Announcement: Key Issues in the Federal Circuit Affecting Federal Indian Law

Key Issues in the Federal Circuit Affecting Federal Indian Law

Thursday, May 14
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Onsite Location (please note, speakers will be onsite if you wish to register to attend in person):
1620 I St, NW 801
Washington, DC 20006

Adam Charnes, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP
David Smith, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP
Catherine Munson, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Charlie Galbraith, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP

Please join us for a panel discussion moderated by Charlie Galbraith, former White House Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement, about important issues in the Federal Circuit affecting those practicing Federal Indian law. Adam Charnes, an appellate lawyer and former clerk for Justice Kennedy, will discuss the pending case of In re Tam, in which en banc review was granted April 27, considering the constitutionality under the First Amendment of the Lanham Act’s preclusion for registration of disparaging marks. David Smith, class counsel in Cobell v. Salazar and adjunct professor at Notre Dame Law School will discuss the current state of trust law in the Federal Circuit after the April 2, 2015, decision in Hopi Tribe v. U.S. Catherine Munson, the co-leader of the Native American practice at Kilpatrick Townsend will discuss current issues affecting 28 U.S.C. § 1500.

Private Practitioner Cost:
FCBA Member – Complimentary (use code: bv76ks6)
Non-Member $120

Government/Academic/Retired Cost:
FCBA Member/ Students – Complimentary (use code: bv76ks6)
Non-Member $35 (use code: pt72mf6)

To register for this Program, please follow these instructions:

1. To participate via the Internet, please visit our registration website: and click on the Upcoming tab. Use registration password “FedCirc0414”. Please enter coupon code that applies (listed next to each category above) upon checkout to receive discounted price.

2. Those wishing to participate On-Site, with or without CLE credit, please use the form below.

3. Participation for law students is complimentary. Registration is required.

4. For special “group” pricing and student groups interested in FREE internet participation, contact Pam Twiford,

5. FCBA will seek CLE credit for curriculum meeting CLE certification requirements from applicable states for paying registrants and FCBA members from within the United States (except OH, PA, IN, SC, & PR).

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