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November 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

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2019 Technology + The Law Symposium

Hosted by Michael Best and Duke University Office of Licensing & Ventures

Please join Michael Best, the Duke University Office of Licensing & Ventures, and thought leaders from government, academia, and industry for a full-day conference covering the intersection of technology and the practice and application of the law.

Session topics include:

  • Blockchain technology and its many uses,
  • Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies,
  • 3-D printing and additive manufacturing,
  • Launching an innovation-driven start-up, and
  • Practical legal and common-sense advice about maintaining a balance between innovation and privacy laws and regulations.

Confirmed speakers and moderators include practitioners from Michael Best and Michael Best Strategies, as well as:

The day will feature a series of keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions appropriate for in-house counsel and business leaders. The sessions will cover a wide range of emerging technologies and their impact on the law including:

    • Intellectual property implications for artificial intelligence
    • Blockchain technology and its many uses
    • The latest on cryptocurrencies and how they are regulated
    • 3-D printing and additive manufacturing
    • The current state and future of the medical cannabis and hemp industries in the tobacco belt
    • Launching a healthcare start-up
    • Innovation in drug pricing
    • Protecting data in the U.S. and abroad
    • Patent year in review
    • Diversity and inclusion in innovation

Cocktail Reception following from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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For more information, please contact the Michael Best Events team.


November 7, 2019
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
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230 Science Dr,
Durham, 27708 United States
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