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Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap I: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
If you have already attended a PLI Bridge-the-Gap I program, you cannot attend a second Bridge-the-Gap I program and receive MCLE credit.Why you should attendLearn everyday insights into law practice that you wish you learned in law school. Our expert faculty will guide attendees through a variety of commonplace duties, demands and situations that newly-admitted attorneys may face. The lessons tau...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate re...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Enforcing Money Claims Pre-& Post-Judgment: Turning Your Judgment into an Actual Financial Recovery

New York, New York, USA
This course examines in detail the process of turning that judgment into an actual financial recovery for your client, and evaluates everything from the logistical issues in turning that judgment into an enforceable document in state and federal court, how to locate and identify the defendants’ assets both nationally and internationally, and how to take possession of and sell those assets to satis...

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New York City Bar
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

European Union Law for New York Practitioners

New York, New York, USA
European Union regulations, directives and policies directly impact the practice of law for any New York lawyer whose clients live, work, do business or own property in Europe. While you may not be aware of how the European Union works or understand the full effect of EU laws on its 28 member states, many EU regulations and directives are binding on you and your clients in a variety of situations....

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New York City Bar
Jan 29, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendRunning a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendEffective risk prevention practice, and the weak recovery from the recession require businesses to preplan and limit risk with distressed companies. The program will cover current issues relating to structuring, drafting and enforcing the rights of creditors and parties to loans, various executory contracts and intercreditor agreements, principally in out-of-court restructurin...

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Practising Law Institute
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

16-Hour Bridge-the-Gap: Corporate & Litigation

New York, New York, USA
Earn all of your annual New York MCLE credits while obtaining invaluable knowledge on a variety of areas. This Bridge-the-Gap program fulfills a full year's credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing invaluable information and credits for more experienced attorneys. A skilled faculty will guide you through the day-to-day practice of law and cover topics of interest to al...

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New York City Bar
Jan 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This program will provide an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation (often called “unbundling”) in a family law context, including all of the fee agreements, forms and other materials you will need to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably. What You Will Learn The ethical rules governing...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 2, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Law Institute (9th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups in the patent law community: patent prosecutors, patent litigators, and strategic/transactional lawyers. The two-day schedule includes six plenary sessions of interest to all patent lawyers and six breakout sessions in each of the three subgroups.You design the two-day schedule that best meets yo...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low- Income Family Law Cases 2015 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attend Millions of Californians are unrepresented in Family Court matters (estimated 80% of litigants are unrepresented). Low-income clients are in desperate need of your pro bono help. Attend this free two-day PLI program for an introduction to family law practice and then volunteer with your local legal services agency to represent low-income family law litigants in need. What you...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 3, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Taking & Defending Depositions: Strategic Tips & Techniques

New York, New York, USA
Litigators know that the deposition is a crucial opportunity to evaluate an adversary's case, challenge key theories and witnesses, and to seek admissions for use in a potential summary judgment motion or at trial. Whether you are a first-year litigation associate or a senior partner, come learn how to maximize your effectiveness at taking, preparing for, and defending depositions. Our panel of sk...

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New York City Bar
Feb 3, 2015

Seminar

Buying & Selling Land for Development in Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland
This course is for solicitors and surveyors who work for landowners, developers and development funders who want an in depth knowledge so as to enable them to advise their clients and to draft and revise contracts and documents with confidence. There is a real danger for practitioners in failing to spot and appreciate important issues that can impact significantly on the selling landowner's positi...

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MBL Seminars
Feb 4, 2015

Seminar

A to Z of Company Law - In 2 Days

Edinburgh, Scotland
Whether you are new to company law or in need of a refresher this 2 day course is for you!

It is skilfully crafted to focus on the key aspects of company law and is delivered over a 2 day intensive training programme. You will get the chance to dig deep into company law and obtain answers to any queries you may have.

What You Will Learn

Formation & Documents

The nature ...

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MBL Seminars
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Surviving the Residential Real Estate Closing: Prepare or Beware

New York, New York, USA
Do you want to become more adept at anticipating and preventing problems before closing, and troubleshooting at the closing table when unanticipated situations arise? Are you worried about representing yourself, a family member or friend at an upcoming co-op condo or residential real estate closing? Here is your chance to "eavesdrop" on mock coop and house closings. The enactment of two fictional ...

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New York City Bar
Feb 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThis course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle. At this year’s program, you will learn about the principal issues in ERISA’s regulation of plan investments through a case study of a hypothetical plan asset hedge fund exploring entry in the plan marketplace and a plan investor considering such an alternative investment. The ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend At this perennial favorite, our expert faculty will teach you the basics of drafting and negotiating corporate agreements -- from how the provisions of an agreement fit together, to the fundamental drafting and negotiating principles common to all corporate agreements. You will learn how to reduce your client’s goals to a complete, clearly written and enforceable agreem...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Real Estate Tax Forum (17th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendOur 17th anniversary program will continue to focus on transactions, highlighting the tax problems encountered by practitioners in today’s typical commercial real estate transactions and structures, and examining the simple and sophisticated solutions being used by the experts. Panels of nationally-recognized real estate tax experts from major law and accounting firms will pro...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Legal & Ethical Issues in Financing a Commercial Lawsuit: Borrowing from Peter to Sue Paul

New York, New York, USA
The “American Rule” that each party bears its own court costs has long presented a barrier to complex commercial litigation that only the well-heeled could surmount. The growth of alternative litigation funding, using lending from outside financiers, has started to take hold as a market solution to the age-old problem. Now, complex commercial cases involving blue chip companies, even entire portfo...

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New York City Bar
Feb 5, 2015

Seminar

Understanding the New Land & Buildings Transaction Tax

Edinburgh, Scotland
The Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on transactions involving land and buildings in Scotland from April 2015.

Whilst LBTT is similar to SDLT there are some significant differences.

For example LBTT is a progressive tax, like income tax, rather than a slab tax like SDLT, LBTT will also chargeable on some retail licenses and there is no...

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MBL Seminars
Feb 6, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Collaboration and Conflict: Litigating Felony Sex Trafficking Cases 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendHuman Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York State and the US. In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications. In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol. This was followed by passage of the New York State Trafficking Victim Protec...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Mark Your Calendar. More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendWage and hour litigation remains steady in the courts, and is on the rise in arbitration. Attorneys, as well as human resources and compliance personnel must keep up to date on the latest legal developments and litigation trends, have knowledge of the nuances of paying employees correctly under state and federal law, and understand the pros and cons of arbitration agreements a...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

Seminar

Contract Law 2015

London, England
TOPICS TO BE COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR:

Contracts fundamentals
Protecting your position – liability and exclusion – latest cases
Anti-corruption and Bribery Act clauses for contracts
Warranties and guarantees
Obligations and rights
Managing contracts and contract termination in a tough economic climate
Draft Consumer Rights Bill
Review of recent case law
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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Governance - A Master Class 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Public companies and their directors and officers face increasing responsibilities and are under intense scrutiny from investors and regulators. Legal and regulatory changes, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and listing standards, as well as overall changing expectations in the marketplace contribute to this new challenging environment. Corporate governance provides the ...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Leadership for Lawyers

New York, New York, USA
Based on the American Bar Association book, Leadership for Lawyers, author Herb Rubenstein, member of the DC, MD, and VA Bars, and the New York City Bar Association, offers this course to improve the leadership skills of lawyers interested in gaining a competitive advantage in the profession. The course will cover: Successful leadership approaches in litigation and trials; leadership approaches to...

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New York City Bar
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

How To Get a Retail Liquor License in New York

New York, New York, USA
This course will be a detailed and in-depth review of the requirements for obtaining on and off premises liquor licenses including who may be licensed and statutory disqualifications, premises that can and cannot be licensed, and the process and procedure before the New York State Liquor Authority and the local Community Boards. It will cover the 200 foot rule, the public interest standard of 500 ...

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New York City Bar
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

NY Green Bank: Looking Back on Its First Year and Plans for the Future

New York, New York, USA
Join Caroline Angoorly, Chief Operating Officer of NY Green Bank, and Paul Francis, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Guarini Center, for a look back at the New York Green Bank’s first year in operation and plans for the future. With its initial capital allocated to transactions agreed to in principle, what’s ahead for the Bank in 2015?

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NYU Law: Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law
Feb 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activit...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

CMBS and the Real Estate Lawyer 2015: Lender and Borrower Issues in the Capital Markets

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend As commercial real estate and its financing reemerge strongly from the turmoil and the dislocation of the downturn of the late ‘00s, securitization is once again becoming a significant part of the real estate debt and equity markets. Capital markets lenders are again competing aggressively with traditional main street portfolio lenders for large as well as conduit loans...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Estate & Tax Planning 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Individuals and business taxpayers are increasingly globalizing their personal and commercial activity and exposing themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Comprehensive international tax and estate planning must consider mari...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Bridge-the-Gap II: Ethics and Skills for Newly Admitted New York Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend 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 At...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 17, 2015

Seminar

Doing Business Cross-Border - Tax Issues & Opportunities

Edinburgh, Scotland
As more and more UK businesses are looking to extend their global reach, this intermediate half-day seminar will examine the opportunities and potential pitfalls for those wishing to expand overseas.

What You Will Learn

Buying and selling cross-border:
Domestic rules
VAT within Europe (and changes to services from 2010)
Documentation points: international warranties/indemnit...

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MBL Seminars
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Corporate Lawyers: Multijurisdictional Practice and Other Current Issues 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 18, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Broker-Dealer Advisory Services 2015: Current Legal and Compliance Issues Facing Dual Registrants

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attend Broker-dealers that are dually registered as investment advisers are under intense regulatory scrutiny.  At this program, attendees will be provided with expert analysis regarding today’s hot topics impacting the relevant regulatory framework, as well as practical considerations regarding the design and implementation of such programs. A distinguish...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend The challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. At this year’s Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice program, a renowned faculty of attorneys and diversity professionals will discuss significant  legal developments that impact diversity, implicit bias, the current status of key diversity initiatives, and  the challenges and best prac...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Spin-offs 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend An increasing proportion of global M&A transactions take the form of spin-offs, equity carve-outs and similar architectures not involving an outright sale.  But what is a spin-off, what makes it different from other types of business separation transactions, and why are people doing more of them?  This program will provide an in-depth perspective on:  the f...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Presentation Skills for Attorneys 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe ability to speak clearly and confidently is important for all lawyers, whether speaking with partners, making a pitch to clients, or addressing a courtroom. At this two-hour program, taught by a former practicing lawyer, you will learn techniques that will immediately improve your presentation skills.What you will learnYou will learn how to: Master effective physical deli...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethics for Financial Industry Lawyers 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendThe program will review the professional responsibility issues confronting lawyers who advise clients in connection with securities and derivatives transactions, including the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.What you will learn Who the client is - organizations, not officers When to report wrongdoing: internally (up the corporate ladder and to the Board) and externally (...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

The SEC Speaks in 2015

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Why You Should Attend At the beginning of each year PLI presents, in cooperation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, The SEC Speaks program, providing an essential update on the current initiatives at the Commission as well as the priorities for the coming year. At this unique program, you will hear remarks by the Chairman and Commissioners, as well as panel discussions by senior sta...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 20, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2015

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend For low-income families who often do not have the benefit of legal counsel, eviction can mean homelessness.  Most are unrepresented.  Won’t you volunteer to help those in our community who are most vulnerable?  Get the legal training you need at this half-day program and then sign up with the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San F...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDuring the past twenty years, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have substantially revised the consolidated return regulations. These changes, coupled with legislative developments, judicial decisions, and published and private rulings, have dramatically changed the operating rules of consolidated returns. An understanding of these rules is critic...

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Trade Secrets 2015: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

San Francisco, California, USA
Why you should attendMark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Feb 24, 2015

Seminar

Drafting R&D, Collaborations & Joint Ventures

London, United Kingdom
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

Learn why it is important to structure your R&D agreement in the right way
Review and discuss core policy and drafting issues in R&D sponsorship and collaboration agreements and joint ventures
Understand the different perspectives of academic parties, commercial parties and institutional funding bodies
Become familiar with some of the legal issues affectign R...

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basic Mediation Training: Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques

New York, New York, USA
This four-day course on the theory and skills of basic mediation, will cover essential techniques and procedures of mediation in lecture, exercises and small group role-plays. Topics to be covered include: getting the mediation process started, organizing the discussion, generating movement, overcoming barriers to an agreement, concluding the mediation and other practice issues. Certificates of co...

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New York City Bar
Feb 24, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Construction Industry Investigations & Prosecutions

New York, New York, USA
This program will address a range of topics, including MWBE participation in public construction projects, strategies for compliance, and recent investigations. The panel will include representatives from government agencies, anti-corruption monitors, and counsel for construction firms. The program will provide valuable guidance both to those practitioners who counsel clients on avoiding becoming ...

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New York City Bar
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Introductory Estate Planning for Every Lawyer - Case Studies

New York, New York, USA
This program will utilize case studies to introduce both tax and non-tax estate planning issues that arise routinely in the ordinary course of people's lives and discuss the relevant estate planning solutions. Non-estate planning attorneys will be introduced to the signals that should alert them to the relevant issues that are likely to arise in their own practices. Estate Planning is not only for...

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New York City Bar
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Current Legal Ethical Issues with Professor Stephen Gillers

New York, New York, USA
No matter your practice area or whether or not you have previously attended, you won't want to miss this program. Join us to hear this nationally renowned professor and ethicist address current issues of legal ethics. Programs typically feature distinct topics which are chosen close in time to the event to maximize topicality. The topics are geared to an audience of diverse interests. Audience que...

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New York City Bar
Feb 25, 2015

Seminar

Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations

London, England
TOPICS COVERED AT THIS SEMINAR:

Working with defined terms such as ‘Licensed Product’ and ‘Valid Claim’
Financial terms including royalties, offsets and milestones
Diligence
Misuse of confidential information and Intellectual Property Termination
Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations by registering for this one day seminar.
You...

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Management Forum Ltd
Feb 25, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Social Media 2015: Addressing Corporate Risks

New York, New York, USA
Why you should attendDid you know that Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users? (By contrast, the entire population of the United States is 317 million people.) Or that 72% of online adults visit Facebook at least once a month? And that over 350 million photographs are posted to Facebook each day? Or that Twitter users are expected to send over 182 billion tweets during 2014? And th...

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