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Avoiding Discipline at the USPTO: Recent Developments in Patent and Trademark Ethics

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Intermediate

$99

Overview

This course will provide patent and trademark attorneys with an update on how ethically to practice before the USPTO.  Attendees will learn about the ethics issues that arise most frequently during IP representation. The  presenters, Michael McCabe and Emil Ali, are registered patent attorneys who specialize in USPTO ethics and disciplinary matters. The course provides practical advice on how practitioners can spot issues and conform their practices to the requirements of the USPTO's Rules of Professional Conduct.

This program will benefit patent and trademark prosecutors and litigators of all levels of experience. 


Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify recent trends in patent and trademark ethics

  2. Analyze conflicts of interest in IP representation

  3. Explain who is, and who is not, your IP client

  4. Improve practices to mitigate ethics risks and avoid professional discipline


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