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5/18 - Concurrent PM Track 1 - Ethics

May 18, 2022 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM


Salon 2-5


90 CLE Minutes

Technical Expertise, Bias, and the Internet:  a spicy ethical gumbo!

Moderator: Mary H. Drabnis, McGlinchey Stafford PLLC, Baton Rouge, LA

Responsibility of Attorneys to Develop and Maintain Tech Knowledge
Beth Burgin Waller, Woods Rogers PLC, Roanoke, VA

Professional Consequences of Irresponsible Lawyer Use of Social Media
Professor Dane S. Ciolino, Loyola University, New Orleans College of Law, Metairie, LA

Algorithmic and Data Best Practices and Requirements to Ensure Appropriate Handling of Data and Fair Treatment of Data Subjects
David J. Kappos, Cravath Swaine & Moore, New York, NY


  • drabnis_mary_thumb Drabnis, Mary

    McGlinchey Stafford | Of Counsel

    Dr. Mary Drabnis prepares and prosecutes patents, handles patent appeals, and has handled patent interferences before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), with a focus on the chemical arts and the mechanical arts. Mary currently serves as the Chair of AIPLA's Patent Cooperation Treaty Issues Committee.
  • Waller, Beth Burgin

    Woods Rogers | Principal

    Beth Burgin Waller is a cybersecurity and data privacy attorney who uses her significant experience in technology to counsel clients on cybersecurity risk management, incident response, and privacy laws.
  • Kappos, David 200 Kappos, David J.

    Cravath Swaine & Moore, LLP | Partner

    David J. Kappos is a partner at Cravath. He is a leader in the field of intellectual property, including IP management and strategy, the development of global IP norms, laws and practices as well as commercialization and enforcement of innovation-based assets. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Kappos served as Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In that role, he advised the President, the Secretary of Commerce and the Administration on IP policy matters.
  • Ciolino, Dane S.

    Loyola University New Orleans College of Law | Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor of Law

    Dane S. Ciolino serves as the Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. His current scholarly and teaching interests at Loyola include Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Advocacy, and Criminal Law.