Volume 1, Issue 3

Chair’s Welcome

Practice Edge

• BioBlurb

• Cultivating Effective Trade Secret Protection Program

• E-Discovery and Digital Evidence Case Digest

• Rights and Responsibilities of Scientists' SciStatus Update

• Social Networking through Legally Minded

• Stopping the Collision

• Ten Interesting Places to Visit in Second Life

COLLEAGUE CONNECTION

Learn about Section
member professional updates.

SECTION NEWS

• Attend Upcoming Student Lunch & Learn Programs

• Cleantech Committee Seeks Student Leader

• Future of Evidence Committee Seeks Contributors

• Join a SciTech Committee Today for Free!

• Law Student Writing Contest

• SciTech Co-Sponsors CLE Tracks at Upcoming RSA Conference

• Submit Articles to The SciTech Lawyer

• Upcoming SciTech CLE Teleconferences

• Update your ABA AOC

 

Calendar/cle

SciTech Lunch & Learn
February 11th, 2009
12noon - 1:30pm
Suffolk University Law School
Main Function Room, 1st Floor
Boston, MA

2009 ABA Midyear Meeting
February 12-14, 2009
Boston, MA

The Benefits and Barriers to International Science Collaboration
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Teleconference
1:00-2:30pm EST

4th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute
February 26-27, 2009
Washington, DC, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

SciTech Lunch & Learn
March 10, 2009
12:40-1:45pm
Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY

Redefining the Legal Standard for "Reasonable" Security: The Far-Reaching Impact of the New Massachusetts Regulations
March 31, 2009
Teleconference
1:00-2:30 EST
Registration to be available soon.

24th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
April 1-4, 2009
Washington, DC

ABA TECHSHOW
April 2-4, 2009
Chicago, IL

ABA TECHSHOW 2009 -- The World's Premier Legal Technology Conference and EXPO

Forensic Science for the 21st Century: The National Academy of Sciences Report and Beyond
April 3-4, 2009
Tempe, AZ

2009 RSA Conference
April 20-24, 2009
San Francisco, CA

2009 ABA Annual Meeting
Swissotel Chicago
July 29 - August 2, 2009

BOOK STORE

 This book provides you with a legal and practical approach to the new world of digital information. It has been described as a must have  for litigation lawyers, corporate counsel and records managers who want to understand how to appropriately handle the digital information of an enterprise. Learn more.

The SciTech Lawyer

 This book clearly explains and discusses 13 applied scientific disciplines in jargon-free language that is specifically geared toward lawyers. If you are a lawyer who is ever called upon to defend, proceed against, examine, cross-examine or even consult a scientist, this book is for you. Learn more.

 The Section’s quarterly magazine features practical and timely articles on a diverse range of science and technology law issues. This issue focuses on biosecurity.

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COLLEAGUE CONNECTION

Clara Cottrell joined the firm of Smith Moore Leatherwood in Greensboro, North Carolina in their business and IP group.
She can be reached at clara.cottrell@smithmoorelaw.com. Clara served as the SciTech Law Student Division Liaison. She is still active in Section leadership.

Benjamin Duranske is joining Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP to help found and build the firm's new virtual worlds and video games practice. He recently wrote the first book on legal issues arising from virtual worlds, entitled "Virtual Law," published by the ABA. He currently co-chairs the Section's Virtual Worlds and Multi-User Online Games. Contact Ben at benjamin.duranske@pillsburylaw.com.

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