The Sedona Conference All Voices Meeting 2014

Overview

When:
November 4, 2014 - November 7, 2014
Where:
New Orleans, LA
Start:     5:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 4, 2014
End:       4:30 p.m., Friday, November 7, 2014
Venue:   Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

For registered "All Voices" Meeting participants ONLY:

Due to the large number of materials for this meeting, we organized them by Working Group. Please note - materials are available to "All Voices" registered attendees only. Select Working Group(s) of your choice.

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The Sedona Conference "All Voices" Meeting



Join an estimated 400 distinguished jurists and senior members of the Bar for this first-ever gathering of the entire Sedona Conference community!

The Sedona Conference “All Voices” meeting in New Orleans will bring together the entire Sedona community to explore cutting-edge issues in the law today and develop practical, non-partisan solutions. Attendees can expect an impressively high level of Sedona-style dialogue in a city known for creating memorable experiences. Three full days of sessions, large and small, will range from meetings of drafting teams preparing the latest Working Group commentaries, to targeted sessions important to specific Sedona constituencies, to interdisciplinary explorations of difficult legal issues, to all-Sedona assemblies facilitated by nationally-recognized leaders in the legal community.

Overview - please click for details

We will be gathering on Tuesday November 4, which is set aside for Steering Committee and Board meetings. In the late afternoon, there will be a special orientation session for first-time Sedona Conference and Working Group Meeting attendees, followed by an opening reception for all attendees at 7 p.m.

On Wednesday November 5, Working Groups 1 (Electronic Document Retention and Production) and 10 (Patent Litigation Best Practices) will hold their Annual Meetings, with everyone welcome to observe and participate. An afternoon plenary session will examine the legacy of Sedona founder Richard Braman. That evening, small group dinners will be organized around New Orleans; join fellow Sedona Conference members and enjoy the famous cuisine of the Crescent City.

On Thursday November 6, Working Groups 1 and 10 will conclude their Annual Meetings, Working Group 9 (Patent Damages and Remedies) will hold its Annual Meeting, and Working Group 11 (Data Security and Privacy Liability) will convene its first Annual Meeting. Working Group 6 (International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure) will host a session, open to all, on Practical In-House Approaches to Cross-Border Discovery & Investigations. In the evening, we will all gather for dinner to honor outstanding Sedona Conference volunteers.

On Friday November 7, Working Group 11 will conclude its Annual Meeting with a special session exploring damage theories for data breach incidents. Other Working Groups will host educational programs on Technology-Assisted Review; privacy and confidentiality in litigation; and cross-border corporate investigations. Plenary sessions will be held on emerging professional responsibility Issues, the pending amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and ESI in the criminal justice system. The meeting adjourns at 4:30 p.m.

We will meet at the Roosevelt, an historic grand hotel located in the heart of New Orleans, just steps from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. The facility combines newly renovated guest rooms with stunning meeting spaces steeped in rich tradition, including the famed Blue Room, where Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald once held court.

Session Topics Will Include - please click for details

  • The Politics of Patent Litigation Reform
  • Patent Litigation Best Practices in the post-AIA World
  • Emerging Theories of Patent Damages and Remedies
  • Patent Forum Selection Strategies: District Court v. ITC, Court v. PTAB, and if Court, which Court?
  • Parallel PTAB/District Court Proceedings
  • Developing Best Practices for the PTAB
  • Patent Litigation Case Management
  • Standard Essential Patents and FRAND
  • The Exceptional Case under 35 U.S.C. §285
  • Curbing Discovery Abuse in Patent Litigation
  • eDiscovery and the Proposed Federal Rule Amendments
  • Updating The Sedona Principles on eDiscovery
  • Application of Proportionality in Preservation and Discovery
  • Preservation and Discovery of Data on Personal Devices Used in Business
  • The Emerging Information Governance Paradigm
  • Technology-Assisted Review: Introductory and Advanced Sessions
  • Practical Approaches to Cross-Border Discovery and Data Protection for In-House Counsel
  • Dissecting a Cross-Border Internal Investigation
  • Privacy, Confidentiality, and Public Access to the Courts
  • Cutting-Edge issues in Professional Responsibility
  • The 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • ESI in the Criminal Justice System

We are applying for approximately 56 hours of MCLE credit for the entire meeting. As many of the sessions will be held concurrently, one can reasonably anticipate accumulating 18-22 hours of MCLE credit during the three days, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit.

Registration - please click for details

Working Group Series Members $1,495
Guests of Members $1,595
Non-Members $1,795
Full-Time Government Employees $   895

Registration includes access to all sessions (except designated steering committee and board meetings) and the following food and beverage:

  • Breakfast on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • Lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • Mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks
  • Coffee, tea, and soft drink service all day
  • Evening receptions on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Dinner on Thursday
 
Hotel Accommodations

The Sedona Conference All Voices Meeting will be held at The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, in downtown New Orleans, LA. We recommend that you take a 12 mile cab ride from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to the hotel, because you will have no need for a car once you arrive. The hotel is situated one block from the restaurants, bars, and music venues of Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.

The special Sedona Conference room rate is $239 per night for the evenings of November 4, 5, and 6. A limited number of rooms remain available at that rate.

Complete hotel reservation details, including our unique group code, will be provided in your registration confirmation email following your registration for the All Voices Meeting.

Dialogue Leaders - please click for details


Agenda

Agenda

November 4, 2014
Time Session Panelists
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Orientation for First-Time Attendees (Wine and Cheese provided)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Opening Reception (complimentary)
November 5, 2014
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast (provided) & Registration
8:30 am - 8:45 am (WG1) Welcome and Overview
8:30 am - 9:00 am (WG9,10) Mission and Overview
8:45 am - 9:45 am (WG1) BYOD: Preservation and Discovery of Data from Devices Used for Business and Personal Purposes
9:00 am - 9:45 am (WG10) Strategies for Forum Selection (District Courts v. ITC v. USPTO/PTAB)
9:45 am - 10:45 am (WG1) Application of Proportionality in Preservation and Discovery
9:45 am - 10:45 am (WG10) What is an “Exceptional Case” Under 35 USC § 285?
10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning Break (refreshment provided)
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (WG1) The Sedona Principles - Proposed Updates and Revisions
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (WG10) Curbing Discovery Abuse in Patent Litigation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm (Plenary) Tribute to Richard Braman
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Brief Break to get to Assembly Rooms
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm (WG1) Privacy and Data Security Issues in eDiscovery - Law Firms and Best Practices
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm (WG9) Confronting the Issues of Standard Essential Patents and FRAND
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Break (refreshment provided)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm (WG1) eDiscovery Case Law Update
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm (WG10) Understanding Issues with Parallel Proceedings: District Court and USPTO/PTAB
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Reception (complimentary)
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Sedona Judges and Sponsors Appreciation Dinner (Invitation Only)
November 6, 2014
Time Session Panelists
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:30 am - 8:45 am (WG11) Welcome & Overview
8:30 am - 9:45 am (WG10) Does the Patent System Help Create or Stifle Innovation? Understanding What is Driving the Political Call for Patent Litigation Reform
8:45 am - 9:45 am (WG11) Data Security
9:00 am - 10:15 am (WG1) Judicial Roundtable
9:45 am - 10:45 am (WG11) "Reasonable" or "Unreasonable" Data Security Measures
9:45 am - 10:45 am (WG10) Mediation: Best Uses for Resolving or Simplifying Issues
10:15 am - 10:45 am (WG1) What's Next for Working Group 1?
10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning Break (refreshment provided)
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (TSCI) Approaches to Validating TAR Efforts
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (WG11) Data Privacy
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (WG10) Case Management: Controlling the Litigation for Improving Efficiency and Decreasing Costs
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm (Plenary) Law, Technology, and the US Supreme Court
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Break (refreshment provided)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (WG9) Commentary on Patent Damages and Remedies
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm (WG6) Practical In-House Approaches to Cross-Border Discovery & Investigations
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm (TSCI) Information Governance
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (WG9) Development of Local Patent Rules for the Exchange of Preliminary Compensatory Damages Contentions (PCDCs)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Reception (complimentary)
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Sedona Volunteer Awards Dinner (complimentary)
November 7, 2014
Time Session Panelists
8:30 am - 9:30 am Continental Breakfast (provided)
8:30 am - 10:45 am (TRP) Technology Review Panel Meeting
9:30 am - 10:45 am (WG11) Data Breach Litigation: Theories of Damages
9:30 am - 10:45 am (TSCI) A Tour of TAR (Technology-Assisted Review)
9:30 am - 10:45 am (TSCI) A Cross-Border Corporate Investigation
9:30 am - 10:45 am (TSCI) Privacy, Confidentiality, and Public Access to the Courts
10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning Break (refreshment provided)
11:15 am - 12:30 pm (Plenary) Professional Responsibility Avec Grand Plaisir
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm (Plenary) eDiscovery and the Proposed Federal Rule Amendments
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Break (refreshment provided)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (TSCI) ESI in the Criminal Justice System
Panelists: 
Cincinnati, OH
Nokia, Dallas, TX
Robins Kaplan LLP, Minneapolis, MN
Squire Sanders LLP, Cleveland, OH
Littler Mendelson P.C., New York, NY
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Washington, DC
PacTech Law, SF Bay Area, CA
U.S. District Judge, S.D. Cal., San Diego, CA
Opice Blum Advogados Associados, São Paulo, Brazil
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Alexandria, VA
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Miami, FL
U.S. Magistrate Judge, D. Minn., St. Paul, MN
Redgrave LLP, Chantilly, VA
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, San Diego, CA
Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Philadelphia, PA
Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, MN
McKool Smith, Dallas, TX
Intel Corporation, Washington, DC
Keker & Van Nest LLP, San Francisco, CA
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Menlo Park, CA
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
UBS AG, Hong Kong
Fish & Richardson P.C., Washington, DC
Desmarais LLP, New York, NY
Reed Smith LLP, New York, NY
McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Menlo Park, CA
Duke Law Office and CyberSmart Law, Minneapolis, MN
Edelson PC, Chicago, IL
Driven, Inc., Falls Church, VA
Intellectual Ventures, Bellevue, WA
North Carolina Business Court, Greensboro, NC
U.S. District Judge, D. Md., Baltimore, MD
Gelb & Gelb LLP, Boston, MA
US Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
Edelson PC, Chicago, IL
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Scott + Scott, LLP, New York, NY
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ
Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA
Consultant, Richmond, VA
Ronald J. Hedges LLC, Hackensack, NJ
H5, San Francisco, CA
La. Ct. App. 5th Cir., New Orleans, LA
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC
Swiss Re Corporation, Armonk, NY
Reed Smith LLP, Wilmington, DE
U.S. District Judge, N.D. Cal., San Francisco, CA
Analysis Group, Inc., Washington, DC
The Sylint Group, Sarasota, FL
Littler Mendelson P.C., Minneapolis, MN
Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, CA
Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA
Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco, CA
Greene Espel, Minneapolis, MN
ARMA International, Overland Park, KS
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
David D. Lewis Consulting, Chicago, IL
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY
Sanofi US, Bridgewater, NJ
Judge Pro Tem, Orleans Parish Civil District Court, New Orleans, LA
Chief U.S. District Judge, N.D. Tex., Dallas, TX
PayPal, Inc., Chandler, AZ
U.S. Magistrate Judge, S.D.N.Y., New York, NY
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, New York, NY
Office of Attorney General, State of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, San Francisco, CA
Meta-e Discovery LLC, Milford, CT
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, Pittsburgh, PA
TM Financial Forensics, LLC, San Francisco, CA
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Philadelphia, PA
U.S. Magistrate Judge, D. Colo., Denver, CO
DaVita, Denver, CO
Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC
Crowell & Moring, Washington, DC
U.S. Magistrate Judge, E.D. La., New Orleans, LA
Technology Concepts & Design, Inc., Cleveland, OH
Senior Counsel, DLA Piper, New York, NY
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Cincinnati, OH
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office,
Redgrave LLP, Minneapolis, MN
UBS Services US LLC, New York, NY
Redgrave LLP, Washington, DC
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, New York, NY
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC
3M, St. Paul, MN
Penry Riemann PLLC, Raleigh, NC
U.S. District Judge, E.D. La., New Orleans, LA
U.S. District Judge, W.D. Tex., San Antonio, TX
Jones Walker LLP, Lafayette, LA
Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, CA
Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P., Dallas, TX
Jones Day, Irvine, CA
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC, Seattle, WA
Phelps Dunbar LLP, New Orleans, LA
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Miami, FL
Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA
Of Counsel, Stroock, Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, NY, New York, NY
Littler Mendelson, New York, NY
Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, CA
WilmerHale, Palo Alto, CA
BakerHostetler LLP, New York, NY
Redgrave LLP, Washington, DC
King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA
U.S.Magistrate Judge, M.D. Fla., Orlando, FL
McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Houston, TX
Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC, Washington, DC
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Calgary, AB, Canada
Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC
Farella Braun + Martel LLP, San Francisco, CA
DLA Piper LLP (US), Short Hills, NJ
Christovich and Kearney, LLP, New Orleans, LA
LitiNomics, Mountain View, CA
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP, Chicago, IL
U.S. Magistrate Judge, D. Kan., Kansas City, KS
The Sedona Conference, Phoenix, AZ

Refund Policy

No refunds. Substitutions are acceptable upon request, you can ask for your registration to be transferred to your client, colleague, prospective client, etc.