Virginia Lawyer Magazine - June/July 2007

Volume 56/Number 1


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Intellectual Property Section

Intellectual Property Section Educates Lawyers, Encourages Lawyers-to-Be
by Cynthia C. Lynch

Summary Judgment at the TTAB: Is It Worth Pursuing?
by Christopher P. Foley

Patent Owners Beware: Offering a License Could Land You in Court
by Michael I. Coe, Stephen W. Palan and Mark M. Supko

The Race to Protect Personal Information
by Melanie C. Holloway and Janet P. Peyton

Student Writing Competition Winner: Written Description of Software Inventions: An Argument for the Status Quo
by Ajeet Pai

Indigent Defense: How to Request a Fee Cap Waiver

Court-Appointed Counsel Representing Indigent Defendants in Criminal Matters May Now Seek Waivers of the Statutory Fee Caps
by Katya N. Herndon



President’s Message

Conference of Local Bar Associations

Senior Lawyers Conference

Young Lawyers Conference

Risk Management Corner

Trust Management



Letters to the Editor

2007–08 VSB President

Bar News

Highlights of Virginia State Bar Council Meeting
In Memoriam
Local and Specialty Bar Elections

Access to Legal Services

69th VSB Annual Meeting


About the Cover

Howard W. Martin Jr. becomes Virginia State Bar president as the nation celebrates the 400th anniversary of Jamestown. In this issue, he contemplates the Magna Carta and the Rule of Law, and what they mean to Virginians. Photo by Robert K. Ander.