Director Eldora L. Ellison, Ph.D. will speak on the panel “IP & Ethics: Current Trends & Best Practices” during the 12th Annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law Seminar on Friday, June 4, 2021. This event is hosted by the UIC John Marshall Law School Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law.

Topics for this panel include:

  • Advertising woes for patent and trademark attorneys
  • Prospective client interview do’s and don’ts
  • Representing competitors
  • GS Cleantech and lessons on avoiding inequitable conduct
  • Ethical issues when working remotely, including working in a non-licensed jurisdiction
  • Patent bar diversity
  • Tips on disengaging from clients, using billing to build client relations, and working with foreign agents