Seminars, Courses and Events

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section

September 11, 2013; Chicago, Illinois Cyberlaw Symposium

Professionalism & Ethics: Internet Issues

Kane County Bar Association

Intellectual Property Committee

June 6, 2013

More Than “First To File,”And Advising Your Client

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Law Section

February 27, 2013; Chicago, Illinois America Invents Act: More Than “First To File”

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Illinois State Bar Association

Business Advice And Financial Planning Section

January 25, 2013; Chicago, Illinois

Succession Planning; Managing The Transition

(1) The Sale/Purchase Of A Business

(2) Ethical Considerations For The Attorney

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section

October 17, 2012; Chicago, Illinois

What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property

(1) Patent Basics And Recent Developments In Patent Law

(2) Eavesdropping, Privacy, And Publicity Law In Illinois – An Overview

(3) Ethics Issues In Intellectual Property

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

June 21, 2012; Chicago, Illinois

2012 Cyberlaw Symposium

(1) Professionalism And Ethics

(2) Intersection Of Politics And Intellectual Property

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Kane County Bar Association

Intellectual Property Committee

June 7, 2012; Geneva, Illinois

The 2012 Intellectual Property Seminar

Ethics

The Decalogue Society Of Lawyers May 16, 2012; Chicago, Illinois

The Current State Of Copyright And Trademark Law

Chicago Bar Association

Young Lawyers Section – Intellectual Property Group and Intellectual Property Committee

February 1, 2012; Chicago, Illinois

Ethics For Intellectual Property Lawyers

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Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

June 22, 2011; Chicago, Illinois Cyberlaw Symposium

Professionalism & Ethics – Lawyer Use Of The Internet

Kane County Bar Association

Intellectual Property Committee

June 1, 2011; Geneva, Illinois

The 2011 Intellectual Property Seminar

I. Copyright Law And Litigation

II. Permissible Activities Of Lawyers V. Nonlawyers In Relation To Patent And Trademark Matters

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

May 10, 2011; Chicago, Illinois

A Primer On Trademark Office Actions

A Panel Discussion

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Center For Intellectual Property Law And Information Technology (Ciplit®) April 4, 2011; Chicago, Illinois

Ethical Issues In The Context Of The Practice Of Intellectual Property Law

Chicago Bar Association

Unauthorized Practice Of Law Committee

March 15, 2011; Chicago, Illinois

Unauthorized Practice Of Law Before The United States Patent And Trademark Office

Chicago Bar Association

International & Foreign Law Committee

February 11, 2011; Chicago, Illinois Legal Ethics In An International Setting

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Illinois State Bar Association

Business Advice And Financial Planning Section Council

November 3, 2010; Chicago, Illinois

Due Diligence In Mergers And Acquisitions

Attorney Ethics In The Transactional Arena

Illinois State Bar Association

Animal Law Section Council

June 11, 2010; Chicago, Illinois

Second Annual Animal Law Conference

Ethical Problems In A Picturesques Animal Scene

Cook County Bar Association

May 21, 2010; Chicago, Illinois

How To Get Yourself Disbarred If You Really Want To

(A/K/A “Legal Ethics And The New Rules”)

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Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

April 20, 2010; Bloomington, Illinois

April 28, 2010; Chicago, Illinois

Hot Topics In Intellectual Property Counseling: From Start-Up To Initial Public Offering

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) The Basics Of Patent Law

(3) Intellectual Property And Ethics

The Decalogue Society

December 2, 2009; Chicago, Illinois

How To Get Yourself Disbarred If You Really Want To (And How To Really Antagonize The A.R.D.C. In The Process)

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

June 9, 2009; Chicago, Illinois

June 11, 2009; Bloomington, Illinois

Intellectual Property Essentials And Ip On The Internet

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) The Basics Of Patent Law

(3) Ethical Issues In Intellectual Property Law

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Illinois State Bar Association

June 4, 2009; Chicago, Illinois

June 12, 2009; Grafton, Illinois

Animal Law Committee

Animal Law: How It Impacts Any Practice – Including Yours

Hot Topics

It’s Okay If Your Client Is A Real Animal. You? Not So Much!

Isba State Bar Association

May 8, 2009; Chicago, Illinois

International And Immigration Section And Intellectual Property Section

Cutting Costs And Maximizing Value In International

Intellectual Property Law Practice

Ethical Issues Involved In International Patent And Trademark Prosecution

Cook County Bar Association

April 22, 2009; Chicago, Illinois

How To Get Yourself Disbarred If You Really Want To (And How To Really Antagonize The A.R.D.C.  In The Process)

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Illinois State Bar Association

March 20, 2009

Business Advice And Financial Planning And Labor And Employment Law Section Councils

Intellectual Property Issues – Patents, Trademarks,  Copyrights, And Trade Secrets

Eugene F. Friedman, J.D., Ph.D.

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

May 5, 2008; Chicago, Illinois

May 12, 2008; Collinsville, Illinois

What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) The Basics Of Patent Law

(3) Ethical Issues In Intellectual Property Law

Illinois State Bar Association

Agricultural Law Section

February 8, 2008; Bloomington, Illinois

Hot Topics In Agricultural Law 2008

Legal Ethics And The Family Farm

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Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

June 14, 2006; Chicago, Illinois

June 28, 2006; Bloomington, Illinois

What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) The Basics Of Patent Law

(3) Ethical Issues In Intellectual Property Law

Chicago Bar Association

Solo/Small Firm Practitioners Committee

March 7, 2006; Chicago, Illinois

Topics In Legal Ethics

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

January 6, 2006; Bloomington, Illinois

January 27, 2006; Chicago, Illinois

What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) The Basics Of Patent Law

(3) Ethical Issues In Intellectual Property Law

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lllinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council In Conjunction With The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Of America

Nebula Weekend

April 28, 2005

Publishing Contracts For New Authors, New Publishers And Their Attorneys

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) Ethical Issues In Copyright Law

Chicago Bar Association

Solo/Small Firm Committee

February 1, 2005

What. . .  Me Worry?

(1) Ethics Issues

(2) Responding To An Ardc Charge

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

October 29, 2004; Bloomington, Illinois

November 12, 2004; Chicago, Illinois

What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property

(1) The Basics Of Copyright Law

(2) The Basics Of Patent Law

(3) Ethical Issues In Intellectual Property Law

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Illinois State Bar Association

 Intellectual Property Section Council

Intellectual Property And The Classroom

March 5 & April 2, 2004

Copyright Basics

Fair Use In The Classroom

Ethical Issues

Illinois State Bar Association

Business Advice And Financial Planning Section

February 20, 2004

Advising Illinois Business Law Clients

Ethical Issues For Business Lawyers

Chicago Bar Association

Solo/Small Firm Committee

May 5, 2003

Marketing Your Law Firm In The Twentieth-First Century

Ethics Issues Involved In Promoting And Expanding Your Practice

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John Marshall Law School

Career Services Office

April 11, 2003

Law Practice Management Program

Setting Up Operations–Telecommunications And Office Technology

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

December 5, 2002

Three Recent Supreme Court Decisions On Patent Law (And More)

Illinois State Bar Association

Business Advice And Financial Planning Section

October 11, 2002

Advising Illinois Business Law Clients

Ethics Issues In Providing Non-Legal Services

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Illinois State Bar Association

Agricultural Law Section Council

April 26, 2002

Law Of The Prairie

Nonplant Patents For Plants

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section Council

April 11, 2002

Avoiding Intellectual Property Pitfalls

Employee Agreements

Illinois State Bar Association

Intellectual Property Section

October 18, 2001

Practical Considerations In Intellectual Property Disputes

How To Frame The Issues And Evidence (And Your Opponent) At Trial

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Business Advice And Financial Planning Section

October 5, 2001

Advising Illinois Business Law Clients

Ethical Issues In Representing Business Clients

Illinois State Bar Association

Standing Committee On The Ardc In Conjunction With The Isba Mutual Insurance Company

December 8, 2000

Ethics From The Trenches – Real Answers To Real Questions

Relationships With Clients

Copyrights In Academia

Triton College

October 8, 1999

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Illinois State Bar Association

March 17, 1999 International And Immigration Law Section Council

Harmony And Conflict In International Trademark And Copyright Law

Illinois State Bar Association

April 17, 1998

Technology And Competition In Illinois

An Overview Of The Law  Regarding Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights And Trade Secrets

Illinois State Bar Association

May 10, 1996

International Trade Program

Harmony And Conflict In International Intellectual Property Law

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