2014 Schedule: Play Ball!
Join us at Salem Memorial Ballpark for a Salem Red Sox baseball game, food, drink and good fun. We will also host our monthly Shark Bite series (see our Shark Bite Luncheon schedule on our Events Page) at the ball park at 5:30 p.m. prior to the game. See our schedule below for designated dates, mark your calendars now, and email Diana Francis at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
FULL SALEM RED SOX LINEUP
Tuesday, April 8:
v Dash @ 7:05
Friday, October 18
Cost Effective Strategies for Obtaining IP Protection in Today’s Global Environment
Saturday, October 19 (Registration Required Below)
Intellectual Property Issues in the Network Cloud: Virtual Models and Digital Three-Dimensional Printers
*Both days are free of charge.
Please register below for SATURDAY’s program so that organizers can obtain an accurate headcount for lunches.
318 N. Main St.
Shark Bites 2014
Join us for another year of Shark Bites at The Creekmore Law Firm! Explore various legal issues that will help you both personally and professionally as you grow your business. Each program includes a meal and is free of charge. Shark Bites run from 7:40-8:30am at our building, 318 N. Main St. in Blacksburg. During baseball season, we also will host part of our series at The Salem Memorial Ballpark at 5:30 p.m. prior to game time. Please email Diana Francis at email@example.com to reserve your spot today.
Social Media Mayhem
April 1 (Tuesday, April 29 at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium)
No Good Deed Should Be Fraught with Peril
May 15 (Wednesday, May 21 at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium)
Ten Commandments of Competition
June 10 (Wednesday, June 25 at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium)
July 10 (Tuesday, July 29 at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium)
August 5 (Thursday, August 7 at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium)
Buy a Business, Not a Bag of Hurt
“Investor” Can Be a Four-Letter Word
What Justice Demands
Back to (Business) Basics
Create with Confidence
March 18, 2014
The Event Network: Keith Finch will be sharing Small Business insight for the Event Network at Crosspoint Conference Center. Please visit The Event Nework Facebook Page for more information and to register.
March 26, 2014
Appalachian School of Law: Blair Wood will be presenting with the Distinguished Alumni & Practitioners Panel at ASL.
April 5, 2014
Roanoke Southern Christian Leadership Conference: Keith Finch will be speaking about trademarks and copyrights to the Roanoke SCLC.
April 17, 2014
Third Thursday Society: Keith Finch will be speaking about non-profits to the Third Thursday Society, a monthly networking and educational opportunity for nonprofit staff and board members sponsored by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley, the Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance and VT Engage: The Community Learning Collaborative. Please visit https://cfnrv.org/events/third-thursday-society/ to learn more about the program.
Liberty University: Andrew Connors will be speaking to Liberty University’s 1L Class about the practice of law, including professionalism, networking, and real-world law examples.
January 24-25, 2014
Roanoke Regional Writers Conference: Keith Finch will be teaching a class on writers’ rights and responsibilities in the marketplace at this year’s conference. His section will be held on Saturday, January 25 at 1:00-2:00 in the Dana Science Building, Room 142. For more information or to register, please visit www.hollins.edu/roanokewriters
NFA Trusts: Roanoke Collaborative Group Meeting at the Law Office of Huffman and Nixon (12:00 p.m.) & The Second Tuesday Constitution Group at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn (6:30 p.m.): Come and learn from Keith Finch how an NFA Gun Trust can help you protect your privacy, reduce paperwork, and protect your family and friends from inadvertently violating the law should they come into contact with or possession of your lawfully-owned automatic, short-barreled, or otherwise restricted firearms or AOWs. Learn what options they have should you become incapacitated or pass away. Also learn about how an NFA Gun Trust can help reduce the risk of legal charges when allowing others to use restricted items.
Liberty University School of Law: Andrew Connors will guest lecture at a Liberty University School of Law research and writing class.
Roanoke Collaborative Professionals: Keith Finch will be presenting information about Federal Firearms Law and National Firearms Act Trusts.
VT CRC Human Resources SIG: James Creekmore will speak to the HR SIG about Social Media in the Workplace –Balancing Employee Rights Against Employers’ Interests.
Liberty University: Andrew Connors joins James Creekmore tonight for a presentation on registration basics for trademarks and copyrights as well as covering intellectual property licensing generally, and tomorrow discussing the bedrock principles of business planning, both at Liberty University School of Law.
Liberty University: Andrew Connors will join a business planning class tonight and lecture about Intellectual Property.
Virginia Tech: James Creekmore will be speaking to a Virginia Tech Marketing Class about social media marketing for professional services.
Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee: Blair Wood will be speaking to the 3L class about Tennessee Bar Exam preparation and study advice.
Collegiate Times:Andrew Connors will be speaking to Collegiate Times editors and reporters on libel law.
The Torch Club:Keith Finch will be giving his now famous Hokie Trademark presentation at the Torch Club at 7:00 pm.
National Business Institute:“Mineral Rights: What You Need to Know Now! Blair Wood will speak to the National Business Institute in Roanoke about coalbed methane ownership, pooling/unitization, case law and the Virginia Gas and 4:30pm.
Blacksburg Rotary Club: Keith will speak to the Rotary about the ins and outs of Copyright Law.
New Member Orientation, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce: Keith Finch will speak to new Chamber members about benefits they can glean from the network.
Virginia Tech CRC HR SIG: James Creekmore will speak about Intellectual Property issues that arise in day-to-day business transactions.
Making Your Criminal Case to the Court of Appeals of Virginia: Andrew Connors will lead a discussion on “Making Your Criminal Case to the Court of Appeals of Virginia” at the Liberty University School of Law.
New River Valley Apartment Council: Keith Finch will discuss Trademark Law with specific examples drawn from the Virginia Tech Hokie litigation.
“The Business of Filmmaking”: Andrew Connors will speak to a class at Liberty University about copyright law and other intellectual property issues relevant to the filmmaking industry. See more about the Zaki Gordon Cinematic Arts Center.
VALL Annual Meeting: Andrew Connors will be part of a panel discussion on the changing expectations of lawyers and law clerks at the Virginia Association of Law Libraries’ annual meeting at the University of Virginia.
Trademark Overview: Keith Finch will be giving a general trademark overview to a Virginia Tech class studying IP Law.
Intellectual Property Law for Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Artists and The Counsel Who Advise Them: James Creekmore, Keith Finch and Andrew Connors will each speak about aspects of intellectual property – including trademarks, copyrights and patents – are the foundational elements for every successful business, entrepreneur and creative venture today.
Pfizer Senior Vet Student Dinner: Keith Finch will talk to the Virginia Tech Vet School students about employment contract terms and negotiations, noncompetition clauses,and nonsolicitation clauses.
AIGA (previously knows as American Institute for Graphic Arts): Andrew Connors will speak about IP issues of interest to graphic designers, with an emphasis on copyright and trademark issues. See the AIGA Facebook page at Liberty for more updates.
We are both honored and proud to serve in such a fine community. Check back soon for upcoming events: