Akerman is a sponsor of the American Bar Association's (ABA's) 27th Annual North American Sports Entertainment & IP Law Summit, the largest summit for the areas of entertainment, arts, and sports law. David Brafman
will moderate a panel titled "Views From The Bench," which will discuss current appellate patent law issues, as well as advocacy before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. David will also be a speaker on the panel titled "Best Practices in Patent Litigation," which will discuss strategies to help IP litigators and patent owners navigate through various issues in patent law. Mark Passler
will moderate the Patent Litigation Panel, which will discuss patent litigation trial strategies relating to non-practicing entities, discovery, and damages. Jennifer Rabin
will moderate a panel titled "Trademark Case Law Update," on which Peter Chiabotti
will serve as a panelist.