Intellectual Property For the General Practitioner


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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | NYC | CFA Society of New York | Live &  Webcast Red
1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036

6.0 MCLE Credits: 6.0 Professional Practice

Program Chair
David Miranda, Esq., Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., Albany

Intellectual Property Law Section 
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Intellectual Property Law Section Chair: Erica D. Klein, Esq., Kramer Levin, LLP, New York, NY 

Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 *
If you cannot watch the webcast at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.


The New York State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present Intellectual Property Law for the General Practitioner.  

In this basic-level program, the seasoned faculty will present a nuts and bolts overview of copyright and trademark registration practice while addressing the various litigation challenges that may arise in those areas. The program will also address important areas of licensing, trade secrets, patent prosecution and issues with litigating patents.

Program Agenda

8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.          Registration

9:00 A.M. – 9:10 A.M.          Introductory Remarks

9:10 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.        Copyright
                                             (1.0 MCLE Credit – 1.0 professional practice)

10:00 A.M. -   10:50 A.M.     Trademark
                                             (1.0 MCLE Credit – 1.0 professional practice)

10:50 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.      Break

  11:00 A.M. – 11:50 A.M.    Trade Secret

                                              (1.0 MCLE Credit – 1.0 professional practice)

11:50 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.        Lunch (on your own)

1:00 P.M. – 1:50 P.M.          Introduction to Patent Law
                                             (1.0 MCLE Credit – 1.0 professional practice)

1:50 P.M. – 2:40 P.M.          IP Licensing Basics   
                                            (1.0 MCLE Credit – 1.0 professional practice)

2:40 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.           Litigation
                                             (1.0 MCLE Credit – 1.0 professional practice)

Program Faculty:

David Miranda, Esq., Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., Albany 
Jonathan D. Reichman, Esq
. | Andrews Kurth Kenyon, LLP, New York City
Jennifer Chung, Esq. | Assistant General Counsel, Time Inc.
Erica M. Hines, Esq. | Heslin Rothberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., Albany
John W. Boger, Esq. | Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., Albany
Nick Mesiti, Esq. | Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesitig P.C., Albany

NYSBA Members: $175

Intellectual Property Law Section Members: $135
Non-Members: $ 275

Interested in registering more than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group Discount.

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Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.