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Informa
08:45 - 09:30 45 mins
Registration and coffee (Howard building)
09:30 - 09:45 15 mins
Chair's opening remarks
  • Quentin Archer - Consultant, Hogan Lovells
09:45 - 10:15 30 mins
Info
Principal elements of technology contracts
  • Quentin Archer - Consultant, Hogan Lovells
  • What makes IT contracts special?
  • Contract and the common law
  • Standard and negotiated terms
  • International commercial practice
10:15 - 11:00 45 mins
Info
Foundations of IP
  • Cerys Wyn Davies - Partner, Pinsent Masons
  • What is ‘intellectual property’?
  • How does it work?
  • What do you need to know?
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Breaks
Morning Refreshment Break
11:30 - 12:20 50 mins
Info
Application of IP transactions and how it relates to software
  • Cerys Wyn Davies - Partner, Pinsent Masons
  • How IP is being embedded in transactions
  • IP issues in IT product development
  • Practical challenges
12:20 - 13:20 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
13:20 - 14:20 60 mins
Info
IT contracts: obligations of the third millennium
  • Mark Weston - Partner and Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial, Hill Dickinson
  • Implicit and implied obligations and terms: 3 + 1
  • Express obligations and terms:
    • 19-20C:
      • ‘Endeavours’: best, reasonable, and other
      • ‘Materiality’, ‘substantial’, ‘reasonableness’
    • 21C:
      • Anti-virus warranties
      • Date warranties
      • Euro warranty
      • Sizing and other modern warranties
14:20 - 15:20 60 mins
Info
Exclusions and limitations of liability - law and practice
  • Joel Harrison - Partner, Milbank
  • Enforceability of exclusion and limitation clauses
  • Excluding liability for misrepresentation
  • Types of losses commonly excluded or limited
  • How to draft and negotiate exclusion and limitation clauses
15:20 - 15:50 30 mins
Breaks
Afternoon Refreshment Break
15:50 - 17:20 90 mins
A mock debate: negotiating contracts
  • Joel Harrison - Partner, Milbank
  • Mark Weston - Partner and Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial, Hill Dickinson
17:20 - 17:30 10 mins
Chair’s closing remarks and close of day one
  • Quentin Archer - Consultant, Hogan Lovells
17:30 - 18:30 60 mins
Networking Events
College cash bar opens (Howard Building)
18:30 - 19:30 60 mins
Networking Events
Dinner
19:30 - 20:30 60 mins
Networking Events
Quiz Night
08:45 - 09:30

Registration and coffee (Howard building)

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09:30 - 09:45
Info

Chair's opening remarks

  • Quentin Archer - Consultant, Hogan Lovells
More
09:45 - 10:15
Info

Principal elements of technology contracts

  • What makes IT contracts special?
  • Contract and the common law
  • Standard and negotiated terms
  • International commercial practice
  • Quentin Archer - Consultant, Hogan Lovells
More
10:15 - 11:00
Info

Foundations of IP

  • What is ‘intellectual property’?
  • How does it work?
  • What do you need to know?
  • Cerys Wyn Davies - Partner, Pinsent Masons
More
Showing of Streams
11:30 - 12:20
Info

Application of IP transactions and how it relates to software

  • How IP is being embedded in transactions
  • IP issues in IT product development
  • Practical challenges
  • Cerys Wyn Davies - Partner, Pinsent Masons
More
Showing of Streams
13:20 - 14:20
Info

IT contracts: obligations of the third millennium

  • Implicit and implied obligations and terms: 3 + 1
  • Express obligations and terms:
    • 19-20C:
      • ‘Endeavours’: best, reasonable, and other
      • ‘Materiality’, ‘substantial’, ‘reasonableness’
    • 21C:
      • Anti-virus warranties
      • Date warranties
      • Euro warranty
      • Sizing and other modern warranties
  • Mark Weston - Partner and Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial, Hill Dickinson
More
14:20 - 15:20
Info

Exclusions and limitations of liability - law and practice

  • Enforceability of exclusion and limitation clauses
  • Excluding liability for misrepresentation
  • Types of losses commonly excluded or limited
  • How to draft and negotiate exclusion and limitation clauses
  • Joel Harrison - Partner, Milbank
More
Showing of Streams
15:50 - 17:20
Info

A mock debate: negotiating contracts

  • Joel Harrison - Partner, Milbank
  • Mark Weston - Partner and Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial, Hill Dickinson
More
17:20 - 17:30
Info

Chair’s closing remarks and close of day one

  • Quentin Archer - Consultant, Hogan Lovells
More
Showing of Streams