Trademark monetary remedies are confounded by confusing terms and balkanized rules. What do we mean by “confusion” (actual or likely?), “profits” (lost or wrongful?), “damages” (at law or in equity?), and enhanced “damages”?
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 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.
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.
Join us for an entertaining legal ethics presentation on Richard Liebowitz, who has been sanctioned in dozens of cases, with one federal judge labeling him a "copyright troll." Presented by copyright litigation and legal ethics experts, this webinar will focus on what NOT to do in copyright cases by examining the “growing body of law…devoted to the question of whether and when to impose sanctions on Mr. Liebowitz.”
This webinar explains the cybersecurity ethics rules in a work-from-home environment, provides cybersecurity statistics relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers practical and budget-friendly tips for making the work-from-home environment secure for lawyers and their clients.
The epidemic of stress and burnout is affecting every sector of our society, but even more so the legal profession. A study by the American Bar Association found that over 25% of lawyers suffer from depression, 21% have a drinking problem, and 19% experience anxiety.
Implicit biases are universal and can encompass both favorable and unfavorable assessments and outcomes. These biases are unconscious attitudes, learned from an early age, that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in everything we do.
There has been an uptick in data breaches so it is no surprise that there has also been an uptick in the number of CCPA lawsuits.