"Hot Topics in Intellectual Property"
Thursday, December 4, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration at 12:30 p.m.)
R.S.V.P for CLE by Monday, November 24, 2014
The Genesee Grande Hotel 1060 East Genesee Street Syracuse, New York
"Hot Topics in Intellectual Property" has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 3 credits towards the professional practice requirement
*This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys and is a single program. No partial credit will be awarded. This program is complimentary to all Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association Members.
This CLE Program will review current issues concerning copyright law, trade secrets and patents.
Michael Sciotti, Esq., Moderator Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
George R. McGuire, Esq. Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Michael A. Oropallo, Esq. Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
John G. Powers, Esq. Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Robert C. Whitaker, Jr., Esq. Hancock Estabrook, LLP
November 23, 2014 - UPDATE
Western New York Snow Event
Special Request for Additional Structural Engineers
Beginning early this week, Western New York has experienced a significant snowfall event. Over six feet of snow has accumulated in some areas. The weather service predicts temperatures will rise above freezing through early next week, resulting in a significant snowmelt and the potential for flooding in the region. There is also the risk of building collapse as a result of the weight of the snow.
DBSC is assembling a list of individuals who would be available from Monday November 24 to Wednesday December 3.
All Interested individuals (Code Enforcement Officials, Engineers and Architects) should send an email toCEDAR@dos.ny.gov, and indicate their name, contact information and available dates. Individuals will then be contacted with additional information.
Joe Smith, Town of Anywhere, Some County, NY
Cell - 123 - 456 - 7890
Dates available 11/23, 24, 25 and 12/1, 2.
Thank you for your participation.
Eric C. Bradshaw
Disaster Response Coordinator
New York State Department of State
Division of Building Standards and Codes
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At the same time, the Opinion makes clear that "there are no virtual office exceptions" to a lawyers' ethical responsibilities. Thus, lawyers operating a virtual office must disclose that they don't have a physical office and must ensure that the services they provide are competently delivered. - Read more
Please join the CNYBBA and NDNY-FCBA in announcing this free CLE program opportunity:
4 FREE CLE Credits
In exchange for agreement to either:
(i) act as counsel in a personally filed pro bono case or one that the court assigns
or(ii) act as a mentor to a less experienced attorney who makes the agreement under option (i).
NDNY-Federal Court Bar Association
Do you forget where you left your keys or parked the car?
The good news is that chocolate - or more specifically,
naturally occurring compounds in cocoa called flavanols -
can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy
older adults, according to a Columbia
University Medical Center (CUMC) study.
Chrome Bookmarks and the Bookmarks Manager are now more powerful by incorporating the smarts of Google Search with a new modern UI. Now, if you're signed in to Chrome with sync enabled: One-click save: When you bookmark, you can now save an image and note to make your bookmarks more helpful. Also, Google will suggest a folder if it seems like it could be a fit. Improved search: Quickly find that elusive page with search powered by Google, which looks not only at the bookmark title and snippet, but also the bookmarked page's content. Collect bookmarks by topic: Your bookmarks will automatically be organized by topic, like "Tokyo" and "Photography." If you'd rather, you can still organize them into folders yourself. Familiar bookmarks, new look: Your existing bookmarks will automatically get updated with images and descriptions, wherever possible. Share: Have a folder of favorite bookmarks? You can make it public and share the link with whomever you'd like to access it. Everything else will remain private. Access your bookmarks anywhere: Bookmarked an article on your phone to finish reading on your laptop? Chrome will continue to sync your bookmarks across all of your devices, just like it does today.
Visit the non-partisan Judicial Candidate Voter Guide which is designed to help you make a more informed decision on Election Day. It includes descriptions of elective judicial offices throughout the state. The Guide also provides a list of judicial candidates on the ballot in each county based on information provided by the state and county boards of election.
Please visit the Voter Guide and share it with the public, so that more individuals can make an informed decision on Election Day.
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