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Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Infringement Litigation

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course is the most practical, immediately usable patent infringement litigation course ever presented by Patent Resources Group (and perhaps by any institution). The focus is on patent litigation (not litigation in general). The course starts at the first concept of the idea to litigate and the critical initial decision to file suit, continues through discovery and trial, and on to the end of...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review Proceedings and Reexamination

Orlando, Florida, USA
The first two days of this two-and-half day course are focused on inter partes review (IPR), covered business method (CBM) patent review, and post-grant review (PGR). On the third day, reexamination is addressed and ethical issues are explored that relate to review proceedings and reexaminations. The course covers strategies, tactics, best practices and case studies. The course is for both those w...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Software Patents After Alice: Procuring, Enforcing and CBMs

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course addresses the difficult and sophisticated task of how best to claim, prosecute, and litigate software-based inventions in their rich variety so as to have their patents held not invalid and infringed by the Federal Circuit. But that rich variety requires a variety of disparate claiming, specification drafting, prosecution, and litigating techniques. The America Invents Act (AIA) impact...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Private Placements and Other Financing Alternatives 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2015: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Handle Your First Pro Bono Case in New York 2015 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Orlando, Florida, 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. This course focuses on those changes.

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Section 103 and Obviousness: Capitalizing on CCPA and Early Federal Circuit Precedent

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course will provide guidance to U.S. patent counsel on leveraging decisions by the CCPA and the Federal Circuit to issues faced daily in broad spectrum patent practice: preparing, prosecuting and litigating patents in the face of assertions of unpatentability during ex parte prosecution and AIA’s post grant proceedings involving the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), as well as invalidity ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Patent Practice

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course will discuss ethical issues in patent practice, from client intake to paying maintenance fees to assisting in litigation. Through interactive discussion, videos, and other means this course will analyze:
◾Choice of law in patent prosecution including reciprocal discipline.
◾Identifying adversity (conflicts of interest) in patent prosecution, where you must do far more...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Professionalism in Patent Practice

Orlando, Florida, USA
Through videos, discussion, and other means, this course will analyze professionalism issues that arise in practice, including:
◾Civility and professionalism in communications with examiners, including issues of racial bias and animosity.
◾Substance abuse among practitioners.
◾Eliminating bias or prejudice in practice.
◾Mental health and impairment.
◾In...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE

Certified Patent Valuation Analyst

Orlando, Florida, USA
You can’t manage what you can’t measure. You can’t monetize what you can’t value. Numerous studies report that intangible assets represent at least 70% of corporate value. The imperative of valuing patents has largely been met with anticipatory surrender on the part of corporate managers. This is unfortunate as the indifference to valuing patents is hindering the management and monetization of the...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Crafting & Drafting Winning Patents

Orlando, Florida, USA
This Crafting & Drafting course marches to a special drummer and focuses on the end result – producing a “winning patent” that will be held literally infringed and not invalid under (sec)112(a), f/k/a/ (sec)112, para.1, despite the time pressure created by moving to a first-inventor-to-file system under the America Invents Act (AIA). This course distills everything from the law (and dicta) of the ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

“Designing Around” Valid U.S. Patents

Orlando, Florida, USA
In Markman and Cybor, the Federal Circuit required district courts to construe claims as a matter of law and decided to review claim construction de novo. The object was to make claim construction predictable, so that claims would better perform their public notice function. The result has been an unmitigated disaster, often (but not always) reading limitations into the claims that the examiner di...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting Patent License Agreements

Orlando, Florida, 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, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Circuit Law (2013-2015)

Orlando, Florida, USA
This is one of PRG’s longest continuously offered courses. Because the course focuses on the last two years, attendees often repeat this course every two years to remain current. Consequently, this course offers practitioners a unique opportunity to both become current in the law, and to remain so. And to do so in an interactive environment that is both informative and intellectually challenging. ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilars: A Total Immersion Course Encompassing Strategies for....

Orlando, Florida, USA
The course starts with a broad survey of the Hatch-Waxman and BPCIA legislation provisions that underpin the strategies to be discussed throughout the course. The course then conveys both fundamentals and advanced legal strategies in three major areas: (1) pharmaceutical and biotech patent prosecution; (2) litigation and appeal; and (3) post-grant challenges such as inter-partes review and post-gr...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Drafting & Prosecution Based on a Single EPO/USPTO Specification

Orlando, Florida, USA
While the EPO and USPTO have similar requirements for patent applications, the same application can have dramatically different results in Europe and the U.S. An application originating in the U.S. frequently encounters substantial difficulties before the EPO. For example, the U.S. applicant often finds itself unable to amend claims in a manner clearly available during the U.S. prosecution because...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

27th Annual Elder Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Conflicts of Interest & Fiduciary Duties 2015: Navigating the Emerging Regulatory Maze

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The SEC and DOL continue to consider rulemaking that could dramatically change the regulatory framework establishing fiduciary duties and obligations for broker-dealers, advisors and service providers in the retirement marketplace. Likewise, commodity trading and municipal advisors have to be mindful of fiduciary obligations that apply to their activity. At the same time, re...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pennsylvania Bridge-the-Gap 2015

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend This seminar will revisit the building blocks of commercial real estate financing. It will focus on the steps counsel needs to take to get a deal closed – what lender’s counsel needs to do to deliver a valid mortgage lien without surprises, and what borrower’s counsel needs to do to get the borrower the money it needs. We will look at how lenders review leas...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Litigation 2015: From Investigation to Trial

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The landscape of securities litigation is constantly evolving and changing. This program takes you through all the issues that can arise in the most complex securities matters — from the initial government investigation to the filing of the civil cases to either settlement or trial. If you practice in this dynamic field, you know that the need to stay current and devel...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Read Financial Statements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes. At this practical half-day event, a distinguis...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Join a faculty of domestic and international legal experts as they provide practical guidance for the trademark search and application process in the U.S. and abroad, including Canada and Mexico. This practice-based program will get attendees involved and provide take-away tips that can be put into use in daily practice immediately. Learn about the differences and similaritie...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues.  Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assi...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual 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, or generate re...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Enforcement 2015: Perspectives from Government Agencies

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Financial Services Institute (20th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2015: Current Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Staying abreast of the current developments in restructuring, bankruptcy and reorganizations is essential, and this advanced conference assembles a remarkable faculty of bankruptcy judges and leading practitioners who will provide you with a thorough review and analysis of hot topics and recent decisions in diverse industries. They will cover the Supreme Court’s decisio...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Over the past decade partnerships have emerged as a major form of doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisition...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2015: Nuts and Bolts

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

IP Monetization 2015: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everythin...

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Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2015: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102 and 103

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Developments

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  At PLI’s Higher Education Law 2015: Current Issues & Recent Developments, an expert faculty, comprised of attorneys working both in private practice and in universities, will provide updates  and best practices in three important  areas of higher education law today.. What You Will Learn Title IX and claims of sexual harassment ...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, 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 Organizations face enormous legal and compliance risks, and the need fo...

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Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding sourc...

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Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Summer 2015: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend 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. Transactional and litigation attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and adviso...

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Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2015: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2015: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois MCLE Marathon 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois MCLE Marathon 2015 is designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE requirements, as they learn best practices and new and emerging legal issues. What You Will Learn At this engaging and instructive program, expert faculty will discuss and analyze current and emerging issues and new developments in: Professionalism and Legal Eth...

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Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual White Collar Crime Institute

New York, New York, USA
White collar criminal investigations and prosecutions continue to dominate the headlines. In an evolving and dynamic enforcement landscape, the demands on and consequences for both institutions and individuals have escalated on a seemingly upward spiral. The scope and nature of white collar matters have become even more complex as large, cross-border, multi-jurisdiction investigations proliferate....

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New York City Bar Association
May 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
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