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The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) will be offering a program on "Ethics in IP Practice" on May 21, 2013 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm (Central) at the offices of Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago, IL. Wendy Muchman, Chief of Litigation/Professional Education, ARDC; Michael Barrett, Director of Risk Control, CNA; and William Covey, Deputy General Counsel and Director for Office of Enrollment and Discipline, USPTO will discuss the new professional code of conduct and other ethical considerations. The registration fee for the program is $25 for IPLAC members and students and $30 for non-members. Those interested in registering for event can do so by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information regarding the event can be found here.