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Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2013

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From the program: Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2013

Released on: May. 3, 2013

Copyright law has become an increasingly complex area in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business. To help you keep up-to-date and provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, PLI has brought together a group of leading experts on copyright law. The speakers at this advanced seminar will address critical issues in copyright law, drawing on their extensive experience and judgment.Current issues will be examined ...

Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2014

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From the program: Advanced Copyright Law Annual Review 2014

Released on: Apr. 18, 2014

Copyright law has become an increasingly complex area in the face of new technologies and new ways of doing business. To help you keep up-to-date and provide the sophisticated, pragmatic legal advice your clients expect, PLI has brought together a group of leading experts on copyright law. The speakers in this advanced seminar will address critical issues in copyright law, drawing on their extensive experience and judgment. Current issues will ...

Advanced Patent Licensing 2013: How to Make Money Without Getting Sued

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From the program: Advanced Patent Licensing 2013: How to Make Money Without Getting Sued

Released on: Nov. 8, 2013

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

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2013

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From the program: Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2013 (Free)

Released on: Oct. 10, 2013

Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people in disproportionate numbers. Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand. There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at all levels. The practice of bankruptcy law changed dramatically with the Bankruptcy ...

Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013

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From the program: Basics of Mutual Funds and Other Registered Investment Companies 2013

Released on: May. 8, 2013

This program is designed to provide you with a basic overview of the legal, regulatory and operational issues affecting “registered investment companies” – the universe of publicly offered pooled investment vehicles that include mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) and others. You will learn the fundamentals of the extensive regulatory framework that dictates the structure and operations of retail investment funds ...

Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2013

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From the program: Broker/Dealer Regulation and Enforcement 2013

Released on: Nov. 6, 2013

The Dodd-Frank Act - frequently described as the most sweeping reform legislation in decades - and the contemplated, proposed or final rules implementing it, have significant implications for broker-dealers. The concurrent proliferation of new regulation and record-breaking enforcement activity by the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, states and SROs have created a strained and overburdened environment for legal and compliance personnel. This program brings ...

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 (Free)

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From the program: California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 (Free)

Released on: Mar. 26, 2014

In the current economic climate an increasing number of low-income Californians are facing eviction.  Unfortunately, many tenants are evicted without the benefit of legal counsel to guide them through the process or the representation necessary to vigorously defend against unlawful actions.  As a result, families face the very real possibility of homelessness. This training is designed to help mitigate the crisis by providing attorneys with ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2014 (Free)

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From the program: California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2014 (Free)

Released on: Apr. 15, 2014

Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits.  Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic process to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits.  Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often lead to unnecessary hunger and homelessness.  Attorneys who ...

California Special Education Law 2013

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From the program: California Special Education Law 2013

Released on: Oct. 23, 2013

Currently, approximately 686,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. The California Special Education Law Program will provide you with an overview of the basics of Special Education Law, as well as an opportunity to hear from experts in the field on the trends and cutting edge issues affecting the practice today.Lecture Topics  ...

Corporate Counsel Institute 2013

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From the program: Corporate Counsel Institute 2013

Released on: Oct. 16, 2013

The role of the corporate counsel continues to transform to meet new challenges in relation to an increasingly global economy, recent financial turmoil and continually changing new technologies. It is essential for all corporate counsel to be informed of the latest issues and trends and possess effective, budget-conscious strategies for managing the legal and practical business matters of corporate law departments and adding value to the enterprise.Lecture ...

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

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From the program: Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film

Released on: Mar. 19, 2014

Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of entertainment product delivery.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:07:03]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction * [00:03:46]Kenneth M. Kaufman, Howard Siegel Book Publishing [01:31:02]John Schline, ...

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Building an Entertainment Law Practice; Ethics

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From the program: Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Videogames & Software Apps; Building an Entertainment Law Practice; Ethics

Released on: Mar. 17, 2014

Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of entertainment product delivery.Lecture Topics  [Total time 07:10:05] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction & Overview of Entertainment Law Issues* [00:01:41]Kenneth M. Kaufman, Howard ...

Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

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From the program: Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2014 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing

Released on: Mar. 18, 2014

Experienced entertainment attorneys and business executives will discuss legal, financial, business, and ethical issues in the practice of entertainment law, with a focus on new methods of entertainment product delivery.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:07:02] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Introduction* [00:04:50]Kenneth M. Kaufman, Howard Siegel Sound Recordings [03:01:24]Julie Swidler, ...

Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance 2013 (Eleventh Annual)

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From the program: Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Eleventh Annual)

Released on: Sep. 25, 2013

In the past year, new expectations have been placed on boards in critical areas of governance, including disclosure, oversight of complex operational issues, and responsiveness to and communication with investors pressing different concerns, such as short-term shareholder value, traditional governance issues and social responsibility. In addition, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other anti-bribery laws have put new requirements ...

Doing Deals 2014: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

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From the program: Doing Deals 2014: The Art of M&A Transactional Practice

Released on: Mar. 26, 2014

The M&A market has been in a period of great expectations, with economic anxiety continuing to create uncertainty about the future.  Increased volumes of tender offers, hostile deals, activist campaigns, as well as spin-offs, has been an important trend, while the use of innovative structuring mechanisms, such as contingent value rights, has been another.  The rise in M&A litigation has also brought with it a flurry of decisions ...

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2013

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From the program: Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2013

Released on: Jul. 22, 2013

Copyright law continues to be an unpredictable and dynamic practice area. This program will build the foundation needed to understand this area of law while exploring recent cases and developments, with a particular focus on Internet and data-related issues. Learn about the rights copyright protection confers, how to protect those rights, and how the Internet continues to redefine critical concepts in the field. A faculty of leading experts will ...

Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2013

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From the program: Fundamentals of Patent Litigation 2013

Released on: Jun. 19, 2013

Are you a litigator and have always wondered how patent litigation differs from your practice?  Or maybe you have considered pursuing patent litigation but first wanted to find out how it differs from other types of commercial litigation?  This exciting program will explore what makes patent litigation, whether in District Court or at the ITC, different from other types of litigation, from the Rule 11 pre-filing investigation through ...

Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2013

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From the program: Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2013

Released on: Oct. 30, 2013

Over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are key elements in many of our financial markets.  The Dodd-Frank Act is substantially changing how these important instruments are regulated and transacted.  This program will introduce you to both the instruments and their new environment.A derivative is a financial instrument that allocates the risks and price exposures associated with a designated reference asset or entity between the parties thereto.  ...

Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2013: Raising Capital in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

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From the program: Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2013: Raising Capital in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

Released on: Jun. 19, 2013

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 participants also face an increasingly active global enforcement environment targeting ...

Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2013

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From the program: Health Care and Life Sciences Law 2013

Released on: Oct. 18, 2013

Our expert faculty of health care and life sciences practitioners, in-house counsel, government regulators, and prosecutors will examine the current state of health care and life sciences law and what the future might hold for affected parties. This program will cover the broad range of issues confronting the health care and life sciences industry: structuring of compliant financial and other relationships; recent developments in scientific discourse ...

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2013

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From the program: How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2013

Released on: Apr. 24, 2013

Understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors.  With the improvement in the markets, IPOs are happening with increasing frequency.  In addition, last April, Congress enacted  IPO “on ramp” provisions in the JOBS Act that made becoming a public company even easier for “emerging growth companies,” which represent almost 90% of the IPO market.  If you have not worked on an IPO recently, now ...

How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2014

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From the program: How to Prepare an Initial Public Offering 2014

Released on: Apr. 23, 2014

With the recent filing of the Twitter IPO, the IPO market is as hot as ever. Given the uptick in activity, this program is extremely timely. In almost any market, however, understanding the IPO process is an essential skill for both legal and business advisors.An experienced faculty, including attorneys, an underwriter, and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, will analyze the nuts and bolts of an initial public offering. Hear ...

IP Monetization 2014: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

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From the program: IP Monetization 2014: Maximize the Value of Your IP Assets

Released on: Apr. 24, 2014

The rapidly evolving field of Intellectual property ("IP") monetization has become a core strategic consideration for many companies. On an increasingly regular basis, companies are considering (i) carve-outs of IP assets in M&A and other strategic transactions, for sale or monetization in separate transactions (including privateering arrangements), (ii) IP-collateralized loans, (iii) IP litigation financing, (iv) creative technology development ...

Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2013: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

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From the program: Non-Practicing Entity Patent Litigation 2013: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives

Released on: Dec. 26, 2013

Non-practicing entity (NPE) patent litigation is proliferating. It is estimated that 60 percent of patent lawsuits are now filed by NPEs and that these litigations cost the economy $29 billion annually in direct legal costs.President Obama has taken aim at NPEs focusing national and international attention on NPE litigation.  It is a significant and growing problem for successful companies across virtually every industry.  Any company with ...

Prior Art, Obviousness, and the America Invents Act in 2013

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From the program: Prior Art, Obviousness, and the America Invents Act in 2013

Released on: Aug. 5, 2013

Patent reform has arrived: what will be its impact on those touchstones of patentability, prior art and obviousness?  102 was already a complicated concept for patent practitioners, having undergone evolving interpretations in the PTO and CAFC.  How will the AIA now complicate matters further?  What aspects of current 102 understanding carry over to new 102?  How does the concept of “prior art” and circumstance collide in the 21st ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Mina Park

Mina Park ~ Director, Banking and Capital Markets Origination Legal, Asia Pacific, Citi

Harvey I. Saferstein

Harvey I. Saferstein ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.