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Recent Events

This record of past events is maintained for the convenience of members who may wish to apply for CLE credit.

2014

  • July 10, 2014: IPS 2014 Annual Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration.
  • Feb. 25, 2014: "Emerging Copyright Practice: the Chinese Experience with Open Licensing." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • Feb. 5, 2014: "European Union Law and its Relevance to the U.S. Legal Practitioner." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Jan. 23, 2014: International Practice Section 2014 Kickoff at Hotel 1000 (Seattle).
  • Jan. 16, 2014: "Emerging Criminal Liability Issues Foreign Companies are Facing in China." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2013

  • Nov. 20, 2013: "Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Nov. 5, 2013: 2013 Foreign Lawyers Reception
  • July 12, 2013: International Practice 2013 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers.
  • June 19, 2013: "Navigating the Canadian Arbitration System." Approved for1.5 general CLE credits.
  • May 31, 2013: "Domestication and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Korea." Approved for 1.5 general credits.
  • April 30, 2013: "Intellectual Property Reform in China: What Does This Mean for Your Clients?" Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 24, 2013: "The Hague Convention: An Update on the Laws of International Child Abuse." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8, 2013:  Annual Law Student Reception.
  • March 20, 2013: "Ethical Considerations in the International Practice of Law." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • Feb. 20, 2013: "Drafting Arbitration Clauses in International Contracts." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2012

  • Nov. 1, 2012: 2012 Foreign Lawyers Reception
  • Sept. 19, 2012: "An Introduction to U.S. Export Control Regulations." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Aug. 16, 2012: "U.S./Canada Cross-Border Litigation: Key Considerations for U.S. Lawyers." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • June 21, 2012: "The Do's and Don'ts of Doing Business in Asia."  Approved for 6.0 general CLE credits.
  • June 13, 2012 (this program was cancelled): "Introduction to U.S. Export Control Regulations."  Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 11, 2012: "A Guide to the French Legal System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 5, 2012: International Practice Law Student Reception.
  • Feb. 29, 2012: "An Introduction to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.

2011

  • Nov. 17, 2011: 2011 Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • Oct. 10, 2011: "Ethics and Cross Border Transactions." Approved for 1.5 CLE ethics credits.
  • July 8, 2011: Annual Meeting and Election
  • June 27, 2011: "Finding Money: International Asset Search and Recovery Methods for Collecting Judgments." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • June 8, 2011: "Intellectual Property Protection from a Global Perspective." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 7, 2011: Annual Law Student Reception
  • Cancelled (Will Be Rescheduled): "Complexities of the Italian Laws of Inheritance and Foreign Wills." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • March 10, 2011: "Multicultural Witness Preparation: Learn Why There Are Very Few Ford "Pintos" in Brazil and Other Helpful Miscommunication Anecdotes." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Jan. 27, 2011: 2011 Foreign Lawyers Reception.

2010

  • Dec. 8, 2010: Hosted Happy Hour at Metropolitan Grill to launch "Doing Business in America" deskbook.
  • Oct. 14, 2010:"Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Oct. 8, 2010: "Whale Wars: Representing an Anti-Whaling Activist in Japanese Court." Approved for 1 general CLE credit.
  • July 16, 2010: 2010 Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
  • July 1, 2010: Mini-CLE: "Managing Risk When Drafting Agreements for Cross-Border Transactions Between the U.S. and Japan." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • April 8, 2010: Mini-CLE: "International Lawyers Responding to Haiti"
  • March 10, 2010: Mini-CLE "Nuts and Bolts of Immigration Law." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Feb. 25, 2010: 2010 International Practice Section Foreign Lawyers Reception.
  • Feb. 24, 2010: WSBA International Practice Section and WSBA-CLE Presents: "Information Technology Act of India and its implication for US companies." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Feb. 12, 2010: Mini-CLE: "Exploring the Israeli Legal System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.

2009

  • Nov. 24, 2009 - Mini-CLE: "Navigating the Italian Judicial System." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Nov. 5, 2009 – International Practice Section's Annual Law Student Reception. Keynote presentation by Karen Summerville with Legal Career Management in Seattle.
  • Oct. 22, 2009 - "The Hague Convention: Laws of International Child Abduction." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Aug. 28, 2009 - WSBA-CLE and the International Practice Section Present "International Express: Cross-Border Train" CLE. Approved for 6.5 CLE credits (5.0 general and 1.5 ethics).
  • July 17, 2009 - WSBA International Practice Section 2009 Annual Meeting and Election
  • June 4, 2009 - WSBA International Practice Mini-CLE - "International Aviation Law: The Warsaw Convention Regime In A Nutshell." Approved for 1.5 CLE credits.
  • May 28, 2009 - International Practice Mini-CLE: "International Water Law." Approved for 1.5 CLE credits.
  • April 30, 2009 - Mini-CLE: "State of the Vatican City." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits. 
  • April 2, 2009 - WSBA International Law Mini-CLE:
    "An Insight to Global Corporate Responsibility." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Feb. 26, 2009 - International Law Mini-CLE:  
    "Afghanistan: A Changing Legal Terrain." Co-sponsored by the WSBA International Practice Section and Middle Eastern Law Association of Washington. Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.
  • Jan. 28, 2009 - WSBA International Law Mini-CLE: "Establishing a Self-sufficient Gorilla Refuge in Rwanda: One Washington Attorney/Veterinarian's Amazing Story." Approved for 1.5 general CLE credits.