• Are Your Firm’s Foreign Associate Practices Ethical?

    … firm or client “liaison.” Whatever label is applied to the intermediary, the significant point in this relationship (as far as ethical regulators are concerned) is that someone or something stands in between the USPTO practitioner and the client. Thirty years ago, the USPTO published in the Official Gazette (OG) ethics “guidance” for patent…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 12 readers -
  • The Ethics of Independence

    … “Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom” – Albert Einstein As we prepare to celebrate the birthday of our country’s independence, I am reminded that we, as lawyers, owe a significant ethical duty to exercise independence in the representation of our clients. As an attorney, independence…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 39 readers -
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