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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
Why you should attendThe 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 cha...

Practising Law Institute
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

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

Tele-
conference

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 Webcast

Computers, Software, Biology: The USPTO and Supreme Court's Slippery Slope Explored

, USA
There has been an ever-increasing acceptance of the proposition that certain kinds of knowledge, some based in mathematics and others based in biology, deserve wider intellectual property protection. The most significant example has been the court’s allowance of newer life forms (albeit created from human ingenuity) and business method patents (mathematical computations in the form of programs exe...

American Bar Association
Nov 6, 2014

CLE

The Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare's Cyber Warfare/Terrorism One Day Symposium

New York, New York, USA
The Cyber Warfare/Terrorism One Day Institute is an annual conference. Its agenda is to promote constructive discourse about Cyber Warfare/Terrorism amongst leaders from a comprehensive range of sectors, including (but not limited to): NGOs, government, tech, commercial, military, cultural, and legal. The summit will feature moderated panel discussions that use live video streams and online extens...

The Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Litigating Religious Land Use Cases

, USA
This program will discuss and analyze legal principles and issues related to litigating religious land use cases. It will cover the kinds of religious land use claims that religious entities can bring under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”), state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. When religious expression is h...

American Bar Association
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Portland, Oregon, USA
“This year we report on major new developments in water law affecting water rights and water quality, including presentations by leading practitioners in the field as well as senior staff of the Oregon Water Resources Department. We will review recent legislative developments, court opinions, and rulemaking efforts to provide a broad perspective of the ongoing evolution of state water law. Specifi...

The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

Conference

Antitrust Fall Forum

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Each year the Fall Forum brings together top federal, state and international enforcers, economists and leaders of the antitrust bar for lively discussions on the most important issues and headline-grabbing cases. No other venue provides such an intimate setting for asking questions, hearing diverse viewpoints and even networking. Please join us for this exceptional event on November 6, 2014, at t...

American Bar Assocation - Section of Antitrust Law
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 6, 2014

Training

Legal Lean Sigma ® and Legal Project Management White Belt Certification

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Today's law firm and law department professionals are faced with continued challenges and opportunities to help maximize efficiencies. In reconnecting legal costs to the value received, we must begin with the voice of the client and then devise and employ strategies that deliver what clients want and competitive advantages for themselves. With process improvement (PI) and project management (PM), ...

Ark Group
Nov 6, 2014

Workshop

WIPO Mediation Workshop

New York, New York, USA
The purpose of the Mediation Workshop is to provide training for parties and mediators on the mediation process, with focus on specific mediation techniques and on the role of the mediator as a neutral, independent and impartial intermediary between the parties. CLE/CPD credits on request.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendCompanies 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 confro...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendCommercial 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 gr...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLeases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as invest...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 7, 2014

Workshop

WIPO Arbitration Workshop

New York, New York, USA
The purpose of the Arbitration Workshop is to provide basic training of a practical nature for parties in arbitration and for arbitrators. The training will focus on the main principles of international commercial arbitration law and practice, with particular reference to the practical case application of the WIPO Arbitration Rules and WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules in intellectual property and ...

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Nov 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Industries

Seattle, Washington, USA
The 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions program will provide you with the latest market information and market issues in M&A and M&A finance. The information-packed sessions will include updates on the state of the market, the latest developments in Delaware law, tax and intellectual property issues, and a special session on issues in acqui-hires. We have assembled a top-notch faculty to discuss the mar...

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

Patent Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and manag...

Practising Law Institute
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
IMPORTANT!! GET ACCREDITED BY THE VA BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS TRAINING.1. Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf.2. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application. You can speed up the process by emailing the form to OGCAccreditat...

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
Program Schedule (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)Why you should attendCollecting 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...

Practising Law Institute
Nov 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

7th Annual Alaska Construction Law

Anchorage, Alaska, USA
"One of the great things about construction is that it continues to develop – new projects, new designs, new construction techniques, new project delivery mechanisms. It is an area where the management and allocation of risk is key – to protect people and property, to build even more complex structures, and to meet the challenges of extensive and expensive infrastructure and energy needs. Keeping ...

The Seminar Group
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Frack Attack: Recent Trends in Environmental Fracking Litigation

, USA
This is the second of a three-part webinar series exploring contemporary developments and legal issues related to hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). This webinar will provide an update on recent trends in hydraulic fracturing litigation, including a discussion of recent court decisions, the types of claims typically pursued, and projections for future litigation. Speakers will include: (1) an att...

American Bar Association
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendContinuous 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...

Practising Law Institute






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