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SVIPLA 1/25/18-"IP Ethics Is No Game Show"

  • 25 Jan 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Crowne Plaza, Palo Alto, CA


This meeting has been postponed until further notice.

SVIPLA January 2018 Program

Hope to see you in February - watch for email announcements.

"To Tell the Truth: IP Ethics Is No Game Show"
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
6:00 p.m. – Registration, Networking and Cocktails
6:30 p.m. – Buffet Dinner
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  Program

Michelle Greer Galloway, Of Counsel, Cooley, returns to discuss recent cases in the Courts, USPTO, and state disciplinary bodies regarding ethics and professional responsibility including: duty of loyalty (conflicts and disqualification); duty of candor; confidential information in IP cases; communication with clients; responsibilities of supervising and supervised attorneys; and privilege.

Michelle has been an associate, partner and is currently Of Counsel to the Cooley Litigation department and its IP group. Her practice focuses on patent litigation and she also advises clients on the legal, strategic and technical issues of information governance, including electronically stored information. Ms. Galloway also advises clients in the area of risk management, compliance, and ethics. She currently serves as Chair of the ABA Intellectual Property Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee and Chaired the ABA Task Force regarding USPTO proposed disciplinary rule changes. In 2013, she was awarded the ABA IPL Recognition of Outstanding Leadership Contribution. In addition to her practice, she is a lecturer at Stanford Law School and Santa Clara School of Law teaching courses in patent litigation, and 21st century lawyering skills, and pretrial litigation.

If you have problems registering for the January meeting and want to make a reservation, please email Casey at caseymj10@hotmail.com

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION OR CANCELLATION: Tuesday noon, January 23, 2018. Online registration automatically closes at that time - please make your reservation online by the deadline as there are only a few extra spaces allotted at the meeting for walk-ins. The venue may not be able to serve meals beyond the guaranteed number expected for the meeting.

SVIPLA Tax ID#-77-0491659

MCLE: An application requesting MCLE ethics credit for this activity is pending for approval by the State Bar of California.

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