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AR & VR: Legal Aspects of #TheNextEvolution

As new technologies evolve and get adopted, questions arise about the legal implications of the new capabilities. Come to the VR/AR Chicago MeetUp to hear experts discuss this issue, and get your questions answered during a Q&A panel discussion.

date
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
time
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Central Standard Time)
venue
1871 Auditorium
tags
Event


As new technologies evolve and get adopted, questions arise about the legal implications of the new capabilities. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are not immune to this universal truth. From the use of copyrighted images and graphics in virtual worlds to the liability issue surrounding injuries when people are immersed, there are more questions than answers currently. Who owns a digital/virtual representation of physical space, or the ability to place digital content within a physical space? Can people protect themselves from having others create digital representations of them? What issues do entrepreneurs in the VR & AR space need to be concerned about when starting up their company?

Come to the VR/AR Chicago MeetUp to hear our experts discuss the current issues, and get your questions answered during our Q&A panel discussion.

What's The Format:
The event starts with informal networking and technology demonstrations, then host a panel discussion to answer audience questions, and we end with more networking and technology demonstrations. The conversation will start with a primary topic, but ultimately take us wherever it goes. We keep it simple and informal - this MeetUp is about you, our members, and not the host or presenters. Come and try some new technology, get your questions answered, and take your next step in XR Technology.

5:30-6:00 – Demos and Networking
6:00-6:30 – Introductions
6:30-6:40 – Intellectual Property
6:40-6:50 – Startups & Entrepreneurship
6:50-7:00 – Gaming & Liability
7:00-8:00 – Panel Discussion and Q&A
8:00-8:30 – Networking & Demos


Food and Drinks Provided by Our Presenting Sponsor:
Solstice (www.solstice.com): part of Kin + Carta, is a modern software engineering firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions. As consultants, we build incredible hardware and software solutions that transform an organization’s relationship with its customers. We’re strategists, researchers, designers, and engineers hell-bent on changing the way the world does business.

For more information about Solstice, visit https://www.solstice.com/join-our-team


Speaker Information:

.D. Houvener - Patent Attorney / Founder of Bold Patents Law Firm, https://boldip.com, @bold_ip, https://www.linkedin.com/in/boldip/

Ross A. Hersemann - Attorney, Writer, Gamer at Loading Law, http://www.loadinglaw.com/, @loadinglaw

Ilya Zlatkin - Head of Entertainment & Media Practice at Ziliak Law, http://www.ziliak.com/, @IlyaZlatkin, https://www.linkedin.com/in/ilyazlatkin

Matthew Wren - CTO at BUNDLAR, https://bundlar.com, @origindev, https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewwren/

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