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Rule 7.4. Communication of Fields of Practice and Certification.
(a) A lawyer shall not state or imply that the lawyer has been recognized or certified as a specialist in a particular field of law except as follows:
(1) a lawyer admitted to engage in patent practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office may use the designation "Patent Attorney" or a substantially similar designation;
(2) a lawyer may communicate the fact that the lawyer has been certified as a specialist in a field of law by a named organization, provided that the communication clearly states the Alaska Bar Association does not accredit or endorse certifying organizations. (SCO 1123 effective July 15, 1993)
Paragraph (b) was deleted from ABA Model Rule 7.4 because the Committee concluded that under modern practice the field of admiralty is no longer a unique specialization.
Recognition of specialization in patent matters is a matter of long-established policy of the Patent and Trademark Office.
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