March CLE 

March 25, 2021

Noon, Virtual

Topic:  Federal Circuit Update:

Notable Cases

and Topics 2020-2021

Natalie Bennett,

Morgan Lewis
Pauline Pelletier and

Deirdre Wells,

Sterne Kessler

Goldstein & Fox PLLC

CLE Credit:  MCLE 1.00

2021 IP Section 

Officers and Directors


Chair: Robert (Bob) Johnston

Vice-Chair: David Taylor

Secretary: Dyan House

Treasurer: Elizabeth Rucki


Council Members:

Justin Cohen

Megan Hoyt

Dwayne Norton

John Tower

Kirby Drake

Tim Dyll

James Gourley

Matt Acosta

Niky Bagley

Stephanie Sivinski

Immediate Past Chair: Scott Hemingway

​​CLE Meetings


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

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

Next CLE: April 22 

(Virtual Zoom, Noon)

Topic: The Brexit Divorce - Who Got to

Keep the IP Kids/House? 

Speakers: Barker Brettel IP, UK,

John Lawrence, Carrie Johnson, Lucy Walker 


This CLE will cover the implications of Brexit on Trademark, Design, and Enforcement practice on the EU and UK.

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