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Upcoming Event – Trademarks and NFTs Roundtable

Register Here Harris Bricken attorney Fred Rocafort will participate in an upcoming roundtable on trademarks and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), joining a panel of brand owners and practitioners. The roundtable will take place on Tuesday, January 24, starting at 10:00 AM, with Fred’s panel scheduled for

Upcoming CLE Webinar on Sustainability in Trademarks

Harris Bricken intellectual property attorney Paul Coble and Cantor Colburn partner Michelle P. Ciotola will be presenting “Sustainability in Trademarks” in a CLE webinar on January 31st, 2023, hosted by Strafford. “This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on leveraging trademarks to convey sustainability. The panel will discuss the impact on brands and how they

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We are proud to continue honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day represents an opportunity to both honor his life’s work on behalf of equal rights and to support the communities we serve—a commitment and value that has long been a part of who we are.

Free CLE Webinar: Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Date: Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT Credits: 0.50 Law & Legal Procedure 0.50 Other Tuition: Free The Russia-Ukraine conflict and deteriorating relations with China — and the disruptions to supply chains, energy, and business those have wrought — have led companies to awaken to other regions of the Global

Blockchain Developments in Africa: A YouTube Series

In late 2022, Harris Bricken attorney, Jonathan Bench (Utah, USA), met with Olayimika Oyebanji, a DAO legal expert from Nigeria. The two lawyers talked about their early blockchain project experiences, DAOs and DAO projects on which they have worked, and the Web3 legal industry as a whole. Olayimika also provided unique insights into blockchain developments

Hilary Bricken Named Global Top 200 Cannabis Lawyer

Harris Bricken attorney Hilary Bricken was recently recognized as a Global Top 200 Cannabis Lawyer for 2022-23 by the Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law Report compiles its list of lawyers and law firms that are considered to be the top cannabis practitioners and practices around the world via an annual survey of clients and lawyers


Technoeconomics: Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property

5th Annual Symposium on Global IP Strategic Planning, IP Monetization and Trade This symposium is dedicated to advanced topics in intellectual property (IP), IP strategy, IP monetization, and trade issues from a global perspective. The intended audience is corporate leadership, attorneys, and others responsible for developing, acquiring, using, and managing IP assets on a worldwide

Blockchain Legal Trends

GGI World Conference – Blockchain Legal Trends: DAOs and Ethereum 2.0

Next month, Harris Bricken attorney Jonathan Bench will host a workshop during GGI’s 25th-anniversary conference in Montréal, Canada. He will share his legal expertise in the latest developments surrounding two Web 3.0 areas: DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) and Ethereum 2.0 (also called “the Merge”). This is a follow-up to his presentation in Washington, D.C. earlier


What’s a WY DAO LLC? Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

Register Here A DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) is an online community that uses blockchain technology to function and transact toward a specific purpose or mission (e.g. an investment, global community service, or sending one lucky DAO member to the moon). In DAOs there are no hierarchies and no central control. DAOs also have no corporate

CLE Trends and Topics in International Law

WSBA Webinar: Harris Bricken Attorney Presents on Protecting IP Overseas

Register HERE! Join Harris Bricken attorney Fred Rocafort and other experts in the area of international law for a live webinar hosted by the Washington State Bar Association. This event will help attendees understand crucial international issues in intellectual property and real property. Fred’s session, titled Protecting IP Overseas, will explore the reasons for which