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Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law for Scientists and Engineers

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course will provide technology experts with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of patent law. Representative topics to be covered include the patent procurement procedures at the USPTO, the parts of a patent, claim drafting strategies, and key elements of sections 102 (novelty) and 103 (non-obviousness). We will cover the types of activities that scientists and engineers should avoid b...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
From the Trenches is all about the best part of litigation - the trials themselves. The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year. Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front line who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice and t...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works

New York, New York, USA
Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer the securities laws. In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws. You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SEC administers the securities laws ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Sep 29, 2014

CLE

ICC Advanced PIDA Training on International Commercial Arbitration

Paris, France
Drawing on the experience of renowned arbitrators in a multicultural and international environment, this advanced-level training provides an in-depth understanding and first-hand experience of the ICC Arbitration procedure under the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration.
By using a practical case-study approach and role-plays to address a series of situations that arise during complex arbitral proceedi...

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ICC International Chamber of Commerce
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
This seminar is a must for all practitioners tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirementsThe demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. With nearly every case now involving some aspect of e-discovery, expertise in handling the many issues that can arise is critical. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will:...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Art & Science of Patent Searching

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course comprehensively teaches how to conduct a professional patent search. It provides direction for determining when a search is needed and what types and sources of information should be searched in the process. Patent searching is both an art and a science. Consequently, search capability improves with practice. But optimum practice requires a solid foundation for those who seek to conduc...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting Patent License Agreements

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
This course and its text provide concrete drafting and negotiating advice with precise references to existing law. The course lays the groundwork for a clause-by-clause examination of all significant elements of the patent licensing agreement. The practical questions always focused on are how and whether each element is sufficient to serve the business needs of the parties while remaining legally ...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Circuit Law (2012-2014)

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Every practitioner knows the importance, if not the fundamental requirement, of staying up-to-date on Federal Circuit and Supreme Court law. But the Federal Circuit weekly hands down opinions, frequently precedential opinions in patent cases that, according to the Federal Circuit’s Internal Operating Procedures for precedential opinions (IOP # 10), add something to the existing body of case law, a...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Comprehensive PCT Practice

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Since coming into force in 1978, the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) has established itself as a valuable way for applicants to obtain patent protection in many countries around the world. The number of PCT Contracting States is currently 146 and growing. PCT members include the vast majority of industrialized, developing and emerging countries of the world. The Comprehensive PCT course guides the...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

America Invents Act: Monumental Changes, the Consequences and the Unanswered Questions

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The extensive, complicated, unprecedented statutory changes and additions made by the America Invents Act have now become fully effective. Not only is it necessary for all patent professionals to know the new law, we must – during a transition period that will last for many years to come – be able to determine when the AIA law applies and when the pre-AIA version of the law applies.

The con...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
In both lecture and interactive formats, the course will provide comprehensive and practical guidance to help today’s counselor apply industry considerations to the procurement of patents, to the Orange Book listing process, and to defense against challenge in ANDA litigation and PTO post grant proceedings such as IPR and PGR. The course will also address common mistakes that interfere with the co...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

When, Why and How to Effectively Appeal to the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
While the Kappos administration brought welcome change to the USPTO, the fact remains that applicants can face significant hurdles in prosecuting patent applications, as seen from the over 26,000 ex parte appeals pending before the Board. In many cases, appeals to the
Patent Trial and Appeal Board are required in order to provide applicants with the full scope of patent protection to which the...

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Patent Resources Group
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Critical Start-Up Business & Legal Issues 2014

Palo Alto, California, USA
Free Live Lunch Program for Entrepreneurs and Attorneys Who Advise Start-UpsPlease join our expert faculty for PLI’s first free 90-minute lunch program, live from the heart of Silicon Valley. If you cannot make it to the live lunch program, you can participate via the Live Audiocast.Entrepreneurs often have great ideas for new products or services, but need help navigating legal, organizational an...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Supreme Court Preview

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
The Supreme Court already has accepted certiorari in the retiree health case of M&G Polymers v. Tackett; two more securities case potentially affecting employer stock cases, Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund and Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi v. IndyMac MBS, Inc. and on the breadth of agency authority to issue regulations without not...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Sep 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Copyright, Fair Use, and DMCA Takedown Notices in the Digital Age

, USA
From the copyright owner's perspective, there is a massive amount of infringement on the Internet, in most cases without attribution or a link to the original source of the content. Many website operators have overly broad definitions of what lies in the public domain or constitutes fair use. From the perspective of those who link to, excerpt, or adapt others' content, copyright owners can be too ...

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American Bar Association
Oct 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Counsel Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
It is essential for all corporate counsel to be informed of the latest developments and to possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business matters of corporate law departments, while adding value to the enterprise. The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, financial tur...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. The increased trend of employers challenging all Unemployment Benefits claims has been combined with the explosion of Unemployment Insurance claims during the recession. Budget cuts and program changes have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients. Several significant changes to key benefits p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

New York, New York, USA
The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. By contrast, 2014 appears to be off to a more robust start. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

How to Use Land Banks to Address Vacant and Problem Properties

, USA
Vacant and abandoned properties decrease the value of surrounding properties, reduce tax revenue, make neighborhoods less safe, and are costly. Land banks have helped communities address and rehabilitate such properties, including in Michigan, Georgia, Ohio, and New York. Land banks are governmental, quasi-governmental, or nonprofit entities that acquire distressed properties and then hold and man...

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American Bar Association
Oct 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2nd Annual Issues in Condemnation

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
This seminar will include an overview and update of Georgia eminent domain legal issues and land valuation litigation, with emphasis on emerging legal issues and recent court decisions impacting Georgia eminent domain.

This program is a must for anyone involved in the governmental land acquisition process, whether as an attorney, appraiser, government official, or owner. You will hear firs...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in California

Los Angeles, California, USA
This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to California’s medical marijuana laws and businesses, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It will also provide the practical advice medical marijuana facilities and their attorneys need to know.

Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and state officials about the changes ...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Judges' Pet Peeves 2014: Tips from the Bench on Trial Practice

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

New York, New York, USA
Corporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations. Indeed, never in the history of criminal or corporate law has the existence of an effective compliance and ethics program been more valuable.A host of factors have together upped the ante on compliance programs, including: The enormity of recent criminal fines and other sanctions The aggressive enforcement of c...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling: Delays, Acceleration and Conflict Resolution

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Don’t miss this exceptional cast of industry leaders for a detailed discussion of the Construction Project Scheduling process, including Delays, Acceleration & Conflict Resolution. You will not find such a wide range of well-known experts on these topics anywhere else. Come hear a preconstruction executive give practical advice about project schedules, a consultant & expert witness discuss site de...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Government Law

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
As state, local and federal governments increase their, purchasing, interactions, and demands on or with businesses, property owners and regulated professionals, more and more clients are faced with unique government law issues that seem alien to a traditional commercial practice. Whether through transactional advice, administrative and compliance matters, or pure litigation, matters with and agai...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 8, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

Austin, Texas, 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 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Currently, close to 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. The California Special Education Law 2014 program will provide attendees with a targeted look at a number of hot topics and cutting edge issues affecting the practice of Special Education Law today.Transition Planning: Trends...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2014

New York, New York, USA
This program provides a general overview of specific New York law that affects many low-income renters. Homeowners at risk of eviction need competent representation to help them save their homes. By attending this program, you will gain a broad understanding of some of the law that affects New York City, and some New York State, renters and can decide whether to partner with a legal services organ...

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Practising Law Institute
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 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 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 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 - 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

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 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 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 - 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 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





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