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2015 Corporate Counsel/Trade Regulation Seminar (Speaker Form)

When: Sept. 11, 2015
8:15 AM - 3:45 PM
Where: ISBA Headquarters
625 E. Court Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

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Thank you again for agreeing to participate in the 2015 Corporate Counsel/Trade Regulation Seminar that will be held Sept 11.  Just a reminder that the program will be held at 625 E. Court Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309.  Please click on the registration link and register as a speaker to fill out the speaker form information.  Thank you. 

Please check-in with the staff at the registration desk to receive your complimentary material for Corporate Counsel/Trade Regulation Seminar materials and pick-up your name badge.

As a speaker, you automatically receive complimentary registration for the seminar as well as one night hotel accommodation if you are traveling over 100 miles.  Room and tax will be paid for by the Bar Association.

Please have outlines into the office by September 3.  

Outline Format Requirements
All materials
must be submitted to the Bar office in electronic format.  We are able to open the following software:  Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Corel, PDF and Power Point.

You can e-mail your outline to us at

All CLE seminars outlines will be available on the website in a searchable format.  That’s why we are asking for your outline in electronic format.

Due Date:  The final copy is due Sept 3 by 4:00 p.m.  for printing, assembling and distribution purposes.  It is very important that you submit an outline since the attendees are expecting your materials.  Page Margins:  No less than one (1) inch margin on top, bottom and sides.

Title Page:  The first page of the written materials will include a title page.  The Bar office will prepare the title page.  Please furnish the following information: The exact title of your presentation, your name, address, phone, and fax. (We typically do not put email addresses on title page, however if you would like us to include your e-mail address please let us know).

  The maximum length is thirty (30) pages.  This includes any reference materials, forms or bibliographies.  If the outline exceeds 30 pages, please call the Bar office at 515-243-3179.

Again, thank you again for agreeing to speak.
  If you have any questions or if we can be of additional assistance, please call Christy Cronin at 515-243-3179/800-457-3729 or e-mail  Thank you!

Copy of the Agenda Below
8:15 - 8:45 - Registration and Welcome - Speaker: Nicolle Schippers, Chair, Corporate Counsel Section; Justice Edward Mansfield, Iowa Supreme Court, Co-Chair, Trade Regulation Section; and Sarah Crane, Co-Chair, Trade Regulation Section
8:45 - 9:30 – White Collar Criminal Investigations - What's Important Now – Speaker: Mark Weinhardt, Weinhardt & Logan Law Firm
9:30 - 10:15  – Iowa Supreme Court Update – Speaker: Ryan Koopmans, Nyemaster Goode Law Firm
10:15 - 10:30 – Break
10:30 - 11:00  – Franchise Law Update
– Speaker: Mark Hamer, Hamer Law Office
11:00 - 12:00  – Whistleblowing – An Update on the Law and How to Avoid Claims – Speakers: Sarah Crane and Craig Sieverding, Davis Brown Law Firm
12:00 - 12:30  – Lunch (provided with registration)
12:30 - 1:15  – Antitrust Update
– Speaker: Justice Edward Mansfield, Iowa Supreme Court
1:15 - 2:00  – Current Legal Issues Relating to Cybersecurity – Speaker: Leita Walker, Faegre Baker Daniels Law Firm
2:00 - 2:15  – Break
2:15 - 2:45  – Intellectual Property and Agriculture: Patent Exhaustion, Seeds, and the Open Source Movement
– Speaker: Prof. Shontavia Johnson, Drake Law School
2:45 - 3:45  - Ethics Panel – Moderated by Lance Lange, Faegre Baker Daniels


The Iowa State Bar Association • 625 East Court Avenue • Des Moines, IA 50309
Ph. (515) 243-3179 • Fax (515) 243-2511