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Noon CLE meetings are typically held on the fourth Friday of every month (with some exceptions).


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

Contact Information


If you have questions about the Intellectual Property Section in general, please contact the Section Chair:


Shannon Bates - Chair
Harper Bates & Champion LLC
1717 Main St, Suite 3550
Dallas, TX 75201
Ph. 214.238.8403 ​
Email: shannon.bates@harperbates.com

If you have questions or comments about the Website, please contact:


D. Scott Hemingway

Hemingway & Hansen LLP

1700 Pacific Avenue, Suite4800

Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214.292.8301

Email: shemingway@hh-iplaw.com


For a full list of Officers and Directors click here.


Next CLE:  Dec. 5 (Belo)

Copyright Trial Perspectives:

DynaStudy, Inc. v. Houston Independent School District

The presentation will cover aspects of trial for copyright and DMCA cases, including voir dire strategy, witness examinations, how to present statutory damages evidence to a jury, insights from trial from the perspectives of both parties, and closing argument strategies when statutory damages for copyright and DMCA are at issue.