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Webinar: Top Three IP Ethics Issues for In-House Counsel
January 24, 2022 @ 1:05 pm – 2:01 pm
1 Participatory MCLE Credits and 1 Legal Ethics
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Member Price – $45.00
Non-Member Price – $65.00
The General Counsel of a national intellectual property law firm will address three of the top ethics issues relating to the practice of IP law by in-house counsel: assessing potential outside IP counsel subject matter conflicts; multi-jurisdictional practice issues pertaining to in-house counsel working in California, counsel working remotely from home in another state, and counsel handling arbitrations in a state in which they are not licensed; and using ethical walls when conducting merger and acquisition due diligence.
Speakers: Wendy Peterson and Mark Raymond Leonard
Ms. Peterson is General Counsel to Knobbe Martens and handles all its internal legal matters. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Ms. Peterson was General Counsel of Wynn Oil Company, a manufacturer of automotive additives and provider of service contracts, and Assistant General Counsel of Parker-Hannifin Corporation’s Seal Group, a manufacturer of rubber and engineered plastic products.
Mark Raymond Leonard
Mark is General Counsel for Jelly Belly Candy Company and is responsible for all company litigation and all legal matters related to intellectual property, e-commerce, inbound and outbound licensing, marketing, international distributors, and ingredient and packaging regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining Jelly Belly Mark was in private practice at Davis & Leonard LLP, a boutique intellectual property transactional and litigation firm he co-founded in Sacramento, California in 2003, where he specialized in trademark prosecution, general intellectual property counseling, trademark and copyright infringement litigation, and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.
Mark is a former Chair of the Executive Committee of the California Lawyer Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section (“IP Section”) former Chair of the IP Section’s In-House and Trademark Interest Groups, and current Vice-Chair of the IP Section’s Legislation Interest Group.