In-House Considerations for IP, Data Privacy, and Financial Crimes

Jessica Dipre, Fifth Third Bank
Alyssa Sanker, Fifth Third Bank
Daniel Kerlakian, Fifth Third Bank

Join us on March 23, 2021 for our next webinar, led by three attorneys at Fifth Third Bank: Jessica Dipre, Alyssa Sanker, and Daniel Kerlakian. Ms. Dipre, Ms. Sanker, and Mr. Kerlakian will present on in-house considerations regarding IP, data privacy, and financial crimes. They will speak on employee-created IP, strategic plans for cultivating new intellectual property, and the proper protections for the actual IP and the employee. The presentation will include a discussion of cannabis-related IP considerations and joint innovation with external companies and organizations. The presentation will then move into data privacy, discussing the general landscape of the field, challenges particular to in-house attorneys, and the implications on relationships with outside vendors. Finally, the presentation will conclude with a discussion on financial crimes, including a discussion on the changing legal landscape and specific developments concerning cannabis. We anticipate 1.0 hour of CLE credit in Ohio. 

Register here by March 19th at 5:00 PM.

About the Speakers:

Jessica Dipre is a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel with Fifth Third Bank.  She manages a team of attorneys responsible for information security, privacy, intellectual property, marketing, and financial crimes.  

Alyssa Sanker is a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with Fifth Third Bank. She is responsible for advising business partners on information security, privacy, intellectual property, and marketing.  

Daniel Kerlakian is a Vice President and Legal Counsel with Fifth Third Bank. He provides legal support to business partners related to information security, privacy, and financial crimes.

Advantages of Ethical Negotiations

Nicole Nan, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Join us on February 16, 2021 for our next webinar, led by Nicole Nan. Ms. Nan will focus on practicing and fostering ethical negotiations with other parties, whether or not those participating in the negotiations are attorneys. Using various hypothetical and real-life situations, Ms. Nan will look at how ethical behavior can lead to better, more productive outcomes and avoid higher costs down the road. She will also explore ethical aspects of negotiations and transactional practice and how to create and foster more ethical negotiations in various scenarios. We anticipate 1.0 hour of Professionalism/Ethics CLE credit in Ohio.

Register here by February 12th at 5:00 PM.

About the Speaker:

Nicole Nan is a partner with Dinsmore & Shohl LLP in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ms. Nan focuses her practice on drafting and negotiating agreements governing the creation, licensing, and transfer of intellectual property as well as litigation relating to patent infringement. Ms. Nan is a certified licensing professional who has negotiated sponsored research agreements with universities and joint development agreements with companies where intellectual property concerns play a key role in the transaction. Ms. Nan has previously spoken on practicing ethical negotiations to large corporations.

Attorneys Fulfilling Their Obligation to Provide Pro Bono Services

Erin Childs, PBPO
Barkha Patel, PBPO

Join us for lunch on November 10, 2020 for a CincyIP CLE held by webinar. This event will be led by two attorneys at the Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio, a locally-based organization that provides free business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations. We will discuss how corporate and intellectual property attorneys can participate in pro bono opportunities that engage their specialized areas of practice; and how attorneys may serve on a Board. We are seeking 1.5 hours of Professionalism/Ethics CLE in Ohio.

Register here by November 6th at 5:00 PM.

About the Speakers:

Ms. Childs is the Executive Director of the Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio (PBPO). She is responsible for advancing the mission of PBPO and frequently lectures about nonprofit and tax-exempt organization law. Prior to joining PBPO, Ms. Childs was an attorney with Thompson Hine, LLP. Ms. Childs has been active in the Cincinnati Bar, serving on the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Bar Association and the Board of Trustees of the Cincinnati Bar Foundation. Ms. Childs currently serves on the Nonprofit Law Committee and the Steering Committee for the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers.

Ms. Patel is the Director of Education and Senior Counsel at Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio. She educates nonprofit board members, attorneys, and executives about nonprofit-specific legal issues. Ms. Patel also provides direct legal services to nonprofit organizations and serves as a resource for in-house and law firm attorney volunteers and nonprofit clients. She is admitted to the bar in Ohio and Virginia, a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Nonprofit Law Practice Group, and a Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL) class graduate.