Our speakers will discuss the state of antibody case law in Europe and the United States from the standpoints of prosecution strategy and enforcement.
This program will review significant cases and ethics opinions from the 2021 calendar year. Practitioners will be brought up-to-date on the most recent legal ethics developments.
Join fellow CLA members and guests for a fun informal happy hour to discuss hot topics in privacy, wins, and misses of 2021 and privacy predictions for the new year!
Almost every city has abandoned, vacant, or dilapidated properties. These properties blight neighborhoods for years, while endangering communities, driving down property values and harming neighborhood morale.
The program will provide an overview of USMCA focusing on its innovations and setbacks. Discussion points will include analyses of new chapters (imported from the Trans-Pacific Partnership that the U.S. failed to sign) and introduce a new model that enhances labor obligations, especially for Mexico.
A unique opportunity to learn about the constitutionality and history of pandemic-related restrictions and mandates in a society devoted to individual rights from a renowned scholar.
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.
For attorneys interested in learning more about immigration law, this is an ideal opportunity to take a survey through the most common employment based work visas.
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.
This program will explore the ethical responsibilities of attorneys working in a law firm. Topics include; properly maintaining a system to run conflict checks; the types of things to check for; imputation of conflicts of interest; effective ethical screens; use of contract lawyers; multijurisdictional practices; lawyers performing non-legal functions; and supervision.