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Jan 15, 2015

Career Fair

American Bar Association Legal Career Development Expo

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The ABA Legal Career Development Expo will take place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 8am to 5pm at the ABA Headquarters in downtown Chicago located at 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654. Diverse law students, recent graduates, young lawyers, and other legal professionals seeking to accelerate your career and expand your network are invited to attend. This event provides an innovative app...

ABA Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Jan 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Deposition Techniques 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Products of Insurance Companies in the Course of Regulatory Reform 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe insurance industry continues to navigate the legal environment and regulatory hurdles in meeting insurance and retirement needs facing Americans. This timely program provides critical content on the prevailing and emerging legal issues practitioners must understand and insights into product development and asset management services offered by insurance company complexes. O...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver the past year, the REIT and commercial real estate industries have continued to experience strong M&A activity, with some sectors poised for large-scale consolidation even as new property types enter the REIT universe through spin-offs, conversions and IPOs. At the same time, high profile transactions involving non-traded REITs and the increasing presence of activist ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreeme...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Project Management for Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLegal project management is fast becoming a critical way of doing business in law firms and legal departments. Lawyers are learning to implement project management principles in order to better plan, organize, and supervise projects while enhancing client service and relationships, minimizing risk and enhancing profitability or management of legal costs. In a few short years, ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 22, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Making Litigation Affordable Using Rule 16

, USA
This webinar will address how to use the case management tools authorized by Rule 16 "Pre-Trial Conferences with the Court" and 26(f) "Meet and Confer" to make litigation more affordable. These rules currently give judges ample power to manage cases cost-effectively without compromising fairness. In this session, three esteemed jurists will discuss how to make these and other provisions in the Fed...

American Bar Association
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

International Discovery: Obtaining Foreign Evidence for Use in a US Trial

, USA
When U.S. litigation ensues involving evidence in a foreign country, the discovery process can get harrowing. It's necessary not only to observe the applicable U.S. state and federal rules, but the laws and regulations of the foreign country where the evidence is located—and every country is different. In most instances, you'll want to see local counsel from the get-go. Join us as we go through a...

American Bar Association
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis program is designed to bring you up-to-date on intellectual property rights enforcement. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry the intellectual property your company or client has developed and in which it has invested. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Defending Data Privacy, Behavioral Advertising and Security Breach Class Action Suits 2015: What Every Litigator and In-House Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIn recent years, there has been an explosion of new lawsuits focused on the alleged disclosure of personal information in connection with the use of mobile phones and tablets, social networks, social gaming, apps, and other technologies and in connection with behavioral advertising and the use of pixels, beacons, cookies and other persistent identifiers and geolocation tools. ...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAttend this renowned program and hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations. Plus, examine the latest negotiation trends, current case law, and the latest technology forecasts. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, programming networks, and online video distributors - and the regulators themselves&...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 26, 2015

Annual Meeting

10th Annual Future Contact Center Summit

ChampionsGate, Florida, USA
Name: 10th Annual Future Contact Center Summit Tagline: Charting the Next Generation Customer Experience. Playing to Win Date: January 26-30, 2015 Location: Omni Orlando, ChampionsGate, Florida URL: http://bit.ly/1o3QmGi Register link (if needed): http://bit.ly/1wqsim5 Contact Info: John Zeo (your email & phone) Event Description: It’s an exciting time to be involved in customer care and ...

IQPC
Jan 27, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

A Silver Lining for the Cloud?: Consequences of the Aereo Decision Outside the TV Business

, USA
The Supreme Court’s June decision in American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo made headlines, and certainly mattered a great deal to companies in the TV business. But in deciding the broadcasters’ case against Aereo, the Court set forth rules likely to have broader implications for companies outside the TV business, especially technology companies. Even though Aereo’s win in the Second Circuit was...

American Bar Association
Jan 27, 2015

Symposium

American Gas Exports: Regulation, Finance, and International Trade

New York, New York, USA
5 CLE credits available for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. This Symposium will provide a forum for experts in their field—representing government, finance, the legal practice and academia—to discuss the future of liquid natural gas exports from the United States. How much natural gas should, and will, the Department of Energy (DOE) approve to be exported? What are the financing i...

Frank J. Guarini Center
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethics and Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing Fundamentals for Lawyers

, USA
In this program—the first of a series of three examining the ethics issues implicated in lawyers' use of cloud computing—the panelists will survey the issues and lay the groundwork for more in-depth analysis in the later sessions. Topics covered in this program will include: - What exactly does "cloud computing" mean? - What are the major pros and cons of cloud computing for lawyers? - What are ...

American Bar Association
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
If you have already attended a PLI Bridge-the-Gap I program, you cannot attend a second Bridge-the-Gap I program and receive MCLE credit.Why you should attendLearn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school. Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face. The lessons tau...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual 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 re...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRunning a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confr...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

IPR Defense: An Overview of Considerations and Pitfalls from the Patent Owner's Perspective

, USA
Since September 16, 2012, parties have been able to challenge patents in inter partes review (IPR) and post-grant review (PGR) proceedings. In their first two years of service, IPRs have been wildly popular—parties have filed almost 2,000 petitions, far surpassing recorded expectations. The proceedings, pegged "death squads" killing "property rights" by some, have also efficiently cancelled claims...

American Bar Association
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation (often called “unbundling”) in a family law context, including all of the fee agreements, forms and other materials you will need to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably.What You Will Learn The ethical rules governing lim...

Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Dealing with Problem Counsel and Problem Witnesses at a Deposition

, USA
All too often, witnesses in concert with their defense counsel or examiners frustrate the discovery process—and depositions in particular—by their obstructive and abusive behavior. Because a judge or magistrate judge is typically not present at a deposition, counsel need to control the deposition process without direct judicial intervention. During this webinar, the panel will provide views from ...

American Bar Association
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendEffective risk prevention practice, and the weak recovery from the recession require businesses to preplan and limit risk with distressed companies. The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the rights of creditors and parties to loans, various executory contracts and intercreditor agreements, principally in out-of-court restructurin...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.You design the two-day schedule that best meets yo...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendMillions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need.What you w...

Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Fair Use: Factoring Copyright Limitations and Protections

, USA
This webinar will further the ongoing debate of whether recent court decisions regarding the statutory defense to copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C § 107 have unduly limited, if not overridden, some of the exclusive rights in copyrighted works as set forth under 17 U.S.C. § 106. To that end, the panel will also discuss the four factors found in § 107 prescribed to determine whether the use mad...

American Bar Association






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