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March 19, 2008

Comments Sought on LEO 1843

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The Virginia State Bar's Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1843, Whether a Member of the Virginia State Bar Who Practices Patent Law Can be a Partner with a Non-lawyer Patent Agent?

This hypothetical involves the question of whether a member of the Virginia State Bar who practices patent law can be employed by a firm owned by a non-lawyer patent agent and share legal fees with the non-lawyer patent agent.

Updated: Mar 19, 2008