Section Calendar of Meetings and Events
Annual Spring Ethics CLE Seminar
March 20, 2015
COMMON ETHICAL ISSUES FOR PATENT AND TRADEMARK PRACTITIONERS
Moderator: Will Covey - Deputy General Counsel for Enrollment and Discipline, USPTO
The Intellectual Property Section is pleased to announce that our annual Spring Ethics CLE will take place at the USPTO. Senior level USPTO speakers from patents and trademarks will speak on ethical issues in a panel discussion moderated by Will Covey. Mr. Covey is the head of the Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED) at the USPTO. He previously served as the USPTO's Acting General Counsel.
Friday, March 20, 12:00-1:30 p.m. (registration begins at 11:30 a.m.)
The event will be a brown bag lunch 12:00-12:30, with the presentation 12:30-1:30 and take place in the Madison Auditorium at the USPTO.
We expect that the presentation will be approved for 1 hour of ethics CLE credit.
2015 Student Writing Competition
May 22, 2015
The Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section is seeking papers written by law students who are attending law school in Virginia or are residents of Virginia attending law school outside of Virginia and relating to an intellectual property law issue or the practice of intellectual property law.
PRIZE: $5,000 (with a potential prize of $2,500 for the runner-up)
Plus publication on the IP Section's website
ENTRY DEADLINE: MAY 22, 2015