International Law Section

The International Law Section provides support and opportunities for its members to develop and expand relationships with international practitioners, the international business community, foreign governments and bar associations. Section activities focus on networking within the international legal community, helping Section members to expand and develop transnational business relationships.

The Section frequently welcomes foreign delegations and dignitaries to Los Angeles and maintains strong relationships with the various Consul General residing in the Los Angeles area. The Section serves as a legal referral resource for the international business and legal communities. The Section also provides its membership with up-to-date information in international law, in both the private and public sectors.


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June 6, 2019 - The Top 10 Things to Know About Canada and U.S. Trademark Law

Join the International Law Section, Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Law Section, and the Montreal Bar Association for a webinar covering the selection, protection, and enforcement of brands in both Canada and the United States, with attention to the new trademark system which will be introduced in Canada in June 2019

The webinar will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m. (Los Angeles time).

A lower rate for LACBA members applies. Please visit the event web page for more details:


June 27, 2019 - New Developments in Resolving International Disputes

The International Law Section is co-sponsoring a luncheon hosted by Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and International Business Association. It will cover new strategies for prevailing in international disputes and a new California law concerning arbitration going into effect this year.

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019

Location: Renaissance Long Beach
111 East Ocean Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

Cost: $40 (LACBA members only)

Luncheon details and registration here:


Photo Gallery

Photos 1 and 2- LACBA International Wine Law Program, November 20, 2014
Photo 3- Ethiopian Consul General Luncheon, November 11, 2015
Photo 4- Past Chair Mixer at DLA Piper, January 27, 2016
Photo 5- Chinese New Years Party at Long Beach City College, February 20, 2016

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Doing Business in Indonesia & Malaysia Workshop - Friday, October 16, 2015.

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Section resources and documents will be added here as they become available.