The 2013 NAPABA Northeast Regional/AABANY Fall Conference took place on Saturday, September 21, at the New York offices of Weil Gotshal & Manges. It started with breakfast and registration at 8:00 am. Panel session 1 began at 9:30 am, featuring CLE programs on “Office Politics 101 – How to Win the Popularity Contest at Work,” “Post-Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later and its Impact on the Northeast,” and “The Nexus of IP and Everything Else in the Universe.” The morning session of the Trial Advocacy Program (TAP) began with a lecture.
Panel session 2 followed at 11:00 am with CLE programs on “How to Get Disbarred: Avoiding Ethics Complaints and What to Do if you Can’t,” “Girlfriends: ‘Lean In’ – When, Where and How,” and “Bright Lights, Big Pharma.” TAP breakout sessions took place, allowing participants to engage in actual exercises based on the morning lecture.
At the same time, during the morning session, the In-House Counsel Forum, Judicial Forum, numerous pitch sessions and the AABANY Career Exchange were simultaneously going on. It was a busy morning.
On March 28, the Asian American/Asian Research Institute and the Asian-American Entrepreneurs Network presented “The Next Big Thing: Economic Empowerment Conference” at CUNY Graduate Center. AABANY contributed a speaker, Julia Cheng, to the Monetizing IP workshop. Julia is the Founding Principal of her own firm, CyberlawStudio, and a member of AABANY’s IP Committee. She is among those interviewed in this Sinovision piece about the conference.
From our friends at KALAGNY:
KALAGNY member Sean Kim has organized a talk at the NYC Bar Association entitled, “Korea-US FTA and Its Impact on IP Rights and Protection.”Details:Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. Event Location: New York City Bar, 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)
This roundtable discussion will focus on Intellectual Property rights, protection, and client counseling in light of the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement. Speakers include: Kenneth Cho, Senior Foreign Counsel, Kim & Chang;Charles Eloshway,Office of Intellectual Property Policy and Enforcement at the United States Patent and Trademark Office; and Consul Sungyeol Kim, Trade Commissioner of Korea. Email Sean Kim at [email protected] to rsvp.
Get those elusive Ethics CLE credits at our upcoming programs – and it’s free for AABANY members (fee charged to non-members).
The IP Committee presents: Intellectual Property Ethics for In-House Counsel (1.5 Ethics), May 17. RSVP here.
Government & Public Sector Committee presents: Everyday Ethics for the Government and Public Sector Attorney (2.0 Ethics), May 23. RSVP here.
Solo & Small Firm, Real Estate and Immigration committees co-sponsor two programs, each about ethical lawyer marketing and sustaining your practice (each 1 Ethics + 1 Law Practice Management) May 23rd (RSVP here) and June 6th (RSVP here).
You can fulfill your ethics CLE requirements this year with these great AABANY programs!
Advanced registration for our CLE programs is required at our website www.aabany.org .