Ample 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