Section Intellectual Property


The Intellectual Property Section provides continuing legal educational (CLE) programs, proposes and/or comments upon changes in intellectual property law, and serves as a forum for the exchange of new ideas and networking among its members.

Section Chairs

Jeffrey Knowles
415 391 4800
jknowles@coblentzlaw.com

Steve Nielsen
415 272 8210
steve@nielsenpatents.com

There are no upcoming Intellectual Property events

Sep 04, 2021
By Laurie Vaala-Olsen

Patrons are slowly returning to the Marin County Law Library after our reopening to the public in May 2021. At present, we require all patrons to wear masks but have mostly returned to normal operations. Two of the Library's major public programs continue on Zoom, rather than in person: Lawyers in the Library and First Thursdays at the Marin County Law Library.

Aug 09, 2021
By Laura McMahon, Legal Aid of Marin Pro Bono Manager

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Mar 02, 2021
By Philip Lombardo

Cyber insurance, often referred to as “cybersecurity insurance,” “hacker insurance,” or even just “cyber,” is an insurance product that covers the costs associated with computer hack attacks, data breaches, and system failures. It is now a booming segment of the insurance market at the same time many businesses are still without coverage. Learn what to look for when seeking coverage.

Mar 02, 2021
By George Usi

In a world where hackers seem to be able to break into just about any computer connected to the internet, have you considered the security of the tech you use every day? An important question at any time, it’s even more critical in our current work-from-home era.

Mar 02, 2021
By Daniel J. Schneider

Owning a young bi-coastal law practice has meant both growing pains and delights. COVID-19 added an entirely unexpected twist. After a year of change and uncertainty, my firm is now fortunate enough to need to hire our first associate. The most popular question during interviews is, “Are we expected to be in the office every day?”

Mar 02, 2021
By Cordell Wesselink, M.A.

There you are, scrolling through an email thread or the news feed of your favorite social media site, when what do you see? A comment by a colleague or friend that’s utterly outlandish! You can hardly believe it—how could they believe that? You limber up your fingers and thumbs and get ready to tell them how wrong they are…or you decide it’s not worth it and either do your best to ignore them or unfriend them immediately and never have contact with them again.