Save the Date! IPS 2018 Annual Meeting

You are cordially invited to the WSBA International Practice Section’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the University of Washington School of Law.  Attendance is free for IPS members.  Further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the “Upcoming Events” page of the Global…

CLE = “An Introduction to International Estate Planning”

This lively lunchtime presentation will provide an introduction to international estate planning, covering relevant issues both for foreign clients who live in the U.S. and/or own U.S. assets, and U.S. clients who live abroad and/or own foreign assets. Date/Time: Thursday, June 28, 2018, 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. Registration starts at 11:30 A.M. Location: Harris…

Meet & Greet with USPTO IP Attachés

The WSBA International Practice Section and Intellectual Property Section cordially invite you to an exciting panel discussion and “meet & greet” event with a delegation of Intellectual Property (IP) attachés from The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  IP attachés are U.S. diplomats who work to improve IP systems abroad using their extensive IP knowledge and expertise.  Present…

Event Report: WSBA International Practice Section 2018 Spring Event – “Legal Issues on M&A and Commercial Cross-Border Transactions”

On May 3, 2018, the WSPA International Practice Section held the 2018 spring event titled “Legal Issues on M&A and Commercial Cross-Border Transactions” at K&L Gates Seattle office.  Five panelists consisting of two in-house counsels and three foreign practicing lawyers discussed and shared their views on various practical aspects of the topic: from the points on selecting outside…

WSBA International Practice Section – 2018 Spring Event: “Legal Issues on M&A and Commercial Cross-Border Transactions”

Join us for a round-table to discuss key legal issues important to both in-house counsels and private practitioners when advising clients internationally, focusing on M&A and commercial transactions. Panelists: · Chris Pothering – in-house counsel of Expeditors · Adrian Esguerra – in-house counsel of Expedia · Yan Pecoraro – Partner of Portolano Cavallo, Italian law…

Joint Mixer with “World Peace Through Law Section”

The IPS Executive Committee will be co-hosting a mixer with the World Peace Through Law Section on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Join us for a no-host international mixer!  It will be a great opportunity for any IPS members or family/friends of IPS members to come network and meet some…

Registration Now Available! CLE = “One Year In: The Trump Administration’s Impact on Key International Business Regulatory Areas” – Livestreaming Available

During its first year, the Trump Administration has made critical regulatory and policy changes impacting key international business regulatory areas including international trade (customs laws, import laws), immigration, and national security (export controls, economic sanctions, foreign direct investment).  Join our panel of experts as they describe what has changed officially in the last year in…