SESSION 1 — 60 mins, credit 1.00 | 1.00 ethics
Brave New World: Technology Advances Create Ethical Risks For Patent Practitioners (Mar 2018)
Technological developments have fundamentally changed how IP legal services are delivered. From virtual offices to outsourced services, patent and other IP services can be provided faster and cheaper, and lawyers can have greater flexibility in where and how they work. Applying old ethics rules to new technologies can create risks for the unwary practitioner. Address how regulatory agencies, including the USPTO’s Office of Enrollment and Discipline, apply the Rules of Professional Conduct to modern technologies and evolving practice environments.
Originally presented at: Mar 2018 Advanced Patent Law Institute