANN BLAIS: So this topic I always think of a little bit as the catch-all. What are others not covering? ...

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