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…

Foreign Lawyers Reception – November 5

SAVE THE DATE!  The INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE SECTION of the Washington State Bar Association cordially invites you to join us for our 2013 FOREIGN LAWYERS RECEPTION on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA 98101.  Further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn,…

New Article on the Global Gavel and Call for Articles

The WSBA International Practice Section has posted a new article, “Kiobel v. Shell: The State of Tort Litigation under the Alien Tort Statute” by Ryan Castle on the Global Gavel. IPS members are encouraged to submit new articles, which will be published on the “Articles” page of the Global Gavel, replacing the WSBA IPS quarterly newsletter.  You may write…

CLE = “RECENT FCPA DEVELOPMENTS AND CONDUCTING INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS”

The WSBA International Practice Section invites you to attend a CLE presentation on “RECENT FCPA DEVELOPMENTS AND CONDUCTING INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS.” Over the last year, there have been several high-profile matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Additionally, last November, the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission issued their long awaited Guide…

IPS Survey

One of the primary goals of the International Practice Section Executive Committee is to provide its 300+ members with the most comprehensive services. We are currently conducting a survey, which was sent to the WSBA members via email on July 8 and July 31 (reminder), 2013, to ensure that we continue providing our members with…

CLE = “NAVIGATING THE CANADIAN ARBITRATION SYSTEM”

The WSBA International Practice Section presents a CLE on “Navigating the Canadian Arbitration System.”  Join a panel of American and Canadian experts as they help navigate through the Canadian Arbitration system.  In this program you will learn: Recent Canadian arbitration decisions relating to arbitral issues of interest for American arbitration counsel and arbitrators; Practice tips…