Richard D. Kirk (Dick), a director at Bayard P.A. and head of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, participated in a panel discussion entitled “When at 9th & King: Federal District Court Practice” for the 20th Annual Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism.
The panelists, including Chief Judge Leonard Stark, Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross, and Magistrate Judges Christopher Burke and Sherry Fallon, discussed best practices and pet peeves in the District Court. The seminar was held in Wilmington, Delaware on Friday, February 6. The seminar was sponsored by the Delaware State Bar Association and the St. Thomas More Society.
Dick is a past president of the Delaware State Bar Association and former chair of its Intellectual Property Section. He was the first president of Delaware’s St. Thomas More Society. He serves on the District of Delaware’s Rules Advisory Committee and is a member of the American Bar Association and its Intellectual Property Law and Litigation Sections. He has been recognized as a leading attorney in the field of intellectual property in Delaware by Chambers USA since 2006. Dick is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
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