The William L. Dwyer Inn of Court hosted the Hon. Robert J. Bryan Inn of Court and The Seattle IP Inn of Court for our annual joint meeting of the Inns. The William L. Dwyer Inn also presented on Technology & Access to Justice in Washington. Thank you to the William L. Dwyer Inn for both hosting and presenting!
To kick off the Inn year, Group 1 presented the Financial Aspects of Intellectual Property Litigation. Thank you, Group 1!
Group 3 presented Fair Use in a Post Lenz v. Universal World. Thank you, Group 3!
Group 2 gave a presentation on In re Tam, more popularly know at the trademark case involving The Slants. Group 2 entitled its presentation In re Tam on Appeal to Group 2 Seattle IP Inn of Court. Group 2 also created a handout. Thank you, Group 2!
There are no pictures for this meeting, as the stayed at home that evening.
The Hon. Robert J. Bryan AIC hosted the joint meeting of the three Puget Sound Inns of Court in the Federal Courthouse Rotunda in Tacoma. The Inns congratulated U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Bryan for receiving the 9th Circuit Professionalism Award for 2015. In addition, all three Inns received the Platinum Award for the second year in a row. Thank you to Caryn Worcester, Director of Chapter Relations, Western Region, American Inns of Court, for making the award presentations.
The Hon. Robert J. Bryan AIC presented “Spoliategate,” a mock reenactment of the NFL deflated football controversy. The presenters discussed federal and state spoliation law in an entertaining and lively format.
Many thanks to the Hon. Robert J. Bryan AIC for both hosting and presenting! Thanks, too, to U.S. District Court Judge Benjamin Settle and U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge David W. Christel for the use of their courtrooms.