March 19, 2008
Comments Sought on LEO 1843
view proposed LEO 1843 (PDF file)
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