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​​CLE Meetings


Noon CLE meetings are typically held at the Belo Mansion on the fourth Thursday of every month (with some exceptions).  

For in person/live meetings, the members usually participate in a pre-meeting network activity 30 minutes before the CLE presentation begins.

We also host periodic breakfast CLE roundtable discussions at a North Dallas location on important IP topics.

China IP Road Show in Texas
June CLE 

Wednesday, June 15, 2023


Location: Dallas Arts Manion

2101 Ross Avenue

Dallas, TX

"Strategies for protecting intellectual property in China" 

This free, all-day presentation on June 15 will include experts from the U.S. government, intellectual property (IP) attorneys, and local businesspeople who will discuss how U.S. rights holders can protect their IP in both China and the U.S.
This in-person program will focus on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, examining:
•    What small and medium-sized businesses need to know about protecting all types of IP in China
•    IP developments in China: Challenges and opportunities in a shifting IP environment
•    Enforcing IP rights, in both China and the U.S., against infringement originating in China
•    U.S. government resources for U.S. companies
•    IP and China: The Texas experience
A question-and-answer session will close out the program.

May 25, 2023 CLE

Noon, Hybrid

CLE Credit: 1 hour

Title: Demystifying IP Litigation at the International Trade Commission

Speaker: Reginald Lucas (former senior litigation attorney at the ITC’s Office of Unfair Import Investigations)

Description: Fast-paced litigation at the ITC can seem like a black box with similar, yet different procedures and considerations that must be taken into account. This presentation will cover the nuts and bolts of IP litigation at the ITC and the domestic industry requirement, compare ITC procedures to district court actions, and review interesting ITC stats and trends.

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May 30, 2023 CLE 

Noon, Hybrid, Art District Mansion

2101 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX, United States 75201

(CLE Credit: 1.00 hr)

Summer Associate Panel, sponsored by Dallas Bar Association Intellectual Property Young Lawyers’ Committee.  

Description:  Panelists Matthew Cornelia, Chelsie Kidd, and Lucy Soyinka (moderated by David Yale Ashton) will share valuable tips to maximize your summer experience. Get invaluable advice on work assignments and best practices for excelling at tasks, feedback, and building lasting relationships.

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