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Nov 5, 2014

Tele-
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How to Prepare & Deliver Legal & Effective Performance Appraisals

USA
Overview: It's often called the "most dreaded management task". It's the performance appraisal. How do you evaluate your employees' performance without soft peddling the difficult stuff or being hypercritical and risking a defensive reaction? In this program, Judi prepares managers & supervisors for this difficult, yet very important, job. Without a successful performance appraisal process, organ...

TrainHR
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...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
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 ...

The Seminar Group
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
The 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 changed not only the wor...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
Commercial 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 growth, development rev...

Practising Law Institute
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. ...

The Seminar Group
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 ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled. Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need. Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as:Lack of prope...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Bar Review Course

San Diego, California, USA
PRG is 100% focused on your exam success, and our Patent Bar Prep Course is unlike any others on the market: - Benefit from the PRG guarantee – we’ll be there until you pass the exam! - Get our total solution for one low price —classroom courses in major U.S. cities, our online course, and our online exam prep software (ExamWare®). - Be confident that your materials are always up-to-date to refle...

Patent Resources Group
Nov 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Collecting data from and about customers and consumers is a modern business mandate. What consumerfacing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative? These data are collected online, in mobile apps, and in social media, and often appended to data gathered by others about the same consumers elsewhere. Most brands use these data in some way, such as to personalize messages...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bolstering Your Company’s Fraud Defenses 2014: Proactive Prevention and Responses

San Francisco, California, USA
Companies face greatly increased risks of being a victim of fraud in today's challenging business climate; no company is too big or too small to fall victim. In light of the high costs of fraud, both in actual revenues lost, potential legal exposure and opportunity costs, it is imperative that companies develop and implement proactive strategies to prevent and detect business fraud. Strong fraud p...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Corporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations. Indeed, never in the history of criminal or corporate law has the existence of an effective compliance and ethics program been more valuable.A host of factors have together upped the ante on compliance programs, including:The enormity of recent criminal fines and other sanctions The aggressive enforcement of crim...

Practising Law Institute
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...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 25, 2014

Tele-
conference

Hot Issues in Determining "Multi-State Sales Tax Nexus"

USA
Overview Gain valuable insight into the complex issues of interstate sales and the obligations of out-of-state (foreign) sellers to collect the destination state’s taxes. Get up-to-date information about the retailing giants and their fights with the various states. Take a ring-side seat with an expert who will share the anticipated outcomes. Why should you attend: Will I owe taxes in more than o...

Compliance4all
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
Satisfy 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 conveniently provide all ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
This 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 address the latest fin...

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
This 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 dispositions of unwanted operati...

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 enforcement a...

NELI
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Companies 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 confront licensing issues, ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
Continuous 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 of such software can...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jan 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Negotiation Skills 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Negotiation is part of any lawyer’s everyday life. You negotiate with colleagues, clients, and staff about an array of issues, ranging from simple project deadlines to complex contractual language. This program is designed to help you gain confidence in every negotiation you conduct. The panelists represent academicians, sole practitioners, and members of leading local law firms who will share the...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Privacy and Behavioral Advertising Class Action Suits 2015

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

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Intellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate returns from existing a...

Practising Law Institute






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