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May 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Health Care IT 2015: Critical Issues

New York, New York, USA
Why Should You Attend IT and Health Care are rapidly converging as a result of fast-paced innovation in health-focused information technology and new regulatory and operational requirements posed by those innovations. This requires institutions, IT companies and the lawyers who advise them  to reevaluate and revise existing agreements, address intellectual property issues, and formulate new f...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Free Webinar on Doing Business in Germany & India: Basic Laws

New Delhi, India
Thursday, May 28, 2015 (11:10 am - 12:15 pm IST)

Speaker: Ms Clara Tönnesmann Attorney-at-Law in Germany

The topics will include the labour relations system, the consequences of terminating employment contracts, employment litigation and seconded employees. Also, the presenters will point out specific particularities of the employment laws in their various countries.
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Indian National Bar Association
May 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In just one day, this exciting program will explore the basics of patent litigation, whether in the District Court or in the International Trade Commission, from the Rule 11 pre-filing investigation through the appeal to the Federal Circuit.  Attendees will learn essential practical details, such as how to prepare complaints and answers in a patent case, as well as the n...

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Practising Law Institute
May 29, 2015

Seminar

All You Need to Know About the UK Patent Box

Glasgow, Scotland
The UK patent box which came into effect in April 2013, will provide some tax relief for companies that have income connected with patents.

This is not just royalties, but also income from sale of products that are protected by patents, or products that include elements protected by patents. It will also apply to income from products and services that involve patented processes.

This...

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MBL Seminars
May 29, 2015

Seminar

Corporate Intangible Reliefs: Research & Development Tax Reliefs

Glasgow, Scotland
Research and Development Tax Relief is a valuable tax relief for both SME and 'Large' companies. HMRC have responsibility for administering the relief; it is estimated that fewer than 25% of eligible companies file accurate or substantive claims.

This reflects both the perception the relief is only accessible to pure science activity and the complexity of the relief's legal framework.

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MBL Seminars
May 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Capital markets are adjusting to a wide range of evolving regulatory standards which affect the way in which offerings are conducted around the world.  At the same time, issuers around the world are subject to changing accounting and corporate governance standards, while market participants navigate new ground in derivative product regulation.  Issuers and market p...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 1, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2015

New York, New York, 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 Attend Organizations face enormous legal and compliance risks, and the need fo...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Appellate Advocacy 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. Attendees will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes.  Attend...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This advanced-level program is updated every year to provide up-to-the-minute information related to the practice of advertising law. Led by an outstanding faculty of experts, this program will address the many challenges companies face each day as they strive to increase market share in a fast-changing landscape increasingly dominated by social networks and other new medi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2015: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts fro...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Real estate continues to be a strong investment in 2015 and anyone involved in deal construction must know the latest strategies and lessons learned from the previous year. Our expert faculty will address current industry trends and case law to help practitioners negotiate a variety of real estate deals.  The program will begin with a review of the current transact...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 4, 2015

Seminar

The future of the claims management sector - regulation, standards and growth

London, United Kingdom
Guest of Honour: Kevin Rousell, Head of Claims Management Regulation, Ministry of Justice

This seminar will consider the future of the claims management sector at a time of significant regulatory reform.

It is scheduled to follow the introduction of Government's revised framework of regulatory enforcement across the Claims Management Company (CMC) sector, and also comes as the Legal ...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jun 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

15th Annual School Law Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend To effectively counsel parents, students, and school districts, practitioners must continue to develop and expand their understanding of the most recent developments in case law, and keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes. At PLI’s 15th Annual School Law Institute, an expert faculty will examine significant new developments in education law and policy, and ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Attend this program so that you can receive the training you need to represent low-income domestic violence survivors seeking domestic violence restraining orders in California, including crafting safe and effective child custody and visitation orders.  Experienced attorneys will give you a practical training to enable you to obtain orders critical to protecting victims ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Sixteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information.   More than ever...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2015: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Corporations, government organizations and millions of consumers are shifting massive quantities of data and their software applications to cloud computing facilities. Cloud computing uses the Internet to give every size organization access to large, dynamically scalable resources (data storage, software applications and computing power). “The Cloud” allows users,...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Over the past decade partnerships have emerged as a major form of doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisition...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will use an accounting fraud scenario with a graphic novel presentation to review the fundamentals of conductin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2015

Seminar

The future of probation in England and Wales

London, United Kingdom
Guests of Honour: Paul McDowell, HM Chief Inspector of Probation and Speaker confirmed from the Ministry of Justice

Scheduled as Government takes forward significant structural reforms to the probation landscape in England and Wales, this seminar will focus on the future of offender management in the community, and next steps for the Transforming Rehabilitation Programme.

Sessions wi...

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum
Jun 9, 2015

Seminar

Protecting the Intangible Assets within an Italian Workforce

Milan, Italy
Protecting the Intangible Assets within an Italian Workforce
LEXELLENT's Renato D'Andrea and Andrea Garantola will be speaking about the protection of a company's intangible assets in terms of workforce management in Italy.

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LEXELLENT
Jun 10, 2015

Seminar

EC 4th Money Laundering Directive & Implementing Legislation

Edinburgh, Scotland
Once again, significant changes are being made to the UK's anti-money laundering regime.

Practitioners will be affected by, amongst other things, important changes to the identification of beneficial owners of trusts and companies, and the establishment of a register to record beneficial ownership of company shares.

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (presently a ...

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MBL Seminars
Jun 10, 2015

Seminar

MLRO Masterclass with Jonathan Fisher QC

Edinburgh, Scotland
Are you a Money Laundering Reporting Officer? Do you know what changes in policies and procedures will be required to satisfy the EC's 4th Directive on Money Laundering?

MLROs must be experts in the application of the anti-money laundering compliance regime. Difficult decisions have to be made and MLROs must be sure of their ground.

An MLRO is also responsible for ensuring that his f...

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MBL Seminars
Jun 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Arbitration 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend If your company or client has a dispute arising out of a contract with a foreign party, international arbitration represents the best method of resolving that dispute in a neutral forum and enforcing any subsequent award.  However, the resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply not present in the litigation context.&nb...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues tha...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Environmental Regulation 2015: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The 2015 program will review recent activities in environmental regulation affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Taking a comprehensive look at how new developments in environmental regulations and recent case law will affect deal negotiations, daily operations and corporate compliance efforts, our expert faculty will lead practic...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend Relentless advancement in online media continues to test copyright law’s limits.  This program will focus on copyright in the digital data era, ensuring that attendees will gain a firm understanding of copyright basics and the rising issues challenging copyright enforcement.  The Supreme Court’s 2014 Aereo decision illustrated this tension between emergi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Eligibility, Prior Art and Obviousness 2015: Current Trends in Sections 101, 102 and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend The Supreme Court has, in recent years, taken a renewed and profound interest in the U.S. patent system. This means, for many of us, 35 USC 101 has become a topic of conversation between ourselves and our clients. The conundrum is not just what the guidelines or decisions are today, but where will we be in the years and decades ahead during the enforcement period of patents ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2015: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
Please click here to access the NEW YORK CITY Homework.Why You Should Attend This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and will provide a review of recen...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend In today’s online media and e-commerce environment, lawyers are increasingly called upon to provide advice about trademark-related issues.  Familiarity with basic trademark law is quickly becoming a vital part of any lawyer’s equipment, whether one is a neophyte or a twenty-year veteran to the practice.  Knowing the trademark law basics can help you fend...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2015

Seminar

Internet & Social Media Marketing - The Definitive Guide for Professional Service Firms

Glasgow, Scotland
This seminar is presented by one of the UK's leading providers of website and internet marketing solutions for professional service firms.

What You Will Learn

Website Best Practice in 2014 - What Professional Service Firms are doing with their Websites in 2014:

Why staff profiles are so important
The importance of up-to-date legal content
Podcasting and online video
O...

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MBL Seminars
Jun 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in New York State Escrow Accounts

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend If you are a lawyer practicing in New York State who handles client funds, you must maintain an IOLA or other escrow account  and must be aware of the ethical rules regarding such accounts.  This panel will identify how ethical violations – even unwitting ones – can arise and will explain how violations are handled by the Attorney Disciplinary/Griev...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Guardianship Law 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Learn the basics of guardianship law and procedure so that you can competently represent a child or adult petitioner in establishing a guardianship of the person.  This program will teach you how to represent parties in both uncontested and contested guardianship proceedings.   What You Will Learn Guardianship of the Person Law and Procedure Alternati...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Managing Employee Benefits and Compensation Through M&A Transactions
(Public Company Focus)

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS:
T. David Cowart, Dentons US LLP, Dallas, TX
Charmaine L. Slack, Jones Day, New York, NY

FACULTY:
Pamela Baker, Dentons US LLP, Chicago, IL (Invited)
Henry C. Eickelberg, General Dynamics Corporation, Falls Church, VA
John Koski, Dentons US LLP, Chicago, ...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 22, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel and members of the judiciary, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena.  In addition to pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2015: Recent Developments and Current Issues

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND As 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 the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

M&A Due Diligence for ERISA Attorneys: A Case Study

Chicago, Illinois, USA
A practical hands-on one-day seminar on how to conduct due diligence on employee benefits and executive compensation in mergers and acquisitions transactions involving both U.S. and international operations.

The seminar will focus on a case study, including an offering memo for the business and a virtual due diligence room. Material in the due diligence room reflects various current notices...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 23, 2015

Seminar

The Law of Passing Off

London, United Kingdom
This intensive half-day course will address many important and practical aspects of the modern and still developing law of passing off.

Assuming a basic knowledge of passing off and registered trade mark law, this intermediate level course is aimed at both solicitors and trade mark attorneys.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

An update on recent ...

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MBL
Jun 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Succeed As A Summer Associate 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend A summer associate position is really a twelve-week interview. Simply avoiding career-limiting behavior is not enough; you need to successfully navigate the dilemmas and challenges you’ll face during the summer. Our experts will help you figure out how to turn this opportunity into a permanent position at the firm. If you haven’t yet secured a summer position an...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2015

Seminar

Advanced Drafting Techniques for Successful EPO Patent Applications

London, United Kingdom
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, as if ...

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Management Forum Ltd
Jun 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Pretrial Practice 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Pretrial practice in federal civil litigation has undergone tremendous change. As fewer civil cases are tried, the staples of pretrial practice — pleadings, motions to dismiss, discovery, Daubert motions, summary judgment, and settlement — have replaced trials as the focus of litigation. What does the changing nature of pretrial practice in litigation mean for you...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Major changes in broker-dealer industry and regulatory framework continue as a result of the financial services crisis, the resulting regulatory reform and other trends and developments.  At the same time, FINRA’s rewrite of its Rulebook as part of its Rulebook Consolidation process is almost complete, and broker-dealers became subject to FINRA’s new supervis...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will use an accounting fraud scenario with a graphic novel presentation to review the fundamentals of conductin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Relentless advancement in online media continues to test copyright law’s limits.  This program will focus on copyright in the digital data era, ensuring that attendees will gain a firm understanding of copyright basics and the rising issues challenging copyright enforcement.  The Supreme Court’s 2014 Aereo decision illustrated this tension between emergi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 25, 2015

Seminar

Effective Defence of EPO Patent Applications - Avoiding Common Pitfalls

London, United Kingdom
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 is now is h...

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Management Forum Ltd
Jun 25, 2015

Seminar

Money Laundering Update - The Recent Developments by Jonathan Fisher QC

Edinburgh, Scotland
According to Government figures, over 150 members of professional bodies have been removed from membership (struck-off) due to lack of compliance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.

Meanwhile, there are an increasing number of criminal prosecutions against professionals for money laundering offences. As a Judge recently told a solicitor when sentencing him to imprisonment, "The soli...

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MBL Seminars
Jun 26, 2015

Seminar

How to Conduct Successful Oral Proceedings Before the EPO

London, United Kingdom
Oral Proceedings are appointed in the majority of appeal cases, and in many opposition and examination cases, and so a European patent
attorney will almost certainly at some point have to attend oral
proceedings, either to defend a client’s invention or to attack a patent held by a competitor. To defend your client’s interests correctly and competently it is vital to know what to expect at t...

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Management Forum Ltd
Jun 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend In today’s online media and e-commerce environment, lawyers are increasingly called upon to provide advice about trademark-related issues.  Familiarity with basic trademark law is quickly becoming a vital part of any lawyer’s equipment, whether one is a neophyte or a twenty-year veteran to the practice.  Knowing the trademark law basics can help you fend...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 26, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2015: Understanding Risk

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year,  and the  prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system is even higher.  This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and their involve...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Employment Law 2015

New York, New York, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Employment law is now a global issue.  Multinational employers no longer look at their labor and employment matters from a purely local perspective.  As they protect their global brands, they coordinate approaches across borders.  In doing so, multinational employers must grapple with often conflicting standards for hiring, retaining, disciplining, and terminat...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Expert Witness 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend For many attorneys, searching for, retaining, and using expert witnesses can be a daunting experience. Don't miss out on the critical benefits conferred by the effective use of expert witnesses in complex litigation.  Our faculty of experienced litigators and expert witnesses will demystify the challenges of selecting, preparing, and using experts. You will come away wit...

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