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Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, 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 attendCorporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2014: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIt has been thirty years since Apple’s introduction of the original Macintosh computer started the personal computing revolution. The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device. The availability of cheap and ubiquitous computing power is changing all aspects of business. As businesses evolve into new model...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2014 ABA North America Regional Forum: Doing Business Within the Region and Collaborating Abroad

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend the “2014 North America Regional Forum: Doing Business within the Region and Collaborating Abroad” Conference on November 17-18, 2014 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. This one and a half day conference will feature two parallel tracks on best practices for international companies doing business in North America ...

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American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

What You Need to Know About Appellate Practice: Tips and Traps

, USA
Do you want to position your case for eventual success on appeal even if the trial goes badly? Or perhaps you won a hard-fought victory in trial court and want to make sure you can hold on to it.

Remember that judgments are only as good as their ability to survive on appeal. Successful trial attorneys understand the importance of preserving issues on appeal at the trial level before, durin...

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American Bar Association
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Qualified Immunity Law for the Government Lawyer: Principles and Appellate Strategies

, USA
This program will cover the major elements of the qualified immunity doctrine, a defense that is central to the practice of many government attorneys. The instructors will discuss the evolution of the doctrine, its current treatment by the U.S. Supreme Court, and areas where open questions remain. Attendees will also learn about qualified immunity's procedural aspects, including the requirements f...

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American Bar Association
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver the past few years and once again in FY2013, cases against investment advisers have come to represent the single largest component of the SEC’s enforcement docket. At the same time, the SEC’s exam program, working closely with Enforcement, continues to hone its focus on private equity and hedge funds, announcing a series of initiatives targeting new registrants under Dodd...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendGain authoritative insights into jury trials from masters of the bar and the benchBe sure to attend this popular program where experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, come together to give you their valuable perspectives on jury trials. Whether you are a new trial attorney or an experienced courtroom litigator, this course ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendCommercial 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 gr...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 20, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

Arlington, Virginia, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enfo...

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NELI
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

A Snapshot of Copyright Office Compendium 111

, USA
This program will outline highlights of the newly revised draft Copyright Office Compendium of Copyright Office Practices (Third Edition) before the December 15, 2014 review period. This is the first revision in nearly 30 years and is a complete manual of more than 1200 pages. It contains improvements and updates to the prior versions, as well as information on practices that have never been publi...

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American Bar Association
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2nd Annual Design Professional Liability and Risk Mitigation

Seattle, Washington, USA
Design professionals are subject to some of the most perilous liability exposure faced by any of the licensed professions. Architects and engineers in particular, are subject to risk and liability that can be dramatically out of proportion to prospective reward.

Exposure seems to multiply each year thanks to constantly evolving building science; new and sometimes untested technologies and ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Dispute Resolution in China

, USA
Business in China needs a predictable and stable dispute resolution environment in order to succeed. Most experienced China hands instruct their clients to, at all costs, avoid selecting Chinese arbitral institutions such as the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) or one of the city-level institutions such as the Beijing Arbitration Commission or Shanghai Arbitrati...

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American Bar Association
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Natural Resources and the Law

Missoula, Montana, USA
The State of Montana has an abundance of wealth in Natural Resources. Please plan to join us Friday, November 21st in Missoula and learn the value our natural resources can provide, from Oil and Gas Development, Mining, Water Resources, Mineral Rights, Property Rights and Land Leasing, Wind, Forest and Ranch considerations. Our expert faculty will guide you through the issues you need to understan...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

Seattle, Washington, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law Professionals who practice in and understand the unique issues of Seattle and the Washington – Oregon area. This seminar will cover some of the basic CPM concepts and principals essential for understanding and/or presenting any delay analysis as well as some of the more complex technical and legal concepts that must be concise...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

San Francisco, California, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Twelfth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLearn how to manage today’s heightened scrutiny and expectations of corporate boardsThe past year has seen a host of new expectations imposed on corporate boards in critical areas of governance, including: Risk management and compliance Disclosure Audit committee oversight of financial reporting Shareholder relations Additionally, the Dodd-Frank Act created new requirement...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Impacts of Fracking on Property Valuation

, USA
The final program in our three-part webinar series exploring contemporary developments and legal issues related to hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") will analyze the impacts of fracking on property valuation and related legal issues.

The speakers will discuss impacts on the valuation process, how development of shale—particularly in the Marcellus Shale and Barnett Shale regions—has impacted...

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American Bar Association
Nov 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - Effective Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Attorneys interested in representing unaccompanied immigrant children will learn the framework for legal relief for these clients and effective strategies for working with children.  What You Will Learn How removal proceedings against children are conducted, and some of the key affirmative defenses available under US immigration law Eligibility requirements ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendStay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2014: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendSatisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute program. If your last name begins with a letter from H through M, your MCLE compliance deadline of January 31, 2015 is fast approaching.The MCLE Marathon, taught by a faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals who are recognized leaders in their field, will conv...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThis program provides an in-depth analysis of current market conditions and the changing legal environment, and is geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner. Our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.This program will also a...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Los Angeles, California, USA
Why you should attendThis 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 disposition...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendNewly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar.By attending PLI’s Bridge-the Gap II – Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

13th Annual CLE Bootcamp

Seattle, Washington, USA
Get your CLE Credits!

Our 13th Annual CLE Bootcamp is a quick way to get a lot of CLE Credits.

We have assembled the best faculty members from our top conferences to present this CLE update. You will enjoy the format – one hour each of major sections of Law – and you will appreciate the well-rounded set-up that keeps you up-to-date on important legal elements and changes in the law...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cannabis in Washington State & Implications for Other Markets

Seattle, Washington, USA
"Now that Initiative 502 has been implemented through RCW 69.50 and WAC 314-55, marijuana businesses have more legal accountability and liabilities than ever. The purpose of this seminar is to explore not only the existing issues marijuana businesses face in Washington State, but to also examine those business and litigation issues that are emerging in the marijuana industry, like trademark, hemp ...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Unaccompanied immigrant children (UACs) from Central America have been coming to California in increasing numbers for the past few years.  These children are placed in removal proceedings, and without access to government appointed counsel, they have difficulties navigating the confusing and complex immigration system alone.  Many children are eligible for some form...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation and, in some cases, uncertainty. Some asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CLOs), and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising. Other markets such as reside...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

San Francisco, California, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enfo...

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NELI
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

32nd Annual Telecommunications Policy & Regulation

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendPresented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive underst...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendStay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendJoin us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Crowdfunding for Equity in Washington State

Seattle, Washington, USA
Crowdfunding, in all its forms, continues to change the way U.S. companies can raise growth funds, launch new products and find new customers. It is still new, and still being defined, but is an exciting way to raise funds over the Internet from both fans and investors. Fans invest by purchasing or donating, investors have a different path. But what are the rules? How does it work?

The Jum...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendCompanies 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 confro...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendBusinesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual Eminent Domain

Seattle, Washington, USA
"This seminar is designed to assist seasoned practitioners looking for new insights as well as new lawyers unfamiliar with the eminent domain process. The program will cover eminent domain basics, as well as reviewing complex appraisal problems and emerging issues involving e-discovery."
- Program Co-Chairs
Bart J. Freedman, a partner at K&L Gates LLP
Kinnon W. Williams, Of Counsel with...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

18th Annual Oregon Land Use Law

Portland, Oregon, USA
The Oregon Land Use Conference is entering its 18th year. Over the past 18 years, it has established a reputation as one of Oregon’s premier Land Use Seminars, and one that should not be missed. Every year the best professionals in the Oregon Land Use System converge to share their thoughts and wisdom regarding the most relevant and hottest land use topics. We think you will agree that this year’s...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Open Source and Free Software 2014: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendContinuous changes in the legal and technical landscape make it critical for IP, technology and business lawyers to keep abreast of the legal and technical issues presented by the open source paradigm. “Open source” software, which is freely available in the form of operating systems, applications, utility code and programming tools, presents an attractive option. However, use...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental regulatory transformation. Many of the most significant Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been completed, and the focus of regulators and industry participants alike has shifted to the challenges of applying and adapting to these complex and far-reaching regulations. In addition, bankers are beginning to think again about mergers...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enfo...

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NELI
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendExport controls and sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implementing and...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether 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 Securitie...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

12th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit

Seattle, Washington, USA
Gaming law never ceases to evolve. It remains one of the most dynamic areas of law. Gaming lawyers, policy advisors, regulators, executives and vendors must stay closely apprised of those fast-moving legal, political and business developments that impact the gaming industry. Or else.

The Pacific Northwest Gaming Law Summit, now in its twelfth year, has become a veritable “who’s who” event ...

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The Seminar Group
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnAt this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about: The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervis...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnUnderstanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine: How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertising” and “solicitation” C...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.Why you should attendUsing a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.What you will learnWithin the context of pro bo...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendElectronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Strategic Considerations Before Kick-Starting an IPR

, USA
More than two years ago, the America Invents Act (AIA) reshaped trials at the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) by establishing inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. In many cases, IPRs provide a cost-effective and quick alternative to district court litigation for challenging the validity of a patent. A potential Petitioner has much to consider when deciding whether to file an IPR.

This program ...

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American Bar Association
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Making Sense of Mobilehomes - Homeowners' Rights 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come! 

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAt this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.What you will learn The latest updates ab...

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Practising Law Institute





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