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Date(s) - Thu 01/12/2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This program covers the button ethics issues that IP attorneys confront on a regular basis.  Topics include:

  • New rules and key opinions
  • Confidentiality and privilege in IP cases, including issues arising from protective order violations
  • Duty of loyalty and conflict issues
  • Duties related to candor to the USPTO and courts
  • Duties regarding third parties
  • USPTO rules and disciplinary decisions


Michelle Greer Galloway is an Of Counsel in Cooley’s IP litigation group. Ms. Galloway’s technology litigation practice focuses on patent litigation and strategic counseling. She advises clients on legal, strategic and technical issues of information management, including electronically stored information and compliance, as well as in the areas of risk management, compliance, and ethics. She is the past Chair of the ABA Intellectual Property Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee and Chaired an ABA Task Force regarding USPTO proposed disciplinary rule changes. She also teaches at Stanford Law School and Santa Clara University School of Law.


Date:  Thursday, January 12, 2023

Time:  12pm-1pm

Place:  ZOOM (login credential details to be provided prior to program meeting date)

Cost:    FREE




The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association is an approved provider of California MCLE credit, and certifies that the above activity meets the requirements for one hour of ethics credit.


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