FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal to Hold Legal Symposium on Clean Technology
Santa Clara, California- January 14, 2010- The Computer and High Technology Law Journal (CHTLJ) at Santa Clara University School of Law will host a day-long legal symposium focused on the legal issues associated with developing clean technology. The event will be held on January 29, 2010 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., and MCLE credit is being offered for attendance.
“The Clean Technology Revolution: Developing Solutions for Tomorrow’s Legal Challenges” will bring together some of the nation’s leading academics and practicing attorneys to discuss how the legal issues surrounding clean technology development can be be addressed in daily practice. It will feature four panel sessions, including a discussion with in-house counsel and venture capitalists about the issues affecting their businesses, the legal issues raised by the smart grid, the challenges associated with international technology transfers, and the impact of government regulation and access to government funding.
Paul Dickerson, former Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and current partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP, will deliver the lunchtime keynote address.
“The journal is very excited to be able to bring together such an exceptional group of experts to talk about the challenges attorneys will face in working with clients to develop and implement clean technologies,” Vishal Dave, CHTLJ Editor and Chief, said. “We carefully developed our panels so that they will be of both educational and practical value, and we really believe that this will be an event people walk away from feeling like they’ve learned something that can be put to use in daily practice.”
Advance registration is available online at http://www.chtlj.org. The cost for those receiving MCLE credit is $50 before January 22nd, $100 after January 15th, and $125 at the door. The cost for those not receiving MCLE credit is $15. Firms and companies wishing to purchase a table, which seats ten, may do so for a reduced rate of $250 per table.
The Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal is a scholarly publication that publishes four issues per year. The Journal was founded by students in 1984 and has since achieved national and international distinction as a leading publication focusing on cutting-edge technological and legal issues.
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley. The intellectual property program is consistently ranked among the best in the
nation. For 2009, the intellectual property program is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report Magazine as one of the top 10 programs in the nation.
For more information and to register visit http://www.chtlj.org or send an e-mail to SymposiumInfo@chtlj.org.