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BCLT/BTLJ Law & Tech Speaker Series – Baker Botts, “Public Speaking in the Practice of Law”
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 12:55 pm - 1:55 pm
Public Speaking in the Practice of Law
In IP and every other area of the law, effective public speaking skills are critical. Whether to a judge and jury or to co-workers and clients, you must be able to clearly communicate your ideas orally. Even if you do not intend be a trial attorney, oral advocacy skills are critical to success. Hopkins Guy, an intellectual property trial attorney in the Palo Alto office of Baker Botts, will provide his insights into the importance of public speaking and how you can best develop these skills as a law student and young lawyer.
Hopkins Guy is a lead trial attorney and Intellectual Property partner who focuses his practice on patent, trade secret, and commercial contract litigation. Mr. Guy’s patent and trade secret litigation experience has involved technologies in Web-based payment systems, social networking, graphics, LED device physics, wireless data communication equipment and routing, semiconductor processing and equipment, microprocessors, power semiconductor devices, DIMM memory module technology and solar technologies.
The BCLT/BTLJ Law & Tech Speaker Series features local practitioners, bringing real world experience and practical legal knowledge to Berkeley Law students.
Lunch is served for students staying for the entire presentation.
Co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. This event is open to current Berkeley Law students, Berkeley Law affiliates and BCLT law firm sponsors only.
Events are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, contact the organizer of the event. Advance notice is kindly requested.
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