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Nov 2, 2017

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USAWhy You Should AttendCompanies continue turning 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 of generating new sources of revenue out of existing intellectual property assets. Virtually every business today must confront ...
Jun 6, 2017

Company Secretary Series: Forum for Unlisted Companies 2017

Orginized by: Thomson Reuters

London, United KingdomThis is an important year for company secretaries: The Government’s response to the Green Paper on governance reform, statutory considerations such as Modern Slavery Act and gender pay gap reporting, and the continuing misinterpretations surrounding the PSC register and incoming 4th MLD are just some of the topics our delegates have identified as challenges in 2017. In an effort to ensure delegates ...
Jun 15, 2017

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications

Orginized by: Management Forum Ltd

London, EnglandCOURSE OVERVIEW Clarity in drafting patent applications has always been a serious issue: Complete clarity is required to distinguish the subject-matter of a claim from prior art, and an unclear claim can be interpreted to the disadvantage of the applicant or proprietor. The ‘problem/solution’ approach is not officially part of the EPC, but is a criterion which has been developed by case law. It ...
Jun 12, 2017

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2017: Recent Developments and Current Issues

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

New York, New York, USAAs we continue to see many new regulations from the SEC, PCAOB and financial institution regulators, we also continue to see numerous challenges emerge for the audit committee. If you are a director or member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this program will help you understand what is required of the audit committee, and those who advise them, in this rapidly changing environment....
Jul 20, 2017

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2017: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USAWhy You Should AttendFollow the money. Whether you’re about to start the due diligence process in an M&A deal or you’re investigating an accounting fraud, knowing key accounting concepts will help you in legal matters like these where accounting lies at the heart of the issue. So when you’re poring over financial statements and "following the money," looking for that crucial ...
Jun 9, 2017

Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation

Orginized by: American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits

Chicago, Illinois, USAThe majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for benefits. Taught by some of the country’s most experienced disability practitioners, this advanced seminar will delve into the practical details for prosecuting and defending these claims. This one-half day program will address legal developments and the how to’s of benefits claims including: administrative claims and appeals, litigation, ...
Sep 19, 2017

Drafting R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

Orginized by: Management Forum Ltd

London, United KingdomCOURSE OVERVIEW When you are embarking on a project, which is in partnership with another organisation, be they academia or industry, both parties are looking for a successful outcome, and both have their roles and responsibilities in achieving this. Before work gets underway both parties need to agree on the thorny topic of IP ownership, other common provisions and the type of collaboration structure, which suits both....
Jun 27, 2017

Public Sector Women in Leadership

Orginized by: Criterion Conferences

Canberra, AustraliaAccording to the 2015-2016 APS Statistical Bulletin, whilst women make up 57.9% of the Australian Public Service they continue to be grossly underrepresented in a range of senior leadership positions. It is clear that while women have more opportunities than ever, there is still a great deal of work to be done. Poor work culture, unconscious bias, bullying and the challenges of balancing career ...
Oct 10, 2017

International Conference on Gender Studies and the Status of Women

Orginized by: Queen Margaret University

Edinburgh, United KingdomThis conference offers a platform for: Discussion relating to the current status of women, with a special focus on the following categories that constitute potential challenges to gender equality and women’s rights: the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the refugee crisis, rising levels of (and political legitimisation of) sexual violence and misogyny, cuts in child-care and services for disabled people, ...
Nov 8, 2017

Trade Secrets 2017: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USAMark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!
May 29, 2017

Current Reflections on EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Orginized by: Academy of European Law

Trier, GermanyObjective: This event will present current reflections by academic experts on the state of play and future development of EU anti-discrimination law. Key Topics: Anti-discrimination case law update Anti-discrimination law: a new discipline in private law? Brexit and its implications for equality law Freedom of religion at the workplace (the Achbita and Bougnaoui cases before the CJEU) Racial discrimination ...
Nov 15, 2017

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USAThis three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operations....
Dec 14, 2017

Coping With U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions 2017

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

Washington, District of Columbia, USAMark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!
Jan 10, 2018

Meet International Lawyers

Orginized by: Institute For Legal Professionals (ILP)

CoxsBazar, BangladeshInstitute For Legal Professionals ILP Going To Organize A Conference By Consisting Of international Lawyers to meet them & Sharing Their Legal Environment & Legal Culture.
Oct 25, 2017

USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2017

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USAWhy You Should Attend“The” PTAB Trials program by which all others are judged ? back for its fifth year.Join our expert faculty, including PTAB and District Court Judges, for an in-depth analysis of the USPTO’s post-grant patent trial (“AIA Trial”) proceedings. AIA Trial proceedings continue to be pursued in record number, and the PTAB is now the busiest patent court in the United States....
Sep 20, 2017

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2017 (Free)

Orginized by: Practising Law Institute

San Francisco, California, USAWhy You Should AttendThe need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. Clients who have been denied or are at risk of losing vital benefits, housing subsidies, or are facing school discipline have a right to an administrative hearing, but are often unrepresented in what can be a confusing and adversarial process. Significant changes to key public benefits programs, ...
Jun 14, 2017

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

Orginized by: Management Forum Ltd

London, EnglandCOURSE OVERVIEW Many patent applications and patents are lost before the EPO Boards of Appeal due to incorrect original drafting. Added subject matter is a recurrent problem: Amendments made during grant procedure, to take account or new prior art, amount to added subject-matter, often fatal in opposition procedure before the EPO, and national courts. Sufficiency of disclosure can also be a problem, ...
Jun 14, 2017

M&A Series 2017 Pt2: The Due Diligence Process

Orginized by: American Bar Association Joint Committee on Employee Benefits

Nationwide, District of Columbia, USAMost series teaching about M&A issues deal intensively within the arc of the deal timing itself. They focus on what must be done in the period leading up to the potential deal to signing the deal documents and then up through closing. This series will take you beyond that focus, starting within the deal's time frame but then taking you where so many benefits clients really earn their chops--making the deal work after closing....





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