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Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, 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
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendBusinesses in financial distress are not an unusual sight these days, and as a result, it is essential for attorneys of all levels and in all practice areas to become familiar with the fundamental tenets of bankruptcy law. Whether you are just starting out in your career, thinking about broadening your practice area to include this field, or want to be able to spot the issues ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Ethical Considerations for the Employee Benefits Practitioner

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
An overview of ethics rules as applied to employee benefits practitioners. The panel will provide an overview of the current code of ethics (based on the ABA model rules), examine the application of these rules to employee benefits practice and review current issues highlighted in cases and regulatory enforcement. The specific areas that will be explored include how ethics issues impact qualified ...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Common Equine Contracts: What They Are, Pitfalls to Avoid, and Ideas for Effective Drafting

, USA
This equine law webinar will provide an overview of common contracts used in various segments of the horse industry. Specifically, the faculty members will discuss the following issues: •Special Considerations for Equine Contracts (including an overview of the Equine Activity Liability Acts, insurance, equine sales and disclosure laws, tax considerations) •Purchase and Sales Contracts (including ...

American Bar Association
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Fracking, Genetically Modified Organisms, Home Rule and Preemption

, USA
Home rule and preemption have been a source of legal issues and political tension since the founding of our country. They continue to present major issues for local governments trying to govern "locally," state and regional government agencies, industry representatives, and non-governmental organizations and their constituencies. Recent cases on hot-button issues such as fracking and genetically m...

American Bar Association
Dec 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

5th Annual Eminent Domain

Seattle, Washington, USA
"This seminar is designed to assist seasoned practitioners looking for new insights as well as new lawyers unfamiliar with the eminent domain process. The program will cover eminent domain basics, as well as reviewing complex appraisal problems and emerging issues involving e-discovery." - Program Co-Chairs Bart J. Freedman, a partner at K&L Gates LLP Kinnon W. Williams, Of Counsel with Inslee B...

The Seminar Group
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

18th Annual Oregon Land Use Law

Portland, Oregon, USA
The Oregon Land Use Conference is entering its 18th year. Over the past 18 years, it has established a reputation as one of Oregon’s premier Land Use Seminars, and one that should not be missed. Every year the best professionals in the Oregon Land Use System converge to share their thoughts and wisdom regarding the most relevant and hottest land use topics. We think you will agree that this year’s...

The Seminar Group
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Banking Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe banking industry is in the midst of a fundamental regulatory transformation. Many of the most significant Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been completed, and the focus of regulators and industry participants alike has shifted to the challenges of applying and adapting to these complex and far-reaching regulations. In addition, bankers are beginning to think again about mergers...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2014

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why you should attendExport controls and sanctions continue to change rapidly. It is more important than ever for institutions in all sectors of the economy to stay on top of developments in the United States and other countries. Companies and financial institutions must be aware of their compliance and disclosure obligations, enforcement trends and priorities, and emerging risks. Implementing and...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
This is NELI's most comprehensive two day advanced-level conference addressing critical developments affecting employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Annual EEO update of Supreme Court and significant appellate court cases and their application and implications for employment law practitioners, and prospects for new anti-discrimination laws and enforcement a...

NELI
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether you are new to the field or seeking a quick refresher or an update, this is a securities law primer that you won’t want to miss. This program provides an overview and discussion of the basic aspects of the U.S. federal securities laws by leading in-house and law firm practitioners and key SEC representatives. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay among the Securitie...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Your Laws Don't Apply to Me: The Problem With the Fringe

, USA
This session will focus on the unauthorized practice and criminal law violations by individuals and groups that have declared themselves "sovereign" from government regulation as part of "the Fringe." Panelists will provide background and historical information on this expanding movement; offer practical strategies for safely proceeding against these groups; and highlight ethical issues presented ...

American Bar Association
Dec 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

12th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit

Seattle, Washington, USA
Gaming law never ceases to evolve. It remains one of the most dynamic areas of law. Gaming lawyers, policy advisors, regulators, executives and vendors must stay closely apprised of those fast-moving legal, political and business developments that impact the gaming industry. Or else. The Pacific Northwest Gaming Law Summit, now in its twelfth year, has become a veritable “who’s who” event for th...

The Seminar Group
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnAt this unique interactive program, faculty will review various everyday ethical scenarios in corporate practice and “quiz” you on the ethical implications.You will learn about:The reach of the duty of confidentiality, and the obligation of disclosure of mistakes Misrepresentation, fraudulent nondisclosure and omissions Responsibilities of the firm/legal department, supervising,...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 15, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2014

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnUnderstanding the new New York ethics rules, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, advertising and the no-contact rule. How to protect yourself and your law firm if a partner suddenly leaves, becomes disabled or passes away.We will examine:How to identify transactional and other difficult-to-spot conflicts The difference between “advertising” and “solicitation” Conta...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
As part of PLI’s commitment to public service and the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to attend this program.Why you should attendUsing a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.What you will learnWithin the context of pro bo...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery in Criminal Investigations and Trials 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendElectronic information pervades our society. Not surprisingly, electronic information may be central to the investigation of criminal activity and to the prosecution and defense of that activity. The use of electronic information in criminal investigations and proceedings leads to many questions. Under what circumstances are search warrants required for electronic devices and ...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 16, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Strategic Considerations Before Kick-Starting an IPR

, USA
More than two years ago, the America Invents Act (AIA) reshaped trials at the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO) by establishing inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. In many cases, IPRs provide a cost-effective and quick alternative to district court litigation for challenging the validity of a patent. A potential Petitioner has much to consider when deciding whether to file an IPR. This program will e...

American Bar Association
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Anatomy of a Suspension/Debarment Case in Federal Contracting: Strategies for Effective Resolution

, USA
In recent years, the number of proposed suspensions and debarments of federal contractors has grown. This growth follows increased regulatory burdens on contractors, mandatory disclosure, increased whistleblower protections, increased risks of procurement fraud and corruption from overseas contracting, and political pressure on federal agencies to crack down. Experienced defense counsel and a fede...

American Bar Association
Dec 17, 2014

Tele-
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Employment Law Webinar - How to Navigate Social Media, Religion and Privacy in the Worklplace

USA
Hatmaker Law Group will present a free employment webinar discussing methods for navigating social media, religion and privacy in the workplace. The event will be Wednesday, December 17, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time. The Hatmaker Law Group’s monthly webinars serve as educational opportunities for employers, owners, managers, accountants, attorneys, and human resource professionals to stay ...

Hatmaker Law Group
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Making Sense of Mobilehomes - Homeowners' Rights 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Dec 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2014: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

New York, New York, USA
Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama, Congress, state Attorneys General and the FTC have each taken aim – with varying levels of success – at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE l...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAt this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.What you will learnThe latest updates abo...

Practising Law Institute
Dec 18, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Best Practices for China

, USA
Foreign companies doing business in China must be careful with their intellectual property rights, including trade and commercial secrets, and must also take steps to protect and enforce their IPR. The loss of IPR has resulted in significant litigation costs to recover key IPR misused or stolen by Chinese companies. Learn more about the types of IPR market entry strategies used with success by for...

American Bar Association






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