On April 5, 2021, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and the Federal Circuit Bar Association presented a panel discussion on oral advocacy in federal court for junior lawyers and associates.
Federal Circuit Judge Kimberly Moore and District Court Judge Alan Albright (WDTX) shared insights about the role of oral argument, the importance of answering challenging questions, and best practices for appearances in federal court (including when appearing telephonically or via Zoom).
Kathi Vidal, managing partner of Winston & Strawn’s Silicon Valley office and founder of ChIPs Next Gen, moderated the panel.
Next Generation Lawyers and Berkeley Center for Law & Technology hosted an in-house panel discussion on October 22 that highlights, brainstorms, and encourages client-facing opportunities for junior attorneys.
The Federal Circuit Bar Association, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Berkeley Judicial Institute, ChIPs, and CLI hosted a panel discussion on the changing judicial landscape, and the opportunities it presents for junior lawyers and associates.
On May 29, the Federal Circuit Bar Association, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, and ChIPs sponsored a discussion on the USPTO’s Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP). Launched earlier this month, LEAP facilitates the professional development of patent attorneys and agents who appear before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) by providing them with opportunities for oral advocacy.