IP and Cyberlaw Society Hosts Hot Topics Conference

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The Duke Law Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, in conjunction with the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke, hosts Mar. 26 Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Law Symposium (CLE credit available). This full-day event will feature distinguished speakers from all three branches of government and the private sector. A morning session will address the latest developments in the mp3 privacy vs. piracy debate and public domain issues, and the afternoon session will be keynoted by Judge Randall Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, followed by a discussion of patent issues.

The symposium is open to the public. Members of the North Carolina Bar will be eligible to receive 6 hours of CLE credit for a $250 fee for attending the symposium, and 4 hours of CLE credit for a $150 fee for the webcast. The fee for practitioners attending the event who are not seeking CLE credit is $100. Duke University students and faculty may attend without charge, but must register prior to the event. Based upon the success of last year's event, early registration is highly recommended.

Online registration is available at

Please visit for a detailed schedule of the day's events and biographies of the participants.