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35 USC 103 and CAFC

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Recorded on: Jul. 23, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Prior Art, Obviousness, and the America Invents Act in 2013 Recorded July, 2013 in San Francisco35 USC 103 and CAFC [00:56:38] KSR in 2012-13 in the District Courts KSR as implemented by the CAFC in 2012-13 Rader: “…from my perspective 103 has not changed…under KSR.” Where do we go from here: Did the AIA change anything but a word? The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course ...

401(k) Plan Fiduciary Training

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Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2014

Taken from the Web Program ERISA Fiduciary Investment Basics 2014 Recorded February, 2014 in New York401(k) Plan Fiduciary Training [01:02:33] Through the process of a fiduciary training session, review the fundamental fiduciary considerations applicable to 401(k) and other plans with participant directed account investment: What are the basic fiduciary responsibilities in the context of a 401(k) plan? How does participant direction of account ...

401(k) Plan Fundamentals, Employer Securities in Qualified Plans, and Fiduciary Responsibility and Prohibited Transactions

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Recorded on: Aug. 13, 2013

Taken from the Web Program ERISA: The Evolving World 2013 Recorded August, 2013 in New York401(k) Plan Fundamentals, Employer Securities in Qualified Plans, and Fiduciary Responsibility and Prohibited Transactions [02:45:58] B. 401(k) Fundamentals Basic design features Special nondiscrimination rules Special distributuion rules C. Title IV - Defined Benefit Plans: Design Funding, the PBGC, Plan Terminations and Multiemployer Plans Basics ...

Daubert - The Practice

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Recorded on: Sep. 26, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Daubert Practice 2013: How to Avoid Getting Sliced by Cutting-Edge Developments in Expert Witness Challenges Recorded September, 2013 in New YorkDaubert - The Practice [01:02:10] State and federal law: Rules 702, 703, and 403 The Supreme Court's trilogy and the new Federal Rules of Evidence Deciding whether and how to assert the challenge Deposing an expert to support a Daubert challenge Preparing a challenged ...

A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement

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Recorded on: Jan. 16, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Secured Transactions 2014: What Lawyers Need to Know About UCC Article 9 Recorded January, 2014 in New YorkA. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority B. Drafting the Security Agreement [01:20:41] A. Basic Building Blocks: Attachment, Perfection, and Priority Does Article 9 apply to the transaction? What does a security agreement require? When does an oral security agreement work? How specific ...

A. Financings in Close Proximity to One Another B. Other Private Placement Exemptions and Traditional Private Placements

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Recorded on: Mar. 28, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Private Placements and Other Financing Alternatives 2014 Recorded March, 2014 in New YorkA. Financings in Close Proximity to One Another B. Other Private Placement Exemptions and Traditional Private Placements [01:17:05] A. Financings in Close Proximity to One Another General solicitation Testing the waters Integration safe harbors Integration analysis post-JOBS Act B. Other Private Placement Exemptions and Traditional ...

A. Indemnification B. Special Issues Involved in Acquiring Divisions or Subsidiaries of Larger Companies

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Recorded on: Jun. 13, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2013 Recorded June, 2013 in New YorkA. Indemnification B. Special Issues Involved in Acquiring Divisions or Subsidiaries of Larger Companies [01:30:11] A. Indemnification [45 minutes]Techniques and issues in negotiating indemnification provisions: “Baskets” “Caps” Partial indemnification “Sandbagging” Survival of warranties Control of defense of claims Director ...

A. Introduction and Universal Issues in Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements B. Letters of Intent, Confidentiality and Standstill Agreements

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Recorded on: Jan. 15, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2014 Recorded January, 2014 in New YorkA. Introduction and Universal Issues in Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements B. Letters of Intent, Confidentiality and Standstill Agreements [00:56:53] A. Introduction and Universal Issues in Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements The range of corporate agreements Controlling the process Understanding the client’s ...

A. Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing B. Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal

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Recorded on: Mar. 6, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Venture Capital 2014: Nuts and Bolts Recorded February, 2014 in New YorkA. Positioning Your Company for Venture Capital Financing B. Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal [01:31:01] Key issues in company formation Founders’ stock arrangements Angel and seed financing B. Anatomy of a Venture Capital Deal Equity structures Financing documentation Securities law issues and private placement exemptions The purchase ...

Accommodating Disabilities and Pregnancy

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Recorded on: Sep. 11, 2013

Taken from the Web Program California Employment Law Update 2013 Recorded September, 2013 in San FranciscoAccommodating Disabilities and Pregnancy [01:02:14] Important considerations for employers when responding to accommodation requests Regulatory priorities of the DFEH Developments and trends in pregnancy discrimination law How plaintiffs’ counsel evaluate accommodation claims The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) ...

Accounting and Auditing: Not Extra Credit, Mandatory for Lawyers

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Recorded on: Nov. 11, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 45th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Recorded November, 2013 in New YorkAccounting and Auditing: Not Extra Credit, Mandatory for Lawyers [01:30:35] Tips for lawyers in interacting with auditors and audit committees What the SEC's Office of the Chief Accountant does and what Corp Fin’s Office of Chief Accountant does – where to go for what Key accounting and financial reporting issues at the SEC and FASB ...

Accounting and Tax Issues in Patent Licensing

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Recorded on: Sep. 23, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Building a Law Department IP Licensing Program 2013: Driving Shareholder Value Recorded September, 2013 in San FranciscoAccounting and Tax Issues in Patent Licensing [00:48:15] Revenue recognition Tax considerations Offshoring IP and other structural issues Forecasting and Modeling The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Presentation Material Accounting ...

Accounting

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Recorded on: Feb. 27, 2014

Taken from the Web Program The SEC Speaks in 2014 Recorded February, 2014 in WashingtonAccounting [01:03:41] Current financial disclosure issues Accounting and auditing issues International accounting issues Emerging practice issues Enforcement issues and trends The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Remarks at the AICPA 2013 Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB ...

Acquiring Assets from the Debtor Estate, Corporate Governance and D&O Duties and Liability

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Recorded on: May. 16, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2013: Current Developments Recorded April, 2013 in New YorkAcquiring Assets from the Debtor Estate, Corporate Governance and D&O Duties and Liability [01:01:24] Process, procedures and litigation - break-up and topping fees Structuring and negotiating bids - Los Angeles Dodgers; Texas Rangers, GM, Chrysler, and small and medium cases Sales free and clear and grounds for objections ...

Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation

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Recorded on: Feb. 26, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014 Recorded February, 2014 in New YorkAcquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation [01:32:16] Proposed legislative changes that may impact acquisition and separation transactions, including the possible elimination of the section 356(a)(2) boot within gain rule and the possible repeal of section 351(g), nonqualified preferred stock; recent revisions to section 304(a)(2), redemptions ...

Acquisitions and Mergers

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Recorded on: May. 14, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Antitrust Institute 2013: Developments & Hot Topics Recorded May, 2013 in New YorkAcquisitions and Mergers [01:19:20] Section 7 of the Clayton Act Revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines- what do you need to know? Critical H-S-R reporting updates What are the latest enforcement activities at federal and state levels? Recent decisions involving unilateral and coordinated competitive effects Investigations of ...

ADA and Mental Disorders: Employee Threats and Violence, Employer Assessments and Accommodations

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Recorded on: Oct. 28, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Employment Law Institute 2013 Recorded October, 2013 in New YorkADA and Mental Disorders: Employee Threats and Violence, Employer Assessments and Accommodations [01:02:55] Threats, bullying and violent conduct in the workplace; case law and ADA/EEOC/OSHA regulations regarding permissible employer responses Mental examinations, fitness-for-duty exams, and the direct threat analysis Forensic threat assessments: when ...

A Detailed Examination of Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

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Recorded on: Mar. 26, 2014

Taken from the Web Program How to Read Financial Statements 2014 Recorded March, 2014 in New YorkA Detailed Examination of Financial Statements and Financial Ratios [01:48:44] A. Understanding Financial Statements Line item analysis of the Income Statement, Balance Statement and Cash Flow Statement Analysis of the interaction between financial statements Revenue recognition, lease accounting, and other significant accounting policies that ...

A Detailed Look at Basic Financial Statements

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Recorded on: Oct. 18, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Pocket MBA Fall 2013: Finance for Lawyers Recorded October, 2013 in New YorkA Detailed Look at Basic Financial Statements [01:32:00] The purpose of financial statements- Reporting to stakeholders- Comparability Basic Financial Statements- Income Statement- Balance Sheet- Statement of Cash Flows- Statement of Shareholders’ Equity Accounting fundamentals and core concepts- Matching principle, accrual method- Historical ...

A Detailed Look at Financial Statements

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Recorded on: Jun. 5, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Pocket MBA Summer 2013: Finance for Lawyers Recorded June, 2013 in San FranciscoA Detailed Look at Financial Statements [01:30:43] The purpose of financial statements - Reporting to stakeholders- Comparability Basic Financial Statements- Income Statement- Balance Sheet- Statement of Cash Flows- Statement of Shareholders’ Equity Accounting fundamentals and core concepts- Matching principle, accrual method- Historical ...

Adults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery

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Recorded on: Aug. 13, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts Recorded August, 2013 in New YorkAdults with Behavioral Health Needs under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery [00:59:12] Overview of behavioral disorders in the criminal justice system Risk-Need-Responsivity and the behavioral health framework Implications of the framework for your work The purchase price ...

Advanced Deposition Tools, Skills and Challenges for the Modern Age

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Recorded on: Jan. 22, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Deposition Techniques 2014 Recorded January, 2014 in New YorkAdvanced Deposition Tools, Skills and Challenges for the Modern Age [01:33:51]The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Presentation Material Advanced Deposition Tools, Skills and Challenges for the Modern Age

Advanced Exits - M&A, IPO, Secondary Sales

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Recorded on: Dec. 4, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Venture Capital 2013 Recorded December, 2013 in San FranciscoAdvanced Exits - M&A, IPO, Secondary Sales [01:29:58] M&A deal terms, including indemnity and waivers of claims Investor issues and protections Deal protective measures IPO developments, JOBS Act crowdfunding Secondary markets and liquidity programs The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course ...

Advanced Issues in Loan Enforcement

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Recorded on: Feb. 19, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Commercial Real Estate Financing 2014 Recorded February, 2014 in New YorkAdvanced Issues in Loan Enforcement [01:01:29] Litigation Strategies Enforcement vs Negotiation Role of Bankruptcy Problems and Solutions Deeds in Lieu – Are They Worth the Effort? Richard S. FriesThe purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Distressed Commercial Real ...

Advanced Trademark Prosecution

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Recorded on: Apr. 22, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Trademark Law Annual Review 2013 Recorded April, 2013 in New YorkAdvanced Trademark Prosecution [00:58:30] Potential implications of and practical tips to address the new rule regarding specimens of use for U.S. trademarks Recent TTAB decisions with potential impact on trademark prosecution practice Registering/protecting color as a mark: implications of the Christian Louboutin S.A. v. Yves Saint Laurent ...

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