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New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)

Ethics in IP

  • 12/10/2014
  • Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark

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Ethics in IP

Wednesday, December 10, 2014         12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Hotel Woodbridge at Metropark
120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ

(732) 494-6200

For the first time, NJIPLA is offering a seminar devoted to ethical issues arising in IP law.  Come and earn your ethics credits just in time for the end of the year CLE certifications.

CLE:  3.0 Ethics Credits NJ / NY, 2.0 Ethics Credits PA
Event Fee:
$150 Member / $175 Non-Member
by November 26
                    $175 Member / $200 Non-Member after November 26


12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  Registration and Luncheon

1:00 - 1:10 p.m.    Opening Remarks
Mark Abate, President, NJIPLA

1:10 - 2:00 p.m.   
Professional Responsibility Before the Office of
                                 Enrollment and Discipline: Cases
                                 and Considerations

William R. Covey
                                   Director for the Office of Enrollment and Discipline,

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.    The Duty of Candor in USPTO Post-Grant
                                Contested Proceedings

Lisa Dolak
                                  Professor, College of Law, Syracuse University

2:30 - 2:40 p.m.    Break

2:40 - 3:25 p.m.   "Everything You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You”
                                – Best Practices for Responding to an OED
                                Ethics Investigation

         Michael E. McCabe, Jr.
                                  Funk & Bolton

3:25 - 3:55 p.m.   "Whose Lawyer Are You?”  The Problem of Identifying the
                                Client in Intellectual Property Consultations
                                  Frederick L. Whitmer

                                 Managing Partner, Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton

3:55 - 4:00 p.m.    Closing Remarks
                                  Thomas Triolo, Chair, Ethics Committee, NJIPLA