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Morris, Manning & Martin Partner John Yates To Speak at Information Technology Law Institute 2010


Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP is proud to announce that John Yates, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Technology Practice and member of the firm’s IndiaUS Practice, is speaking at the Information Technology Law Institute 2010: Opportunities in Cloud Computing, Blogs, Brand Protection and Targeted Marketing event in San Francisco, California on April 15 & 16, 2010 and again in New York City on May 17 & 18, 2010. The program is primarily aimed at technology and intellectual property lawyers, in-house counsel, outside counsel and computer professionals. A simultaneous live webcast of the San Francisco event is also available for individual viewing.

Yates is speaking on the topic of The New Reality for Information Technology and will discuss new trends in mergers and acquisitions for technology firms, venture capital in the economic recovery, anticipating the increase in hostile tech takeovers, the best deals for tech companies and the business impact of new technologies, such as cloud computing.

Yates is one of the pioneers of the technology law field and has been practicing exclusively in this area for almost three decades. The firm’s technology practice has represented hundreds of technology companies and provides legal services in such areas as IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, patent prosecution, Internet law, biotech and medical devices, e-commerce and distribution, corporate finance and venture capital, international law and dispute resolution.

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