Regular Meetings

2020-2021 Regular Meeting Schedule


**Please see below for PACLE e-Payment**

October 21, 2020
Drew Hirshfeld, Commissioner of Patents
Zoom Webinar for PA-CLE Distance Learning (contact PIPLA@webblaw.com)
Meeting: 5:45 pm | CLE: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

November 18, 2020
Sabrina Hudson, Deputy General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Benefits, The Kraft Heinz Company
Zoom Webinar for PA-CLE Distance Learning (contact PIPLA@webblaw.com)
Meeting: 12:00 pm | CLE: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

January 25, 2021
Brian S. Quinn, Esq., Education and Outreach Coordinator
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania , Inc.
Joint Distance Learning CLE with IP Inns of Court/PIPLA via ZoomGov
Coronavirus and Your Mental Health: A Lawyer’s Guide to Coping with Isolation, Anxiety and Fear in Uncertain Times
1 hr. Ethics Credit – (contact PIPLA@webblaw.com)
CLE: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(There is no business meeting scheduled)

February 17, 2021
We cordially invite you to PIPLA’s Distance Learning CLE via Zoom webinar on February 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.  Presented by:

Cindy Chung, Esq., Asst. U.S. Attorney for the W.D. of PA and Special Agent Matthew Solomon, FBI-Pittsburgh Field Office
Title: “Federal Economic Espionage and Theft of Trade Secrets
1 hr. Substantive Credit
CLE: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (10 min. business meeting at Noon)

Please RSVP via email to PIPLA@webblaw.com – there is no deadline to RSVP or CLE pre-payment required.

To receive credit for PACLE Distance Learning, complete the CLE Registration Form previously sent and email to PIPLA@webblaw.com or U.S. mail (address below) along with CLE payment via check or credit card on our website: www.piplaonline.org.

March 17, 2021
We cordially invite you to PIPLA’s Distance Learning CLE via Zoom webinar on March 17, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
Presented by:

Kevin Ashley, Professor of Law-University of Pittsburgh
Title: “New Developments in Legal Text Analytics”
1 hr. Substantive Credit
CLE: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (5 min. business meeting at Noon)

April 28, 2021 – Annual Meeting & Election, Awards

We cordially invite you to PIPLA’s Annual Meeting and Distance Learning CLE via Zoom on April 28, 2021 at Noon.

Please note our Annual Meeting is one week later than we normally meet and it will be a regular Zoom format and not a webinar.  We are hoping for the opportunity to see everyone while we elect our new Officers/Board and congratulate the 2021 “Inventor of the Year” and “Student Leadership” awardees!

CLE Presented by Aman K. Gebru, Assistant Professor of Law, Duquesne University
Title: “Patent Exceptions for Public Health Emergencies”
(Recent debates about whether patent rights should be waived, or compulsory licenses granted for patents around COVID vaccines)
1 hr. Substantive Credit
CLE: 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
(5-10 min. business meeting at Noon (Elections, Inventor of the Year and Student Leadership Awards)

Please note, there is no deadline to RSVP or CLE pre-payment required.

To receive credit for PACLE Distance Learning, complete the CLE Registration Form HERE and email to PIPLA@webblaw.com or U.S. mail (address below) along with CLE payment via check or credit card on our website: www.piplaonline.org. Please send completed CLE Form and payment after attendance of the CLE!

PACLE Payment
Name(s) of CLE Attendant(s)