The importance of professional responsibility in intellectual property law is the focus of 'Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law.'
(PRWEB) April 12, 2012
The John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law will host “Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law” on April 27, 2012.
At the program, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the law school, distinguished guests will address various ethical dilemmas often encountered by intellectual property practitioners.
Guests include Scott Renfroe, chief of the Supreme Court Practice with the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court of Illinois; Charles Shifley of Banner & Witcoff; Steve Ruwe, attorney advisor for the U.S. Copyright Office; Professor William Gallagher of Golden Gate University Law School; James Muraff of Neal Gerber & Eisenberg; and Mari Henry Leigh of Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson.
Register before April 20, 2012 at http://www.events.jmls.edu/ethics. General registration is $195 and $95 for government, judicial and academic professionals. Attorneys can earn 4 hours of CLE for this program.
About The John Marshall Law School
The John Marshall Law School, founded in 1899, is an independent law school located in the heart of Chicago’s legal, financial and commercial districts. U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Graduate Schools 2012 ranks John Marshall in the top tier of law schools. Its Legal Writing Program is ranked sixth in the nation; Trial Advocacy is 13th and Intellectual Property Law is 20th. John Marshall offers the nation’s only graduate Employee Benefits Program. Its program in Information Technology and Privacy Law remains the only graduate law program in the country that emphasizes privacy as part of its core curriculum.