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May 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2014: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

New York, New York, USA
Accounting is a language of business. Because attorneys encounter accounting information in a wide range of legal issues, it is critical for lawyers to understand financial statements and core accounting concepts. This practical course, specifically designed for the non-accountant attorney, will provide an understanding of financial statements and the key principles of accounting, using real-life ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

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Practising Law Institute
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Competitive Public Construction Bidding

Seattle, Washington, USA
This seminar offers practical strategies, legal guidance, and insights on best practices for public works contracting in Washington. The program will cover essential planning elements for public works projects including:

Selecting the best method of procurement, including Low-Bid, Design-Build, GC-CM, and Job Order Contracting;
How to select the most capable contractor by utilizing resp...

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The Seminar Group
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally. Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues. This day-long program attempts to address these particular areas ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

High Impact Presentation Skills: Fast Track Coaching for Busy Attorneys & Executives

Seattle, Washington, USA
Every time you speak, you are revealing critical information about yourself, both verbally and non-verbally. Your listeners - whether it’s three people sitting around a conference table, 12 jurors in a courtroom or 300 people filling an auditorium - are judging you.

Compelling research proves: HOW you say it is even more important than WHAT you say.

HOW You Come Across . . .
• Ho...

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The Seminar Group
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Music Licensing 2014: Songs and Sound Recordings

, USA
SoundExchange collects $656 million; Global Theatrical Box Office hits $36 billion; ASCAP, BMI and SESAC revenues at $2 billion; the Voice, Dancing With the Stars, NCIS and Duck Dynasty generate big numbers on broadcast and cable television; major publishers withdraw licensing rights from the PROs; new multi-media master recording synch deals; new mechanical rates and configurations in effect; Pha...

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American Bar Association
May 14, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Should I Tweet About That? Ethics, Advertising, and the Internet After ABA Opinion 465

, USA
The Rules of Professional Conduct regulate how lawyers communicate about the legal services they provide. The movement to Internet advertising raises many novel and important ethics issues, including those addressed by recent ABA Ethics Opinion 465. This program will highlight the Rules, including Rules 7.1, 7.2, 7.4, and 1.6, that lawyers must consider when crafting their Internet presence and wi...

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American Bar Association
May 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Patent litigation continues to be one of the hottest legal practice areas today. If you are a litigator and have wondered how patent litigation differs from your practice or if you have considered pursuing patent litigation but want to learn how it differs from other types of commercial litigation, then you will not want to miss this program. Covering the spectrum of patent litigation topics and e...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Surviving a Disaster: People and Records, Protecting Your Most Vital Assets

, USA
If a disaster struck your law firm, from an office fire to a hurricane, how long would it take you to be “back in business” and serving your clients? This is the second of a three part webinar that will help you prepare for disasters and speed up the recovery process. The second webinar will address people and vital records.

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American Bar Association
May 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Information Technology Law Institute 2014: Cybersecurity, Mobile Payments, Cloud Computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things

San Francisco, California, USA
Virtually every American business has turned to technology to improve efficiency and deliver new, Internet and cloud-based services or information. The fastest growing companies in our recovering economy are the technology innovators. Courts are ordering lawyers to have a fundamental understanding of technology issues in litigation and clients are demanding sophisticated counsel who provide insigh...

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Practising Law Institute
May 15, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Developments in EEO Law;
Growing Surge in Retaliation and Whistleblowing;
Employment, Termination & Severance Agreements;
e-Workplace: Access, Security and Privacy in the Er...

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NELI
May 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Defects: Legal Strategies, Tactics and Practical Concerns

Portland, Oregon, USA
“Construction and design defects are the scourge of the construction industry and continue to inflict significant losses on owners, designers, contractors, material suppliers and insurers. Some companies are changing how (and whether) they conduct business in certain markets, such as the condominium market. For all companies, the standard assumptions for risk transfer and insurance coverage no lon...

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The Seminar Group
May 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
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 personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and da...

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Practising Law Institute
May 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2014

New York, New York, USA
Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation has undergone tremendous change. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice - pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement - have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nature of pretrial practice in litigation mean for your practice? Join our fac...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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 apply when a pr...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014

New York, New York, USA
Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Partnerships have long been the tried and true form for the holding and operation of real estate, and since the 1981 Act, for the conduct of closely-held business operations as well. Further, the increase in the number of joint ventures to develop large-scale projects, the rise of the...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2014: Going Global and Mobile

New York, New York, USA
Fashion brands and retailers operate in an increasingly global and mobile marketplace. The dynamic forces shaping the retail industry provide consumers with a greater variety of products, more information, and expanded retail platforms. Yet, these forces also pose significant and evolving legal risks for brands and retailers. This program will explore the key legal challenges for brands and retail...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Health and Welfare Plan Basics - Complying with ERISA and the ACA

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator:
Tiffany N. Santos, Trucker Huss, APC, San Francisco, CA

Speakers:
Kathy Bakich, The Segal Group, Washington, DC
Other Speakers: TBA

The panel will discuss the basics regarding Health and Welfare Plans with regards to complying with ERISA and the Affordable Care Act.

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

NFA Gun Trusts: Protecting Your Client's Firearms for the Future Under New and Pending Regulations

, USA
Over the last few years gun trusts have come to prominence in estate planning. The National Firearms Act (NFA) was passed in 1934 with amendments in 1968 and 1986. The passage was in response to growing crime and 'gangster' preference to specific firearms. The NFA has strict requirements and penalties on Title 2 firearms. This CLE program will be a comprehensive discussion of NFA trusts/gun trusts...

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American Bar Association
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services IT 2014: Avoidance of Risk

New York, New York, USA
The Financial Services Industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries and the regulations are constantly changing. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the landscape and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements, even four years after it was enacted. The last six months has yielded further regulations. In October 2013, the OC...

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Practising Law Institute
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law Department as Profit Center 2014: Successful Patent Licensing Programs

Palo Alto, California, USA
The role of the law department in managing the IP assets of a company is expanding in new and challenging ways. Whether driven by shareholder activism, the Board of Directors, or pressure from the C-suite, companies are increasingly looking for new methods to extract value from their intellectual property portfolios. Innovative law departments have a rare opportunity to provide corporate leadershi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
More than three years after the passage of the Dodd Frank Act, regulators adopted final Volcker Rule regulations late last year. U.S. and foreign banks and other market participants will now have to come to grips with the law’s requirements, and the Volcker Rule is likely to shape capital markets, funds and securitization activities for years to come. Banking organizations are busy assessing the i...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Recent Developments Impacting the Government Contracting Small Business Requirements

, USA
When procurements are set aside for small businesses, the federal government has an interest in making sure that small businesses are the true beneficiaries. Similarly, the federal government has committed to assisting small businesses develop business skills to become viable government contractors. However, the rules and regulations applicable when contracting with small business are not only com...

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American Bar Association
May 22, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Developments in EEO Law;
Growing Surge in Retaliation and Whistleblowing;
Employment, Termination & Severance Agreements;
e-Workplace: Access, Security and Privacy in the Er...

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NELI
May 22, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Museums: Culture and Construction

, USA
Museums are more than just the collections. The buildings that house the institutions are a vital part of the art experience. Join our esteemed panelists as they discuss the intersection of museum development and land use law; explore the regulations and policies that impact museum construction and expansion; and review zoning incentives and restrictions, historic preservation, community benefit a...

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American Bar Association
May 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Find and Handle Your First Pro Bono Case 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
This program is a great opportunity to get a strong overview of the world of pro bono, how it can enrich and advance your professional development, and how to make it happen.How to find the right case: What types of cases are right to meet your goals How to pick pro bono opportunities that fit in with your current employment situation Where to find cases or matters Options in types of voluntee...

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Practising Law Institute
May 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2014

New York, New York, USA
Satisfy your mandatory continuing legal education requirements in New Jersey and hone your legal professionalism by attending PLI’s New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon program on May 27, 2014. In accordance with New Jersey’s requirements, this one-day program will include New Jersey-specific instruction and discussion on topics authorized by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board. Civil Trial Practice C...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2014: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware judiciary, le...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2014: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware judiciary, le...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing

, USA
Communities in the United States are obliged to plan for the equitable distribution of housing by race, ethnicity, family status and disability, among other considerations. Class and income have historically been used as proxies for protected class households under the Fair Housing Act. This obligation for equitable housing distribution may be frustrated by inadequate consideration of these planni...

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American Bar Association
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Material: Avoiding a Finding of Waiver in the Digital Age

, USA
In this digital age of litigation, the risk of unintentionally disclosing privileged information is heightened. Whether it occurs as a result of an electronic document review gone awry, or a forwarded email to the wrong recipient, the results are the same - an otherwise privileged document is in the hands of the opposing party . Courts around the country are responding by increasingly finding a wa...

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American Bar Association
May 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

1031 Exchanges for the Agriculture Industry

, USA
This seminar will provide an overview of the evolution of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code and regulations, basic 1031 exchange concepts and recurring problem areas in exchange transactions. The presentation will also include a discussion of reverse property exchanges and the special issues inherent in those transactions. The focus will be on property exchanges in the agricultural busines...

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American Bar Association
May 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Legal and compliance risks for organizations are higher than ever before. Compliance and ethics programs to help organizations manage legal risks should no longer be considered optional. And as the need for compliance and ethics programs has increased, government standards on these programs have become increasingly specific. In short, at no time has promoting and maintaining an ethical corporate c...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Updated every year to provide the most cutting-edge information related to the practice of advertising law, this advanced program is led by an all-star faculty of experts and will address the many challenges companies face each day as they develop advertising campaigns. As companies strive to increase market share in a dynamic landscape increasingly dominated by social networks and other new media...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014

New York, New York, USA
Real estate has become a favored asset class once again. Offshore investors are becoming more active in acquiring real estate, particularly as joint venture partners. All of this is having an impact on the structuring of transactions, availability of financing, availability of equity capital, bankruptcy remote structures, the role of the bankruptcy process, joint venture considerations, work-out p...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Course Correction: The Impact of the Proposed Changes to the Federal Discovery Rules

, USA
Using a hypothetical case, the panel will discuss current discovery requirements and contrast them with the system contemplated under the proposed rules. Topics covered will include defining the scope of discovery, e-discovery techniques, spoliation, balancing and cost-shifting, and judicial oversight of the process.

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American Bar Association
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Portland “Protected Sick Time" Ordinance: What Employers Need to Know

Portland, Oregon, USA
The Portland “Protected Sick Time" ordinance was passed March 13, 2013 and took effect January 1, 2014. Attendees will learn what the ordinance is, how it affects Portland employers, how it intersects with state leave laws and what practical steps can take to incorporate the ordinance’s requirements into existing employment practices.

Want to promote your company by becoming a Sponsor of t...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Surviving a Disaster: Putting It All Together, Writing and Testing a Business Continuity Plan

, USA
If a disaster struck your law firm, from an office fire to a hurricane, how long would it take you to be “back in business” and serving your clients? This is the last of a three part webinar that will help you prepare for disasters and speed up the recovery process. This final webinar will address other aspects of business continuity planning, ending with advice on writing, testing, and exercising...

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American Bar Association
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2014: Raising Capital in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

New York, New York, USA
Capital markets are adjusting to a wide range of evolving regulatory standards which affect the way in which offerings are conducted around the world. At the same time, issuers around the world are subject to changing accounting and corporate governance standards, while market participants navigate new ground in derivative product regulation. Issuers and market participants also face an increasing...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Evolving World of Construction Defects

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Construction and design defects continue to plague our court and arbitration systems, resulting in heavy losses for owners, designers, contractors and the insurance industry. Some companies are changing how (and whether) they conduct business in certain markets, such as the condominium market. For all companies, the standard assumptions for risk transfer and insurance coverage are no longer applic...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

7TH ANNUAL EMINENT DOMAIN: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CONDEMNATION, VALUATION & CHALLENGES

Portland, Oregon, USA
We invite you to attend our 7th Annual Eminent Domain: Current Developments in Condemnation, Valuation & Challenges conference to be held June 5 & 6, 2014 at the Mark Spencer Hotel, Portland, OR.

This seminar will include an overview and update of Oregon and federal eminent domain and land valuation litigation, with emphasis on appraisal standards (USPAP) and recent court decisions impacti...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

New York, New York, USA
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 apply when a pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2014 (Free)

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

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Corporations, government organizations and millions of consumers are shifting massive quantities of data and their software applications to cloud computing facilities. Cloud computing uses the Internet to give every size organization access to large, dynamically scalable resources (data storage, software applications and computing power). “The cloud” allows users, at all levels, to avoid large cap...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Arbitration 2014

New York, New York, USA
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. International arbitration provides a neutral forum to resolve the dispute and a robust mechanism for enforcing a subsequent award. The resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply n...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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 fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, and touch on the many more nuanced and practical i...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Partnerships have long been the tried and true form for the holding and operation of real estate, and since the 1981 Act, for the conduct of closely-held business operations as well. Further, the increase in the number of joint ventures to develop large-scale projects, the rise of the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Employment Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Employment law is no longer a local issue. Multinational employers must grapple with often conflicting standards for hiring, retaining, disciplining, and terminating employees. The issues are all the more challenging today, as employment laws, corruption laws, and whistleblower laws, from the U.S. and overseas, impose standards of conduct across borders.This program brings together highly experien...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. Attend this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core pri...

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Practising Law Institute