Recent Practice Points

A Brief Guide to Handling a Cyber Incident

By Leonard Wills – February 27, 2019 | How an organization responds to a data breach or cyberattack can have an enormous financial and reputational cost.

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

By Leonard Wills – January 3, 2019 | A brief overview of the PCI DSS and its importance in cybersecurity.


Are Administrative Patent Judges Properly Appointed Under the Appointments Clause?

By Alex Chan – February 15, 2019 | Patent Trial and Appeal Board administrative patent judges are not empowered to render final written decisions eliminating patent owners’ rights.

The Dark Side of the VRBO Industry

By Kimberlee Gee – December 10, 2018 | With no legal decisions made on cases of discrimination in the vacation rental by owner and peer-to-peer rental industry, only time will tell if these lodgings fully fall under “public accommodation” laws.

Sound Advice Podcasts

Social Media and Marketing

In this Sound Advice, Mr. Alex Chan, a patent trial lawyer and a cofounder of a legal analytics startup, offers insights on how best to use social media for marketing and promoting your or your law firm's branding. (8:42 min)

The Pursuit of Social and Legal Justice: How a Minority Trial Lawyer Can Do Their Part

Attorney Ruby Wharton gives advice to Minority Trial Lawyers on how to make positive changes in their communities. (15:09 min)

Minority Trial Lawyer

Learn how to get involved with the Minority Trial Lawyer Committee and maximize your Section membership!