Overview

IP Discussions with Joshua Simmons is a series of conversations hosted by nationally recognized intellectual property litigator, Joshua Simmons.  Each month, Josh is joined by a panel of IP luminaries, leading scholars, and industry insiders.  Together, they examine major topics and events in a civil, roundtable format.

Why You Should Attend

Since the early 2000s, the “right to repair” movement has received increased interest in the United States. This discussion will consider such topics as, what repair restrictions are, and how they are supported by intellectual property laws as well as existing exceptions to U.S. IP laws to accommodate repair, and the additional exceptions sought by the right to repair movement. Additional topics addressed include, recent federal legislative and regulatory developments concerning repair restrictions as well as the future of repair restrictions and the “right to repair” movement.

What You Will Learn

• What repair restrictions are, and how they are supported by intellectual property laws.
• Existing exceptions to U.S. IP laws to accommodate repair, and the additional exceptions sought by the right to repair movement.
• Recent federal legislative and regulatory developments concerning repair restrictions.
• The future of repair restrictions and the “right to repair” movement.

Who Should Attend

IP lawyers and practitioners engaged in matters pertaining to consumer products and consumer rights should find this program to be informative.

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