PRLog - June 25, 2012 - COSTA MESA, Calif. -- LOS ANGELES (June 25, 2012) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Keith Gregory, partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, and Richard Katz, counsel in the firm’s Phoenix office, will be presenting at the Symposium East on Counterfeit Electronic Parts at the University of Maryland on June 28, 2012.
The Seventh Annual Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain (EAST) provides a forum that will cover numerous aspects of changes in the electronic parts supply chain, how organizations perform part selection, and management through the whole life cycle of the parts. Keith Gregory and Richard Katz will participate on a panel discussing the impact of the standards and regulations on the independent distributor and broker market.
Keith Gregory practices in the areas of general business matters, corporate, franchise and partnership disputes, and intellectual property and commercial litigation. He is an experienced litigator, with considerable background in intellectual property issues, licensing agreements, trade secret matters and Uniform Commercial Code issues, especially within the electronic components and semi-conductor industries. Gregory was recently appointed to the SAE International AS6081 Committee, established to develop standards proscribing counterfeit parts avoidance requirements for independent distributors.
Richard Katz represents U.S. and foreign importers and exporters with respect to U.S. government trade regulation, including the structuring of overseas sales transactions, Customs duties and compliance, federal agency regulation of imports, export licensing, penalties, and audits. He has represented clients in diverse industries, including consumer electronics, footwear, apparel, telecom, natural resources, logistics, and transportation. Clients include U.S. import and distribution companies, U.S. high tech exporters, foreign exporters, trade associations, and governmental entities.
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