Meeting Information - January 6, 2015 @06:45 PM
*Registration @ 06:20 PM
After the U.S. Supreme court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank and Guidelines from the U.S. Patent Office that struck a blow to business method and many software patents, what IP rights and strategies can software developers use to protect their IP assets. We will review pre-Alice case law, the Alice decision, and current U.S. Patent Office Guidelines to help provide some clarity of U.S. Patent Law with regard to software and business method patents. We will also discuss other IP protection for software, include design patents and copyrights. Lastly, we will discuss how trademarks can further bolster new software products. ... Read More

ASEE Call for Presentations for the upcoming 25th ASEE conference.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Paulk

Presentations for consideration should contain a half-page abstract relating to topic. Topic presentation should be approximately 25 minutes in length. Topics should be related to technology innovations, process improvement, entrepreneurial solutions, methodologies, or best practices.

For further information or questions, please email your half-page abstract to:

Mary Sakry or Neil Potter:
Email: and CC to

Abstracts must be received no later than Jan. 7, 2015.

Presentation Criteria:
The emphasis of the conference will be the implementation of technology innovations, software process improvement within a software / systems development or maintenance organization, including lessons learned. The presentation can cover any aspect of technology and software engineering excellence (e.g., life cycle stages, people management, methods to improve product or process quality).

About ASEE
What is ASEE?

The Dallas-Fort Worth Association for Software Engineering  Excellence is a group composed of software engineering, management, quality and configuration mangement professionals dedicated to advancing software productivity and quality. ASEE objectives focus on raising the awareness of software engineering/quality techniques and methodologies across business industries and software disciplines.

ASEE is affiliated with the Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) and the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Carnegie Mellon.

Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 @06:45 PM
Presented By:
Gary Solomon Partner Dentons' Intellectual Property and Technology practice

ASEE Meeting Location
Raytheon North Building inside Gate 1
Saturday, February 21, 2015 @09:30 AM
Presented By:
Dr. Mark C. Paulk, University of Texas at Dallas

Location: Raytheon Expressway Site, North Building, Mini Auditorium, US 75 @ I-635, Dallas, TX

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Last Meeting Information
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 @06:45 PM
Presented By:
Ron Ambuter, Senior Vice President of the Business Process Incubator

ASEE Meeting Location
Raytheon North Building inside Gate 1
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