CLE = “When an International Deal Goes Wrong – International Arbitration Issues that Should be on Your Radar Screen”

Join us for an International Practice Section brownbag CLE on international arbitration issues.  We will look at issues arising when an international transaction goes wrong and heads into arbitration, with perspectives from a litigator, arbitrator and transactional attorney.  Our panel will discuss important issues that should be considered in advance, risks and rewards of arbitration…

Event Report: IPS 2016 Kick Off

On January 28, the WSBA International Practice Section held its first event of the year, IPS 2016 Kick Off, starting with a CLE on the topic of the EU data protections and Safe Harbor issues, followed by a lively networking event. Geff Brown, Assistant General Counsel in the Regulatory Affairs group at Microsoft Corporation’s Corporate,…

ABA Section of International Law 2016 Spring Meeting – April 12-16, New York City

The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend its 2016 Spring Meeting in New York City on April 12-16, 2016.  The 2016 Spring Meeting will include more than 70 continuing legal education programs and a number of social events and networking opportunities.  Click HERE for the full conference agenda including programming, speakers and social…

IPS 2016 Kick Off – Thursday, January 28, 2016

You are invited to WSBA’s International Practice Section’s 2016 Kick Off event.  The Kick Off event will start with an optional CLE at 4:00 p.m.  Geff Brown, Assistant General Counsel in the Regulatory Affairs group at Microsoft Corporation’s Corporate, External & Legal Affairs Department, will speak on the EU data protections and Safe Harbor issues. …

Save the Date! IPS 2016 Kick Off

Please join the 2016 Kick Off of the WSBA International Practice Section (IPS) on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Davis Wright Tremaine in downtown Seattle to give 2016 a proper start with IPS members and guests, who come from a wide variety of international backgrounds!  This is a great networking event. This Kick Off event starts with…

CLE = “International Patent Trends with a Focus on the EPO and Asia”

Join the International Practice Section for a brownbag CLE by Lynette Wylie and Hilde Coeckx of Apex Juris who will provide an overview of options and strategies for international patent protection.  This will include a discussion of PCT international application practice and EPO patent prosecution procedures, USPTO filings for international design patent protection, EPO uniform…

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 2015-2016.  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…