• Ethics Considerations in Patent and Trademark Practice

    September 16 IIPS Meeting - Details Below

September 16 IIPS Meeting

Ethics Considerations in Patent and Trademark Practice

The International Intellectual Property Society is delighted to continue what has become a favorite season opener event — “Ethics Considerations in Patent and Trademark Practice” presented by Frank Politano and Robert B. Levy – on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: K&L Gates LLP, 599 Lexington Avenue (between 52nd and 53rd Streets), New York, NY 10022 (View Directions)

RSVP: Please RSVP to iipsny@yahoo.com no later than Friday, September 12, 2014

CLE: Two (2.0) hours Ethics – New York and New Jersey – please specify if you need NJ only

FEE: The meeting fee is $30 for non-members or you may become a member by completing the membership form and submitting the September 2014 – June 2015 annual fee of $75 ($25 for law students). Fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card at the meeting or pay by credit card here.
We hope you will be able to join us and, as always, welcome your questions, comments, and any suggestions you may have for topics or speakers of interest for future IIPS programs.

About Our September Presenters

Frank Politano
Frank Politano, a partner in the firm of K&L Gates, has over 35 years of intellectual property law experience, including global experience in brand and software licensing. He provides counsel to clients with respect to a variety of trademark, copyright, unfair competition, infringement, dilution, affirmative and defensive litigation, patent, entertainment law, and other intellectual property matters. Prior to joining K&L Gates, Frank was in-house trademark and copyright counsel at a multinational telecommunications company where he was responsible for its global trademark and copyright portfolio. He holds a BA from Boston University and a JD from Columbia Law School. Frank has been a lecturer for the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and McGill University, Montreal, Canada and annually teaches an Intellectual Property law courses at Seton Hall University School of Law.

Robert B. Levy
Robert B. Levy is currently Director and Senior Patent Counsel for Technicolor, a global provider of film services and set-top boxes. At Technicolor, Bob concentrates his practice on worldwide patent prosecution, patent assertion and defense of third-party patent claims. Previously, Bob was a Senior Patent Attorney at AT&T for 18 years. Bob is a graduate of Cornell University with a BS in Engineering and a JD from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law. He has served as a lecturer for a number of PLI Programs on IP and has also been a speaker for the New York Patent Law Association, the National Association of Patent Practitioners and, luckily for us, the IIPS.

Kind regards,
John S. Sensny
IIPS Secretary

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