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Section of Intellectual Property Law: Young Lawyers Action Group

Section of Intellectual Property Law:
Young Lawyers Action Group


Monthly Meeting



Join us for our monthly teleconference on Friday, May 9 at 2 pm ET.

***If you have a specific topic or question you want to discuss please post at YLAG's Google Docs page: http://bit.ly/YLAGCALL

We will be accessing this document during the call. We will leave the doc open even after the call so if anything interesting comes up or you have news to share you have a place to post your thoughts, comments and ideas.

Our monthly meetings are generally held on the second Friday of the month. The dial-in information is distributed by email to YLAG members.

We look forward to speaking with you. Sharra Brockman, YLAG Chair Matthew Hintz, YLAG Vice Chair


Items of Interest for YLAG Members



Hack Versus Chat: Conflicting Terms of Use for Mobile Apps



Be sure to check out Chrissie Scelsi's new post at IT-Lex Technology Law 501(c)(3). (Chrissie also blogs on entertainment law on her own blog, The PunkLawyer Blog.)



Careers in IP Law: Avenues and Opportunities



Careers in IP Law offers a day-in-the-life guide with advice from expert intellectual property practitioners. The book helps students and those who are changing careers and provides detailed information on different practice areas: patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and new media. Best of all, the electronic version is free for Section members.



ABA YLD IP Q&A Advice Column




What is the best way for a Young IP Lawyer to meet prospective employers or prospective clients?


Project Links



YLAG operates a very successful program that involves and benefits our own members and the substantive ABA-IPL Section committees. Young Lawyers have opportunities to work on committee projects in areas of their interest and expertise.

YLAG is the conduit linking young lawyers with committee projects and work. Just some of our young lawyer projects include:

  • Research
  • Resolution drafting
  • Program panelist and moderating slots
  • Committee and membership recruiting initiatives
  • Webinars
  • Articles for Landslide┬« magazine
  • Books peer review, chapter assistance

Please contact Sharra Brockman for any information and questions.

Publishing Opportunity in Landslide Magazine

Landslide magazine is offering a publishing opportunity for a YLAG member to write an article on any topic related to the theme BOUNDARIES as part of the Meeting of the Minds program. The young lawyer would be teamed up with a senior member of the ABA-IPL Section who will oversee the article. Please email a brief description of your proposed topic to Krystle Brown (trademark), Matthew Hintz (copyright) or Michael Stramiello (patent).

Leadership



Chair:  Sharra S Brockman

Vice-Chair:  Matthew P Hintz

Committee Roster 


Join Us



- Join Our Committee
- Join Our Section of Intelllectual Property Law
- Join The ABA


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Upcoming Events



Section Events
April 22, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

April 24, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

April 25, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

Related Resources



Webinar Opportunity
Meeting of the Minds Editor - Guidelines
Meeting of the Minds Editor - Application

Modified by Elizabeth J Sherman on April 11, 2014

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