Sponsors: The American Bar Association. MARQUES and the Center for Professional Development Sec
PM-2:30 PM Eastern
PM-1:30 PM Central
AM-12:30 PM Mountain
AM-11:30 AM Pacific
This webinar will provide a grounding discussion regarding EU design law
and some of the differences with U.S. design patent law. The session will cover
what subject matter is protectable, the validity tests of "novelty"
and "individual character," the exclusion for "solely dictated
by technical function," registered (25 years) and unregistered (3 years)
Community design rights, and enforcement. The webinar will also touch on some
of the similarities and differences with the Community Trade Mark regime.
Christopher V. Carani, Shareholder, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd., Chicago, IL
Gavin Lawson, Supervising
Associate, Simmons & Simmons LLP, London, England
David Stone, Partner,
Simmons & Simmons LLP, London, England
Michael A. Grow (Moderator), Partner, Arent Fox LLP, Washington, DC
States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in
their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted. For
many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program.
ABA live webinars and teleconferences ordinarily receive CLE credit in AL, AK,
AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, GU, HI, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NH,
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The ABA does not seek direct accreditation of live webinars and teleconferences
in IN, KS, NE, NJ, OH, and PA.
The ABA will seek credit for this program in the states indicated on this page.
The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of general CLE credit in 60-minute-hour
states and 1.8 hours of credit in 50-minute-hour states. Credit
hours granted are subject to approval from each state. Click here to view a list
of 60- and 50-minute-hour states.
Special rules apply to New York-licensed attorneys as follows:
New York: This non-transitional CLE program is approved for experienced NY
attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board
for 1.5 New York CLE credits. Newly admitted attorneys may not earn New
York credit for this non-transitional CLE program.
All attorneys may click
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