Leech Tishman’s lawyers are frequently solicited to speak on a wide range of legal matters by various businesses, associations, academic institutions and community and continuing legal education organizations.

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September 5, 2016

Leech Tishman partner, patent authority and treatise author Jeffrey G. Sheldon will be leading an interactive course on behalf of Practising Law Institute, entitled, “Patent Law Practice: Learn to be a Successful Patent Practitioner 2016.” This 10-week, highly interactive course will run from September 5 to November 14, 2016.

Through a combination of live webinars, pre-recorded lectures, reading and written assignments, the course will benefit people desiring to become patent practitioners as well as patent attorneys and agents wanting to sharpen their patent prosecution skills.

Participants in the course will learn how to:

* Interview an inventor and obtain a patentability study
* Conduct a patentability search/evaluate search results
* Draft claims
* Order drawings and write a patent application
* Draft provisional, design, and information disclosure statements
* Examine restriction requirements and respond to First Office actions
* Respond to final rejections
* Examine infringement and validity opinions
* Conduct a foreign filing
* Evaluate post issuance options including inter partes review

Presenter:

Jeffrey G. Sheldon

Organization:

Practising Law Institute

When:

September 5, 2016

Where:

Webinar


For more information or to register, please click here.


September 23, 2016

Leech Tishman Internal Investigations partner Laurel Brandstetter will be speaking at a Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) program entitled, “Search and Seizure 2.0.” This course is aimed to help criminal defense attorneys become familiar with new technologies used in everyday search and seizure situations such as motor vehicle stops. This course will help attendees respond to more sophisticated search and seizure circumstances involving new technologies. This program has been approved for 6 Pennsylvania CLE Credits (5 Substantive, 1 Ethics).

Presenter:

Laurel Brandstetter

Organization:

Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

When:

September 23, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Where:

Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh
620 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


For more information or to register, please click here.