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Apr 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Global Trademark Search and Application Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
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., Europe, and Asia, with particular emphasis on China. Using real-world examples, this practice-based, hands-on workshop will get attendees involved and provide takeaway tips that can be put into use in daily practice immediately. Learn about the...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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 assist a low-income child in Cal...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Post-grant patent proceedings were pursued in record numbers at the USPTO in 2013. The level of filing continues to accelerate beyond initial expectations, as both the public and the courts recognize the value of these fast-track administrative proceedings. The substantial costs and uncertainty of patent litigation require the development of alternative case management strategies, which at least r...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

San Francisco, California, 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...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

San Francisco, California, USA
Whether you are a transactional lawyer, litigator or other advisor, to have a successful practice, you must understand finance, accounting, economics and tax principles, as well as their application.Pocket MBA Summer 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals is designed specifically for anyone whose practice requires a thorough understanding of finance. Our expert faculty includes partners...

Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented. Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills.Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection A Primer on Automobi...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2014

Workshop

Anti-Corruption Compliance Executive Roundtable - Palo Alto

Palo Alto, California, USA
The Red Flag Group's Executive Roundtable Series will come again to the US, Europe and APAC region. Don’t miss this opportunity to join us in a city near you. These interactive, case study based workshops focus on how to develop and implement a successful anti-corruption compliance programme. Hosted by Scott Lane, Chairman of The Red Flag Group, our Executive Roundtables have been extremely well ...

The Red Flag Group
May 13, 2014

Conference

2nd Employing Foreign Workers

Toronto, California, Canada
Highlights: • Examine recent developments in Federal immigration law concerning foreign workers • Explore how to develop an effective labour strategy • Look at Legal Issues Around Obtaining Work Permits • Understand the use of the Accelerated-LMO Program and LMO exemptions • Look at Temporary Foreign Worker Programs and key Steps in Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers • Uncover port of entry issues ...

Federated Press
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 ...

Practising Law Institute
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...

Practising Law Institute
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...

Practising Law Institute
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...

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...

Practising Law Institute
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 volunteering ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Holistic Legal Advocacy for the Homeless: Strategies for Addressing Benefits, Housing and Social Services Issues Facing Homeless Populations

San Francisco, California, USA
This introduction to the Holistic Legal Advocacy Model and substantive law training provides the powerful tools needed to transform the lives of homeless clients. Practitioners from the Homeless Advocacy Project (“HAP”) at the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco will share their expertise in holistic legal advocacy and insights for effectively assisting homeless...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar
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...

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...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing California Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
This substantive training provides a comprehensive overview of the laws governing foreclosures in California. The full-day program is designed with advocates with limited housing experience in mind, but practitioners at all experience levels will benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in consumer and housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in foreclosure defense usi...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prior Art and Obviousness 2014: Current Trends in Sections 102 and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
How has patent reform impacted the touchstones of patentability, prior art and obviousness? Already a complicated concept for patent practitioners because of evolving interpretations in the PTO and CAFC, 102 has been complicated further by the AIA. What aspects of current 102 understanding carry over to new 102? How does the concept of “prior art” and circumstance collide in the 21st century? How ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2014

San Francisco, California, 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...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

San Francisco, California, 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...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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 ...

Practising Law Institute