Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property, Ethics, Business Law

POSTPONED: Intellectual Property Law Forum 2020

Bringing the Vices (and IP) to You


***TBA CLE has been closely monitoring how COVID-19 will impact TBA events. After much consideration, the TBA has made the decision to postpone and reschedule this event.

We did not make this decision lightly, but feel it's in the best interest of our presenters, members, attendees and staff at this uncertain time. As soon as a new date is determined, we will inform you. Please continue to visit our website for up-to-date information on the health concern and TBA events and meetings.***

Most attorneys practicing intellectual property law in Tennessee are exhausted with the endless presentations on 35 U.S.C. 101, the intersection of IP with other areas of the law, and the countless case law updates. Rather than turn to one vice or another to deal with this monotony, this program brings the vices to you. What’s better than discussing vices in the context of intellectual property? If you answered “very little,” need a few more CLE hours, or just want to be entertained while learning about intellectual property, this program is for you.

The TBA IP executive council has put together a fantastic program to discuss intellectual property with vices front and center. The program will provide accounts of bad actors running afoul of trade secret law, give you tips on how you can protect your cannabis, and provide insight into the life of hackers, all before lunch. After lunch, the program continues with insight into how to best distinguish and protect your homebrew from others and finishes with ways to avoid trouble with online information. You will leave satisfied and ready to share your newly acquired IP knowledge over your next beer or non-alcoholic beverage.

This course will utilize online materials. A link to access the materials will be distributed to registered attendees prior to the program.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and save on this course.

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Not an Intellectual Property Law Section Member? Join here for additional savings and benefits.

PARKING: You may park in the Commerce Street Garage (corner of 3rd Avenue/Commerce St.). Bring your parking ticket, and we will validate it upon request. 


Course Pricing
  • Member: 245.00
  • Non-Member: 420.00 (Includes TBA Complete Membership)
  • Section: 220.00
Registration on or after Apr. 13, 2020, will incur a LATE FEE of $50.00
TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course Information April 17, 2020
  • Registration: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM - 2:45 PM
Location: Nashville, TN
Tennessee Bar Center
  • Discount for Intellectual Property Law Section Members
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ethics Credit
Course Credits Dual Credits: 1.00
General Credits: 4.00
Total Credits: 5

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please contact TBA for Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama credit.

Course Agenda

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