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Oct 16, 2014

Seminar

Patent reform - next steps for domestic and international policy

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: His Honour Judge Hacon, Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and Neil Feinson, Director of International Policy, Intellectual Property Office and UK Representative, Unified Patent Court Preparatory Committee

This seminar will focus on the future of domestic and international patent reform. It is timed to consider next steps for the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Oct 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Intellectual Property Law Institute 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
PLI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute is a “must-attend” program for IP lawyers. This program provides a complete analysis of key events in all areas of IP, providing updates on cases, legislation and government agency developments that IP lawyers need to know.A highlight of the program will be a panel of in-house IP counsel from prominent companies discussing the many facets of current intere...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 17, 2014

Seminar

Freedom to Operate - Discounted if booked together with IP Due Diligence

London, United Kingdom
BOOK TOGETHER WITH IP DUE DILIGENCE ON 16 OCTOBER TO GET DISCOUNTED PRICE OF Ł999 + VAT

THOSE ATTENDING THIS SEMINAR WILL:

Be prepared for the FTO questions that will be raised by your client/company when they want to use new technology or expand existing technology
Understand which FTO questions you should ask, to make the most of your time and budget
Discuss best practices fo...

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Management Forum Ltd
Oct 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Law Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
This two day annual event combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government age...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

California Trial Evidence 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and trials. This program is designed to give you the most up-to-date information on California evidence standards. The panelists represent top-flight trial attorneys and...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2014 ABA International Fall Meeting

Buenos Aires, Argentina
The ABA Section of International Law invites you to attend our 2014 Fall Meeting in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 21-25, 2014. The 2014 Fall Meeting will bring together over 1,000 leading attorneys, corporate counsel, government officials, academics and NGO lawyers for a conference unlike any other. World-class speakers and international legal experts will lead over 70...

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American Bar Association, Section of International Law
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2014

New York, New York, USA
This program will focus on the many significant developments in the regulation and oversight of broker-dealers. New rules are continuously promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act and have substantial implications for broker-dealers and the industry. At the same time, there is heightened enforcement of the federal securities laws. The SEC Division of Enforcement has established a new task force focuse...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing the Games Industry Client 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Interactive console and computer games and downloadable software applications represent an enormous and growing segment of the worldwide entertainment marketplace. Intellectual property, including videogames and downloadable application products, is one of America’s leading exports in the 21st Century. The introduction of new Xbox and PlayStation consoles in late 2013, continued growth of the smar...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Whether 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 provides 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 Securities Act of 1933 and the...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 23, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (31st Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Section 1983 authorizes the assertion of federal constitutional claims against state and local officials and municipalities. These claims are filed in the courts on an ongoing basis by individuals alleging police misconduct, public employees asserting free speech violations, landowners, licensees, and prisoners, among others. Section 1983 litigation is often complex, raising issues of federal cons...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 24, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Join PLI’s expert faculty of health care and life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors as we examine the current state of health care and life sciences law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the health care and life sciences industry: structuring of compliant financial and ot...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2014: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

San Francisco, California, 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
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2014: Sourcing Critical Services

New York, New York, USA
PLI’s Outsourcing 2014 is a “must” for every lawyer with business clients engaged in outsourcing transactions!Outsourcing brings new opportunities and new risks for companies sourcing or providing critical services such as information technology, finance and accounting, human resources, facilities management, analytics and other critical non-core functions.And there are newer and better approaches...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Oct 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2014

New York, New York, USA
In the aftermath of the financial crisis and recent scandals, and targeted examination and enforcement scrutiny, financial services firms' corporate compliance and ethics programs are under intense observation. At this program, attendees will get a solid foundation about the relevant regulatory framework as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. ...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 30, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

New York, New York, USA
Whether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state courts from a national p...

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Practising Law Institute
Oct 31, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2014

New York, New York, USA
Lawyers counseling businesses need to have a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments in order to appropriately advise their clients. The consequences of running afoul of antitrust rules can be costly: class actions, treble damage litigation, government enforcement, and adverse publicity are all possible outcomes if mistakes are made...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Pocket MBA Fall 2014: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Litigators and transactional attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, ...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Licensing Today 2014: Making Money Without Getting Sued

San Francisco, California, USA
In the current economy, the heat is on to monetize patent portfolios. Thus, understanding patent transactions has never been more important. Experts in patent licensing will tell you how to get the most money from patent licensing, how to negotiate patent license agreements, and discuss “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” examples from actual patent license agreements. The program will emphasize prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, 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
Nov 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Nov 4, 2014

Seminar

Implementing the Legal Education and Training Review

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Julie Brannan, Director of Education and Training, Solicitors Regulation Authority and Simon Thornton-Wood, Head of Education & Training, Bar Standards Board

This seminar will consider next steps for reform following last year's Legal Education and Training Review (LETR). The discussion is timed as key legal regulators are expected to set out finalised plans for implementi...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law and Regulation of "Intermediary" Business 2014: Consumer-Facing Technology Providers, Online Platforms, and Online Media

San Francisco, California, USA
The Internet has spawned many new business models that arise from empowering consumers and satisfying their desires, providing technologies or services that bring individuals and businesses together in new marketplaces, shaking up old industries and networks, and creating new business opportunities and challenges. New technologies and online platforms and marketplaces have changed not only the wor...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Whether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docketWith e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grounding in the basics o...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

New York, New York, USA
This program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector. Recent financial, regulatory, and legal developments that impact nonprofit organizations Nonprofit governance developments and best practices The New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 Compensation issues: federal and state statutory framework , w...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Regulation Institute (46th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
We are pleased to co-chair the 46th edition of PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, the most highly anticipated annual review of the current state of securities regulation and corporate law and practice.This year’s agenda reflects significant developments in the securities laws, as well as changes in the business and legal environment, including: Continued implementation of the Dodd-...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

Seminar

US Patent Practice - What Every European Practitioner Should Know

London, United Kingdom
US and European patent practice differ in many essential ways. The comprehensive programme of this course, with practical examples, will highlight and explain these differences from the US point of view, giving delegates a better understanding of the US system, and enabling them to work more effectively with their US counterparts and draft applications that can most effectively serve as priority a...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Chicago, Illinois, 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
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

San Francisco, California, 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 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 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

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 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 consumer-facing company is not now engaged in a “know our customers better” initiative? These data are collected online, in mobile apps, 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 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
This program will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to consider when handling open source software in today’s economy. Armed with this information, you will be better able to help your clients make intelligent choices and decisions about how to take advantage of the benefits and manage the risks presented by open source software.What is open source software?...

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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

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

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 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 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 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 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
You won’t want to miss this popular program, in which the masters of the bar and the bench come together to give you valuable and useful insights on jury trials. We have assembled the most experienced and respected state and federal judges, as well as many distinguished litigators, to give you their perspectives on jury trials. There is no better way to learn about jury trial practice than from th...

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Practising Law Institute
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 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





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