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2012 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit

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Published: August 2012

An essential resource for every patent practitioner, the 2012 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit is the easy, effective, and economical way for you to keep pace with all patent decisions published by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit during the past year. In each edition, the Yearbook’s concise yet comprehensive case synopses zero in on the prime issues, providing you with an expert account ...

2013 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit

Treatise  Treatise

Published: August 2013

An essential resource for every patent practitioner, the 2013 Federal Circuit Yearbook: Patent Law Developments in the Federal Circuit is the easy, effective, and economical way for you to keep pace with all patent decisions published by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit during the past year. In each edition, the Yearbook’s concise yet comprehensive case synopses zero in on the prime issues, providing you with an expert account of ...

Accountants' Liability

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Published: May 1996
Last Updated: October 2013

The liability exposure of accountants has widened dramatically over the past decade in the wake of numerous front-page corporate and financial scandals. PLI’s Accountants’ Liability has been the reliable and readable resource that accountants have turned to for guidance on how they can meet their professional responsibilities, comply with relevant rules, and avoid the increased number of legal land mines. Accountants see clearly the trouble ...

Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide

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Published: August 2004
Last Updated: May 2013

When are advertisers especially vulnerable to lawsuits? What legal protections do they enjoy? What is the prevailing law in this volatile area? PLI’s Advertising and Commercial Speech: A First Amendment Guide gives you the authoritative answers. Written by First Amendment experts, it examines the origin, meaning, and legal evolution of the Supreme Court’s commercial speech doctrine, focusing on how this central doctrine’s rights ...

American Arbitration: Principles and Practice

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Published: October 2008
Last Updated: September 2009

In PLI’s American Arbitration, some of the country’s leading arbitrators provide the legal, institutional, documentary, and procedural guidance that can help you engage more effectively in this vital dispute resolution process. American Arbitration enables you to understand the key laws and rules enforcing arbitration agreements and awards; pick appropriate arbitration providers, venues, and tribunal members; craft solid domestic and ...

Anatomy of a Mediation: A Dealmaker's Distinctive Approach to Resolving Dollar Disputes and Other Commercial Conflicts

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Published: October 2012

For his tenth book, James C. Freund has crossed over from a lifetime of negotiating M&A and other business deals to tackle the equally demanding task a mediator confronts in resolving disputes.Jim has been honing his mediator’s craft over the past two decades, with particular emphasis on the toughest of all cases to settle – the classic zero sum game of  a sizeable one-shot dollar dispute over hotly contested issues between sophisticated, ...

A Practical Guide to Life Science Companies: Commercializing & Protecting Innovation

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Published: November 2008

A Practical Guide to Life Science Companies from PLI shows you how to develop a potent patent-driven intellectual property portfolio that helps power your company’s global success.   The Guide enables you to define the strategic objectives of your IP early on in the company’s development; build the technology base for commercial success through licensing, development, and outsourcing; master the basics of patent prosecution, as ...

A Practical Guide to the Red Flag Rules: Identifying and Addressing Identity Theft Risks

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Published: October 2008

On October 31, 2007, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), along with the federal banking regulators, promulgated final “Red Flag Rules” pursuant to sections 114 and 315 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA). Under the Red Flag Rules, all financial institutions and issuers of credit must have “Red Flag” identity theft policies and programs in place. Covered entities ...

Art Law

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Published: November 2012

Widely acknowledged as the cornerstone reference for visual art professionals and their attorneys since it was first published in 1989, ART LAW provides unsurpassed legal, business, financial, tax, and estate planning information and guidance for this major sector of the creative arts. Written by two of America’s foremost art law authorities and stocked with more timesaving forms, checklists, charts, and procedural guides than ever before, ...

Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing

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Published: August 2011
Last Updated: July 2013

"[Asset-Based Lending] is a polished gem that deftly brings into focus the major issues.”  — The Secured Lender For 20 years, Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing has been a model of clear, sensible, step-by-step coverage of the techniques, documents, risks, and protections at the heart of this complex specialty. This is the Seventh Edition of Asset-Based Lending: A Practical Guide to Secured Financing and it includes ...

Associate's Survival Kit

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Published: October 2009

PLI’s Associate’s Survival Kit gives fledgling attorneys the practical legal and business skills they need to work more effectively for the firm from the very start.The Third Edition of Thinking Like a Writer shows associates how to write clearly and persuasively about complex legal matters when time is tight and the stakes are high. Packed with drafting examples and tips, it enables lawyers to craft letters, emails, memos, briefs, and judicial opinions ...

Bankruptcy Deskbook

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Published: August 2006
Last Updated: September 2013

Today’s economic earthquake has triggered a staggering number of bankruptcy filings. In the midst of this turmoil, attorneys involved in bankruptcy proceedings need a firm grasp of the bankruptcy process to advise their clients wisely and devise effective plans to help them get back on their feet. PLI’s Bankruptcy Deskbook gives you that essential knowledge, illuminating the purpose, features, mechanics, advantages, and drawbacks of Chapters 7, 11, ...

Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts (16th Edition)

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Published: September 2013

PLI’s Blattmachr on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts (16th Edition) offers today’s most comprehensive treatment of how the I.R.C. taxes estates and trusts in light of recent legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments.You’ll find vital information on how income in respect of a decedent is taxed; a decedent’s final return; the taxation of foreign trusts, simple and complex trusts, and charitable lead trusts; income tax issues that must ...

Broker-Dealer Regulation

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Published: November 2011
Last Updated: April 2014

Updated to include coverage of the significant FINRA and SEC responses to the economic downturn, the new second edition of Broker-Dealer Regulation provides you with a complete and practical understanding of the many requirements of this highly regulated area. This two-volume work ensures that you satisfy SEC/SRO standards governing your firm, with detailed coverage of: Registration reporting and record-keeping rules Suitability and best execution ...

Circular 230 Deskbook: Related Penalties, Reportable Transactions, Working Forms

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Published: July 2006
Last Updated: March 2014

”Now there is a new book that all tax practitioners should consider adding to their collections: The Circular 230 Deskbook. The book overviews and highlights the do’s and don’ts of tax practice and the consequences to tax practitioners who fall short of the prescribed professional benchmarks.”  —The Journal of the American Taxation Association ”[The Circular 230 Deskbook is] a masterful analysis and an important guide to the Internal Revenue ...

Commercial Ground Leases (3rd Edition)

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Published: November 2013
Last Updated: March 2014

Featuring adaptable timesaving sample agreement language, PLI’s Commercial Ground Leases is your definitive guide to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing equitable, error-free leasing documents that minimize the possibility of legal conflicts.The full range of relevant commercial ground leasing issues is clearly addressed in this convenient, one-stop resource, including:Basic rent and other paymentsPercentage rent as well as tenant, subordinated ...

Condominium and Co-op Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Commercial and Residential Properties

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Published: July 2008

More and more business owners are recognizing that commercial condominiums are an inviting, profit-making alternative to commercial leases. PLI’s Condominium and Co-op Closings: A Practical Guide to Residential and Commercial Properties gives you the comprehensive coverage of commercial condos that helps you to capitalize on this important business option. This practical, easy-to-read guide explains the legal, business, financial, and tax ...

Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering

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Published: April 2009
Last Updated: August 2013

Today’s major financial scandals demonstrate what can happen when investigators fail to uncover illegal activity because they failed to do effective background searches.   PLI’s new Conducting Due Diligence in a Securities Offering provides you with clear, step-by-step legal and procedural information that helps ensure you to do a thorough investigation of a company’s records and its top managers — and reduce the potential for legal problems ...

Consumer Product Safety Regulation: Impact of the 2008 Amendments

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Published: October 2008

PLI’s Consumer Product Safety Regulation gives you comprehensive, compliance-enabling insight into the 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, the most dramatic overhaul of consumer product safety legislation since the 1970s.   Written by one of the country’s foremost experts in the field, Consumer Product Safety Regulation shows you how the 2008 amendments bring substantially lower lead limits for children’s products; ...

Copyright Law: A Practitioner's Guide

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Published: November 2001
Last Updated: January 2012

“[Copyright Law is] written in a clear, sensible, and authoritative voice. [It is] an indispensable guidebook that is firmly rooted in practical experience.”   —Ralph Oman, former Register of Copyrights ”[Copyright Law] manages the impossible: canvassing most of the field while providing readable, helpful advice … Highly recommended.”   —New York Law Journal PLI’s Copyright Law ...

Corporate Legal Departments

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Published: November 2011
Last Updated: October 2013

Designed to help the in-house attorney deal with bigger compliance demands and tighter budgets, the new fourth edition of Corporate Legal Departments: Practicing Law in a Corporation shows you how to implement a corporate compliance program that: Detects and prevents internal legal problems Plays a greater role in developing corporate business plans and pursuing new business opportunities Makes your department more productive at less ...

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook

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Published: May 2012
Last Updated: July 2013

Corporate Political Activities Deskbook provides a thorough grounding in the current state of the law on federal and state campaign finance, pay-to-play, lobbying, and gift compliance. A practical manual for in-house attorneys advising corporations about involvement in the political process, this new Deskbook draws on the extensive practice and regulatory experience of Skadden, Arps authors Ken Gross, Ki Hong and Lawrence Noble. After describing ...

Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era

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Published: September 2011
Last Updated: August 2013

This second edition of Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era is designed to provide the practitioner, companies, and individuals who believe they have claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act or Dodd-Frank Act with a detailed understanding of the whistleblower provisions of the Acts, their regulations, and the rapidly developing case law coming both from the administrative process and the federal courts. With the planned supplements, ...

Covered Bonds Handbook

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Published: August 2010
Last Updated: June 2013

With the possibility of new legislation coming that would create a statutory framework for covered bonds in the U.S., Covered Bonds Handbook arrives at an ideal time for you, as it: Shows how covered bonds have been prominent financing tools in Europe for centuries. Shows the many benefits of covered bonds, including potential advantages over securitization and comparative funding costs. Explains how covered bond transactions are ...

Credit Market and Subprime Distress: Responding to Legal Issues

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Published: November 2008

When it comes to today’s global financial storm, attorneys, allied professionals, and investors need a "survival guide" to weather the economic turmoil. PLI’s new Credit Market and Subprime Distress gives you that vital guidance on the central legal issues and financial opportunities arising from this crisis. Designed to help you manage risk, this comprehensive, easy-to-read reference examines the causes of the financial ...
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.