2013 All Hands Meeting
December 4th Special Subjects Session
Special Subjects Track Agenda

10:45AM-11:40AM
Elimination of Bias In the Legal Profession

Kathi Lutton/Mallun Yen/Margo Smith
Fish & Richardson, P.C./RPX Corporation/Marketo Inc.
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12:00PM-12:55PM
Ethics & Compliance: A European View

Warren Wayne
Bird & Bird
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This presentation, by a partner who specializes in trade secrets and employment law practice at one of Europe’s leading law firms, will first explore standards of professional conduct in Europe and how rules in the US, UK and other EU countries are similar or different for: (1) conflicts; (2) client confidentiality; (3) information barriers; and (4) confidentiality after the end of the attorney-client relationship. The focus will then shift to professional standards of privilege and disclosure, and jurisdictional differences in the existence of Legal Privilege, “Professional Secrecy” and, where it exists, who owns the right.

1:00PM-1:55PM
Legal Ethics Boot Camp

Brian Martin
KLA-Tencor Corporation
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2:00PM-2:55PM
Legal Ethics: Preparing to Defend Patent Litigation, And Privilege Issues

Robert F. Kramer/Lisa S. Buccino/Renee Lawson/Benjamin Lee
Dentons/SAP AG/Zynga, Inc./Twitter, Inc.
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Preparing to assert or defend patent litigation against a competitor as well as preparing for inevitable NPE patent assertions requires careful planning and strategy assessment. Rob Kramer, Co-Chair of Dentons LLP's firm wide Patent Litigation Practice Group, leads a panel discussion with experienced in-house counsel Lisa Buccino, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, SAP AG, Renée Lawson, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Zynga Inc., and Benjamin Lee, Legal Director at Twitter, Inc., examining effective strategies and best practices.

3:00PM-3:55PM
Legal Ethics: Emerging Issues

John Steele
John Steele, Attorney at Law
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A discussion of emerging issues for legal ethics, including: Jurisdictional Limitations on Lawyering; Federal Regulation of Lawyering; Contracting around Ethics Rules; Lawyers and Social Media.

4:00PM-4:55PM
Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse

John Steele
John Steele, Attorney at Law
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