Volume 3, Issue 1

Chair’s Welcome

Practice Edge

• 2010 ABA Annual Meeting
CLE Materials

• BioBlurb

• Electronic Discovery Digital Evidence Case Digest

• The Legal Protection of Personal Data - The Russian Model

• Overcoming the Obstacles of Going and Being Solo in a Down Economy

Regulations on Economic Transactions in Virtual Worlds

• SciStatus Update

• SciTech Edge: Biotech Law Career and Business Development Tips


Learn about Section member professional updates.



• ABA's Diversity in the Legal Profession: The Next Steps

• ABA Lowers Solo Practitioner Member Dues

• Advertise with The SciTech Lawyer

New Student Editors Sought



The Draft EU Guidelines on Standard Setting
Oct. 13, 2010

The Impact of Electronic Health Records and Exchanges on Industry Standards
October 26, 2010
Webcast/ Teleconference

2011 ABA Midyear Meeting
February 11-12, 2011
Atlanta, GA


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Jurimetrics Journal - Quarterly scholarly journal featuring articles and reviews.

The SciTech Lawyer

 The Section's quarterly magazine features practical and timely articles on a diverse range of science and technology law issues. Click here to access this issue, which focuses on virtual law.

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colleague connection


Cynthia Cwik, SciTech's Scientific Evidence Committee Co-Chair and Program Committee member, recently joined Jones Day as a partner in San Diego, CA. Click here to learn more about Cynthia Cwik and her new position.

Sean Kane, SciTech's Virtual Worlds and Multi-User Online Games Committee Chair, recently joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as Counsel in New York, NY. Click here to learn more about Sean Kane and his new position.

Section Chair Stephen Wu, founding partner in the Silicon Valley law firm Cooke Kobrick & Wu LLP, was recently inducted into the Achievement Hall of Fame of his alma mater Chagrin Falls High School near Cleveland, Ohio. Steve was honored for his outstanding achievement as a pioneer in secure electronic commerce law and information security law, and as one of the world's leading practitioners in the area of the 3D Internet law - virtual worlds and online video games.  The school also recognized Steve’s role as Section Chair and his community service.

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