American Bar Association
 
Section of Intellectual Property Law: Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Section of Intellectual Property Law:
Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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Scope of Committee

Issues and actions relating to ethics within the intellectual property law profession, other aspects of professional responsibility and associated disciplinary issues, including providing or acting on:

(1) requests for opinions from Section members on matters involving professional ethics and, subject to the approval of the Section Council, forwards a proposed opinion to the A.B.A. Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility;

(2) reports to the Section containing advice with respect to opinions of the Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility of the Association;

(3) reports to the Section containing advice with respect to proposals for amendments to the Code of Professional Responsibility, including advertising by lawyers and any code of ethics for practitioners before Administrative Tribunals;

(4) recommendations to the Section with respect to lawyers' professional liability insurance; and

(5) reports to the Section on legislative and judicial developments respecting professional liability of those who practice law in the fields of special interest to the Section; including cooperating or collaborating, through the Section Chair and Council as appropriate, with other committees and entities within the Association, particularly the Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and the Committee on Professional Discipline of the Association.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Preparation Is the Key: Digital Media Forensics 101

    01/09/2018-01/09/2018

    The event will be held on 01/09/2018. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Criminal Justice Section,Section of Family Law,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Section of Intellectual Property Law,Section of Science & Technology Law. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    Intellectual Property Considerations in Venture Capital Financing Transactions

    01/18/2018-01/18/2018

    The event will be held on 01/18/2018. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section,Section of Intellectual Property Law,Young Lawyers Division. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    Recent Lessons and Practice Insights on the Law of Obviousness

    02/20/2018-02/20/2018

    The event will be held on 02/20/2018. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Section of Intellectual Property Law,Young Lawyers Division. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

Leadership

Chair:

Galloway, Michelle

Vice-Chairs:

Caldwell, Rodney
Caldwell, Rodney
McCabe, Michael

Committee Roster  

Modified by LaVaughn Haynes on July 24, 2017

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