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Nov 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendCompanies 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 confro...

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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
Why you should attendThe 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...

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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
Why you should attendIn 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 progra...

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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
Why you should attendThis 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 disposition...

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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 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendYou should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many leg...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 4, 2014

Seminar

Diversity : A Value Worth Defending

Milan, Italy
Diversity: A Value Worth Defending is the title of the next event, organised by Lexellent, on the subject of equal opportunities in Italy. This seminar will speak of diversity management in the workplace and how a principled management of human resources can be the key for growth and development in the business world.

Following an economic analysis of gender diversity in the workplace , whi...

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Lexellent
Nov 5, 2014

Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements - Part of the Management Forum Summit

London, United Kingdom
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

Recognise and address the issues that arise when drafting and negotiating international clinical trial agreements (CTAs)
Improve your CTA drafting skills
Gain a better understanding of the legal, contractual, and practice issues that affect CTAs concerning investigational medicinal products
View the issues through the differing perspectives of sponsors, unive...

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Management Forum Ltd
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

San Francisco, California, USA
The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law and Claim Professionals who understand the issues faced by California professionals charged with preparing, evaluating and resolving complex construction disputes. This seminar will focus upon many of the factors that influence the outcome of complex project disputes including the importance of project documentation, the need ...

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The Seminar Group
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Coming AIA IPR and PGR Tsunami for U.S. Pharma Patent Owners: A Call to Action

San Francisco, California, USA
To date, about 5% of the petitions filed under the AIA’s inter partes review (IPR) and/or post-grant review (PGR) proceedings relate to pharmaceutical subject matter. Those numbers are small but are expected to increase. And it is a sobering fact that well over 95% of all patent claims challenged in IPR proceedings have been held unpatentable and ultimately will be cancelled, barring appellate rev...

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Patent Resources Group, Inc.
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendThe 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 cha...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWhether 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 grou...

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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
Why you should attendThis program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.What you will learn 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: f...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Regulation Institute (46th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWe 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 implem...

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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

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendCommercial 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 gr...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendLeases 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 invest...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendCompanies 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 confro...

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Practising Law Institute
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 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 7, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Industries

Seattle, Washington, USA
The 2014 Mergers & Acquisitions program will provide you with the latest market information and market issues in M&A and M&A finance. The information-packed sessions will include updates on the state of the market, the latest developments in Delaware law, tax and intellectual property issues, and a special session on issues in acqui-hires.

We have assembled a top-notch faculty to discuss t...

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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

Seminar

Variations & Disclaimers - What Every Probate Lawyer Needs to Know

Glasgow, Scotland
The ability to vary the destination of an estate or part of it to save tax or simply to satisfy family requirements gives great flexibility to the PRs in the administration of an estate. The opportunities are many but rules are strict; if you get it wrong it could cost you dearly.

This course is intended to be an introductory or refresher course for those dealing with the administration of ...

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MBL Seminars
Nov 10, 2014

Seminar

Agricultural Property Relief & Business Property Relief - How to Protect Your Clients

Glasgow, Scotland
Most practitioners will have business clients operating as a sole trader or in partnership or through the medium of a limited company. More often than not, these business interests will qualify for 100% business property relief, but will they?

Will your client's farmhouse pass the 'functionality test'? Is it of a character appropriate to the land?

Tax planning in the will, using the ...

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MBL Seminars
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
IMPORTANT!! GET ACCREDITED BY THE VA BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS TRAINING. 1. Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: www.va.gov/vaforms/va/pdf/VA21a.pdf.2. Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application. You can speed up the process by emailing the form to OGCAccredita...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRapid 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 manag...

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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
Program Schedule (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)Why you should attendCollecting 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...

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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 11, 2014

Seminar

Corporate Intangibles: Technical Insights & Practical Advice

Edinburgh, Scotland
The corporation tax rules for intangibles assets, including goodwill and intellectual property, were introduced in 2002 and rewritten in 2009 into Part 8 CTA 2009. The rules effectively apply accounting treatment for tax purposes, except for the plethora of exceptions to this general rule!

This half-day workshop will take you through the legislation, from the basics to more advanced areas, ...

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MBL Seminars
Nov 11, 2014

Seminar

Tax Aspects of Corporate Restructuring - Pitfalls & Challenges Explained

Edinburgh, Scotland
The taxation of corporate transactions is complex but, if properly understood, can ensure that commercial transactions are not encumbered by unwarranted tax liabilities.

This half-day seminar will take you through the tax rules which govern company reorganisations, mergers and demergers and other forms of corporate and group reconstructions and demonstrate how they work in practical situati...

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MBL Seminars
Nov 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

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

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendContinuous 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...

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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
Why you should attendThis 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 draf...

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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
Why you should attendAs 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 F...

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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
Why you should attendCompanies 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 ...

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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
Why you should attendIt 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 model...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why you should attendCorporate compliance and ethics programs are increasingly important to organizations...

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Practising Law Institute
Nov 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendLeases 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 invest...

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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

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOver 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...

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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

CLE - Live Seminar

Trial by Jury 2014

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendGain 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 ...

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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

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Institute (16th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendCommercial 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 gr...

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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
Nov 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

2nd Annual Design Professional Liability and Risk Mitigation

Seattle, Washington, USA
Design professionals are subject to some of the most perilous liability exposure faced by any of the licensed professions. Architects and engineers in particular, are subject to risk and liability that can be dramatically out of proportion to prospective reward.

Exposure seems to multiply each year thanks to constantly evolving building science; new and sometimes untested technologies and ...

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