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Apr 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial Evidence 2015: Advocacy, Analysis, Illustrations

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendTrial Evidence features a unique blend of evidentiary doctrinal analysis and practical application. You will learn about fundamental evidence law, as well as important recent trends and developments. Program FormatNumerous evidentiary issues will be illustrated by actual cases, movies, and novels.The program faculty is highly experienced and accomplished, including a professor ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 1, 2015

Special Event

5th edition of the ICC Institute Prize

Paris, France
The ICC Institute of World Business Law is pleased to announce the launch of the 5th edition of the ICC Institute Prize. The ICC Institute Prize, an award of 10.000€, is designed to recognize excellent legal writing and outstanding new contributions in the field of international commercial law, including arbitration. It aims to contribute towards the understanding and progress of international commercial ...

ICC International Chamber of Commerce
Apr 1, 2015

Conference

Intersection of AML-OFAC Requirements with FATCA Requirements - FinCen, Customer Onboarding & More

Palo Alto, California, USA
This session will explore the different requirements of FATCA, AML, OFAC and how to avoid breaking these regulatory requirements. You will understand how to deal with all the differing requirements and developing a Customer Due Diligence strategy to deal with such scenarios. Why Should You Attend: FinCen’s proposed rule on beneficial ownership (“Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 1, 2015

Conference

Developing an Infection Control Plan: Risk Assessment, Implementation and Evaluation of Plan

Palo Alto, California, USA
The primary focus of infection control and prevention programs is to prevent and control hospital-associated infections in patients, staff and visitors. This training session will highlight the critical components of an infection control plan and identify specific benchmarks for the HAI (healthcare associated infections) surveillance. Why Should You Attend: The infection control plan is the foundation ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 1, 2015

Conference

Deviation Investigation Best Practices: Ensuring Correct Content and Conclusions

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will help attendees understand the fundamental steps of a deviation investigation with focus on using facts and objective evidence to arrive at root cause and CAPA. Learn how to identify and avoid potential pitfalls during deviation investigations. Why Should You Attend: One of the most common FDA 483 and Warning Letter citations continues to be inadequate investigations. The FDA continues ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 2, 2015

Conference

China: Compliance Processes for Life Science Products

Palo Alto, California, USA
This 90-minute China life science compliance based webinar will discuss the regulatory structure and requirements for compliance with Chinese SFDA regulations for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biologics and Combination Products. Why Should You Attend: China has been improving its regulatory regime governing the food and pharmaceutical industry in recent years. In 2010, by promulgating the amended ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 2, 2015

Conference

Responding to an EEOC Charge - Who, What, When, Where and How

Palo Alto, California, USA
The procedures highlighted in this training program will help participants prepare a strategic response to an EEOC letter and help contribute to a relatively pleasant experience instead of looming fear. Why Should You Attend: An envelope from the EEOC is often enough to incite panic even in the most seasoned HR professional. Although a seemingly overwhelming task, the response process to an EEOC ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 2, 2015

CLE - Live Webcast

Criminal Liability Under ERISA

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USA
ERISA has both civil and criminal enforcement provisions. The panelists will provide an overview of ERISA’s criminal enforcement provisions, and when possible exposure arises. The panel will cover the nuts and bolts of an investigation and when that investigation transforms from a civil investigation into a criminal one. The panelists will also discuss the process and procedure when there are dual civil and criminal actions....

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Apr 3, 2015

Conference

Corrective and Preventive Action Utilizing the Principles of Lean Documents and Lean Configuration

Palo Alto, California, USA
This training program on lean documents will present a fresh departure from general practices, while building upon proven principles. The theory of lean documents is the product of applying lean principles to the creation, design, process, and management of controlled documents typically found in regulated industries. Why Should You Attend: Do you find yourself constantly struggling to create, manage, ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Financial Services Institute (20th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend2015 will mark the 20th year of this marquee PLI program. The 2015 Institute will focus on the most current regulatory, enforcement and litigation updates touching on a wide range of consumer financial services, including mortgages, auto finance, credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposit accounts, emerging payment systems, including mobile pay-services and e-wallets, as well as ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 7, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendLow-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits. Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic processes to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits. Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often lead ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 7, 2015

Conference

Affordable Care Act New Tax Penalties: Impact on Individuals and Employers

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will instruct participants on the new penalties issued to individuals and employers who lack coverage altogether or whose healthcare coverage fails to meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) standards. Why Should You Attend: The penalty on individuals who lack coverage altogether or whose coverage fails to meet ACA standards will kick in with the 2014 filing season. It is critical to prepare ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 7, 2015

Conference

Troubleshooting Ethylene Oxide (EO) Processes

Palo Alto, California, USA
This EO sterilization training Webinar will discuss the important parameters to measure for the sterility assurance level and actions to take if they are not compliant to the process specification. Why Should You Attend: Ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization is the most complicated of the industrial sterilization methods. It is not uncommon for anomalies to occur during qualification or routine processing....

ComplianceOnline
Apr 7, 2015

Conference

Investigating Internal Non Compliance Complaints for the General Counsel - FSLA, FMLA and USERRA

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will help general counsel and senior HR executives work together to better understand internal complaint systems, and design, establish, and maintain an effective system for handling employee complaints in the workplace when associates charge that the employer has violated one or more of the laws that regulate the employer-employee relationship. Why Should You Attend: This webinar is ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 8, 2015

Conference

Combination Drug/Device Products CGMPs - Final Rule

Palo Alto, California, USA
This training on combination product regulations will evaluate the chief areas of concern or change in the new CGMP requirements for combination products, 21 CFR Part 4, and clarify many of the issues and questions that arise involving combination products. Why Should You Attend: There has been much past confusion on the production and handling of drug / device (and/or biologics) combination products....

ComplianceOnline
Apr 8, 2015

Conference

Evaluating the Effectiveness of your ERM Program

Palo Alto, California, USA
This webinar will detail ERM core elements and discuss the basics of risk assessment. Attendees will learn to identify critical risk areas and mange backlog of risk areas as well. Why Should You Attend: Versions of enterprise risk management, risk management, contingency planning, etc. have been implemented and used with varying levels of success by leaders globally. One of several ways to extract ...

ComplianceOnline
Apr 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

TechLaw Institute 2015: The Digital Evolution

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendVirtually every global business has turned to technology to improve efficiency and deliver new, Internet and cloud based services or information. The fastest growing companies are the technology innovators. Courts expect lawyers to have a fundamental understanding of technology issues in litigation and clients demand sophisticated counsel who provide insight and value to help ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThis seminar will revisit the building blocks of commercial real estate financing. It will focus on the steps counsel needs to take to get a deal closed – what lender’s counsel needs to do to deliver a valid mortgage lien without surprises, and what borrower’s counsel needs to do to get the borrower the money it needs. We will look at how lenders review leases; ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Venture Capital 2015: Nuts and Bolts

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should AttendA thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents andapplicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program,designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials ofventure capital. From examining the anatomy of a venture ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating SaaS Deals & Contingency Planning for a Cloud Environment

New York, Massachusetts, USA
It takes leadership to create a culture where your company insists on clear understandings with its vendors and partners. A mature contracting process is a sometimes overlooked component in a bigger process whose goal is to ensure successful technology implementations. You do not enter into contracts to set up lawsuits, you do it to prevent them. This session covers legal issues, but it is really ...

Iron Mountain
Apr 9, 2015

Training

Prevention of Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct

Visalia, California, USA
Presented by: Denham Resources Speaker: Susan K. Hatmaker, Esq., Hatmaker Law Group Cost: $30/per attendee Time: 8 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. (Registration & Breakfast at 7:30 A.M.)

Hatmaker Law Group
Apr 9, 2015

Seminar

EStALI Seminar 2015

Feldafing am Starnberger See, Germany
The EStALI seminar offers a unique experience to thoroughly examine State aid issues in an intensive, small-group atmosphere that combines in-depth reasoning and debate with a high level of interaction among the participating experts. During the two and a half-day programme, you will have ample room to profoundly look into the diverse aspects of the given subject thanks to a high variety of dense ...

Lexxion Publisher
Apr 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe IPO market is as hot as ever. Given the continued uptick in activity, this program is extremely timely. In almost any market, however, understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors.Hear from an experienced faculty, including attorneys, an underwriter, and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, who will analyze ...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 12, 2015

CLE

Art & Science of Patent Searching

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course comprehensively teaches how to conduct a professional patent search. It provides direction for determining when a search is needed and what types and sources of information should be searched in the process. Patent searching is both an art and a science. Consequently, search capability improves with practice. But optimum practice requires a solid foundation for those who seek to conduct ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE

Chemical Patent Practice

Orlando, Florida, USA
This up-to-the-minute course teaches the chemical patent practitioner how to use fundamentally sound principles to prepare and prosecute a United States chemical patent application in a conservative way and in view of all of the opportunities and pitfalls afforded by the AIA. This course, presented by an experienced faculty, each with a significant depth of experience, suggests many practical approaches ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Comprehensive PCT Practice

Orlando, Florida, USA
This Comprehensive PCT course discusses: a) when the use of the PCT is advantageous and when it is not; b) the effects on patent term based on the first (priority) application; c) selection of international authorities under the PCT for greatest advantage; d) the information received by applicants during the PCT process; e) entering the national phase; f) upcoming changes in the PCT; g) use of PCT ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

European Patent Practice: What Every U.S. Practitioner Should Know

Orlando, Florida, USA
Throughout the course, the instructors will provide the latest state of European Patent Law, including the most recent changes and decisions from the European Patent Office (EPO) and other Court decisions of importance, as well as new and important developments in the European Union (EU) Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court Package. While discussing many aspects of European practice, specification ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Due Diligence in the AIA Era

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course will provide practical guidance for conducting patent due diligence investigations in today’s changing legal environment. The panel will explore how the America Invents Act (AIA) and recent decisions of the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit dramatically affect the due diligence process, while sharing practical techniques and strategies for conducting complete investigations. These tactics ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Infringement Litigation

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course is the most practical, immediately usable patent infringement litigation course ever presented by Patent Resources Group (and perhaps by any institution). The focus is on patent litigation (not litigation in general). The course starts at the first concept of the idea to litigate and the critical initial decision to file suit, continues through discovery and trial, and on to the end of ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Post-Grant Patent Practice: Review Proceedings and Reexamination

Orlando, Florida, USA
The first two days of this two-and-half day course are focused on inter partes review (IPR), covered business method (CBM) patent review, and post-grant review (PGR). On the third day, reexamination is addressed and ethical issues are explored that relate to review proceedings and reexaminations. The course covers strategies, tactics, best practices and case studies. The course is for both those who ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Software Patents After Alice: Procuring, Enforcing and CBMs

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course addresses the difficult and sophisticated task of how best to claim, prosecute, and litigate software-based inventions in their rich variety so as to have their patents held not invalid and infringed by the Federal Circuit. But that rich variety requires a variety of disparate claiming, specification drafting, prosecution, and litigating techniques. The America Invents Act (AIA) impacts ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 12, 2015

Conference

19th Commonwealth Law Conference

Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Commonwealth Lawyers Association is excited to be holding its 19th biennial CLC in the historic city of Glasgow. The theme of the 2015 conference will reflect the issues surrounding our globalised world and the challenges or opportunities this presents for lawyers; with particular emphasis on commerce and the rule of law. As always, the conference presentations will focus on current trends in ...

Happening Conferences and Events
Apr 13, 2015

Conference

3rd annual ICC conference on International Arbitration in the MENA

dubai, United Arab Emirates
Taking place in English and Arabic, this third annual conference is a "must attend" for arbitration professionals who want to keep up to date on the latest arbitration developments in the MENA region. The conference will offer a line-up of top-class speakers, topical discussions and relevant news, but also an excellent opportunity to network.

ICC International Chamber of Commerce
Apr 14, 2015

Conference

19th Commercial Real Estate Leases

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Highlights: • Discovering the current trends in negotiations • Determining landlords’ and tenants’ legal status • Dealing with operating cost issues • Using incentives and inducements • Identifying important rent provision issues • Uncovering environmental issues Participants: • Avenue Commercial • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP • CBRE Limited • Colliers-International • Dentons Canada LLP • Fairfield Commercial Real Estate Inc....

Federated Press
Apr 14, 2015

Seminar

Buying & Selling Land for Development in Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland
This course is for solicitors and surveyors who work for landowners, developers and development funders who want an in depth knowledge so as to enable them to advise their clients and to draft and revise contracts and documents with confidence. There is a real danger for practitioners in failing to spot and appreciate important issues that can impact significantly on the selling landowner's position ...

MBL Seminars
Apr 15, 2015

Conference

63rd Antitrust Law Spring Meeting

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Join us at the 63rd Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, the largest antitrust and consumer protection conference in the world. This year's 3-day program features more than 50 substantive sessions across a wide range of hot topics in antitrust and consumer protection law, both here in the U.S. and abroad. CLE credit will be available for all sessions.

American Bar Assocation - Section of Antitrust Law
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Commercial Litigators 2015

New York, New York, USA
What you will learnThis concise program will deliver the latest case law and practical takeaways concerning legal ethics issues stemming from commercial litigation. Our faculty of seasoned litigators, who collectively have represented a wide range of commercial legal matters and understand the ethical gray areas attorneys face in practice, will discuss clear pathways and some consensus thinking for some of these murky issues....

Practising Law Institute
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

First-Inventor-to-File Law and Ramifications Under AIA Sections 102 and 103

Orlando, Florida, USA
The major changes to United States Patent Law made by the America Invents Act are those introduced by rewritten §102 and revised §103, and their impact on the universe of prior art that render claims unpatentable for lack of novelty or for obviousness. This course focuses on those changes.

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Section 103 and Obviousness: Capitalizing on CCPA and Early Federal Circuit Precedent

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course will provide guidance to U.S. patent counsel on leveraging decisions by the CCPA and the Federal Circuit to issues faced daily in broad spectrum patent practice: preparing, prosecuting and litigating patents in the face of assertions of unpatentability during ex parte prosecution and AIA’s post grant proceedings involving the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), as well as invalidity ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in Patent Practice

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course will discuss ethical issues in patent practice, from client intake to paying maintenance fees to assisting in litigation. Through interactive discussion, videos, and other means this course will analyze: ◾Choice of law in patent prosecution including reciprocal discipline. ◾Identifying adversity (conflicts of interest) in patent prosecution, where you must do far more than ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Professionalism in Patent Practice

Orlando, Florida, USA
Through videos, discussion, and other means, this course will analyze professionalism issues that arise in practice, including: ◾Civility and professionalism in communications with examiners, including issues of racial bias and animosity. ◾Substance abuse among practitioners. ◾Eliminating bias or prejudice in practice. ◾Mental health and impairment. ◾Inequitable conduct and related issues....

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE

Certified Patent Valuation Analyst

Orlando, Florida, USA
You can’t manage what you can’t measure. You can’t monetize what you can’t value. Numerous studies report that intangible assets represent at least 70% of corporate value. The imperative of valuing patents has largely been met with anticipatory surrender on the part of corporate managers. This is unfortunate as the indifference to valuing patents is hindering the management and monetization of the ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Crafting & Drafting Winning Patents

Orlando, Florida, USA
This Crafting & Drafting course marches to a special drummer and focuses on the end result – producing a “winning patent” that will be held literally infringed and not invalid under (sec)112(a), f/k/a/ (sec)112, para.1, despite the time pressure created by moving to a first-inventor-to-file system under the America Invents Act (AIA). This course distills everything from the law (and dicta) of the ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

“Designing Around” Valid U.S. Patents

Orlando, Florida, USA
In Markman and Cybor, the Federal Circuit required district courts to construe claims as a matter of law and decided to review claim construction de novo. The object was to make claim construction predictable, so that claims would better perform their public notice function. The result has been an unmitigated disaster, often (but not always) reading limitations into the claims that the examiner did ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting Patent License Agreements

Orlando, Florida, USA
This course and its text provide concrete drafting and negotiating advice with precise references to existing law. The course lays the groundwork for a clause-by-clause examination of all significant elements of the patent licensing agreement. The practical questions always focused on are how and whether each element is sufficient to serve the business needs of the parties while remaining legally viable....

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Federal Circuit Law (2013-2015)

Orlando, Florida, USA
This is one of PRG’s longest continuously offered courses. Because the course focuses on the last two years, attendees often repeat this course every two years to remain current. Consequently, this course offers practitioners a unique opportunity to both become current in the law, and to remain so. And to do so in an interactive environment that is both informative and intellectually challenging. ...

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hatch-Waxman and Biosimilars: A Total Immersion Course Encompassing Strategies for....

Orlando, Florida, USA
The course starts with a broad survey of the Hatch-Waxman and BPCIA legislation provisions that underpin the strategies to be discussed throughout the course. The course then conveys both fundamentals and advanced legal strategies in three major areas: (1) pharmaceutical and biotech patent prosecution; (2) litigation and appeal; and (3) post-grant challenges such as inter-partes review and post-grant review....

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Drafting & Prosecution Based on a Single EPO/USPTO Specification

Orlando, Florida, USA
While the EPO and USPTO have similar requirements for patent applications, the same application can have dramatically different results in Europe and the U.S. An application originating in the U.S. frequently encounters substantial difficulties before the EPO. For example, the U.S. applicant often finds itself unable to amend claims in a manner clearly available during the U.S. prosecution because of European “Priority Rules....

Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Apr 16, 2015

Conference

Oil & Gas Contract Management

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Highlights: • Learn best practices for negotiating and drafting O&G contracts to mitigate operational & fi nancial risks over the life of the project • Find out ways to get value for money in purchasing and contracting • Uncover budget and control practices to take advantage of cost control opportunities and bottom line impact • Explore effective approaches for analyzing, negotiating and implementing ...

Federated Press
Apr 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

27th Annual Elder Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should AttendThe 27th Annual Elder Law Institute presents current legal topics important to your older clients, and your younger clients with aging parents.Many of the subjects covered this year focus on planning for incapacity, paying for health care and maintaining the legal autonomy and dignity of your aging clients. The subject of elder law is a part of every practice – we cannot ...

Practising Law Institute




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