2012 European Conference

10-12 October 2012 - Rome Cavalieri, The Waldorf Astoria Collection - Rome, Italy

Program

This conference brings together leading lawyers, industry representatives and experts to discuss cutting-edge legal topics. In our efforts to bring you the most innovative topics and presenters, this preliminary program schedule is subject to change. Check the website for ongoing updates.


Wednesday, 10 October Thursday, 11 October Friday, 12 October

 

WEDNESDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2012

15:00 - 17:00

Substantive Law Committee Meetings - 15:00 - 16:00

The ITechLaw Substantive Law Committees will hold brief committee meetings on 10 October 2012. Please note, the locations for these Committee Meetings are each approximately 20 minutes by taxi from the Rome Cavalieri Hotel. Due to the distance between the office locations for each, attendees are unlikely to be able to attend more than one committee meeting unless they are in the same office.

Intellectual Property Committee
Hogan Lovells Studio Legale
Piazza Venezia 11
Rome 00187 Italy
Phone +39 06 6758231

Outsourcing Committee
DLA Piper Studio Legale
Via dei Due Macelli 66
Rome - 00187
Phone: +39 06 68 88 01

Social Media & Gaming Committee
Macchi Di Cellere Gangemi
Via G. Cuboni 12
Rome 00197
Tel: +39 06 362141



Substantive Law Committee Meetings - 16:00 - 17:00


E-Commerce Committee
Hogan Lovells Studio Legale
Piazza Venezia 11
Rome 00187 Italy
Phone +39 06 6758231

Data Protection Committee
DLA Piper Studio Legale
Via dei Due Macelli 66
Rome - 00187
Phone: +39 06 68 88 01

Arbitration B& Mediation Committee
Macchi Di Cellere Gangemi
Via G. Cuboni 12
Rome 00197
Tel: +39 06 362141

18:00 - 19:00

Welcome Reception
Villa Miani

 

THURSDAY, 11 October 2012

07:30 - 08:30

Registration and CoffeeFoyer of Salone dei Cavalieri

A continental breakfast for hotel guests is served each morning in Le Belle Arti from 07:30 – 08:30.

08:30 - 08:45 - Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Plenary Welcome

John Beardwood, President, ITechLaw Association

Conference Co-Chairs:
Domenico Colella, Orsingher Avvocati Associati, Milan
Christian Frank, Taylor Wessing, Munich

Mauro Vaglio, President of the Rome Bar Association

08:45 - 10:15

Track A SOFTWARE & COPYRIGHTSalone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Oana Dolea, Barrister & Solicitor, Avocat, Toronto

The ECJ Judgment Oracle vs. UsedSoft of 3 July 2012

  • Truiken Heydn, TCI Rechtsanwälte, Munich

The ECJ Judgment SAS Institute Inc. v. World Programming Decision of 2 May 2012

  • Andriani Ferti, Clifford Chance, Brussels
  • Jeremy Harris, Kemp Little, London

Track B EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND ISSUESSalone dei Cavalieri I & II

Moderator: Eugene Weitz, Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, Va.

Legal Challenges of Intelligent Systems

  • Matthias Ebneter, Rentsch Partner AG, Zurich

Fast and Agile Internet, a New Approach to Net Neutrality

  • Marek Szydlowski, Wardynski & Partners, Warsaw

Smart Devices and Ubiquitous Computing

  • Diane Mullenex, Ichay & Mullenex, Paris

Behavioral Advertising and Cookies

  • Giangiacomo Olivi, DLA Piper, Milan

10:15 - 10:45

Networking Break Foyer of Salone dei Cavalieri

10:45 - 12:15

Track A MOBILE APPS& GEOLOCATION Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Paul Barton, Field Fisher Waterhouse, London

Geolocation Apps and Services: Legal and Regulatory Issues

  • Taina Tuohino, HH Partners Attorneys at Law, Helsinki and Ecomlex Finland Member
  • Michael Hopp, Plesner Law Firm, Copenhagen and Ecomlex Denmark Member
  • Hester de Vries, Kennedy Van der Laan, Amsterdam and Ecomlex Netherlands Member

Legal Implications Surrounding Mobile Apps

  • Markus Häuser, CMS Hasche Sigle, Munich

Track B SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

Moderator: Salvatore Orlando, Macchi di Cellere, Rome

Social Media Communications and SPAM

  • Dr. Andreas Splittgerber, Orrick, Munich

Viral Marketing

  • Kevin Erdman, Reichel IP LLP, Indianapolis

Government Monitoring of Social Media

  • Ira Schwartz, DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, Phoenix

Anti-Social Behavior? UGC, Bashtags, and Behavioral Advertising on Facebook and Twitter

  • Susan Barty, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, London

12:15 - 13:30

Networking Lunch Le Belle Arti

13:30-14:45

Track A INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: SOCIAL MEDIA &GAMING Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Social Media Policies: An International Perspective

  • Charles Mudd, Jr., Mudd Law Offices, Chicago

The Use of Social Media in Evidentiary Proceedings

  • Annabelle Richards, Ichay & Mullenex Avocats, Paris

Track B INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: DATA PROTECTION Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

Online Street-Level Imaging Services and Privacy/Data Requirements

  • Claire Bernier, ALTANA, Paris, France
  • Jürg Schneider, Walder Wyss Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland

Exploring the Data Protection Implications of Mobile Payment Technologies

  • Charles Morgan, McCarthy Tetrault, Montreal

Data Protection and Offshore Outsourcing- Which are the Tested Industry Solutions and Are There Areas Which Cannot be Outsourced At All?

  • Ulrich Baümer, Osborne Clarke, Cologne

14:45 - 16:15

Track A OUTSOURCING Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Espen Werring, Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS, Oslo

Outsourcing in the Financial Services Sector

  • Amanda Lewis, SNR Denton, London

A Practical Experience View on Value for Money Scorecards in Outsourcing Transactions

  • Ole Horsfeldt, Gorrissen Federspiel, Copenhagen

Key Risks in Localizing Framework Agreements

  • Murali Neelakantan, Khaitan & Co., Munich

Track B PRIVACY Salone dei Cavalieri I & II
Moderator: Belen Arribas Sanchez, Monereo Meyer Marinel, Barcelona

Understanding Collection of Big Data

  • Peter Brown, Baker & Hostetler, New York

Governmental Access to Big Data

  • Prashant Mara, Osborne Clarke, London

Estate Planning for Managing Privacy

  • Nancy Cleman, Sternthal Katznelson Montigy, Montreal

16:15 - 16:45

Networking Break Foyer of Salone dei Cavalieri

16:45 - 17:30

Track A COMPETITION Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Philip Kempermann, Hueking Kühn Luer Wojtek, Dusseldorf

Patent War and Peace - A Discussion of Recent Patent Litigation, including Apple v. Samsung and Motorola Mobility v. Apple

  • Sandra Jeskie, Duane Morris LLP, Philadelphia
  • Takanori Abe, ABE Law & Patent Firm, Osaka
  • Simon Topping, SNR Denton & Co., Muscat

Track B GAMING Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

Moderator: Richard Marke, Bates, Wells & Braithwaite, London

Gamblification: Legal Issues relating to the Use of Gambling Mechanics for Non-Gambling Purposes

  • James Gatto, Pillsbury, McLean, VA

Mobile Gambling and Rules in America

  • Jaime Angeles, Angeles & Lugo Lovaton, Santo Domingo

18:30 - 23:00 - Galleria del Cardinale di Palazzo Colonna

Gala Reception and Dinner
Ticketed Event; Black Tie Recommended

 

FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2012

07:30 - 08:30

Registration and CoffeeFoyer of Salone dei Cavalieri

A continental breakfast for hotel guests is served each morning in Le Belle Arti from 07:30 – 08:30.

07:30 - 08:30

I-WIN Meeting - Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

In-House Counsel Committee Meeting - Rodi

Membership/Local Representatives Committee Meeting San Giovanni

08:30 - 10:00

DATA PROTECTION - Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Jack Fijolek, Transpacific IP Management Group, Chicago

European Digital Agenda

  • Roberto Viola, Deputy Director General, European Commission, Brussels

Handling a Multi-Jurisdictional Data Security Breach

  • Alan Sutin, Greenberg Traurig LLP, New York
  • Priti Suri, PSA, New Delhi
  • Daniel Ruecker, Noerr LLP, Munich

EU General Data Protection Regulation

  • Monica Costa, Coelho Ribeiro & Associados, Lisbon

10:00 - 10:30

Networking Break Foyer of Salone dei Cavalieri

10:30 - 12:00

Track A GOVERNMENT & REGULATION Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Christian Frank, Taylor Wessing LLP, Munich

Towards Ultra-Fast Fixed and Mobile Broadband: Current Trends and Policy Implications

  • Pastora Valero, Cisco Systems, Brussels

E-Procurement

  • Lau Normann Jorgensen, Kromann Reumert, Copenhagen

Criminal Aspects of Data Protection

  • Marilu Capparelli, Google, Rome
  • Giuseppe Vaciago, HT Law, Milan

Track B CLOUD COMPUTING Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

Moderator: M. Georgia Gibson-Henlin, Henlin Gibson Henlin, Jamaica

The Impact of the Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation on Cloud Computing

  • Laura Liguori, Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale, Rome

Towards a Cloud Safe Harbor

  • Edward McNicholas, Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C.

Financial Services Regulations in the Cloud

  • Marc Dautlich, Pinsent Masons, London

Key Drivers Behind Offering Cloud Computing Services in the EU and EER 0 EU Art. 29 Working Group Official Opinion from 1 July 2012

  • Oliver Habel, teclegal Habel Rechtsanwälte, Munich

12:00 - 13:15

Networking Lunch Le Belle Arti

13:15 - 14:30

Track A INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: ARBITRATION & MEDIATION Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Challenges and Common Pitfall in the Negotiation of IT agreements: Legal Problems

  • Sir Vivian Ramsey, Justice of the High Court, London

WIPO Center: The Use of Mediation and Arbitration in Resolving IT Disputes; Options and Potential Benefits

  • Adam Rattray, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Geneva

Track B INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: OUTSOURCING Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

The IT Legal Aspects of a Shared Services Center

  • Hervé Gabadou, Courtois Lebel, Paris

Liability Clauses in Outsourcing Agreements

  • Bradley Joslove, Franklin law firm, Paris

Multi-Sourcing Deals: Can 'Alliance Contracting' Principles Help?

  • Michael Peeters, DAC Beachcroft LLP, London

14:30 - 15:00

Networking Break Foyer of Salone dei Cavalieri

15:00 - 16:30

Track A E-COMMERCE Salone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Peter O'Neill, Facebook, Dublin

Managing E-Identities

  • Rory Radding, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, New York
  • Maurizio Talamo, University of Rome, Rome

Legal Issues with PCI

  • Sam De Silva, Manches LLP, Oxford

Recent Developments in Electronic Signatures

  • Roberto Alma, Studio Legale Alma, Rome

Track B CONTRACTING Salone dei Cavalieri I & II

Moderator: Dov Scherzer, Moses & Singer LLP, New York

Key IT Contracting Issues for Financial Services Companies

  • Robert Weiss, Neal Gerber Eisenberg LLP, Chicago

BYOD Policies and Contracts

  • Louis Jonker, Van Doorne, Amsterdam

Compliance with Software Licenses

  • Peter Ruby, Goodmans, Toronto

16:30 - 17:15

ENTERTAINMENTSalone dei Cavalieri III & IV

Moderator: Esther Nunes, Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo

Latest Trends in Digital Television Regulations and Licensing

  • Silvia Mondini, Mondini Rusconi, Milan

Karen Murphy vs Football Association Premier League Case and its Consequences on Territorial Licensing

  • Arve Foyen, Foyen Advokatfirma DA, Oslo

17:15 - 17:30

Closing RemarksSalone dei Cavalieri III & IV

  • John Beardwood, President, ITechlaw Association

18:30 - 19:30

Closing Reception ReD - Restaurant & Design

 

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