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Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society (ALAS) Patent Consultation Group Roundtable, Chicago, IL 
August 4, 2016
Recent Developments at the USPTO Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

Iowa State Bar Association – Ethics Webinar
September 13, 2016
Hot Ethics Topics for the Patent Practitioner featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) 2016 Intellectual Property Conference for Legal Professionals, Washington, DC
September 15-16, 2016
Hack This: Cyber Security Practices and Ethical Duties for IP Law Firms featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and Steven Hatch (COO, Helient Systems LLC)

Risky Business: Ethical Challenges Facing IP Law Firm Management featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

American Conference Institute (ACI) Paragraph IV Master Disputes Symposium, Chicago, IL 
September 19-20, 2016
IP Ethics Panel discussion featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

The Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association Fall Meeting,  Kiawah Island, S.C.

September 23, 2016
Why Me? Ethical Issues in IP Law and Avoiding USPTO Discipline featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

The National Association for Legal Professionals (NALS) 2016 Education Conference and National Forum, Nashville, TN
October 7, 2016
Legal Ethics for the Paraprofessional–What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

IP Ethics Panel discussion featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. – Live Broadcast on IP Ethics, New York, NY
October 28, 2016 – 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ain’t Misbehavin: Avoiding Ethical Problems at the USPTO featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

Iowa State Bar Annual Intellectual Property Law Seminar, Des Moines, IA
December 2, 2016
Ethics and Professional Discipline Concerns for IP Lawyers featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) – Mid-Winter Institute, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
February 4, 2017
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PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

American Conference Institute (ACI) Biosimilars Summit, New York, NY
June 15, 2016
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility: Avoiding Conflicts of Interest, Maintaining Confidentiality, and other Special Concerns for the Biosimilars Space featuring Kevin Noonan, Ph.D. and Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

PLI 10th Annual Patent Law Institute, San Francisco, CA
May 5, 2016
The Ethics of Outsourcing Legal Services and Functions CLE program featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and Professor Lisa A. Dolak, Syracuse University Law School

Arizona Bar IP Section Meeting, Second Annual CLE in the Gardens, Phoenix, AZ
April 8, 2016
Conflicts and Ethical Issues in IP Practice – CLE program (2 hours) featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and Ann Ching, Arizona State Bar Ethics Counsel

PLI 10th Annual Patent Law Institute, New York, NY
April 14, 2016
The Ethics of Outsourcing Legal Services and Functions CLE program featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and Tyler Maulsby.

2016 University of Maryland Order of the Engineer, College Park, MD
March 29, 2016
Roger Boisjoly and the Ethical Lessons Learned from the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster” – Keynote speaker Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

Washington State Bar Association Spring 2016 IP Institute, Seattle, WA
March 11, 2016
Deja Vu All Over Again – Recurring Ethics Issues in IP Law – CLE program (2 hours) featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

Giles S. Rich American Inns of Court, Washington, DC
February 23, 2016
A panel discussion moderated by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. featuring W. William Hodes (The William Hodes Law Firm), William R. Covey (Director of USPTO Office of Enrollment and Discipline) and James M. McCauley (Virginia State Bar Ethics Counsel)

Intellectual Property Owners Ass’n (IPO) IP Chat Channel – Ethics Webinar
February 10, 2016
Conflicts of Interest in Patent Prosecution After Maling v. Finnegan – Panel discussion featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr., Martin Kaminsky and Scott Markow

American Intellectual Property Law Ass’n (AIPLA) Mid-Winter Institute, La Quinta CA
January 30, 2016
Gotcha! Fee-Shifting in IP Litigation Can Trigger OED Ethics Investigation and USPTO Discipline by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. 

Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Ass’n, Houston, TX
November 17, 2015
IP Ethics speech featured Michael E. McCabe, Jr. 

IPRP Fall 2015 Seminar, New York, NY
November 9, 2015
Speaker on IP ethics and USPTO discipline developments at semi-annual meeting of risk management, underwriting, and IP law firm professionals

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD  
November 4, 2015
Patent Law lecture by Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

McCarter & English, LLP, Boston, MA
October 16, 2015
Firm-wide in-house IP Ethics CLE program featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr.

American Bar Association (ABA) IP Section Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
July 31, 2015
Breaking Good–Essentials for the Ethical IP Attorney – IP Ethics panel featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and OED Staff Attorney Timothy Rooney.

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
July 31, 2015
IP Ethics panel featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and Professor David Hricik.

New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Ass’n (NJIPLA), Iselin, NJ
December 10, 2014
Ethics in IP – CLE Program featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr., William R. Covey, and Frederick L. Whitmer.

Virginia CLE, Charlottesville, VA
April 4, 2013
Ethical Issues in Patent and Trademark Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide to the USPTO’s New Ethics Rules and Responding to OED Disciplinary Investigations – CLE Program featuring Michael E. McCabe, Jr., William R. Covey, Lisa A. Dolak and Frederick L. Whitmer.

canstockphoto29640357HEARSAY AND QUOTABLES . . . 

Published in Vol. 27 Issue 2 DRI Happenings – The Newsletter of the Life, Health and Disability Committee, Maryland Conflict-of-Interest Law (June 7, 2016)

Quoted in Vol. 22, No. 8 ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional ConductOrder Disqualifying Dentons in Vacated, Leaving Verein Conflicts Issue Unresolved by Joan C. Rogers (April 20, 2016)

Quoted in Law360, Texas Ruling Sets High Bar for Patent Malpractice Claims by Jess Davis (March 30, 2016)

Quoted in Law360, 5 Tips to Avoid IP Malpractice Suits by Erin Coe (Nov. 20, 2015)

Quoted in Corporate Counsel, Lawyering Without a License: Just Don’t Do It by Rebekah Mintzer (Nov. 12, 2015)

Published in Wealth Management.com, Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity by Michael E. McCabe, Jr.  (Oct. 19, 2015)

Quoted in The American Lawyer, Dentons’ Verein Status Doesn’t Shield it from a Conflict by Scott Flaherty (Sept. 28, 2015)

Quoted in Corporate Counsel, Outside Counsel: You Have the Need to Remain Silent by Rebekah Mintzer  (Sept. 1, 2015)

Published in Vol. 21 No. 5, IP Litigator, The “Rat” Rule in IP Litigation–A Threat to Report Another’s Unethical Conduct for Strategic Advantage is Unethical and May Be Illegal by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. (Sept./Oct. 2015)

Published in @Law, the NALS Magazine for Legal Professionals, Ethics are Not Just for Lawyers – The Legal Duties of Law Firm Paraprofessionals by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. and Marianna Jasiukaitis (Summer 2015)

Published in Vol. 21 No. 4, IP Litigator, USPTO NO Safe Haven for Suspended or Disbarred Attorneys by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. (July/Aug. 2015)

Published in Law360, USPTO Is On the Lookout for Ethical Misconduct by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. (May 26, 2015)

Published in Vol. 21 No. 3, IP Litigator, IP Counsel Who Blindly Follow Client “Instructions” Risk Losing Law License by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. (May/June 2015)

Quoted in The Recorder, Suit Against Finnegan Could be Patent-Practice Game Changer by Scott Graham (Jan. 13, 2015)

Published in IPWatchdog, Enter the Sandman: USPTO Unhittable in Reciprocal Discipline Proceedings by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. (Sept. 22, 2014)

Published in Law360, USPTO’s New Ethics Rocket Docket for Attorney Discipline by Michael E. McCabe, Jr. (Oct. 30, 2013)

 

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