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Financial Services Provider Settles with OFAC for Apparent U.S. Sanctions Violations Associated with Processing for Online Payments

Client Updates

On July 23, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced the entry into a $1,400,301.40 settlement with Payoneer, Inc. (“Payoneer”), a global provider of online payment distribution solutions headquartered in New York, for over 2,200 apparent violations of multiple U.S. sanctions programs.

Incorrect Export Licensing Determinations Result in Wireless Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturer Settling with BIS for Apparent Export Control Violations

Client Updates

On March 19, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced the entry into a $122,000 settlement with Comtech XiCom Technology, Inc. (“Comtech XiCom”), a leading supplier of high power amplifiers for satellite communications based in Santa Clara, CA, for three apparent violations of the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), caused by Comtech XiCom’s mistaken belief that certain exports could be made without BIS license or authorization.

 

FERC Reaffirms Support for Emerging Technologies

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On March 18, 2021, FERC reaffirmed its prior decision enabling the participation of emerging technologies in the energy, capacity, and ancillary services markets operated by RTOs and ISOs. These emerging technologies include electric storage, distributed generation, demand response, energy efficiency, thermal storage, and electric vehicles and associated supply equipment.

The Future of AI Protection

External Article

The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law, Volume 4, No. 1

Antitrust, FTC and eCommerce

Speeches & Presentations

Private Label Manufacturing Association Virtual 2020 Washington Conference

The Future: Global Privacy Regulation and Convergence

Speeches & Presentations

Panelist, TechGC,  Privacy Virtual Forum: The GC’s Role in Operationalizing Privacy At Home and Abroad

 

TechGC Privacy Bootcamp

Speeches & Presentations

Breakout Session Leader 

CCPA Compliance and Enforcement

Speeches & Presentations

Moderators, TechGC, Privacy Virtual Forum: The GC’s Role in Operationalizing Privacy At Home and Abroad

Protecting Your Emerging Technology: Contracting with Key Stakeholders

Speeches & Presentations

Texas Minority Counsel Program

The IoT and Intellectual Property

External Article

Chapter 16, The Internet of Things: Legal Issues, Policy, and Practical Strategies, ABA Publishing

Institute for Law and Technology

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Moderator, PTAB Judges Panel and Examiner Panel, 55th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law

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Data Transfer Restriction in KSA

Baker Botts in partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel, Middle East and North Africa, is delighted to participate in a discussion around data transfer restrictions in KSA.

Digital and UK Antitrust

Baker Botts in partnership with Concurrences is delighted to host a webinar titled Digital and UK Antitrust on Monday 22 March at 2.30pm (GMT).

A Conversation with Walter Isaacson: The Biotech Revolution and the Woman Who Launched It

In celebrating International Women's Day, Baker Botts is a proud sponsor, in partnership with the Chapter Network of The National Association of Corporate Directors, of the virtual conversation with Walter Isaacson and Dr. Helene Gayle, President & CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, on Monday, March 8, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CT.

Kayo Women's Virtual Energy Summit

Baker Botts is a proud supporter of the 2020 Kayo Women's Virtual Energy Summit September 8-11.

Arthrex: Advocating For Your Client

Partner Eliot Williams will be speaking on an Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) webinar covering the substantial and fast-moving legal activity already unleashed by the Arthrex decision. 

Baker Botts' Fourth Annual Health Technology Pitch Event 

Baker Botts (UK) LLP, in association with the Digital Health & Care Alliance and Ascendant Corporate Finance, will host its fourth annual Health Technology pitch event on Wednesday 5 February 2020 at the London Baker Botts office.

2020 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Reception

Baker Botts and Salem Partners will be hosting a private reception during the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference to be held at Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen on Monday January 13, 2020.

Radical Futures & AI Quantum Discussion

Baker Botts is delighted to host a discussion on Radical Futures, AI & Quantum, organized by Zee West from The Future Crowd/We are Fintech.

UT Advanced Patent Law Institute

UT Law's 24th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated array of prosecution and litigation topics.

Baker Botts' 3rd Annual Cleantech Pitch Event

Baker Botts in partnership with NovAzure Consulting, is delighted to invite you to our 3rd annual Cleantech and Renewables pitch event on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at our London office.

The U.S. Supreme Court's Impact on Intellectual Property 2019

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11 am CST Baker Botts partners Aaron Streett, Michael Hawes and Jennifer Nall will take a hard look at Supreme Court IP decisions. They will also examine other IP cases to watch in 2019, and the current composition of the Court.

IP Counsel Cafe: Palo Alto

On May 6-9, join partner Sarah Guske for IP Counsel Café's Annual Silicon Valley Conference, "Parts Unknown: Global IP in an Increasingly Connected Yet Foreign World."

2019 Platts Global Power Markets Conference

Baker Botts is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 34th Annual S&P Global Power Markets Conference that will be held April 8-10 in Las Vegas.

The Houston Innovation Ecosystem

Baker Botts is proud to sponsor the ChIPs Texas lunch and networking event titled "The Houston Innovation Ecosystem" on Friday, April 5th. 

Baker Botts 2019 Patent Litigation and Big Data Update

In conjunction with FRONTEO eDiscovery & Forensics; Baker Botts is pleased to co-sponsor the "2019 Patent Litigation and Big Data Update" seminar on Wednesday March 13 in Tokyo, Japan. We hope you can join us.

SXSW 2019

Baker Botts is hosting an immersive panel discussion and emerging company showcase focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things.

AIPLA 2019 Mid Winter Institute

Baker Botts is proud to participate in AIPLA's Mid-Winter Institute as sponsors of the opening night reception on January 30th and the Diversity Fun Run.

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Reception

Baker Botts will be hosting a private reception at the JW Marriott located in San Francisco Union Square on Tuesday January 8, 2019.

Corporate IP Strategy Conference

The Corporate IP Strategy Conference will be co-hosted by Santa Clara University High Tech Law Journal and Unified Patents on November 13, 2018.

Venture Houston

Baker Botts is sponsoring the Venture Houston Conference on November 8-9 in Houston.

ChIPs Global Summit

At the seventh annual Global Summit, we will explore cutting-edge developments in the law, the shifting regulatory landscape for technology companies, challenges facing general counsel, and diversity & inclusion strategies available to all of us.

ACC 2018 Back to School

Please join ACC Houston on Thursday, August 30, 2018 for our "Back to School Symposium," a day-long diverse CLE program. 

Startup Law 101: Washington DC

Startup Law 101 is a free workshop for female entrepreneurs that will be held at Google’s DC office. 

TechGCx Private Lunch and CLE

On July 25th, Baker Botts sponsored the TechGCx Private Lunch + CLE and presented an interactive discussion on “Maximizing Impact In-house.”

TechGCx Private Dinner and CLE

On July 25th, Baker Botts sponsored the TechGC Private Dinner + CLE and presented an interactive discussion on “Competitive IP Disputes for Market Share.”

Baker Botts Summer CLE on IP and Ethics

Please join Baker Botts on Wednesday, June 27th for a Summer CLE on IP and Ethics discussing current topics in intellectual property. This presentation is pending approval for 2.25 hours of CLE credit, including .75 hours of ethics.

Global Corporate Venturing

Baker Botts is a sponsor of the 2018 Global Corporate Venturing Symposium in London, on 22-23 May, 2018.

Marketplace Risk Management Conference

Join Amy Conway-Hatcher and Cynthia Cole on May 22 at the Marketplace Risk Management Conference to discuss topics most relevant for web and mobile marketplace technology companies in the sharing, on-demand, gig, peer-to-peer and collaborative economy.

INTA

In conjunction with the INTA's 140th Annual Meeting, Baker Botts  invites you to join us for a private cocktail reception at Hotel Theodore on Sunday, May 20, 2018

What does Blockchain Mean for the Energy Market?

Baker Botts in partnership with NovAzure hosted an innovative an evening event  to discuss what blockchain means for energy players and what the opportunities are in a disrupted energy market. 

Cyber Security and the looming impact of GDPR

Widely publicized cyber-attacks are becoming an almost daily occurrence and represent a whole new world of risk for companies. Attacks of this nature can have significant financial and reputational implications, not to mention the widespread corporate disruption they can cause.

ACC Greater New York Ethics Marathon

On April 26, 2017, Baker Botts Intellectual Property partner Justine Gozzi and Lauren Emerson will speak at the annual ACC Greater New York's annual Ethics Marathon at the New York Public Library in New York City.

American Conference Institute Paragraph IV

Baker Botts Intellectual Property partner Margaret Sampson and partner Jennifer Tempesta will be speaking at the American Conference Institute Paragraph IV. 

PLI 11th Annual Patent Law Institute

On April 6th and April 7th, Baker Botts Intellectual Property partner Paul Ragusa will speak at the PLI 11th annual Patent Law Institute. 

Protecting Your IP Assets in a "Technology Divorce"

Joint ventures, licensing agreements and other commercial relationships often center on the sharing of technology. When those relationships end, break down or are abused, the parties often face complex disputes over the use or abuse of proprietary technology.