Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Disputes


CLE credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

Attorney David Gauntlett presents an exclusive, insider’s look into reimbursement for intellectual property lawsuits through strategic use of insurance coverage. Why pay for legal matters if you don’t have to?

Gauntlett & Associates is a law firm known for its specialized, coverage practice responsible for recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for policyholders in insurance claims. David Gauntlett, the firm’s Principal, is an industry veteran, author and policyholder advocate with involvement in precedent-setting cases and over 38 years practicing as an attorney.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Best choices for commercial general liability coverage that may include IP coverage
•   “Personal and Advertising Injury” coverage
•   IP claims under non-CGL policies
•   Rules of Policy Construction

Date / Time: July 18, 2019

•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern
•   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Central
•   10:00 am – 12:00 pm Mountain
•   9:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: July 18, 2019

David A. Gauntlett, Esq. is the Principal of Gauntlett & Associates in Irvine, California with 38 years of experience representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes regarding intellectual property, antitrust, and business tort claims.

Mr. Gauntlett is a nationally recognized speaker and has spoken for C.L.E. credit to organizations which include the American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Section of Intellectual Property; Section of Litigation, and Section of Tort and Insurance Practice; American Conference Institute; American Electronics Association of California and Arizona; California Bar Association, Intellectual Property Division; Eastern New York Patent Law Association; New York Patent Trademark and Copyright Association; Oregon Patent Law Association; Practicing Law Institute; University of Houston; University of Texas; Washington Patent Law Association; Washington D.C. Patent Law Association; and Wisconsin Intellectual Property Association.

Mr. Gauntlett is also a published author and scholar. He is the author of Insurance Coverage of Intellectual Property Assets, Second Edition (Wolters Kluwer ©2017, with annual supplements), IP Attorney’s Handbook for Insurance Coverage in Intellectual Property Disputes (ABA Section of
Intellectual Property Law, Second Edition 2014) and author of the Fourth Edition of CGL Policy Handbook (Wolters Kluwer 2019).

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Section I. The Ad Media/Cyber/EPLI/D&O policies available for intellectual property claims

Section II. Discussion of court decisions analyzing potential coverage of IP claims

Section III. Common errors policyholders made in procuring coverage for legal disputes

Section IV. Expert advice on the insurance coverage market for intellectual property risks

Section V. Traps to avoid in search of broad CGL coverage to address intellectual property risks

Section VI. Best practices for reporting legal claims and suits to insurers

Section VII. The role of coverage counsel as a strategic method for boosting policy benefits