CALOBA LiveScan Fingerprint Happy Hour (October 15, 2018)

We are thrilled to invite you to CALOBA’s Fingerprint Happy Hour at Baidu’s US headquarters! Come and have your mandatory fingerprint requirement fulfilled at the event. Mingle with fellow attorneys and have fun! Please also bring your driver license or passport to the event. Your ticket price includes your out-of-pocket fingerprint rolling and all government fee after CALOBA’s subsidy. Please fill out your live scan form and send to lv_livescan@yahoo.com by 10/8/2018 after you purchase the ticket. The live scan form can be downloaded from CA Bar’s website Read more…

CALOBA Event of the Year: Win Inter Partes Review (IPR) (Sept 18, 2018)

CALOBA invites you to our 2018 Patent Trial and Appeal Board event. Following this year’s pivotal Supreme Court decisions in SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu and Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, we’ve invited a distinguished group of panelists to discuss recent developments in the Inter Partes Review (IPR) process and other AIA proceedings and discuss insights for successfully invalidating or defending a patent before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Join our diverse set of panelists as they share practical IPR strategies, tips on effective advocacy before Read more…

CALOBA Annual Picnic (August 26, 2018)

We are thrilled to invite you to CALOBA’s Annual Picnic on Sunday, August 26, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sunnyvale Baylands Park. We will be at the “Bay Breeze 2″ picnic area. Come to mingle with fellow attorneys, law students, families, and friends! Food and drinks provided! Event Details  Date: Sunday, August 26, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Bay Breeze 2, Sunnyvale Baylands Park, 999 E Caribbean Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087 Registration Fee: Free for paid members and their families; $15 for non-members Parking: $6 per car To help us Read more…

Ask the Expert Series: Developments in China’s Intellectual Property Laws (July 31, 2018)

While the Chinese government continues to strengthen its protection of IP rights, there has been a series of major developments in the past year in China’s IP practice, including a new version of the Patent Examination Guidelines, amendments to the patent law, and major IP litigations involving foreign companies. Please join Ms. Bing Cheng, a founding partner of Beijing’s AnJie Law Firm, as she provides insight on key changes to China’s IP laws, including: A judicial recognition mechanism to increase damage awards Establishment of more regional specialized IP Read more…

KWM silicon valley office event – PRC Employment Law Hot Button Issues (June 4, 2018)

King & Wood Mallesons invites you to join us in an exclusive seminar on PRC employment law. The subject matter is presented by Ms. Linda Liang, a Partner and head of the Firm’s Labor Law Practice with exceptional experience in labor matters including compliance and dispute resolution. Topics include: – Hiring Approaches – Standard Benefits & Compliance – Non-compete Enforceability – Thorny Terminations This activity is pending approval from the State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits. Speaker: Linda Liang Partner King & Wood Mallesons With over Read more…

CALOBA|KWM Wine and Plant Event (April 27, 2018)

Do you like Wine and Paint? Then you will LOVE Wine and PLANT!!! Now is your chance to create a living tabletop garden and express your creativity while enjoying great wine and food! You will learn about succulents and easy gardening methods involving glass bowls, colorful moss, sand and rocks. Green thumbs are not required! Plant everything from Zen gardens to quirky terrariums — the sky is the limit! Come and be prepared to enjoy designing the most unique piece of decoration in your living space! Note that Read more…

CALOBA Meet the Leader Luncheon (April 20, 2018)

Our Meet the Leader Luncheon Program Continues in 2018! Join CALOBA for an insightful luncheon discussion with three distinguished GC panelists. Learn about their diverse backgrounds and career path, and bring your questions. This program will be informative to attorneys who are already in-house or considering an in-house career path. Panelists: Albert Chin, GC and Corporate Secretary, GoodData Albert Chin oversees the legal and HR functions at GoodData. Albert’s responsibilities include managing GoodData’s legal and HR teams and advising the company on legal, HR operations, commercial and corporate governance matters. Before Read more…

CALOBA|JunHe Wine Tasting Event (April 3, 2018)

Please join CALOBA for an AMAZING evening of comparative wine tasting! We will be sampling an exclusive collection of premium wines from California, France and beyond. Ever wondered what the difference is between a Cabernet and a Bordeaux, between a Chardonnay and a White Burgundy, or what makes various appellations so special? Come taste for yourself! This will be the ultimate WINE LOVER’S EVENT with tasting, discussion and hopefully a little education about each of our featured wines and their associated growing areas. (We may sneak in some Read more…

CALOBA/Morgan Lewis Panel Discussion: Addressing Challenges for Women at Work (March 15, 2018)

Every day women at work face difficult situations and critical conversations that shape their reputation and career. Want to hear from others how they addressed these important moments? Do you have questions of your own? Our panel of in-house counsels and law firm attorneys are eager to share their stories and experiences. Please join us for an evening with our panelists to discuss how and when to advocate for yourself, assert your position, and give & receive feedback. Submit your own questions at the check-in table for the Read more…

2018 CALOBA Chinese New Year Party (February 13, 2018)

CALOBA cordially invites you to join our Chinese New Year celebration at Varian Medical Systems in Palo Alto on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. This year’s theme is “Red” – which symbolizes luck, happiness, and joy in Chinese culture. A $50 Amazon gift card will be awarded to the winner of the best costume with a “red” theme! This event kicks-off CALOBA’s calendar of exciting events in 2018. Come meet other Bay Area attorneys as we ring in an auspicious lunar new year and celebrate the Year of the Read more…