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CLE: An Informative Session on Vietnamese Legal System

With one of the fastest growing economies of any country in the world, the legal practice in Vietnam is dynamic and challenging. Join the discussion as two Vietnam-based attorneys share their perspectives on practicing law in Vietnam’s heavily international and rapidly evolving legal environment. Seminar participants will learn about the education and licensing of attorneys,…

New Huneke Fellow

Rachel Platin was elected to serve as the Huneke Fellow of the WSBA International Practice Section (IPS) for 2020 – 2021. Rachel is a 3L at Gonzaga University School of Law. You can learn more about her on the “Current Huneke Fellow” page on the site. The Huneke Fellowship is an annual program administered by…

Event Report: IPS 2020 Annual Meeting and New Committee Members

The WSBA International Practice Section held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 24, 2020. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s AGM took place entirely online. About 40 lawyers and law students participated in the virtual meeting. Outgoing Chair Leonid Kisselev reported on IPS activities for 2019-2020, including IPS mini-CLEs, mentorship program and happy…

IPS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, Social Hour and Mentorship Program

Please join us for the International Practice Section Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, this AGM will be held entirely online.  Attendance details and minutes from the 2019 AGM for approval by the membership are provided via the IPS listserv.  A 20-minute presentation by…

Save the Date! IPS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Please join the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the WSBA International Practice Section (IPS) on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Further information will follow via the IPS listserv, the IPS LinkedIn, and the “Upcoming Events” page of the Global Gavel.

Event Report: July 2020 IPS Virtual Happy Hour

The WSBA International Practice Section (IPS) held a Virtual Happy Hour on July 23, 2020.  It was the IPS’s first online social event.  The participants introduced themselves and enjoyed a series of trivia questions relating to international matters, such as languages, cities, and national flags.  The participants enjoyed conversing and connecting with each other online,…

July IPS Virtual Happy Hour!

Bring your beverage/snack of choice and join the International Practice Section for a Virtual Happy Hour on Thursday July 23, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.  Think of things that you haven’t yet done in quarantine, or things that you have done for the first time in quarantine and share those with the group!  This is a…

Webinar CLE = “Canadian Patent Law Update”

2019 marked the implementation of the most significant changes to Canadian patent law in recent decades.  Please join us for a presentation by Alaka Chatterjee, principal at VanTek IP of Vancouver, BC, for an overview of the substantive and procedural Canadian patent law changes that took place last year.  The presentation will also touch on…