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Jun 28, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2017: Nuts and Bolts

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendA thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a ve...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 10, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Emergency Legal Challenges to Imminent Removals: Emergency Petitions for Review of Administrative and Reinstatement Orders, Emergency Motions to Reopen, and Whether Habeas Might Be a Viable Option (Fr

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIn 2015 alone, there were 333,341 documented removals, or deportations, from the United States. Not only is the large number of removals concerning, it is particularly alarming that so many removals could have been successfully challenged, but so many of the deportees were never advised regarding any such options. Many individuals facing removal do not obtain legal assistance,...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2017: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation

San Francisco, California, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORKWhy You Should AttendThis program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with little or no patent experience. The program will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and also provide a review of recent developments in the law....

Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2017

Seminar

Understanding the FDA's Regulation of HCT/Ps and Successful Product Development Strategies

Irvine, California, USA
In 1997, the FDA proposed a comprehensive regulatory program for Human Cells, Tissues and Cellular- and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/Ps) outlining the registration and listing procedures for HCT/Ps. This program also differentiates between HCT/Ps that will be regulated via the traditional pathway and those that will undergo approval as new drugs, biologics or devices. In this seminar, we'll discuss ...

ComplianceOnline
Jul 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendCopyright law is one of the most dynamic and headline-grabbing areas of law practice.  In recent years, copyright disputes delivered evermore of headline-grabbing litigation that reinforced or questioned some long-standing copyright law principles while touching off spirited debate in artistic, cultural and business circles.  Whether the issue addressed a controvers...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe catalyst could be the controversial name of a sports franchise or the design of an iconic athletic shoe.  Whatever the stimulus, trademark law is witnessing a global broadening of its reach on society and business that seems to glimpse just the start of this law’s boundless geographical impact.  As business globalizes and the online channels through which b...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

A Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for Advocates: How to Effectively Address PTSD in Matters Involving Veterans and Others Affected by Trauma (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAlthough PTSD can cause symptoms that significantly affect cognition and behavior, the people who assist or make critical decisions affecting those who experience PTSD may not recognize or understand these symptoms well.  This training provides advocates with an understanding of PTSD that will allow them to: Work productively with clients who have experienced trauma; ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendFollow the money.  Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue.  So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for t...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIn the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 3 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income peo...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 17, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions, attendees will have the opportunity to concentrate for two days on the specialized skills required in their technological area by receiving in...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FTCA and Other Civil Rights Claims Against ICE

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendWhile the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope represe...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis full-day event addresses key issues confronted by employees, employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about protec...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

Annual Meeting

AIPF 2017 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, California, USA
Recent developments in the U.S., the U.K., and other countries have overturned long established approaches on a range of issues, including potentially the approach to countries seeking international harmonization on IP laws and procedures. Whether the current period represents merely a pause or the beginning of a retreat in that approach is unclear. Either way, IP Law and Patent Attorney firms rem...

Association of Intellectual Property Firms
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAlthough the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at a...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 18, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendIn a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by i...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 20, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThe need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher.  Clients who have been denied or are at risk of losing vital benefits, housing subsidies, or are facing school discipline have a right to an administrative hearing, but are often unrepresented in what can be a confusing and adversarial process.  Significant changes to key public bene...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 4, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

California Special Education Law 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis has been a particularly important year in Special Education Law as the Supreme Court issued two decisions analyzing the rights of student with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and other disability rights statutes. This has a widespread impact on California’s education system as currently over 700,000 students with disabilities recei...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

GDPR - Privacy Shield Boot Camp 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 19, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will enhance your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers.  Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for th...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that all IP lawyers need to know. Listen to a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discuss best practices a...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend“The” PTAB Trials program by which all others are judged ? back for its fifth year.Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, for an in-depth analysis of the USPTO’s post-grant patent trial (“AIA Trial”) proceedings.  AIA Trial proceedings continue to be pursued in record number, and the PTAB is now the busiest patent ...

Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Online Platforms 2017: Hot Topics in Liability & Social Responsibility

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2017

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendHaving an effective compliance and ethics program is essential to companies of all types.    Such programs are a necessary tool to manage the substantial risks posed by employee and third party misconduct.  Compliance and ethics programs also help mitigate the harm from violations when they occur.  Companies that achieve success in this realm minimize ...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 8, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendNew technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know to...

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