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    Welcome to the Intellectual Property Law Section! The IP Law Section introduces members to the interesting and growing areas of law which make up intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and Internet intellectual property law issues (click image for more).
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  • Events
    • December 4 - 3rd and 4th District Annual Holiday Event


      Young Lawyers Section, Real Property Law Section, Torts and Insurance and Compensation Law Section and the Intellectual Property Section present the Annual Holiday Event at Mexican Radio in Schenectady.


      • Third and Fourth District Annual Holiday Event

      • Presented by the Young Lawyers Section, Real Property Law Section, and Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section

      • December 4, 2014

      • Mexican Radio, 325 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305

      • 5:30pm – 8:30pm

      • No cost to attend
         

        This year, the Third and Fourth District Annual Holiday Event will be held at Mexican Radio in Schenectady.  There is no cost to attend, but guests are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to be donated to the local chapter of Toys-for-Tots.  There will be complimentary appetizers, one free ticket for beer or wine per person, and prizes.  This is a great opportunity to meet attorneys in the Capital Region and learn more about Young Lawyers, Real Property Law, and Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Sections.  Come join us for a fun night of networking, all for a great cause.  


        We do kindly ask everyone to bring a new unwrapped toy that will be donated to the local chapter of Toys-for-Tots. 

          

        RSVP to yls@nysba.org by December 1, 2014.  

        We hope to see you there!

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    • Intellectual Property Law Section 2015 Annual Meeting: January 27

      Join Us as We Cover a Host of Intellectual Property Law Hot Topics:
      U.S. International Trade Commission Beyond Tech Patents:  Fashion, Digital Downloads, Trademarks & Trade Secrets
      Ethics:  Inadvertent Disclosure Construction — The Double Edged Sword
      U.S. Patent — Post-Grant Review: Lessons Learned
      Workplace Tools for Protecting and Preserving Trade Secrets
      Advertising and Social Media Compliance Realities
      Practical Considerations: Registering a Trademark Internationally
      Supreme Court: IP Year in Review

      Meeting:  8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
      Section Luncheon (Additional Fee): 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
      Meeting resumes: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      Reception following

      MCLE Credits:  8.0 Total; 7.0 in Professional Practice and 1.0 in Ethics for experienced attorneys only.

  • About

    The Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association introduces members of our Association to the interesting and growing areas of law which make up Intellectual Property Law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing and Internet intellectual property law issues. We provide educational programs, other activities and invite the participation of attorneys, law students and non-lawyer members of the business community. We invite our members to take advantage of substantive legal research through our Law Watch search results, to discuss issues and ideas in our discussion groups, and to participate fully in the e-community of the site.

    Meet the Chair
    Charles T.J. Weigell, III, Esq.

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    THANK YOU!

    The Intellectual Property Law Section extends its gratitude to the following for their significant sponsorship over the past year:

    Brooks Brothers
    Cahn Litigation Services
    Casalonga
    Coach
    Coty
    Davis & Gilbert LLP
    Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
    Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C.
    FTI Consulting
    Harman
    HBO
    Hiscock & Barclay LLP
    Kilpatrick Townsend
    Stout Risius Ross

    Micro Strategies
    NYLS Institute for Information Law and Policy
    Park IP Translations
    Physique 57
    Pryor Cashman LLP
    Reckitt Benckiser
    Recommind
    Revlon
    Rouse
    Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
    Singer
    Thomson Reuters/Thomson CompuMark
    Tory Burch
    WilmerHale

  • Bright Ideas


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    Bright Ideas

    The Intellectual Property Law Section Newsletter (Bright Ideas) features peer-written, substantive articles about current issues in intellectual property law, including social media, patents, copyrights and trademarks. Also included are recent cases and updates on Section programs and events. Bright Ideas is published three times per year by the Intellectual Property Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Coming Soon!

    Intellectual Property Law Section Community - Coming Soon!

    We are pleased to announce that the Intellectual Property Law Section will soon offer a private online professional community—for IP Law Section members only.

    NYSBA Communities offer a wide variety of options, ranging from traditional listserves to searchable directories, collaborative workspaces, member profiles and even mentoring tools.

    Stay tuned for details about the Intellectual Property Law Section Community!

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