IPS 2014 KICKOFF

SAVE THE DATE! The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our New Year party, the IPS 2014 KICKOFF, on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  The venue and further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the “Upcoming…

December CLE Cancelled

Please be advised that the December CLE on the topic of “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner” on Thursday, December 19, 2013 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.  Please stay tuned for further notice.

CLE = “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner”

THIS CLE HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER NOTICE. The WSBA International Practice Section presents a CLE on “European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner.” Despite globalization trends, the United States and Europe remain each other’s most important markets.  The transatlantic economy generates over $5 trillion…

CLE Summary: Cross-Border Litigation Issues – Uncooperative Canadian Witnesses (Letters Rogatory) and Shareholder Disputes

The summary of the following WSBA IPS CLE on October 16, 2013 is now available on the “CLE Summaries” page of the Global Gavel: “Cross-Border Litigation Issues: Uncooperative Canadian Witnesses (Letters Rogatory) and Shareholder Disputes – How to maximize litigation cost effectiveness when the company, or uncooperative witness, is in Canada“ Presented by Michelle T. Maniago, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP,…

Event Report: WSBA IPS 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception

WSBA IPS 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception took place on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Davis Wright Tremaine.  About 100 participants, including foreign LLM students, foreign lawyers, and Washington lawyers in international practice, joined the event and enjoyed lively conversation and cross-border networking.  Please visit the Global Gavel past-event page for photos of the event.

Foreign Lawyers Reception Update (November 5) – Register Today!

The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our 2013 FOREIGN LAWYERS RECEPTION.  Please see our previous announcement for details. Please REGISTER to attend by Friday, NOVEMBER 1, 2013.  The registration form is also available via the WSBA IPS Calendar page or the Global Gavel Upcoming Events page.

Foreign Lawyers Reception Update – November 5

The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our 2013 FOREIGN LAWYERS RECEPTION. Date/Time: Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. Location: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200 Seattle, WA 98101 Cost: No charge…

CLE = “PARIS CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY”

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE on “PARIS CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY.” Join us for a discussion of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, a premier intellectual property treaty governing international filing of patent and trademark applications among 174 contracting countries.  The lecture will give…

IPS Membership Renewal

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 and WSBA Section membership benefits.

CLE = Cross-Border Litigation Issues: Uncooperative Canadian Witnesses (Letters Rogatory) and Shareholder Disputes

The WSBA International Practice Section presents a CLE on “Cross-Border Litigation Issues: Uncooperative Canadian Witnesses (Letters Rogatory) and Shareholder Disputes.” Join Canadian Lawyer, Michelle Maniago as she helps American practitioners navigate the nuances of “Letters Rogatory” when dealing with uncooperative witnesses residing in Canada.  She will specifically discuss the differences between: subpoenas and letters rogatory…