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Jun 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Patent Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendUnderstanding Patent Law 2015 will guide you through foundational patent law concepts and practice points then progress toward current legal issues relevant to new and seasoned lawyers in the arena.  Over a single day, this practical program will cover the basics, such as defining what is patentable and how to prosecute and protect patents, then move onto a diverse range ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Sixteenth Annual Private Equity Forum

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendSince the financial crisis a few years ago, private equity firms have been dealing with its aftermath, including increased regulatory and legislative scrutiny of their activities and the activities of their funds as well as difficult environments in which to raise new funds and to get deals done.  Many firms were required to register as investment advisers with the SEC an...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Writing for Litigators 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendGood writing skills are one of a handful of skills necessary for success in the practice of law.  What actually is good legal writing?  This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients. What You Will Learn• Getting started: planning your document and getting it done• ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The Successful Solo/Small Firm Practice 2015: The Tools You Need to Succeed in Today's Economy

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAre you thinking about “hanging out a shingle,” either on your own or with a colleague?  Many attorneys consider this career option, but how do you actually make it work? Setting up the office and getting business are top concerns. Solos also face a host of critical business and practice management decisions that will determine whether...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Class Action Litigation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendClass action lawsuits remain an integral part of high stakes litigation and the courts, including the Supreme Court, have taken notice.  This year’s program will give you the tools and strategies you need to effectively handle these complex cases.  Our outstanding faculty of plaintiffs’ and defense counsel and academics will bring you up-to-date on import...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2015: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

San Francisco, California, USA
Please click here to access the SAN FRANCISCO Homework.Why You Should AttendThis program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and will provide a review of recent d...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Retail Leasing 2015

New York, New York, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendDoing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2015 will provide a comprehensive overview of the most pressing legal issues involved in international deal making in and with emerging markets.Attorneys and other professionals in the field will benefit from the insights offered by a stellar, international faculty, who will draw on decades of combined experience to share the best pr...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 9, 2015

CLE - Online

ABA

Supreme Court: The Decisions Affecting ERISA Plans, Participants and Providers

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
Panelists will analyze the Supreme Court decisions affecting ERISA plans, participants and providers, evaluate their impact on future litigation, discuss steps clients should take in response to the decisions, and gaze into the crystal ball for next Termís cases. The cases to be discussed include: ACA Tax Subsidies: King v. Burwell Retiree Health Vesting: Tackett Equitable remedies and overpaymen...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jul 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendRelentless advancement in online media continues to test copyright law’s limits.  This program will focus on copyright in the digital data era, ensuring that attendees will gain a firm understanding of copyright basics and the rising issues challenging copyright enforcement.  The Supreme Court’s 2014 Aereo decision illustrated this tension between emergin...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Sixteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information.   More than ever,...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendIn today’s online media and e-commerce environment, lawyers are increasingly called upon to provide advice about trademark-related issues.  Familiarity with basic trademark law is quickly becoming a vital part of any lawyer’s equipment, whether one is a neophyte or a twenty-year veteran to the practice.  Knowing the trademark law basics can help you fend ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 14, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Foreclosure Litigation Ė Real World Solutions That Work For Both Sides 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendThis substantive training provides an overview of: Ways to avoid foreclosure litigation by resolving disputes before filing suit, with the commentary of industry leaders representing both borrowers’ and the servicers’ perspectives; Foreclosure litigation and where there is common ground - which arguments help your case, which do not add anything to it, and w...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 15, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

ABA

Clash of the Titans: Mixing Personal and Professional on Social Media

, USA
Join our panelists as they discuss tips for balancing your social media boundaries and those of your employees. With social media becoming the new form of communication for both personal mulling and business relations, this technology often defines our brand with the public. Blurred lines between the two have been a point of contention for many individuals who have found themselves on the not-so-...

American Bar Association
Jul 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Investment Adviser Regulation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendOver the past few years, the SEC has put the regulation of investment advisers under the microscope, establishing new rules related to adviser custody, political contributions and adviser disclosure and has retooled its adviser exam program.  The SEC has also set high expectations for advisers in identifying and responding to conflicts of interests.At this program, attend...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2015: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

San Francisco, California, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTENDAttorneys are often presented with accounting information when working on cases or legal transactions.  While they are not expected to have an accountant’s expertise, understanding the story behind the numbers can only help paint the full picture of a legal matter.  A good grasp of core accounting concepts can put otherwise raw data into an informative legal co...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendIn 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. G...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance, Food Stamp, and Health Care Advocacy 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis year's program will provide attorneys with a greater understanding of public assistance, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and will focus on select public assistance budgeting issues, recent developments concerning SNAP, and key aspects of Medicaid expansion under the ACA.What You Will Learn...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 21, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of International Taxation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendIn a global business environment, transactions with customers and suppliers often transcend national borders and investment and activities are frequently cross-border as well.   A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals. This year’s program will be led by i...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Summer 2015

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 will provide 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...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2015: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTENDAttorneys are often presented with accounting information when working on cases or legal transactions.  While they are not expected to have an accountant’s expertise, understanding the story behind the numbers can only help paint the full picture of a legal matter.  A good grasp of core accounting concepts can put otherwise raw data into an informative legal co...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendVolunteer 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.What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduc...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The Ethics Game Show: A Review of Ethical Issues 2015

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

Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Discovery 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program is designed to provide counsel with an understanding of their ethical responsibilities in connection with document preservation and discovery practices.  Learn about discovery failures and how you can avoid sanctions.  Ethical issues arising with respect to document management practices, new search technologies, case management orders, and preserving the...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for In-House Corporate Counsel 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendAttend this program to get an update about important ethical issues that arise for in-house corporate counsel.What You Will Learn The FCPA guidelines and related ethical issues New developments in corporate governance Crisis management, corporate compliance, and litigation management Corporate whistleblowing and ethical obligations Attorney-client privilege;...

Practising Law Institute






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