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Aug 14, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Hot Topics for Church Plans: What You Needed To Know Yesterday!

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
This Program will encompass a review of both Church plan fundamental and unique issues, as well as the latest breaking litigation issues involving Church plans and Church sponsors. The Program is appropriate for practitioners addressing Church plans on a periodic basis to those involved on a regular basis. Moderator: Frank Palmieri, Palmieri & Eisenberg, Alexandria, VA Panelists: Lars Golumbic...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Aug 14, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

An Update on Software Copyright Protection After Landmark Oracle v. Google Decision

, USA
This program will explore the Federal Circuit's recent decision in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc. in which the Federal Circuit issued a landmark opinion on the copyrightability of software and remanded to the district court with specific instructions on the issue of fair use. The decision has significant implications for the software industry, as well as other companies that maintain their ow...

American Bar Association
Aug 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
In 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 4 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and people of color are disproportionat...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2014: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
In this advanced two-day program, you will have a unique opportunity to receive hands-on drafting experience under the guidance of experienced patent prosecutors. By working in small technologically-distinct groups, you will receive individualized feedback on claim drafting and amendment writing skills, as well as learn practical techniques for avoiding prosecution pitfalls. Guidance will be provi...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 19, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Reasonable Royalty Damages: How to Satisfy the Judge and Persuade the Jury

, USA
In the well-known Uniloc, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. decision, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals held that the then often used 25% rule for calculating a reasonable royalty rate in patent infringement lawsuits was "fundamentally flawed." Since then, a variety of theories, some new and some infrequently used, have gained increased popularity. This program will discuss how the 25% rule was used prio...

American Bar Association
Aug 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethical Pitfalls for New Lawyers

, USA
Avoiding ethical pitfalls as a new lawyer isn’t easy, but it can be done! This ethics CLE webinar will explore common professionalism and ethics challenges confronting new lawyers with a focus on: 1. Civility: The need for civility, both as a core professional value and as the smarter strategic path to a successful practice. 2. Fees: Charting the ethical minefield that fee-setting and fee-earnin...

American Bar Association
Aug 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Internet Legal Research on a Budget: How to Effectively Use Free and Low Cost Resources

, USA
Legal research is a primary skill required of all lawyers. With cost-conscious clients scrutinizing legal bills, lawyers cannot afford to depend on expensive legal research databases, especially when reliable free resources are available. This program and its accompanying book will help you quickly find the best free or low-cost resources online and use them for your research needs. The authors sh...

American Bar Association
Aug 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

What is a Good Guardian? Understanding and Using National Guardianship Standards

, USA
Be in the know about the new National Guardianship Association Standards of Practice. Lawyers can benefit from a thorough understanding of the new Standards in their roles representing respondents, petitioners, guardians/conservators; serving as guardians ad litem; and serving as guardians/conservators. The Standards represent the distilled thinking of many practitioners and experts over many year...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

What Every Lawyer Should Know about Judicial Ethics

, USA
Judges face ethical dilemmas, just as lawyers do, which impact rulings, decisions, and judicial demeanor and attitude. What do you, as a litigator, need to know so that your case is decided fairly and efficiently? How can the code of judicial conduct affect your case and your client? Asking a judge to do something that may cause that judge to violate the code of judicial conduct could require disq...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Meeting the Challenges of Corruption Scandals and Corporate Investigations in China

, USA
Recent corruption scandals and ongoing investigations of various sectors has brought media attention to the increasing challenges for compliance. As Chinese regulators strengthen their scrutiny, many multinational companies have found themselves in difficulties when they try to expand and compete in markets with different standards, market conditions, culture and legal environments. Even companies...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The China Law Deskbook Series

, USA
The China Law Deskbook ABA-CLE Series is a five part CLE series on law in China. The first program will focus on corruption scandals and corporate investigations. The second program hones in on the due diligence when partnering with Chinese companies. The third program is devoted to labor and employment issues in China. The penultimate program targets dispute resolution in China. The final program...

American Bar Association
Aug 21, 2014

CLE

Public Sector EEO and Employment Law Conference

San Francisco, California, USA
NELI presents the nation's foremost annual public sector conference surveying EEO and employment law developments impacting federal, state and local government employment, examining the effect of these developments on current practices, and providing practical advice to ensure compliance in the areas listed below: Developments in EEO Harassment and Internal Investigations Retaliation and Whist...

NELI
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

17th Annual Labor & Employment Law

Seattle, Washington, USA
Please join our outstanding faculty for a discussion of the latest issues in Labor and Employment Law. Our annual event is a must for HR Practitioners, Labor and Employment Lawyers, Business Lawyers, In-house Counsel, and anyone with Human Resources responsibilities. Some of the important topics addressed include: Rightful Discharge Workplace Investigations Immigration Law Update Ethical Conside...

The Seminar Group
Aug 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

4th Annual South Florida’s Premier Labor & Employment Law Conference

Miami, Florida, USA
Labor and Employment law issues are confronting employers more than ever before. In response, The Seminar Group has gathered a distinguished faculty to provide up-to-the minute information on the most significant legal developments impacting today’s workplace. Employer executives, human resources personnel, and attorneys practicing labor and employment law will find this program to be a must-atten...

The Seminar Group
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

Miami, Florida, USA
If you only attend one seminar this year, make it the August 22, 2014 Miami, Florida, seminar on Construction Project Scheduling and Delay Claims. The Seminar Group has assembled several of the most respected and experienced leaders in the construction industry in the areas of construction law, scheduling, damages/forensic accounting, management and alternative dispute resolution. You will not f...

The Seminar Group
Aug 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

What a Homeowner's Attorney Needs to Know About Debt Collection, Foreclosure and Discrimination by California Homeowners Associations (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 42,000 homeowner associations (HOAs) in California alone. An estimated 8.6 million California homeowners are members. It seems likely that this number will increase substantially in the coming years. There are extensive legal requirements governing how an HOA may operate with respect to its treatment of individual homeowners, yet many homeowners find that those laws are not being fo...

Practising Law Institute
Aug 26, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Advising on the Impact on Patentability of Commercial Use of a Trade Secret

, USA
Since the 1830s, a nonstatutory, judicially-created rule has provided that secret commercial use of an invention by its inventor for more than a year barred patentability only as to that user. Since the passage of the AIA there has been considerable controversy as to whether the language in 35 USC 102 (a), "or in public use, on sale, or otherwise available to the public" has abrogated the forfeitu...

American Bar Association
Aug 27, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Accidental Nonprofit Lawyer

, USA
Forgot to attend the meeting of the homeowners association? The pastor gave you an offer you couldn't refuse? As a lawyer recruited to a nonprofit board, you will be expected to address legal issues affecting the organization, as a lawyer. Serving as a volunteer board member does not prevent you from developing a lawyer-client relationship with the organization if you are relied on for legal advic...

American Bar Association
Aug 28, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

E-signatures: How the Law Is Handling This Modern Aspect of Contracting

, USA
In today's world, we are moving further away from paper and reducing our contracts and commitments to electronic documents. With this evolution and movement away from tangible paper, even our signatures are moving into the modern era. From the self-service supermarket checkout and its electronic signature pad to PDF contracts with an electronic signature box, e-signatures are replacing quill and i...

American Bar Association
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
While 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 representation, that cause m...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
This 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 drafting exercises. Ethic...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Estate Planning Institute (45th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
If you handle estate planning, life insurance or transfer tax planning . . . be sure to add this program to your calendar!Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring right now. However, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable unde...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The M&A markets were relatively flat throughout 2013, punctuated by episodic but unsustained bursts of activity. By contrast, 2014 appears to be off to a more robust start. The variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness. Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Will the tough markets...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
With the continued expansion of new media outlets and the growing importance of social networking, advertisers are fighting harder than ever to preserve and increase market share and to reach their consumers effectively. This program brings together top in-house and firm practitioners who will share their expertise and provide strategies for managing the legal risks and avoiding the pitfalls that...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people 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 all levels. The practice of...

Practising Law Institute






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