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May 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Institute 2014: Developments & Hot Topics

New York, New York, USA
With an emphasis on new developments while providing a refresher of key principles, this year’s Institute will examine current merger issues, price fixing, the legality of joint ventures and other competitor collaborations, "vertical" restraints on customers and suppliers, including resale price maintenance, standards for complying with price discrimination laws, and the latest information on the ...

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 6, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The ABCs of Art Law: Laws, Legal Issues and Best Practices

, USA
Join architect and attorney LeAnn Shelton and gallerist and Art Law Firm founder Alexandra Darraby as they discuss two different tracks to the multidisciplinary world of art law. They will share their viewpoints as in-house counsel and private practitioner; explain the interplay of state and federal laws in the art world; and, discuss the particular challenges of art law in the digital era. This p...

American Bar Association
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Retail Leasing 2014

New York, New York, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Privacy and Social Media

, USA
Social media continues to change the way people receive news, interact with government and customers, and share personal details once known only to a select few. And of course, it's taken a front and center role in employment, litigation, and recent governmental agency action by the SEC, NLRB, and EEOC, to name but a few agencies dipping into the social networking waters. From Facebook to Instagra...

American Bar Association
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Suing and Defending Government

Seattle, Washington, USA
Litigating government controversies is a unique area of law with challenges not present in general litigation. This seminar seeks to provide a day of analysis and skill development for those who find themselves suing or defending government. Join our Program Co-Chairs Jamila A. Johnson of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC and John Schochet of Seattle City Attorney’s Office, along with the outstandin...

The Seminar Group
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care IT 2014: Critical Issues

New York, New York, USA
Congress passed the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act to promote the implementation and use of health information technology (IT). The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted to improve the Medicare system. As healthcare organizations and life science companies adopt and implement health IT to comply with the new laws, they encounter a host of legal issues&n...

Practising Law Institute
May 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Leveraged Financing 2014

New York, New York, USA
At this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding sources and product offerings, cur...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, 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
May 8, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Arlington, Virginia, USA
Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government. Topics include: Developments in EEO Law; Growing Surge in Retaliation and Whistleblowing; Employment, Termination & Severance Agreements; e-Workplace: Access, Security and Privacy in the Era of "The Cloud," ...

NELI
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Legal and compliance risks for organizations are higher than ever before. Compliance and ethics programs to help organizations manage legal risks should no longer be considered optional. And as the need for compliance and ethics programs has increased, government standards on these programs have become increasingly specific. In short, at no time has promoting and maintaining an ethical corporate c...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Appellate Advocacy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. Attendees will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes. Attendees will also hear the "View...

Practising Law Institute
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Hey, That's My Game: Intellectual Property Issues in Combating Game Cloning

, USA
Game cloning has long been an issue of concern for game publishers, but with the blockbuster growth of social and mobile games, these claims have increased exponentially. This program will present the intellectual property concepts at play in such game cloning suits, review best practices for defending against such claims, and discuss how to create games without generating a claim.

American Bar Association
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Impact of Regulatory and Industry Standards on Patents

, USA
From smart phones to gasoline additives to ANDA use definitions, industry and regulatory standards can have a critical impact on IP rights. Expert panelists will examine how courts use standards to define the scope of related IP rights, how obligations tied to standards (e.g., FRAND commitments) can affect monetary damages, and the impact on exclusion orders and injunctions in both the pharmaceu...

American Bar Association
May 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Higher Education Law 2014: Current Issues and Recent Developments

New York, New York, USA
At PLI’s Higher Education Law 2014: Current Issues and Recent Developments, an expert faculty, comprised of attorneys working both in private practice and in universities, will provide updates  and best practices in three important  areas of higher education law today: Title IX and sexual harassment policies; disability discrimination; and research compliance.New policies and procedures ...

Practising Law Institute
May 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

New York, New York, 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
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

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, 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
May 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois MCLE Marathon 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
PLI's Illinois MCLE Marathon is specifically designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE requirements, as well as learn about best practices and new and emerging issues. If your last name begins with letters A-M (and you are not newly-admitted), June 30, 2014 is the completion deadline for your two year reporting period, at which time you must have finished 30 hours of MCLE c...

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

Workshop

Anti-Corruption Compliance Executive Roundtable - Houston

Houston, Texas, 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

CLE - Live Webcast

Music Licensing 2014: Songs and Sound Recordings

, USA
SoundExchange collects $656 million; Global Theatrical Box Office hits $36 billion; ASCAP, BMI and SESAC revenues at $2 billion; the Voice, Dancing With the Stars, NCIS and Duck Dynasty generate big numbers on broadcast and cable television; major publishers withdraw licensing rights from the PROs; new multi-media master recording synch deals; new mechanical rates and configurations in effect; Pha...

American Bar Association
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

High Impact Presentation Skills: Fast Track Coaching for Busy Attorneys & Executives

Seattle, Washington, USA
Every time you speak, you are revealing critical information about yourself, both verbally and non-verbally. Your listeners - whether it’s three people sitting around a conference table, 12 jurors in a courtroom or 300 people filling an auditorium - are judging you. Compelling research proves: HOW you say it is even more important than WHAT you say. HOW You Come Across . . . • How to make a gre...

The Seminar Group
May 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Competitive Public Construction Bidding

Seattle, Washington, USA
This seminar offers practical strategies, legal guidance, and insights on best practices for public works contracting in Washington. The program will cover essential planning elements for public works projects including: Selecting the best method of procurement, including Low-Bid, Design-Build, GC-CM, and Job Order Contracting; How to select the most capable contractor by utilizing responsibilit...

The Seminar Group