Upcoming IP Ethics Continuing Legal Education

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.Continuing Legal Education0 Comments

IP Ethics CLEAmple opportunities exist to obtain Continuing Legal Education credit in Intellectual Property Ethics. Some upcoming live events to consider:

30th Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law, October 9-10, 2014, Galveston, Texas – The Duty of Candor in Post-Issuance Proceedings by Professor Lisa A. Dolak

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014, October 16-17, 2014, San Francisco, California – IP Lawyer Ethical Issues – Conflicts and disqualification: latest updates on conflicts and advance waivers; managing risk for the IP lawyer; Malpractice issues

New York State Bar Association IP Section Fall Meeting, October 23-26, 2014, Lake George, New York, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation – Common ethical issues including conflicts of interest and duty of care.

American Intellectual Property Law Association 2014 Annual Meeting, October 23-25, 2014, Washington, D.C.

  • October 23 – Tribulations/Confidentiality/Privilege v. USPTO Duty of Candor
  • October 24 – Professionalism and Ethics Committee Meeting
  • October 25 – Professionalism Before the USPTO – Featuring William R. Covey, OED Director; Hon. Thomas L. Giannetti, USPTO APJ; and Mercedes Meyers

Practicing Law Institute – Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014, November 3-4, 2014, New York, New York and November 6-7, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, Ethical Issues in Licensing – Candor and deceit; Communicating with an adverse party; Out-of-state practice and the unauthorized practice of law; Competence to handle negotiation; and Application of rules in actual cases

Practicing Law Institute – Patent Litigation 2014, November 10-11, 2014, New York, New York, Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation – Gene Quinn of IP Watchdog will discuss ethical issues in patent litigation; ethical issues relating to conflicts; and USPTO ethical rules that apply to practitioners licensed by the USPTO.

I am always on the lookout for CLE opportunities in the field of Intellectual Property Law. If you know of any, please let me know and I will be glad to post the event

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