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Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as investors in real estate. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference

Portland, Oregon, USA
“This year we report on major new developments in water law affecting water rights and water quality, including presentations by leading practitioners in the field as well as senior staff of the Oregon Water Resources Department. We will review recent legislative developments, court opinions, and rulemaking efforts to provide a broad perspective of the ongoing evolution of state water law. Specifi...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Building Value in a Wine Business

Napa, California, USA
The wine industry has experienced considerable change over the past few years as the importance of growing total business value has become an increasing priority. Whether the goal is family legacy or eventual sale and exit, owners and operators are aligned in the need to optimize the value of their brands, distribution systems and operating platforms in addition to their estates and hard assets. <...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamental Building Blocks for Creating and Enforcing the FDA Orange Book Listable U.S. Patent

San Francisco, California, USA
Today’s pharmaceutical small molecule patent attorneys and patent agents, whether engaged in patent litigation, patent procurement, or licensing, are required to understand much more than simply patent law. They are called to tailor patent law concepts to counsel an industry driven in large part by Orange Book listed patents to enable life-saving medicines to be brought to market. To provide that ...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 10, 2014

Seminar

Effective Patent Administration

London, United Kingdom
TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED AT THIS SEMINAR:

Introduction to Patents
Working in an IP Department
Understanding Filing Procedures and Systems
Electronic Filing (including demonstrations)
Handling Post-Filing Communications from National and International Offices
Renewing your Patents
Recording Assignments and Names Changes
Overview of Licences and Royalties
Obtaining and us...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled. Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need. Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as: Lack of pro...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Rapid changes in patent law make it necessary that, whether you are the plaintiff’s or defendant’s counsel, you are up-to-date on the current state of the law and can quickly develop successful litigation strategies and tactics. This program is taught by a faculty of both outside and in-house lawyers who have earned national reputations in patent litigation by trying and managing a wide variety of...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Bar Review Course

San Diego, California, USA
PRG is 100% focused on your exam success, and our Patent Bar Prep Course is unlike any others on the market:

- Benefit from the PRG guarantee – we’ll be there until you pass the exam!
- Get our total solution for one low price —classroom courses in major U.S. cities, our online course, and our online exam prep software (ExamWare®).
- Be confident that your materials are always up-to-d...

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Patent Resources Group
Nov 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tracking and Targeting Customers and Prospects Online, on Mobile Devices, and in Social Media 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Collecting data from and about customers and consumers is a modern business mandate. What consumerfacing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative? These data are collected online, in mobile apps, and in social media, and often appended to data gathered by others about the same consumers elsewhere. Most brands use these data in some way, such as to personalize messages...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

7th Annual Alaska Construction Law

Anchorage, Alaska, USA
"One of the great things about construction is that it continues to develop – new projects, new designs, new construction techniques, new project delivery mechanisms. It is an area where the management and allocation of risk is key – to protect people and property, to build even more complex structures, and to meet the challenges of extensive and expensive infrastructure and energy needs. Keeping ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Continuous 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 of such software can...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014

New York, New York, USA
As today’s digital media environment continues to bend and stretch the boundaries of communications law, you need to stay current with strategy, best practices and practical knowledge.Long recognized as the most comprehensive conference in the field, Communications Law in the Digital Age 2014 covers the latest legal developments in: Electronic media Digital communications First Amendment Intel...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips and/or interactive drafting exercises. Ethic...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 13, 2014

Seminar

Devil's Advocate Auditor - Executive Decision Making

London, United Kingdom
"Every organization can afford to enhance its decision making processes. Every executive has room to improve their decision making practices"

The trajectory of your career and your business is a direct result of the decisions you make. Every decision has consequences. Bad decisions can cost you millions. Defective decisions can cost your career. Every organisation stands to benefit from sub...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 14, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bolstering Your Company’s Fraud Defenses 2014: Proactive Prevention and Responses

San Francisco, California, USA
Companies face greatly increased risks of being a victim of fraud in today's challenging business climate; no company is too big or too small to fall victim. In light of the high costs of fraud, both in actual revenues lost, potential legal exposure and opportunity costs, it is imperative that companies develop and implement proactive strategies to prevent and detect business fraud. Strong fraud p...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2014: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
It has been thirty years since Apple’s introduction of the original Macintosh computer started the personal computing revolution. The original floppy disk has been replaced by current thumb drives that can store an entire library on a single device. The availability of cheap and ubiquitous computing power is changing all aspects of business. As businesses evolve into new models, the legal issues t...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Leases can be a primary business asset and also contain landmines of liability. Known as the building blocks of value for all real estate, if leases are written poorly or administered without expertise, they can be the downfall of an otherwise sound real estate investment. This course is not to be missed for anyone who represents users or occupiers of space or owners as investors in real estate. T...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Corporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations. Indeed, never in the history of criminal or corporate law has the existence of an effective compliance and ethics program been more valuable.A host of factors have together upped the ante on compliance programs, including: The enormity of recent criminal fines and other sanctions The aggressive enforcement of c...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2014 ABA North America Regional Forum: Doing Business Within the Region and Collaborating Abroad

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend the “2014 North America Regional Forum: Doing Business within the Region and Collaborating Abroad” Conference on November 17-18, 2014 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC, Canada. This one and a half day conference will feature two parallel tracks on best practices for international companies doing business in North America ...

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American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Nov 17, 2014

Seminar

Best Practices for Selling your Patents

London, United Kingdom
Ideal for patent owners who would like to sell (some) of their patents

THE FOLLOWING ARE AMONG THE TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED BY EXECUTIVES SEASONED IN PATENT SALES:

Preliminary Steps to Selling Patents
Selecting the Right Patent Broker
Negotiating Representation Agreements with Patent Brokers
Conducting Due Diligence on Buyers
The Role of Non-Disclosure Agreements
Negoti...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 17, 2014

Seminar

Effective Trade Mark Administration

London, United Kingdom
TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED AT THIS SEMINAR:

What is a trade mark?
Choosing new marks
Registration at UKIPO, OHIM, WIPO
Contentious proceedings
Recording changes on the TM Register
Renewal and maintenance
Administration of your Domain Name Portfolio

SEMINAR LEADERS

Felicity Hide - Boult Wade Tennant, UK

Victoria Wisener - Virgin Enterprises Limited, Switzerl...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 18, 2014

Seminar

Certified Patent Valuation Analyst - In Association with The Business Development Academy

London, England
This course consists of the following comprehensive modules:

Module One - 18th November (9.00 - 17.30)
Valuation of Emerging Technologies

Module Two - 19th November (09.00 - 13.00)
Calculating Damages Resulting From Patent Infringement

Module Three - 19th November (14.00 - 17.30)
Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns

Module Four – Webinar
Adv...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund and Private Equity Enforcement and Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Over the past few years and once again in FY2013, cases against investment advisers have come to represent the single largest component of the SEC’s enforcement docket. At the same time, the SEC’s exam program, working closely with Enforcement, continues to hone its focus on private equity and hedge funds, announcing a series of initiatives targeting new registrants under Dodd-Frank as well as est...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
Gain authoritative insights into jury trials from masters of the bar and the benchBe sure to attend this popular program where experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, come together to give you their valuable perspectives on jury trials. Whether you are a new trial attorney or an experienced courtroom litigator, this course will provide a distin...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 19, 2014

Seminar

EU & US Patent Applications: Specification and Prosecution Strategies for a Single Application

London, United Kingdom
Full details for this November meeting will be posted shortly, in the meantime if you have any queries please click here

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 20, 2014

Seminar

Enhanced Negotiation Strategies - Certified by the Institute for Strategic Negotiations

London, England
Whatever your profession or industry, negotiating is key. At some point we all need to negotiate with partners, customers, suppliers, employees and regulators. In today’s climate negotiating is tougher than ever, with each party needing more out of the deal.

This one day seminar will increase your negotiating skills by:

Providing a thorough overview of best practices for managing ne...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering, with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development rev...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, 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...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Twelfth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Learn how to manage today’s heightened scrutiny and expectations of corporate boardsThe past year has seen a host of new expectations imposed on corporate boards in critical areas of governance, including: Risk management and compliance Disclosure Audit committee oversight of financial reporting Shareholder relations Additionally, the Dodd-Frank Act created new requirements for companies and b...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 24, 2014

Seminar

Advanced Approaches for Managing Outside Patent Counsel

London, United Kingdom
Full details of this course will be posted shortly, in the meantime if you have queries please contact Josephine Leak on josephine.leak@management-forum.co.uk

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 28, 2014

Seminar

Cross-Border Commercial Contracts - Masterclass

London, United Kingdom
Whilst pre-negotiation planning is indispensable to the construction of a sustainable and viable commercial relationship, the negotiation and drafting stages cement the alliance with a critical eye to the future

This workshop-based day-long seminar which is cross-jurisdiction in focus aims to equip delegates with the essential skill-base and requisitive substantive legal and business knowle...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 1, 2014

Seminar

How to Ensure Sufficiency of Disclosure in EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will highlight the issues which must be taken into account to avoid an objection under Art 83 t any time during prosecution of the application, or the life of the patent.

What good is it to have developed an invention with the potential to be a technical and commercial success, if the application for the patent is refused, or the corresponding patent revoked, just because some ...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

New York, New York, USA
Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the SEC; domestic and in...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 1, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

PLI's California MCLE Marathon 2014: Current Developments in Legal Ethics - Substance Abuse - Elimination of Bias in the Profession

San Francisco, California, USA
Satisfy all of California’s MCLE special requirements at this fast-paced and up-to-the-minute program. If your last name begins with a letter from H through M, your MCLE compliance deadline of January 31, 2015 is fast approaching.The MCLE Marathon, taught by a faculty of outstanding California lawyers and other professionals who are recognized leaders in their field, will conveniently provide all ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Venture Capital 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
This program provides an in-depth analysis of current market conditions and the changing legal environment, and is geared toward the experienced venture capital practitioner. Our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues relevant to navigating today’s evolving venture capital world.This program will also address the latest fin...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 2, 2014

Seminar

The Modern Slavery Bill - policy options, implementation issues and best practice

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Frank Field MP, Chair, Joint Committee on the Draft Modern Slavery Bill and John O'Brien, Director of Safeguarding, Home Office

Attendees at this conference will discuss measures to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK, as Government takes forward its recently published Modern Slavery Bill. The conference will bring together policymakers in Parliament and ...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Los Angeles, California, USA
This 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 operati...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics & Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2014

New York, New York, USA
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State are required to complete at least sixteen transitional CLE credit hours in ethics and professionalism, skills, and law practice management and/or areas of professional practice during each of their first two years after admission to the Bar.By attending PLI’s Bridge-the Gap II – Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys program, you can sati...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

Next steps for prisons policy - modernisation, sentencing and rehabilitation

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Ian Mulholland, Deputy Director, Public Sector Prisons, National Offender Management Service and Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

This seminar will focus on the future of prisons policy in England and Wales, at a time of significant reform and restructure to the prison estate. The discussion is scheduled to consider the ongoing implementation of Government's Pr...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 3, 2014

Seminar

Next steps for prisons policy - modernisation, sentencing and rehabilitation

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Ian Mulholland, Deputy Director, Public Sector Prisons, National Offender Management Service and Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

This seminar will focus on the future of prisons policy in England and Wales, at a time of significant reform and restructure to the prison estate. The discussion is scheduled to consider the ongoing implementation of Government's Pr...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Developments in Securitization 2014

New York, New York, USA
As the securitization world continues to emerge from the financial crisis, it faces a continuing flow of new regulation and, in some cases, uncertainty. Some asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized mortgage obligations (CLOs), and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets are experiencing robust activity, with issuance volumes steadily rising. Other markets such as residential mortgage-backed...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Annual Disclosure Documents 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stay current on disclosure requirements and developments affecting annual disclosure documents and proxy soliciting materials prepared by SEC reporting companies.  2014 has been another interesting year with significant events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters affecting public company disclosures, including the Dodd-Frank Act mandated rulemaking by the SEC; domestic and in...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Telecommunications Policy & Regulation Institute (32nd Annual)

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Presented by Practising Law Institute in cooperation with the Federal Communications Bar Association, this premier conference on telecommunications policy and regulation features a faculty of expert practitioners, in-house counsel from telecommunications organizations, and key officials from the FCC and the Administration who will provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the hot but...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2014: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Join us for a detailed discussion of recent developments in environmental policy, regulation and caselaw in 2014. We will provide incisive analysis of the new regulatory requirements and their compliance implications for businesses, institutions and real estate organizations, and for deal-making.Our faculty of experienced practitioners have in-depth knowledge of the issues and will provide practic...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Companies 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 confront licensing issues, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2014

New York, New York, USA
Businesses 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 when advising your cl...

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Practising Law Institute
Dec 8, 2014

Seminar

Certified Patent Valuation Analyst - In Association with The Business Development Academy

Paris, France
THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD IN PARIS, FRANCE

This course consists of the following comprehensive modules:

Module One - 8th December (9.00 - 17.30)
Valuation of Emerging Technologies

Module Two - 9th December (09.00 - 13.00)
Calculating Damages Resulting From Patent Infringement

Module Three - 9th December (14.00 - 17.30)
Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Max...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 9, 2014

Seminar

The future for the pensions market - next steps for auto-enrolment and Defined Ambition

London, United Kingdom
This timely conference will discuss the next steps for two major reforms to the workplace pensions market - auto-enrolment and the introduction of 'Defined Ambition' schemes.

Delegates will consider the lessons learnt from the initial phases of auto-enrolment for workplace pensions as the roll-out reaches smaller employers.

They will also discuss potential policy changes to the thres...

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Westminster Employment Forum
Dec 10, 2014

Seminar

Enhanced Negotiation Strategies - Certified by the Institute for Strategic Negotiations

Paris, France
Whatever your profession or industry, negotiating is key. At some point we all need to negotiate with partners, customers, suppliers, employees and regulators. In today’s climate negotiating is tougher than ever, with each party needing more out of the deal.

This one day seminar will increase your negotiating skills by:

Providing a thorough overview of best practices for managing ne...

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Management Forum Ltd
Dec 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
Continuous 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 of such software can...

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Practising Law Institute





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