Upcoming Events

March 19, 2020
On March 19, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., Diaz Trade Law will present “Protecting Your IP Rights in China,” Part III of its 2020 Intellectual Property Rights Webinar Series for Compliance Professionals. This session will focus on the status of US Trade War with China and how to mitigate its impact, First-to-Use versus First-to-File Trademark Regimes, the differences between US and China’s IP protection, pitfalls of certification marks, International treaties protecting trademarks in China, filing of E-Allegations with Customs and Border Protection to enforce brand protection and much more! To register, please follow this link.
The ILS invites all members to participate to the Florida/Quebec Forum: ILS Workshop & Cooperation Agreement Ceremony. The Ceremony with the Quebec Bar participants and the Workshop will be held at the Akerman Conference Rooms, 390 N. Orange Ave., 11th Floor, in Orlando, Florida. The Workshop will discuss the USMC Agreement; Sports and Transportation Law; Cyber-security & Technology; Entertainment Law; Florida Courts and Judicial System; and Business Law for Investments. The $75 Registration Fee will include CLEs, Ceremony, and luncheon
May 20-21, 2020
The International Law Section invites all its members to join the International Bar Association for its 15th Anniversary Bar Leaders’ Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event, including the sessions, will be dedicated to the history of the previous Bar Leaders’ Conference while looking at the future of the legal profession. The planned sessions include: (i) Independence of the legal profession and Bar Association – positive and negative trends in the regulation 2006-2020; (ii) The Bar Associations as guardians of the Rule of Law – old and new challenges 2006-2020; (iii) Core values and lawyers’ ethical rules – old and new challenges 2006-2020; (iv) Role of the Bar Association in training – have lawyers become better trained?; and (v) Bar Associations in crisis situations – experiences and lessons to learn 2006-2020. A special Gala Dinner will be held at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and on May 19, the Lithuanian Bar Association, host of the IBA Conference, will organize an international conference titled “Ensuring Client Privilege: Recent Challenges,” which all attendees of the 15th Anniversary Bar Leaders’ Conference are invited to attend. For a full program of the Conference, please follow this link.