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Webinar: IP Ethics – Avoiding Ethical Missteps in IP Practices

January 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:03 pm

1 Participatory MCLE Credits and 1 Legal Ethics

This webinar is part of a bundle. Purchase the bundle today or learn more about it here.

Member Price – $45.00
Non-Member Price – $65.00

This presentation will survey recent ethics opinions and cases, and will apply ethical duties, including for example, the duties of loyalty (conflicts and disqualification) and candor, confidentiality and privilege, and more to different stages throughout the IP lifecycle, including Inter Partes Review proceedings, prosecution practice, and litigation.

Speakers: Michelle Galloway and Sarah Moore
Moderator: Sanjesh Prabha Sharma

Michelle Galloway
Michelle Greer Galloway is Of Counsel to Cooley’s litigation department. She was a partner of the firm from January 1997 through April 2000. She now serves as of counsel at Cooley while also teaching at Stanford and Santa Clara law schools. Michelle’s technology litigation practice focuses on patent litigation and strategic counseling. She also advises clients on legal, strategic and technical issues of information management, including electronically stored information, and compliance with a variety of litigation, regulatory and jurisdictional areas.

Sarah Moore
Sarah Moore is an Associate in Cooley’s Palo Alto, California office. She is a tenacious intellectual property litigator with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, and copyright litigation. She has litigated cases, including competitor cases, from inception to trial for major technology companies.  Her clients boast cutting edge technology in the areas of social networking, messaging, data center and sever design, ITSM, gaming, smart phones, vehicle remote start technologies, military technology, pharmaceuticals and agriculture.

Sanjesh Prabha Sharma, Moderator
Sanjesh Sharma is Senior IP Counsel at Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc., where she manages the company’s global patent portfolios for the Refractive and Laser Cataract Surgery product lines. Ms. Sharma develops and drives strategies for global patent protection, freedom to operate clearances, IP litigation, IPRs, opposition and nullity actions, as well as due diligence for asset acquisition and transactions. She obtained her J.D. from Loyola Law School, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of California, San Diego.

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