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Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

New York, New York, USA
The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 9, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

Austin, Texas, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

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NELI
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

11th Annual Labor & Employment Law

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” That old adage has never been more true, at least when it comes to Labor & Employment law. The “newly formulated” N.L.R.B. and its General Counsel continue to make headlines with new rulings and interpretations. Who would have thought, for example, that scholarship football players at Northwestern University are “employees” who can vote to uni...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 9, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Comprehensive Review of Hydropower in the Northwest

Seattle, Washington, USA
Hydropower is a critical source of power generation in the Northwest. If you have an interest in rivers, hydropower, fish, or the environment, you will not want to miss our Hydropower in the Northwest Conference. Join our panel of professionals as they examine the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013, new initiatives by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to promote new small hydropow...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

"Technotainment" 2014: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms

New York, New York, USA
This year’s program includes today’s major legal and business issues in the convergence of entertainment and technology. The program brings together a faculty of experienced of in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting-edge of this challenging and burgeoning practice.The expert faculty will address recent litigation and key cases involving convergence issue...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

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NELI
Oct 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

New York, New York, USA
This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

New York, New York, USA
Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets. The Dodd-Frank Act is substantially changing how these important instruments are regulated and transacted. This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment.A derivative is a financial instrument that allocates the risks and price exposures associated with a designated reference as...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 15, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Using Social Media in the Jury Selection Process

, USA
Social media today is ubiquitous. Facebook reports 1.23 billion monthly users, and LinkedIn reports 300 million. What are the odds someone on your jury panel is using one or both?

Because social media is so pervasive, lawyers need to understand how to ethically incorporate social media review into their litigation practice. This 90-minute webinar will provide background and in-depth analys...

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American Bar Association
Oct 16, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Best Practices for Labor & Employment Issues in China

, USA
Wages and labor disputes in China are on the rise. The workforce is restive and the once-marginalized labor unions are driving to increase their membership while continuing to drive the Communist Party's message. Chinese employees know their rights and are increasingly becoming whistleblowers. In these recent years, China's labor laws and regulations have gone through a major overhaul, the most si...

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American Bar Association
Oct 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2014

New York, New York, USA
The Dodd-Frank Act establishes a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products. That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC, with SEC progress, as well.The new regulatory regime touches the activities of all participants i...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 16, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

Item...

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NELI
Oct 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know.A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing the many facets of current intere...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

First-Inventor-to-File Law and Ramifications Under AIA Sections 102 and 103...

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
The major changes to United States Patent Law made by the America Invents Act are those introduced by rewritten §102 and revised §103, and their impact on the universe of prior art that render claims unpatentable for lack of novelty or for obviousness.

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Oct 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Coming AIA IPR and PGR Tsunami for U.S. Pharma Patent Owners: A Call to Action

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
To date, about 5% of the petitions filed under the AIA’s inter partes review (IPR) and/or post-grant review (PGR) proceedings relate to pharmaceutical subject matter. Those numbers are small but are expected to increase. And it is a sobering fact that well over 95% of all patent claims challenged in IPR proceedings have been held unpatentable and ultimately will be cancelled, barring appellate rev...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Oct 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable U.S. Patent

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Today’s pharmaceutical small molecule patent attorneys and patent agents, whether engaged in patent litigation, patent procurement, or licensing, are required to understand much more than simply patent law. They are called to tailor patent law concepts to counsel an industry driven in large part by Orange Book listed patents to enable life-saving medicines to be brought to market. To provide that ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Oct 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
This two-day annual event combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government age...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and trials. This program is designed to give you the most up-to-date information on California evidence standards. The panelists represent top-flight trial attorneys and...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

San Francisco, California, USA
High stakes aggregate litigation continues to be an evolving area of practice that has experienced a significant shift due to landmark decisions over the last few years.  In this half-day program, learn from an experienced faculty of judges, plaintiff and defense counsel, and dispute resolution professionals the latest strategies and techniques to navigate the developing landscape of these co...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2014 ABA International Fall Meeting

Buenos Aires, Argentina
The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend our 2014 Fall Meeting in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 21-25, 2014. The 2014 Fall Meeting will bring together over 1,000 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers for a conference unlike any other. World-class speakers and international legal experts will lead over 70...

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American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Strategies For Defeating Patent Trolls After The Supreme Court’s 2013 Term

, USA
This program will provide the audience with a comprehensive understanding of the evolving threats posed by non-practicing entities (NPE). Panelists will discuss the various countermeasures available to threats made by NPEs, such as inter parties review (IPR) proceedings, the threat of sanctions under Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, attorneys' fees under 35 U.S.C. section 285, rece...

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American Bar Association
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Cheap Talk: Witness Payments and Conferring with Testifying Witnesses

, USA
One of the thorniest ethics questions confronting litigators is when they may "compensate" a witness. Former employees who are out of work, former employees who live outside the jurisdiction and refuse to come to trial unless they are compensated, retirees who know so much but do not have "lost wages"—just how far does Model Rule 3.4 reach in prohibiting an "inducement to a witness"? Can lawyers b...

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American Bar Association
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Games Industry Client 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Interactive console and computer games and downloadable software applications represent an enormous and growing segment of the worldwide entertainment marketplace. Intellectual property, including videogames and downloadable application products, is one of America’s leading exports in the 21st Century. The introduction of new Xbox and PlayStation consoles in late 2013, continued growth of the smar...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2014

New York, New York, USA
This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. New rules are continuously promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is heightened enforcement of the federal securities laws. The SEC Division of Enforcement has established a new task force focuse...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

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NELI
Oct 23, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

Item...

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NELI
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Online

Contract Law Advanced Masterclass for Non-Lawyers(23-oct-14)

,Sydney Australia, New South Wales, Australia
Master your contract interpretation & preparation skills through this advanced program designed to extract, discuss, & interpret complex contract law issues & the real intent behind clauses, terms & conditions to generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Identify the legal issues which arise from using certain contract terms clauses Review select terms and conditions and identif...

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Informa Australia
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Whether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securities Act of 1933 and the...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (31st Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Section 1983 authorizes the assertion of federal constitutional claims against state and local officials and municipalities. These claims are filed in the courts on an ongoing basis by individuals alleging police misconduct, public employees asserting free speech violations, landowners, licensees, and prisoners, among others. Section 1983 litigation is often complex, raising issues of federal cons...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Construction Law in Florida

Miami, Florida, USA
With the prolonged downturn in the economy, the gradually re-emerging construction industry brings with it increased pressure to satisfy one goal – get work and insure profitability. However, ignoring best practices and recent trends in construction law and technology can be perilous even in a good economy. Blending both legal and real world issues through an outstanding faculty, this seminar will...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Join PLI’s expert faculty of health care and life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of health care and life sciences law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the health care and life sciences industry: structuring of compliant financial and ot...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development rev...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

New York, New York, USA
PLI’s Outsourcing 2014 is a “must” for every lawyer with business clients engaged in outsourcing transactions!Outsourcing brings new opportunities and new risks for companies sourcing or providing critical services such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions.And there are newer and better approaches...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive drafting exercises. Ethic...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 29, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

San Francisco, California, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

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NELI
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2014

New York, New York, USA
In the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms’ corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation. At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation in the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

To Frack or Not to Frack: Who Decides? State and Local Approaches to Regulating Fracking

, USA
Join our esteemed panel for this first of a three-part webinar series on hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") exploring:
•How fracking industry economics shaped the regulatory framework in different states
•The role of state and local government regulation
•State law preemption and the effects on local zoning laws based on three recent major state supreme court cases in Ohio, Pennsylvania, ...

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American Bar Association
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

2nd Annual Partition Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
Partition cases are infrequent, but sooner or later, most litigators, especially those dealing with real estate, will be confronted with a partition dispute. Attorneys with a general litigation mindset tend to be unfamiliar with the nuances of partition disputes. It is essential for attorneys to recognize when the unique partition remedies and procedures are applicable and how to use them effectiv...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Dollars and Sense of Applying for Legal Malpractice Insurance

, USA
The task of completing the annual application for legal malpractice insurance is often viewed as a nuisance, and as a result, it frequently does not get appropriate time and attention. Firms may unknowingly leave money (in the form of premium dollars) on the table, or say things that affect the firm’s insurability, coverage or terms. Our panel of experienced industry professionals will discuss the...

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American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

How to Be a Successful Associate

, USA
The seminar is designed to provide guidance to associates at an early stage of their career development that will put them on the road to success. Topics covered include core competencies such as communicating effectively (particularly when receiving projects, working on projects, and presenting conclusions), being rigorous with respect to research and writing, managing workload effectively (inclu...

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American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual Successful Multi-Family & Mixed Use Development

Seattle, Washington, USA
According to the US Census Bureau, Seattle is the fastest growing city in the entire country, with an annual growth rate of 2.8%. Rain city added 18,000 new residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, bringing the current population to over 652,000. Regional growth is also impressive, with 57,000 new residents added to the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area, for a total of over 3.6 mil...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Dealing in Drought: Development, Legislation and Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
2014 is being touted as California’s single driest year on record and severe drought conditions have brought the state to a crossroads. Is drought now going to be the new normal in California? This program will help attendees understand the impacts of drought on the competing needs of urban, agricultural and environmental water users. A diverse group of water leaders from state and local governmen...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Easements in Washington

Seattle, Washington, USA
Do you or your clients need access through an adjoining property? Do you need new and somewhat unique easements? Is your property subject to easements obtained by utility companies or the government? As the way we divide property interests change, so do easements and how we obtain them, value them and describe them.

Even if you have been working with easements for years, join us for a very...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Whether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state courts from a national p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

San Francisco, California, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

Item...

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NELI
Oct 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

New York, New York, USA
Lawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes if mistakes are made...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, USA
Companies continue to turn to licensing because it offers valuable economic and strategic opportunities. Licensing can be used to gain access to intellectual property at a lower cost than developing or purchasing intellectual property assets, and as a way to generate new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront licensing issues, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
In the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreements. The program will emphasize prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, ...

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Practising Law Institute





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