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Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2014

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From the program: Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2014

Released on: Apr. 18, 2014

Up-to-date knowledge of current trends and case law involving trademarks is essential for corporate and law firm attorneys who specialize in, or often find themselves involved in, this critical area of intellectual property. The 2014 Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review brings together an outstanding faculty of practitioners and industry experts who will provide up-to-date developments in trademark law and practice. This seminar is also noted for ...

Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2013

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From the program: Antitrust Counseling & Compliance 2013

Released on: Nov. 15, 2013

Lawyers counseling businesses must possess a solid foundation in principles of antitrust law and an understanding of the latest antitrust developments. Running afoul of antitrust rules can result in class actions and treble damage litigation as well as government enforcement and adverse publicity. Are you prepared to provide practical answers to the antitrust questions your clients will ask? You will be after this program, developed with the purpose ...

Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014

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From the program: Asset Based Financing Strategies 2014

Released on: Mar. 14, 2014

Asset based financing is a key source of credit for small and medium-size companies and for some larger, publicly traded companies as well. In contrast to equity financing where ownership in the company is diluted, asset-based financing allows companies to use their own assets to generate cash flow.In structuring these loans, lenders and their counsel must consider all senior interests in the collateral, as well as the practical difficulties in obtaining ...

Building a Law Department IP Licensing Program 2013: Driving Shareholder Value

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From the program: Building a Law Department IP Licensing Program 2013: Driving Shareholder Value

Released on: Oct. 4, 2013

The role of the law department in managing the IP assets of a company is expanding in new and challenging ways.  Whether driven by shareholder activism or Board of Director or C-suite pressure, companies are increasingly looking for new methods to extract value from their intellectual property portfolio.  Innovative law departments have a rare opportunity to provide corporate leadership by developing revenue-generating patent licensing programs ...

ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

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From the program: ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014

Released on: Feb. 19, 2014

This course provides an introduction to the basics of ERISA fiduciary law using a case-study vehicle.  In 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 program also will utilize a hypothetical fiduciary training ...

Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2014

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From the program: Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2014

Released on: Jul. 7, 2014

Major changes in broker-dealer regulation and the industry continue as a result of the financial services crisis and the resulting regulatory reform. At the same time, FINRA’s rewrite of its Rulebook as part of its Rulebook Consolidation process is almost complete, and broker-dealers will be subject to FINRA’s new supervision rules in 2014. This program will provide you with a solid foundation in the regulatory regime applying to broker-dealers, including ...

Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between

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From the program: Handling a Securities Case 2014: From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between

Released on: May. 8, 2014

The landscape of securities litigation is constantly evolving and changing. This program takes you through all the issues that can arise in the most complex securities matters - from the initial government investigation to the filing of the civil cases to either settlement or trial. If you practice in this dynamic field, you know that the need to stay current and develop new strategies and tactics has never been more important. Our faculty of ...

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014

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From the program: Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014

Released on: Jun. 16, 2014

Updated every year to provide the most cutting-edge information related to the practice of advertising law, this advanced program is led by an all-star faculty of experts and will address the many challenges companies face each day as they develop advertising campaigns. As companies strive to increase market share in a dynamic landscape increasingly dominated by social networks and other new media outlets, legal pitfalls abound. In this program ...

Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2014

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From the program: Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2014

Released on: Feb. 14, 2014

This program is designed to bring you up to date on intellectual property enforcement, not only in the U.S. but around the world. From the physical world to the Internet, learn how to protect the intellectual property your company or client has invested in and developed against infringement by the billion dollar piracy industry. This program will put you in a better position to think outside of the box when it comes to enforcement options and strategies. ...

Leveraged Financing 2014

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From the program: Leveraged Financing 2014

Released on: May. 21, 2014

In this conference, the country’s leading experts in leveraged finance will examine key concepts and strategies in serving leveraged companies, including portfolio companies of private equity firms. You will learn about the leveraged finance marketplace today, including new deal activity, continuing refinancing needs, evolving trends in leveraged finance, funding sources and product offerings, current covenant approaches, and financing product ...

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014

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From the program: Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014

Released on: Jun. 17, 2014

Real estate has become a favored asset class once again. Offshore investors are becoming more active in acquiring real estate, particularly as joint venture partners. All of this is having an impact on the structuring of transactions, availability of financing, availability of equity capital, bankruptcy remote structures, the role of the bankruptcy process, joint venture considerations, work-out pitfalls, carve-out guaranties and unanticipated judicial ...

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2014: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

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From the program: Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2014: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

Released on: Mar. 24, 2014

The number of tax penalties assessed by the Internal Revenue Service has increased dramatically over the past several years. For example, assessments of accuracy-related penalties against individuals and corporations rose from 59,708 in 2005 to 472,961 in 2010, a nearly 800% increase! At the same time, the Internal Revenue Service is focusing more than ever before on the conduct of professionals, through return preparer penalties, Circular 230 enforcement ...

Open Source and Free Software 2013: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

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From the program: Open Source and Free Software 2013: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

Released on: Dec. 25, 2013

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.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:21:10]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available ...

Securities Arbitration 2014

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From the program: Securities Arbitration 2014

Released on: Aug. 14, 2014

FINRA continues to focus on perceived fairness in the arbitration process and in so doing is developing new rules and procedures regarding arbitrator classification, the compositions of arbitration panels and broadening the arbitrators’ authority to make referrals during an arbitration proceeding. In 2014, FINRA will continue its efforts with regard to employment disputes, requests for expungement and resolving disputes through mediation.This year’s ...

Understanding Employment Law 2014

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From the program: Understanding Employment Law 2014

Released on: Apr. 11, 2014

Whether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. Our experienced and knowledgeable faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everything in between. In addition, the program will address ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Kenneth A. Gross

Kenneth A. Gross ~ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Chip Nielsen

Chip Nielsen ~ Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni LLP

Liisa M. Thomas

Liisa M. Thomas ~ Winston & Strawn LLP