IPS Members’ Information on the Global Gavel

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 communications within and outside the IPS and to provide a helpful tool to assist members’ practices.  The information includes the name, the contact information, and the practice…

CLE = “Emerging Copyright Practice: the Chinese Experience with Open Licensing”

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE on “Emerging Copyright Practice: the Chinese Experience with Open Licensing.” Join Dr. Chuyan Wang as she discusses the nuances and technicalities associated with the existing copyright laws in China.  She will further discuss the current copyright practices and trends within the region.  Furthermore, Dr….

2014 Law Student Reception

SAVE THE DATE! The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for the 2014 Law Student Reception on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Schwabe, Williamson, & Wyatt in downtown Seattle.  Further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the Upcoming Events page of the Global Gavel.

Event Report: IPS 2014 Kickoff

In the evening of January 23, 2014, WSBA International Practice Section 2014 Kickoff was successfully held at Hotel 1000′s studio in downtown Seattle. Notably, the event welcomed not only IPS members from pervious year(s) but also many new members and guests, who enjoyed conversations, networking, and dining. Please visit the Global Gavel past-event page for photos of the…

ABA Section of International Law 2014 Spring Meeting

The WSBA International Practice Section is partnering with the ABA Section of International Law as a Cooperating Entity for the annual ABA Section of International Law 2014 Spring Meeting held April 1-5, 2014 at Waldorf Astoria in New York. The 2014 Spring Meeting will include more than 70 continuing legal education programs and a number…

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

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 in total commercial sales a year and employs up to 15 million workers on both…

CLE = “Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China”

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE on “Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China.” Just this year GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) together with other drugmakers including American Eli Lilly and Company, Danish Novo Nordisk A/S and Belgium’s UCB SA, altogether ten major multinational pharmaceutical producers in China have been…

IPS 2014 KICKOFF UPDATE

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  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.  Light appetizers and a complimentary drink will be provided.  The event is free of charge to attendees. We will also have two raffles.  The first is for…