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Apr 4th, 2019

BLS in Florida Bar News

From Florida Bar News: After four years of study and work by the Business Law Section, a major overhaul of Florida corporation laws is moving through the House and Senate. The revision of F.S. Chap. 607 “is largely an update and modernization of the corporate statutes with the goal of making our statute as clear as possible and making it have all the things that a modern corporation needs,” said Philip Schwartz, a former chair of the Business Law section who co-chaired the section subcommittee that worked on the project. Read More
Jan 22nd, 2019

2019-2021 Business Law Section Fellowship Application Now Available

The Business Law Section of The Florida Bar is committed to recruiting diverse lawyers to join, participate, and ultimately serve in leadership positions in the Section.  As such, the Section has implemented a Fellowship Program to provide a two-year subsidy to eight qualified applicants who express an interest in becoming active in the substantive work and leadership of the Section. 

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Jan 15th, 2019

10th Annual IP Symposium

The 10th Annual Florida Bar IP Symposium will be held 4/11-4/12/19 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819. For reservations under our room block, please use the following link:  https://res.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=14841&nights=1&checkin=04/11/2019&group=GPPG4A1  or contact the Loews Reservation Center at 833-243-4727. Please mention our Group: The Florida Bar and Meeting: Business Law Section-10th Annual Intellectual Property Symposium to get the group rate of $249/night  Our Lunch Keynote Speaker on Friday April 12, 2019 is the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison.  See link for Ms. Denison’s biography: https://www.uspto.gov/about-us/executive-biographies/mary-boney-denison Our Dinner Speaker on Thursday, April 11, 2019 is Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Administrative Judge George C. Pologeorgis. I hope you can join me in Orlando for this great event.  Stay tuned for details on our panel topics and how to register. Please save the date! Read More

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