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Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendHigh stakes aggregate litigation continues to be an evolving area of practice that has experienced a significant shift due to landmark decisions over the last few years.  In this half-day program, learn from an experienced faculty of judges, plaintiff and defense counsel, and dispute resolution professionals the latest strategies and techniques to navigate the developing ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2014 ABA International Fall Meeting

Buenos Aires, Argentina
The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend our 2014 Fall Meeting in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 21-25, 2014. The 2014 Fall Meeting will bring together over 1,000 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers for a conference unlike any other. World-class speakers and international legal experts will lead over 70...

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American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Strategies For Defeating Patent Trolls After The Supreme Court’s 2013 Term

, USA
This program will provide the audience with a comprehensive understanding of the evolving threats posed by non-practicing entities (NPE). Panelists will discuss the various countermeasures available to threats made by NPEs, such as inter parties review (IPR) proceedings, the threat of sanctions under Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, attorneys' fees under 35 U.S.C. section 285, rece...

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American Bar Association
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Cheap Talk: Witness Payments and Conferring with Testifying Witnesses

, USA
One of the thorniest ethics questions confronting litigators is when they may "compensate" a witness. Former employees who are out of work, former employees who live outside the jurisdiction and refuse to come to trial unless they are compensated, retirees who know so much but do not have "lost wages"—just how far does Model Rule 3.4 reach in prohibiting an "inducement to a witness"? Can lawyers b...

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American Bar Association
Oct 22, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

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NELI
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Games Industry Client 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendInteractive console and computer games and downloadable software applications represent an enormous and growing segment of the worldwide entertainment marketplace. Intellectual property, including videogames and downloadable application products, is one of America’s leading exports in the 21st Century. The introduction of new Xbox and PlayStation consoles in late 2013, continu...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. New rules are continuously promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is heightened enforcement of the federal securities laws. The SEC Division of Enforcement has established a ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

Item...

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NELI
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (31st Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendSection 1983 authorizes the assertion of federal constitutional claims against state and local officials and municipalities. These claims are filed in the courts on an ongoing basis by individuals alleging police misconduct, public employees asserting free speech violations, landowners, licensees, and prisoners, among others. Section 1983 litigation is often complex, raising i...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Online

Contract Law Advanced Masterclass for Non-Lawyers(23-oct-14)

,Sydney Australia, New South Wales, Australia
Master your contract interpretation & preparation skills through this advanced program designed to extract, discuss, & interpret complex contract law issues & the real intent behind clauses, terms & conditions to generate true value for your business. Key Learning Outcomes Identify the legal issues which arise from using certain contract terms clauses Review select terms and conditions and identif...

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Informa Australia
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Construction Law in Florida

Miami, Florida, USA
With the prolonged downturn in the economy, the gradually re-emerging construction industry brings with it increased pressure to satisfy one goal – get work and insure profitability. However, ignoring best practices and recent trends in construction law and technology can be perilous even in a good economy. Blending both legal and real world issues through an outstanding faculty, this seminar will...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendJoin PLI’s expert faculty of health care and life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of health care and life sciences law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the health care and life sciences industry: structuring of compl...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendPLI’s Outsourcing 2014 is a “must” for every lawyer with business clients engaged in outsourcing transactions!Outsourcing brings new opportunities and new risks for companies sourcing or providing critical services such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions.And there are newer ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThis popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive draf...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Oct 29, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Workshop

San Francisco, California, USA
Participation in the Affirmative Action Workshop is recommended for those who want exposure to affirmative action principles or the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP). NELI also recommends the Workshop as a refresher following reassignment or for those who have less than 10 years of experience preparing AAPs and/or defending OFCCP audits. Prior participants regularly comment ...

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NELI
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendIn the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms’ corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation. At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation in the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

To Frack or Not to Frack: Who Decides? State and Local Approaches to Regulating Fracking

, USA
Join our esteemed panel for this first of a three-part webinar series on hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") exploring:
•How fracking industry economics shaped the regulatory framework in different states
•The role of state and local government regulation
•State law preemption and the effects on local zoning laws based on three recent major state supreme court cases in Ohio, Pennsylvania, ...

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American Bar Association
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Dollars and Sense of Applying for Legal Malpractice Insurance

, USA
The task of completing the annual application for legal malpractice insurance is often viewed as a nuisance, and as a result, it frequently does not get appropriate time and attention. Firms may unknowingly leave money (in the form of premium dollars) on the table, or say things that affect the firm’s insurability, coverage or terms. Our panel of experienced industry professionals will discuss the...

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American Bar Association
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

2nd Annual Partition Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
Partition cases are infrequent, but sooner or later, most litigators, especially those dealing with real estate, will be confronted with a partition dispute. Attorneys with a general litigation mindset tend to be unfamiliar with the nuances of partition disputes. It is essential for attorneys to recognize when the unique partition remedies and procedures are applicable and how to use them effectiv...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

How to Be a Successful Associate

, USA
The seminar is designed to provide guidance to associates at an early stage of their career development that will put them on the road to success. Topics covered include core competencies such as communicating effectively (particularly when receiving projects, working on projects, and presenting conclusions), being rigorous with respect to research and writing, managing workload effectively (inclu...

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American Bar Association
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Dealing in Drought: Development, Legislation and Litigation

Los Angeles, California, USA
2014 is being touted as California’s single driest year on record and severe drought conditions have brought the state to a crossroads. Is drought now going to be the new normal in California? This program will help attendees understand the impacts of drought on the competing needs of urban, agricultural and environmental water users. A diverse group of water leaders from state and local governmen...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

3rd Annual Easements in Washington

Seattle, Washington, USA
Do you or your clients need access through an adjoining property? Do you need new and somewhat unique easements? Is your property subject to easements obtained by utility companies or the government? As the way we divide property interests change, so do easements and how we obtain them, value them and describe them.

Even if you have been working with easements for years, join us for a very...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual Successful Multi-Family & Mixed Use Development

Seattle, Washington, USA
According to the US Census Bureau, Seattle is the fastest growing city in the entire country, with an annual growth rate of 2.8%. Rain city added 18,000 new residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, bringing the current population to over 652,000. Regional growth is also impressive, with 57,000 new residents added to the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area, for a total of over 3.6 mil...

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The Seminar Group
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state cou...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2014

CLE

Affirmative Action Briefing

San Francisco, California, USA
Here are representative topics included in our 2013 series - the agenda for 2014 will be available in July.

New Developments!

Item 1: Coverage of the two NEW rules announced August 27th by DOL under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the resulting requirements placed on federal contractors by both.

Item...

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NELI
Oct 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreements. The progra...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, 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
Nov 3, 2014

CLE

NYU Law Energy Policy Discussion Series

New York, New York, USA
The event will focus on the New York Public Service Commission’s “Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)” initiative to reform New York’s electric energy industry and regulatory practices to promote greater system-wide efficiency, greater deployment of renewable energy and “distributed” energy resources, and greater use of technologies, products and services to increase demand elasticity and efficiency...

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NYU Law: Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many leg...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Regulation Institute (46th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWe are pleased to co-chair the 46th edition of PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, the most highly anticipated annual review of the current state of securities regulation and corporate law and practice.This year’s agenda reflects significant developments in the securities laws, as well as changes in the business and legal environment, including: Continued implem...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.What you will learn Recent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices The New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 Compensation issues: f...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docketWith e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grou...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law and Regulation of "Intermediary" Businesses 2014: Consumer-Facing Technology Providers, Online Platforms, and Online Media

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThe Internet has spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing technologies or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms and marketplaces have cha...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

San Francisco, California, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law and Claim Professionals who understand the issues faced by California professionals charged with preparing, evaluating and resolving complex construction disputes. This seminar will focus upon many of the factors that influence the outcome of complex project disputes including the importance of project documentation, the need ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Coming AIA IPR and PGR Tsunami for U.S. Pharma Patent Owners: A Call to Action

San Francisco, California, USA
To date, about 5% of the petitions filed under the AIA’s inter partes review (IPR) and/or post-grant review (PGR) proceedings relate to pharmaceutical subject matter. Those numbers are small but are expected to increase. And it is a sobering fact that well over 95% of all patent claims challenged in IPR proceedings have been held unpatentable and ultimately will be cancelled, barring appellate rev...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Computers, Software, Biology: The USPTO and Supreme Court's Slippery Slope Explored

, USA
There has been an ever-increasing acceptance of the proposition that certain kinds of knowledge, some based in mathematics and others based in biology, deserve wider intellectual property protection. The most significant example has been the court’s allowance of newer life forms (albeit created from human ingenuity) and business method patents (mathematical computations in the form of programs exe...

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American Bar Association
Nov 6, 2014

CLE

The Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare's Cyber Warfare/Terrorism One Day Symposium

New York, New York, USA
The Cyber Warfare/Terrorism One Day Institute is an annual conference. Its agenda is to promote constructive discourse about Cyber Warfare/Terrorism amongst leaders from a comprehensive range of sectors, including (but not limited to): NGOs, government, tech, commercial, military, cultural, and legal. The summit will feature moderated panel discussions that use live video streams and online extens...

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The Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Litigating Religious Land Use Cases

, USA
This program will discuss and analyze legal principles and issues related to litigating religious land use cases. It will cover the kinds of religious land use claims that religious entities can bring under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”), state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. When religious expression is h...

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American Bar Association
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Value in a Wine Business

Napa, California, USA
The wine industry has experienced considerable change over the past few years as the importance of growing total business value has become an increasing priority. Whether the goal is family legacy or eventual sale and exit, owners and operators are aligned in the need to optimize the value of their brands, distribution systems and operating platforms in addition to their estates and hard assets. <...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Portland, Oregon, USA
“This year we report on major new developments in water law affecting water rights and water quality, including presentations by leading practitioners in the field as well as senior staff of the Oregon Water Resources Department. We will review recent legislative developments, court opinions, and rulemaking efforts to provide a broad perspective of the ongoing evolution of state water law. Specifi...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

San Francisco, California, 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 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLeases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as invest...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
Today’s pharmaceutical small molecule patent attorneys and patent agents, whether engaged in patent litigation, patent procurement, or licensing, are required to understand much more than simply patent law. They are called to tailor patent law concepts to counsel an industry driven in large part by Orange Book listed patents to enable life-saving medicines to be brought to market. To provide that ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Industries

Seattle, Washington, USA
The 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions program will provide you with the latest market information and market issues in M&A and M&A finance. The information-packed sessions will include updates on the state of the market, the latest developments in Delaware law, tax and intellectual property issues, and a special session on issues in acqui-hires.

We have assembled a top-notch faculty to discuss t...

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The Seminar Group





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