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Patent Harmonization Benefits: The Global Dossier

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Recorded on: Jul. 8, 2015

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing-- "Patent Harmonization Benefits-- the Global Dossier." Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the Course Materials ...

What Do You Need to Start a Practice?

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Recorded on: Jul. 8, 2015

JANET SIEGEL: And now it's my pleasure to introduce to you the chair of today's program. Sari Gabay-Rafiy is a partner at Gabay-Rafiy & Bowler located here in New York City. She works closely with entrepreneurs and established brands as outside legal counsel on a variety of transactions in litigation's. She handles contract matters, including employment and entertainment contracts and commercial leases, as well as intellectual property rights ...

What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before I Started My Own Practice

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Recorded on: Jul. 8, 2015

SARI GABAY-RAFIY: We're going to just kind of talk to you now about real world insights, things that we wish someone had told us before we started, things we've learned, funny stories. Hopefully this will be the fun part. But we have a question, so-- AUDIENCE: A couple of questions. What is the statute of limitations these days on legal malpractice claims? You mentioned two and a half years, but I thought courts is normally three years. SARI GABAY-RAFIY: ...

Abbreviated Debt Tender Offers and Other Liability Management Developments

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Recorded on: Jul. 7, 2015

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, "Abbreviated Debt Tender Offers and Other Liability Management Developments." Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via ...

How to Market Private Equity Funds on a Global Basis

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

MUSTUFA SALEHBHAI: We'd like to thank you, Yukako, for inviting us and for giving us the opportunity to speak in front of you. I think we'd like to keep this very conversational to the extent that any of you have questions, please free to interject. And I thought maybe we could start by setting the table on the current kind of environment for fundraising. I'd echo many of Yukako's comments and reflect on how that environment has changed from pre-financial ...

Conflicts of Interest and Other Ethics Issues

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

YUKAKO KAWATA: OK. Good morning, everybody. Well, we are starting off with our all-important CLE ethics credit. So, with that, let me introduce the panel. We have, to my left, Laura Friedrich. She is a partner in Shearman & Stirling's Investment Funds Group in New York, doing all kinds of things relating to fund formation, structuring, and compliance matters. And she currently serves as a member of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association's ...

Take-Private Transactions

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

YUKAKO KAWATA: OK. So we are going to go on to our second M&A panel, on take-private transactions, with David and Michael. DAVID S. ALLINSON: Thank you. Welcome back, everybody. So in this session we will focus on take-private transactions. And it's a PLI seminar, but we focus on take-privates because private-equity firms often bid on public companies. And in the public-company space there are issues that are important to buyers and sellers which ...

Raising a Private Equity Fund: Current Terms

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

YUKAKO KAWATA: So let us move on to our next panel. This is one of my favorite panels-- raising a private equity fund, current terms. Because it can get a little feisty. And I made sure that I got the right people to provide that level of feistiness. We're very fortunate to have with us two people who know this stuff cold. Bruce Lieb, he is the managing partner of Proskauer Rose, and he's also been involved in private funds-- private equity funds-- ...

General Partner Arrangements: Structure and Terms

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

YUKAKO KAWATA: Yes. I do echo what Lauren just said about feedback. Please give feedback. They really do influence what we decide to do for the next program. So with that, I guess people are back from collecting their hand outs. So let me introduce the last panel for this conference. And we're going to be talking about GP arrangements-- near and dear to the sponsor's heart. And to my left is Ross Oliver. He is senior counsel and chief compliance officer ...

Responding to the Activist Playbook

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

AMY TAUB: Hello, my name is Amy Taub and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Responding to the Activist Playbook. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember you do have access to materials for this briefing via the course materials tab in the program window. Today's ...

Fundamentals of Private Equity Investing

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Recorded on: Jul. 6, 2015

YUKAKO KAWATA: So we are now getting started on our afternoon sessions, our two M&A panels. And for that, we've got with us, to my left, David Allinson. He is a partner at Latham & Watkins and is the global co-chair of the firm's M&A practice and former co-chair of the Private Equity Practice Group and the New York Corporate Department. And next to David is my partner, Michael Davis, who is a member of Davis Polk's M&A department. ...

Reps & Warranties Insurance: No Longer Optional

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

SPEAKER 1: It is now my pleasure to turn this briefing over to Mark Thierfelder. MARK THIERFELDER: Good afternoon, and thank you for dialing in. Welcome to Reps and Warranties Insurance, No Longer Optional. First, I'd like to thank PLI for hosting this seminar, and giving us a chance to speak to all of you. I'd also like to introduce my partners, Marcus Bolsinger and John Kim, both of whom routinely spend a large number of hours in a given week working ...

Employee Personal Data: Cross-Border Data Privacy Challenges

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

PHILIP BERKOWITZ: Hello, everyone. Welcome back to the afternoon session. I'm Philip Berkowitz from Littler Mendelson. I'm chairing this full day program on international employment law. We have terrific, several panels ahead of us and we're starting with a panel on employee personal data, cross border data privacy challenges. The panel is chaired by my good friend and colleague Johan Lubbe. Johan to my left. Johan is the co-chair of the international ...

Managing Expatriates in the U.S. and Overseas

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

PHILIP M. BERKOWITZ: Well, good morning, everyone, and welcome back. We're going to get started with the second panel of the program today-- Managing Expatriates in the US and Overseas. And we do have a terrific panel this morning. I want to introduce the moderator of the panel. Gary Siniscalco is sitting to my left. If ever a man did not need an introduction, it is Gary. Gary is the senior counsel and co-chair of the EEO and OFCCP Compliance Group ...

Patent Overview

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

MARTA E. GROSS: All right. So let's get going. So while they're putting up the PowerPoints, I'm going to introduce our first two panelists. And I'm very pleased to introduce, and I'm going to do it from closest to the-- well, I'll do Chris first. Chris Tobin is a partner at Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi in Washington, DC. Chris has been doing this program for as long as I have, so for 10 years or so now. And Chris has been practicing in the area of patent ...

Global Mobility and Cross Border Employment Agreements

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

PHILIP M. BERKOWITZ: And while we have this next group setting up, this is our program on global mobility. Where's Erika? ERIKA C. COLLINS: Over here. PHILIP M. BERKOWITZ: There she is-- global mobility in cross-border employment agreements. She always arrives just about 30 seconds fashionably late is my sense about Erika. And Erika has put together a great panel. And so let me just introduce you briefly to Erika. Erika is-- as many of you know, ...

Corporate Counsel Roundtable: Key Problems Facing International Employers

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

PHIL BERKOWITZ: Our first program is what keeps what keeps HR folks and labor and employment lawyers up at night, Corporate Counsel Round Table, Key Problems Facing International Employers. We do have a great bunch of speakers. John Hamlin to my immediate left is Chief Employment Council for Marsh & McLennan Companies. John, tell us a little bit about Marsh & McLennan. JOHN HAMLIN: Sure. Well, Marsh & McLennan has four main operating ...

Doing the Deal: M&A, Licensing and Other Patent Transactions

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

MARTA E. GROSS: Great. That's a good way to start. So we're on to the last session of the day. And this is when it gets fun, finally. No, it was fun all the way along. But first you had to learn how to get patents and learn all about what patents are and the nature of those. Then we talked a little bit about the contested issues relating to patents and how you get into fights. This is now where we talk about the value of patents. And we have two ...

Analysis of the Patent Landscape; Asserting Your Rights and the New Face of Patent Litigation: District Courts, ITC, IPR, and PGR

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Recorded on: Jul. 1, 2015

MARTA E. GROSS: Good afternoon. Welcome back from lunch. So we're going to start our afternoon session. And on this one, basically what we're going to do is first I'm going to go over briefly, what I've titled here with this slide, is analysis of the patent landscape. And talk a little bit about times and instances where you would want an evaluation of the patent situation. Because this morning, we learned about obtaining patents. And so now we're ...

Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructure Information: FERC CEII Rules and Related Federal and State Regulations and Protocols

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Recorded on: Jun. 30, 2015

AMY TAUB: My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructure Information-- FERC CEII Rules and Related Federal and State Regulations and Partnerships. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access ...

International Searching and Filing Strategies

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Recorded on: Jun. 29, 2015

HERB WILLIAMS: Thank you, Richard. I'll take that. I have the luck, or the pleasure, of being the last guy before lunch. I know how special that can be. I'll try to get you guys to lunch as quickly as possible. RICHARD KIRKPATRICK: I certainly was jumping the gun. HERB WILLIAMS: Well, noon is certainly the normal time for lunch. But we'll get you there quickly. My name's Herb Williams, and I'm an attorney with Trademarks and Brands Legal at Intel ...

Key Principles of Trademark Law and Unfair Competition

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Recorded on: Jun. 29, 2015

ANNE HIARING HOCKING: So of course, I don't know who's out there on in the web, but we have quite a few people here. Could I have a show of hands, how many people work with trademarks on a daily basis or as their primary focus of their practice? OK, great. And how many people are litigators? OK. How many people are mostly corporate then? And then how many people are in-house? Oh, excellent. Well, one of the points that I'll make as we go along is ...

Trademark Infringement Primer

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Recorded on: Jun. 29, 2015

ANNE HIARING HOCKING: So welcome back to the afternoon portion of Trademark Fundamentals in the Global Marketplace by PLI. We have two more segments to today's program, and we're going to have a networking break in between. So our speaker now after lunch is a guy I love to introduce. We were formerly partners for several years together. And Vijay also went to Hastings Law School, like Herb Williams and I, another reason to recommend him. He is a ...

Expert Reports and Depositions

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Recorded on: Jun. 29, 2015

KENNETH SCHACTER: This is, of course, our second panel. The focus of the panel will be on the subject that we touched on in the first panel, since all these things fit together significantly. This panel is going to focus on expert reports and expert depositions. We have two terrific experienced litigators who I know personally very well. My law partner Mary Gail Gearns, we've practiced together for a long time. Mary Gail is co-leader of the litigation ...

Enforcing Copyrights

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Recorded on: Jun. 29, 2015

KATE: I'm glad your break was a good one. We are now going to begin with the Enforcing Copyrights in the Digital Era. For those of you who have been looking at the program, you know that we build this. We begin with the vocabulary. We then conjugate verbs. We make sentences. We then go to full paragraphs. And in the end, we write an essay together. We've now learned the basic grammar of copyright in Sophie and Deirdre's presentation. And now comes ...

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