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May 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

The Volcker Rule 2017: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend From the day it was proposed, Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, broadly referred to as The Volcker Rule, was met with controversy.  The Rule, which banned commercial banks from engaging in most forms of proprietary trading, made significant impacts to the financial industry from the moment it was ratified throughout its challenging implementation process and conformance...

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Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with little or no patent experience. The program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s p...

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Practising Law Institute
May 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Psychological Issues in the Workplace 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Psychological issues in employment law are unavoidable, fascinating, and often the key to preventing and resolving workplace disputes.  When understood, they help to determine counsels’ day-to-day advice and litigation strategy.   When misunderstood, they exacerbate workplace disputes, divert attention from strategies that resolve conflict, and lead to mi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Intellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex.  The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving.  Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Trademark Law 2017: Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This advanced level program will provide an up-to-the-minute review of current trends and case law impacting the practice of trademark law today.  Essential for corporate and law firm attorneys who specialize or often find themselves involved in trademark law, this program brings together an outstanding expert faculty of practitioners, industry experts, and USPTO officia...

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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Making Your Case with a Better Memory

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Brain freeze? Memory lapse? Whatever you want to call it, thousands of lawyers experience it every day. Forgotten names, client details, key facts… the list goes on. The good news is you can do something about it! You CAN improve your memory…and when you do, you will improve your chances of winning! Practicing the powerful, scientifically proven techniques presented in this seminar will increase y...

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Seminar Partners
May 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend We continue to see unprecedented changes in our economic, business and regulatory regimes in general, and in enforcement efforts in particular. This unique program brings together panels of senior staff from the various enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, FINRA, New York State Department of Financial Services, U.S. Sec...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Specialized Deposition Techniques 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you’ve done one deposition or one hundred, you need to be prepared to handle the special situations that arise and know how to identify and exploit the opportunities that exist.  This program covers a range of topics and scenarios that can challenge even the most seasoned litigators.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and deposition experts will ou...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2017: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

New York, New York, USA
The Supreme Court has, for reasons unknown, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited weekly conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the current PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are of today but, rather, where will we be in the years and deca...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will serve both as a refresher of ethical obligations, and also review recent developments impacting the professional responsibilities of attorneys in private practice as well as those who serve as inside counsel.  What You Will Learn Dealing with the dishonest or less-than-candid client Inside counsel ethics challenges Lawyer as whistleblow...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pension Plan Investments 2017: Current Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Stay Current on Pension Investment Law   Experienced practitioners in the area of pension investment law will share their perspectives, and illuminate issues, on current topics and recent developments. A new administration, as well as continued statutory, regulatory and market changes ensure a full agenda of new developments to be debated and analyzed by the panelists.  The Dodd-Fra...

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Practising Law Institute
May 16, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of pa...

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Practising Law Institute
May 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

High Profile Trials 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend High Profile Trials 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 lines who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from t...

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Practising Law Institute
May 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices, and managing a nonprofit has become increasingly complex.  This program is designed to examine federal and state laws and regulations affecting nonprofits, as well as new challenges and practical solutions for overcoming those challenges. What You Will Learn Best practi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Follow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for...

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Practising Law Institute
May 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017

Hong Kong, HKG
Why You Should Attend Our Fifth Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong 2017 will again be a highlight in the education calendar in Asia. Our faculty will be composed of the leading legal practitioners, including in-house counsel, active in the Asian, U.S. and UK corporate and securities law fields. In addition, we will be joined by key government and other regulators and ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2017

New York, New York, USA
As individuals and business taxpayers increasingly globalize their personal and commercial activity, they expose themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Whether their clients are United States persons with assets or beneficiaries overseas, non-U.S. ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand  vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide inform...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017

New York, New York, USA
Gain an understanding of the changing regulatory framework and market for private offerings. Designed for corporate and securities attorneys, compliance professionals, control room personnel, bankers and allied professionals who deal with private placements and other exempt and hybrid offerings. Our expert faculty will address the changes to private and exempt offerings brought about by the JOBS ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Child Custody and Visitation for New York Practitioners 2017

New York, New York, USA
Child custody and visitation is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear before the Family Courts of New York must understand how to effectively represent their respective clients in these complex and emotionally-charged proceedings. This half-day program will focus on providing an overview of custody and visitation issues in the court, as well as diving into the specifics ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2017: Confidentiality, Behavioral Health & the Justice System

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year, and the prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system, is even higher. This year’s Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts program will address the confidentiality issues...

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Practising Law Institute
May 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of perso...

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Practising Law Institute
May 31, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Public Interest Boot Camp 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Public interest law students working with low and moderate income communities often lack the experience to address the issues that many clients face when seeking legal services.  The Public Interest Boot Camp is a free program designed to prepare law students holding summer internships with public interest law organizations, government agencies, and other legal nonprofit...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Discovery Strategy and Techniques

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cases are won and lost at discovery. For over thirty years, David Markowitz has been studying American deposition and trial techniques, and presenting seminars to improve the skills of practising lawyers. Don’t miss Dave’s best-selling deposition seminar, adapted for a Canadian audience, in which he shares his 10 important goals of discovery, including avoiding undesired results. Learn the value o...

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Seminar Partners
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Follow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2017

New York, New York, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should Attend Compliance and ethics programs are essential to the success and growth ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence and Compliance 2017: What Lawyers, Accountants, and other Professional Service Providers Need to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Money laundering is a fast-growing problem in today’s global economy. New technologies including online payment systems, virtual currency, and stored value cards have joined well-established methods of laundering the proceeds of criminal activity.      Because many white collar crimes are predicate offenses for money laundering, a wide array of viola...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Arbitration 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend If your company or client has a dispute arising out of a contract with a foreign party, international arbitration represents the best method of resolving that dispute in a neutral forum and enforcing any subsequent award.  However, the resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply not present in the litigation context.&nb...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This three-day seminar has been designed to ensure that all attendees will benefit, from beginners to experts. The first two days will present a logical and comprehensive study of the basic framework and many important intricacies of Subchapter K, an area of the tax law that many believe can be understood only in its totality. The third day will focus on the application of pa...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Litigation 2017: Practical Strategies

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This prison litigation course is a companion to PLI’s fall Prison Law program and will provide more in-depth analysis of practical strategies for lawyers litigating prison practices and treatment of incarcerated persons. The program will examine topics such as complaint filing, discovery issues, pretrial motion practice, trial practice, and common challenges in prison ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation using a real-world hypothet...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Employment Law 2017

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Employment law is no longer a local issue.  Global employers want global solutions.  Of course, multinationals must grapple with often conflicting standards for hiring, retaining, disciplining, and terminating employees.  But hiring and firing, and moving employees across borders, are only the beginning of the problem.  Multinationals now need coordinated...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

17th Annual School Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At PLI’s 17th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant developments in education law and policy, as well as the implications of these developments for your clients.  Whether you represent parents, students, or school districts, this program will equip you with an understanding of the trends, practical strategies, and case law impactin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2017: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
This program will review recent activities in environmental regulation – and de-regulation – affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Among other topics, our program will cover the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations and initiatives affecting regulated entities, and practical suggestions for management and compliance. This progra...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented. Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to th...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The 2016 real estate market is well behind us. The previous year closed with some leveling indicators, signaling a slowdown from the dazzling growth the market witnessed in the last few years.  2017 is presenting a more tempered pace and environment, as real estate forecasters seem to indicate.  U.S. real estate appears to remain a safe bet in the eyes of d...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend        This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of perso...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
As we continue to see many new regulations from the SEC, PCAOB and financial institution regulators, we also continue to see numerous challenges emerge for the audit committee.  If you are a director or member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this program will help you understand what is required of the audit committee, and those who advise them, in this rapidly chang...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care Technology 2017: Critical Issues in Cybercare, Digital Medicine, and Structuring Effective Agreements

New York, New York, USA
IT and Health Care are rapidly converging as a result of fast-paced innovation in health-focused information technology  and new regulatory and operational requirements faced by health care providers that are met by these innovations.   This requires institutions, IT companies and the lawyers who advise them, and investors to reevaluate and revise existing agreements, address intell...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2017: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102, and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
The Supreme Court has, for reasons unknown, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means the formerly settled backwater of 35 USC 101 has become a topic of excited weekly conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the current PTO guidelines or CAFC decisions are of today but, rather, where will we be in the years and deca...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Expert Witness 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend For many attorneys, searching for, retaining, and using expert witnesses can be a daunting experience. Don't miss out on the critical benefits conferred by the effective use of expert witnesses in complex litigation.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and expert witnesses will demystify the challenges of selecting, preparing, and using experts. You will come away wit...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Copyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controvers...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with little or no patent experience. The program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s p...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend The catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2017

CLE - Live Webcast

Managing Impressions: The Lawyer's Guide to Powerful Presentations

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
You know very well what you want to say. The key to effective communication, though, is delivering your message so that the audience - be it judge, jury, co-workers, clients, or opponents - in person, on the phone, or via video - has no doubt what you mean. Nothing commands more professional respect, or is a greater asset to effective representation, than clear, concise communication. Managing imp...

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Seminar Partners
Jun 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundamentals of conducting an effective and efficient investigation using a real-world hypothet...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel, EEOC representatives and members of the judiciary, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena.  ...

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