IPS Membership Renewal and Members’ Information on the Global Gavel

It’s time to renew your International Practice Section membership!  Click HERE for quick renewal.  Learn more about IPS membership benefits on the Global Gavel.  Thank you to those who already renewed their IPS membership for 2019. The Membership List page of the Global Gavel lists the information of IPS members who elected to list their information.  The purpose of the list is to encourage…

CLE Recording = “The New World of International eSports: Insights From an eSports Attorney”

The recording of the following WSBA IPS CLE on November 20, 2018 is now available: “The New World of International eSports: Insights From an eSports Attorney” https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1876896/7E858840C8C2A420250D1C9400C94C46 Presented by: Bryce Blum – ESG Law, Seattle Please be advised that: – CLE credits are not available by watching this recording; – The recording is available only for…

CLE = “The New World of International eSports: Insights From an eSports Attorney” – Livestreaming Available

Bryce Blum will provide an interactive overview and discussion of the rapidly growing world of international competitive video gaming — known as esports — and will cover the hot legal topics and issues surrounding this global industry, including player unions, franchised leagues, esports betting, and more. Date/Time: Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 12:00 P.M. – 1:30…

Event Report: IPS 2018 Annual Meeting, Reception and Mentorship Program

The WSBA International Practice Section’s annual meeting took place on September 27, 2018 at the University of Washington School of Law. Outgoing Chair Matthew Dresden reported on the IPS’s activities for the immediate past year, including recent positive progress on the availability of IPS mini-CLEs’ online with the WSBA’s support. Incoming Chair Holly Vance addressed…

IPS 2018 Annual Meeting, Reception and Mentorship Program

IPS Annual General Meeting and Reception  Please join us for the International Practice Section Annual General Meeting (for members) on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 5:00-5:30 pm at the University of Washington School of Law (Address: William Gates Hall, 4293 Memorial Way NE, Seattle, WA 98195, MAP).  Immediately following the meeting, the IPS will host a reception open to…

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…