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David Hricik

Selected Public Proceedings, Seminars, and Symposia 2010 - Present

Practical IP Ethics Issues, 15th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, University of Texas School of Law, March 2020.

The Stakes are High and the Steaks are Too (Atlanta IP Inn of Court, September 2019).

In-House Ethics Issues, Chief Intellectual Property Law Officers Council Meeting (St. Louis, MO 2019).

Ethics in Patent Practice, Judge Pauline Newman IP Inn of Court (Alexandria, VA, 2019).

Ethical Dilemmas and Lessons for Lawyers in the Movies, 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute (Denver, 2019).

Current Ethical Issues in Patent Practice, Patent Law Institute 2019 (San Francisco, 2019).

Conflicts in Patent Practice (Austin IP Inn of Court, 2019).

Current Ethical Issues in Patent Practice, Patent Law Institute 2019 (New York, 2019).

Ethics Before PTAB, PTAB Annual Conference (D.C., 2019) (moderated panel with Director Covey).

Ethical Issues in Patent Practice Arising from Technology, Utah IP Summit (UT 2019).

Conflicts & Confidentiality: Managing the Minefield of University IP Practice, AUTM Annual Meeting (TX 2019).

Ethical Issues in Patent Practice from Social Media, AIPLA Midwinter Meeting (FL 2019).

AIPLA webinar, Inequitable Conduct Post-Regeneron (co-presenter with Tom Irving of Finnegan-Henderson) (2018).

Moderator, Legal Ethics: Excellence in the Modern World, Federal Circuit Bench & Bar Conference(panel including Judge Stoll) (CA 2018).

Ethical Due Diligence when Practicing IP Law in the Cloud, Rocky Mtn. IP Ass’n. Annual Meeting(CO 2018).

Ethics: IP Attorneys in Hot Water: Disqualification, Not-So-Expert Witnesses and Opinions, and Returning Fees, AIPLA Annual Meeting (WA 2018).

Ethics for Patent Practitioners, PLI Institute Best Practices and Critical Issues (CA 2018).

Ethics for Patent Practitioners, Austin IP Inn of Court (TX 2018).

Ethics Before PTAB, Inaugural Patent & Trademark Appeals Board Annual Conference (DC 2018).

Issues and Best Practices in Communicating with Domestic and Foreign Patent Agents, 2d Annual Energy Industry IP Law Conference (TX 2018).

Disclosure in Patent Prosecution and Litigation, 18th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law Institute (CA 2017).

Ethics for Patent Practitioners, PLI Institute Best Practices and Critical Issues (NY 2018).

Communicating, Prosecuting, and Lawyering Professionally, Corporate Counsel Institute (GA 2017).

Patent Prosecution and Malpractice, University of Texas School of Law 22nd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (TX 2017).

Panelist, Ethics and Artificial Intelligence, Texas A&M College of Law Symposium (TX 2017).

Supreme Court Update: IP Cases, Georgia State Bar ICLE (GA 2017).

Moderator,Ethical Issues in IPR, Litigation, and Prosecution, E.D. Tx. Bench & Bar Ass’n. Annual Meeting (TX 2017).

Webinar, Under the Weakened Patent Regime, Will Patenting Make Sense, Syracuse School of Law (2017).

Ethics in Patent Practice, Dallas Bar Ass’n. Meeting (TX 2017).

Ethics, Okla. B. Ass’n. IP Section Annual Meeting, Dunlap Codding Lecture in Legal Ethics (TX 2017).

Disclosure Exposure, Rocky Mtn. IP Ass’n. Annual Meeting (panel with Director Covey and others) (CO 2017)).

Preserving Privilege: State of the Law and Best Practices When Working with Great Legal Minds Who are not Bar Members of the State in Which They Practice (In House Counsel, Patent Agents, Trademark Paralegals, etc.), AIPLA 2017 Spring Meeting (CA 2017).

Ethics and Malpractice in Patent Prosecution and Litigation, PLI’s 11th Annual Patent Law Institute(CA 2017).

Privilege in Patent Cases: What’s New?, University of Texas School of Law Advanced Patent Law Institute (Va. 2017).

Risk Management Issues for the Office Practitioner, 30th Annual St. B. of Texas Advanced Intellectual Property Law Courts (TX 2017).

Disruptive Technologies: The Transformation of Intellectual Property & Enterprise on the Horizon, Vanderbilt Law School Symposium (TN 2017).

Ethical Considerations in Intellectual Property Litigation, N.Y. St. B. Ass’n Intell. Property Meeting (N.Y. 2017).

Ethics Issues in IP Practice, New Jersey & New York Joint Intellectual Property Law Association Meeting (N.J. 2016).

Professionalism in IP Practice: Taking the High Road, 2016 Corporate Counsel IP Institute (GA 2016).

Conflicts in Patent Prosecution, 28th Annual IP Seminar, Virginia State Bar IP Section (VA 2016).

Breaking Bad Writing Habits, Nat’l Ass’n of Bar Executives (Savannah, GA 2016) (with Prof. Sneddon).

Conflicts in the Patent Arena, Ass’n of Intell. Prop. Firms Annual Meeting (MA 2016).

Professionalism in Kelly v. Trump: A Tragedy in Three Acts, Richard Linn IP Inn of Court (GA 2016).

Conflicts of Interest in Patent Practice, State Bar of Texas Advanced Intellectual Property Institute (TX 2016).

Conflicts and Other Pitfalls, 2016 Federal Circuit Bar Association Bench & Bar Conference (TN 2016).

Ethics in Patent Practice, 14th Annual Rocky Mountain IP Meeting (CO 2016).

Ethics in Patent Practice, Practicing Law Institute (CA 2016).Ethics in Patent Practice, St. Louis Bar Association (MO 2016).

Ethics in Biosimilars, BIOIPC (Panelist, TX 2016).

Ethics at the USPTO, University of Texas School of Law’s 21st Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (VA 2016).

Ethics at the USPTO, Center for American and International Law 53rd Annual Conference on IP Law (TX 2015).

Panelist, Eastern District of Texas Bench & Bar Conference (with Hon. Davis and Ferguson) (TX 2015).

Ethics at the USPTO, Okla. B. Ass’n Intell. Prop. L. Sec. (TX 2015).Ethics and Money, Tex. St. B. Ass’n Intell. Prop. L. Sec. (TX 2015).

Ethics in Patent Prosecution (3 hours training for PRG, FL 2015).

Professionalism in Patent Prosecution (3 hours training for PRG, FL 2015).

Ethics, Money and Patents, Utah State Bar IP Section Annual CLE & Ski (UT 2015).

Ethics, Money and Patents, George Mason Law School’s 10th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (VA 2015).

Ethics, Money and Patents, Washington State Bar Association's 20th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute (telephonic; WA 2015).

Ethics, Money, and Patents, University of Akron School of Law's 17th Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy (Skype; OHMarch, 2015).

Ethics and Life Sciences IP: Inequitable Conduct, New PTO Ethical Rules, and Special Concerns for Contested Matters Before the PTO (moderator and participant) (ACI Advanced Summit on Life Sciences Patents, NY 2015).

Ethical Issues Facing In-House IP Counsel, International Performance Management Institute (CA 2014).

Ethics, Money, and Fee Agreements, University of Texas School of Law’s 19th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (TX, 2014).

Ethical Issues Arising from Prosecution Bars, Center for American and International Law 52nd Annual Conference on IP Law (PTX Nov. 2014).Supreme Court Update: IP Cases (Georgia St. B. GA. 2014).

Lawyers, Clients, and Money: Why Professionalism Matters, GSU College of Law’s 8th Annual Corporate IP Institute (GA 2014).

Ethics, DuPont Widener IP CLE (DE 2014).

Ethics and Money, Assoc. of Intell. Property Firms Annual Meeting (DC 2014).

Fees and Ethics, Intellectual Property Law Institute (Moderator; FL 2014).

Negotiation, Money, and Ethics, Middle Ga. Annual Bankruptcy Institute (GA 2014).

Supreme Court Update, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting (FL 2014).

Ethics and Money, Ok.B. Ass’n. IP Sec.Annual Meeting (TX 2014).Ethical Issues and Biosimilar Practice, 5th Annual Biosimilars Symposium (NY 2014).

Lawyers, Ethics, and Money, 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting (CO 2014).

Spotting Conflicts in Patent Litigation, Opinions, and Prosecution, AIPLA (Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Ass’n, 2014).

Spotting Conflicts in Patent Litigation, Opinions, and Prosecution, Ga. St. Bar. IP SpringPosium (GA 2014).

Judicial Ethics & Technology, Georgia Judicial Probate Judges’ CLE (GA, April 2014).

Spotting Conflicts in Patent Litigation, Opinions, and Prosecution, AIPLA (national webinar, 2014).

Prosecution Bars and Litigation Counsel, St. Mary’s School of Law (TX 2014).

Ethical Issues in Negotiation, Austin I.P. Inn of Court (TX 2014).Ethical Issues in Negotiation, Arizona State Bar (AZ Feb. 2014).

Spotting Conflicts in Patent Litigation, Opinions, and Prosecution, U.S.P.T.O. (VA. 2014).

Adversity in Patent Practice, IPM Seminar (CA. 2013).Ethics in Negotiation, AIPLA webcast (2013).

Ethics in Negotiation, Advanced IP Institute (TX 2013).

Ethics in Post-AIA World, Dupont/Widener School of Law (DE 2013).

Professionalism and Alternative Fee Agreements, Cleveland B. Ass’n. (OH 2013).

Professionalism and Alternative Fee Agreements, Cincinnati B. Ass’n. (OH 2013).

Ethical Issues in Doing Deals and Settling Suits, Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Assoc. (SC 2013).

We’ve Adopted New Ethics Rules and a New Patent Statute: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, Oklahoma B. Ass’n. Intell. Property Section Hodding Carter Lecture on Legal Ethics (TX 2013).

Webcast, Adversity in Patent Litigation, AIPLA YLD (2013).

Webcast, Ethics in Patent Practice, AIPLA (2013) (with Ms. Meyer).

Adversity in IP Practice, Univ. Tex. School of Law/USPTO (VA Jan. 2013).

Misuse of Information in Patent Practice IPO (DC 2012) (panel).Adversity in IP Practice, DuPont/Widener School of Law (DE 2012).

Ethics and Professionalism in Today’s Practice, Ga. St. B. Ass’n. YLD (GA 2012).

Adversity in Patent Litigation, Opinions, and Prosecution, Ariz. Intell. Prop. L. Ass’n (AZ 2012).

Attorney Conduct During IP Litigation: The Award of Fees and Ethics, Rocky Mountain, 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting (CO 2012).

Real Ethical Issues in Patent Prosecution and Litigation, Assoc. of Pat. L. Firms (national webinar 2012).

Adversity in Patent Litigation, Opinion Work, and Prosecution: What we Know and What we Don’t, Oklahoma B. Ass’n. Intell. Property Section (TX2012).

Community Property and Patent Ownership, Geo. Wash. Univ. School of L. (D.C. 2012).

Conflicts of Interest in Patent Practice, WSPLA Intell. Prop. L. Ass’n. Meeting (WA 2012). Therasense and Ethical Issues Under the AIA, Univ. of Tex. School of L. CLE (VA 2012).

Panelist, Huron Consulting 2012 E-Discovery Breakfast Briefing (with Magistrate Judges Peck and Baverman, and others) (GA March 2012).

Ethics & Professionalism, Kilpatrick Townsend Annual CLE (GA 2012).

Therasense Helped... Some,University of Texas CLE, United States Patent & Trademark Office (VA 2012).

Panelist, Ethical Issues in Patent Practice, AIPLA Mid-winter Meeting (NV 2012).

Professionalism in Intellectual Property Practice, Corporate Counsel Institute (GA 2011).

Is Your Patent Counsel Acting Unethically? Int’l Performance Management Institute (CA 2011).

Ethics and Patents: Issues in 2011... and Maybe Beyond, Univ. Tex. School of Law (TX 2011).

Ethics in Patent Practice, UNLV School of Law (NV 2011).

Will Therasense Ease Administrative Burden of Complex Domestic and International Patent Prosecution?, 2011 High Technology Summit (Center for Advanced Study & Research on Intellectual Property, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, July 2011).

Texas Disciplinary Rules that Affect Patent Litigators, 7th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation Course (TX 2011).

How to Have Fewer Clients and Make More Money, Dunlap Codding Lecture in IP Ethics for the Oklahoma Intellectual Bar Association Annual Meeting (TX 2011).

How to Have Fewer Clients and Make More Money, 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting (CO 2011).

Ethics and Confidentiality in the Digital World, Webcast for The Professional Education Broadcast Network (co-presenter) (May 2011).

How to Have Fewer Clients and Make More Money (John Marshall School of Law, Chicago, IL, Apr. 2011).

How to Have Fewer Clients and Make More Money, Florida Intellectual Property Law Ass’n (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Apr. 2011).

Ethics in IP, Seattle Biosimilars Conference with Mr. Don Ware of Foley Hoag and Ms. Irene Pleasure of Genentech (Apr. 2011).

Panelist, Seattle Biosimilars Conference (Apr. 2011).

How to Have Fewer Clients and Make More Money, University of Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal Symposium (Austin, TX March 2011).

How to Have Fewer Clients and Make More Money, Texas St. B. CLE Conference (Dallas, TX, March 2011).

Ethics and Social Media, St. Mary’s Law School Legal Malpractice Symposium, (San Antonio March 2011).

Panelist, Ethics and IP, Am. Intell. Prop. L. Ass’n. Spring Meeting (FL 2011).

Ethics and IP, Federal Circuit visit (GA, Nov. 2010).

Corporate Counsel Fees and Professionalism, Ga. Corp. Counsel Ass’n. (GA 2010).

Ethics and IP, Iowa Intellectual Property Law Ass’n. (IA 2010).

Ethics, Ass’n of Legal Administrators (IL 2010).Ethics and IP, Widener University School of Law/DuPont (DE 2010).

An Ethical Lawyer Meets the Internet, a series of five two-hour talks to roughly 1,400 lawyers in Providence, Bristol, and Kingston Rhode Island on ethics and the Internet.

An Ethical IP Lawyer Meets the Internet, Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Meeting (VA Oct. 2010).

Ethical Issues in Intellectual Property Practice, Widener University School of Law Annual Intellectual Property CLE (DE Sept. 2010).

How Ethics Rules Prevent Compliance with Rules 11 and 9(b) and Iqbal, 8th Annual Rocky Mountain IP Institute (CO 2010).

Swindling the Bald: Ethical Issues in Patent Practice, Kansas State Bar Association Annual IP Institute (KS 2010).

Panelist, Ethical Issues in Patent Practice, ABA IP Section Annual Meeting (VA 2010).

How Ethics Rules Prevent Compliance with Rules 11 and 9(b) and Iqbal, Franklin Pierce Law Center (NH 2010).

How Ethics Rules Prevent Compliance with Rules 11 and 9(b) and Iqbal, UCLA Law School (CA 2010).

Statutory Interpretation and the Model Rules, Georgia State University School of Law Faculty Presentation (GA 2010).

How Ethics Rules Prevent Compliance with Rules 11 and 9(b) and Iqbal, Wash. St. Intell. Prop.L. Ass’n Annual Meeting (WA 2010).

How Ethics Rules Prevent Compliance with Rules 11 and 9(b) and Iqbal, 2010 State Bar of Texas Advanced Intellectual Property Law Symposium (TX 2010).

Panelist, Inequitable Conduct, 2010 State Bar of Texas Advanced Intellectual Property Law Symposium (TX 2010)

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