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Professionalism and Ethics

The Professionalism and Ethics Committee members are appointed by the President-Elect for a term of three years, in which their duties shall be to promote the education of AIPLA members and the public about professionalism. Committee members keep under constant scrutiny the Code of Professional Responsibility of the corporation and the workings thereof and recommend to the Board of Directors for adoption in due course, any amendments to that Code which may be desirable, together with a report of the reasons for such recommendations.

At the request of the Board, Committee members may also render to any active member applying therefor an advisory opinion on any question of contemplated professional conduct of such member.  Advisory opinions rendered shall be published in the Bulletin upon approval by the Board of Directors.


 Committee Announcements

Announcement Description


  The Professionalism & Ethics Committee will not have a stand-alone meeting at the 2017 Annual Meeting, but is co-sponsor with the IP Practice in Israel Committee of an Educational Session to be held on Thursday, October 19, from 3:30-5:30.  The program will be moderated by our Vice Chair, Penny Prater.  Please plan to attend.  The specific location will be announced on-site. 

  We have been asked to continue planning ethics content for future meeting programs, and would appreciate all input you may have.

  The Committee is open to hearing from any of you as to matters of moment about the profession and ethical situations that we confront.

  Please contact either Penny or me for more information.

  Best regards,

Rodney K. Caldwell, Chair


 Committee Calendar

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