MONDAY , DEC. 2
Supreme Court: The international dispute resolution committee of the International Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar presents “BG Group v. Argentina: The Oral Argument Before the Supreme Court Today.” The luncheon program begins at 12:30 p.m. Speakers: Ignacio Suarez Anzorena, Clifford Chance; George Bermann, Columbia Law School; Janis Brennan, Foley Hoag and vice chair, D.C. Bar International Dispute Resolution Committee. Location: Arnold & Porter, 555 12th St. N.W., 10th floor. Cost: $15, students, government and nonprofit employees; $20, co-sponsoring section members; $35, nonsection members. Registration and information: (202) 626-3463 or www.dcbar.org.
TUESDAY , DEC. 3
Patent Law: The patent committee of the D.C. Bar Intellectual Property Law Section presents “Recent Developments in Patent Eligible Subject Matter Law for Computer-Implemented Inventions.” The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. Speakers: Michael Kiklis, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt; Jeffrey Fougere, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Man­beck; Erika Arner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner. Location: D.C. Bar Boardroom, 1101 K St. N.W., second floor. Cost: $25, students, webinar, government and nonprofit employees and section members; $35, nonsection members. Registration and information: www.dcbar.org.
FOIA Requests: The D.C. Bar presents “Basics of Filing and Litigating Freedom of Information Act Requests 2013.” The program begins at 6 p.m. Speakers: Elizabeth Shapiro, U.S. Department of Justice; Mark Zaid, Mark S. Zaid P.C. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K St. N.W. Cost: $89, co-sponsoring section members; $99, D.C. Bar members; $109, government attorneys; $129, others. Registration and information: (202) 626-3488 or www.dcbar.org.
WEDNESDAY , DEC. 4
Health: The D.C. Bar Health Law Section presents “Update from the HHS Office of the Inspector General.” The program begins at 11:30 a.m. Speakers: William Mathias, Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver; Lisa Re, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K St. N.W. Cost: $25, co-sponsoring sections; $35 webinar and nonsection members; $15, students and government and nonprofit employees. Registration and information: (202) 626-3488 or www.dcbar.org.