U.S. Patent Trolls, Chinese Cyber Thieves

- An Update by the fmr. White House IP Director Andrew Baluch (Foley & Lardner LLP)

Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) and Centre of Enterprise Liability (CEVIA) at the University of Copenhagen and Plesner are happy to welcome you:

Wednesday 20 August 2014
15.00 - 17.30 

Two of the hottest topics in U.S. intellectual property law involve efforts to curb "patent trolls" and cyber-based trade secret theft.

The seminar will explain, analyze and discuss important developments regarding these topics from both academic and practical perspectives.


  • Andrew Baluch, attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP (Washington, DC and Shanghai, China offices)

  • Timo Minssen, associate Professor of IP- and Innovation Law at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Information & Innovation Law (CIIR)


Introduction by Timo Minssen: A European view on recent trends in US patent law

Andrew Baluch: U.S. Patent Trolls, Chinese Cyber Thieves


Networking and refreshments


Registration is free but mandatory.

Where and when

The seminar will be held at Plesner Law Firm, Kobbertårnet, Amerika Plads 37, 2100 Copenhagen O. Wednesday 20 August 2014, 15.00-17.30.

Our car park is located in the basement of Kobbertårnet - parking is free of charge for our clients and guests. The entrance to the car park is located on Dampfærgevej.


If you have any questions regarding the seminar, please contact Timo Minssen, Associate Professor, timo.minssen@jur.ku.dk or Sture Rygaard, Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Plesner, tel: +45 33 12 11 33 or sry@plesner.com.

If you have any practical questions, please contact Event Coordinator Camilla Luplau, Plesner, tel: +45 33 12 11 33 or clu@plesner.com.

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