Volume 1, Issue 4

Chair’s Welcome

Practice Edge

ABA's Response to Recession


Clinical Trials and the Financial Markets

E-Discovery and Digital Evidence Case Digest

Free Cleantech Brown Bag

• How to Get a Job and Grow Your Practice

• ABA Member Advantage Benefits

• Proposed Patent Case Legislation


Learn about Section
member professional updates.


• Computer Forensic Resolution Has Impact in North Carolina

• Highlight Section Involvement

• Join ABA's Green Initiative

• Leverage The SciTech Lawyer Electronic Archives

• Nominees for Section Officers and Council Positions

• Resources for Student Members

• Student Opportunity at 2009 ABA Annual Meeting

• Update your ABA Areas of Interest Information



2nd National Conference on Employment of Lawyers with Disabilities
June 15-16, 2009
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC

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


 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.

 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 SciTech Lawyer

 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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The SciTech e-Merging News is published quarterly as a Section member benefit. Click here to join the Section. The material published reflects the views of the authors and has not been approved by the Section of Science & Technology Law, the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the ABA. © 2009 American Bar Association. All rights reserved.

Practice Edge

free cleantech brown bag

The Cleantech and Climate Change Committee announces its educational teleconference series. Topics and dates are listed below. Click here to join the Cleantech and Climate Change Committee today to receive regular reminders that detail their panelists and updates on their free brown bag series.

Educational Programs:

Thursday, May 28, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST  
Assessing and Protecting Carbon Value
Panelists: Tessa Schwartz, Morrison & Foerster ; Bill Sloan, Morrison & Foerster ; Chris Hunter, Climate Change Capital
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 678344 1)

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST  
How to Translate Carbon Reducing Technology Into Tradable Emissions Credits
  Keith Casto, Shook, Hardy & Bacon; Alex Rau , Climate Wedge Ltd; Jon Elliot, Touchstone Environmental
Pat Sharkey, McGuire Woods LLP;
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 678344 1)

Thursday, June 25, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST  
Corporate Engagement in Climate Change
Jean M. Brittingham, Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership &The Prince of Wales’s Business and the Environment Programme
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 6783441 )

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST  
CDM Reforms in the Context of a Greater Protocol: Berkeley Law Students' Perspective from Copenhagen
  Ian Fein; Jeslyn Miller; Heather M. Matsumoto; Tyler McNish
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 678344 1)

September 15, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST  
Domestic Protection of Cleantech IP 
Panelists : Ivan Gold, Perkins Coie; Ziv Yoash, Perkins Coie; Shahrooz Nabavi, Fasken Martineau ; Technology Solutions for Transportation
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 6783441 )

October 14, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST   
Technology Solutions for Transportation
Moderators : Heather Bowman, Holland & Knight, will coordinate with Jeff Booth
Panel: Jeff Booth, Holland & Knight; TBA
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 6783441 )

Wed, November 11, 2009 ~ 9:30 am PST / 12:30 am EST  
Green Marketing: How to Avoid the Legal Pitfalls When Marketing Cleantech Solutions

Panelists : Heather Bowman, Holland & Knight; Brooks Beard, Morrison & Foerster
(Dial: 800-504-8071 , Access Code: 6783441 )