Boca Raton, FL, October 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- With ongoing developments in patent law, including significant new legislation and decisions, in securities litigation and Dodd-Frank and more, Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following CLE web casts for October 5-November 17, 2011:
The New Patent Reform Act, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2128IP)
Live web cast: October 25, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
Dan Foster and Leigh Martinson, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, discuss the new Patent Reform Act in this program geared especially for in-house counsel who need to know the implications of the new Act for their companies' patents and patent strategies going forward.
Patentable Subject Matter Post-Bilski, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2157IP)
Live web cast: November 10, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, analyzes recent decisions in the Federal Courts on patentable subject matter in the post-Bilski era, seeks to discern a common thread of analysis, and predicts the next Supreme Court decision on the subject in Mayo v. Prometheus.
The Impact of Morrison on Securities Fraud Litigation (2138)
Live web cast: October 12, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
Tom Gorman of Dorsey & Whitney LLP analyzes the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank on the jurisdictional reach of securities litigation and other suits, and discusses the vitality of the Dodd-Frank provision intended to legislatively overrule Morrison as to the DOJ and the SEC.
What Every Asset Protection Planning Attorney Should Know about Bankruptcy Law (2116)
Live web cast: October 13, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
Asset protection specialist Barry Engel and bankruptcy specialist Rob Shilliday combine their areas of expertise to provide attorneys with important background and substantive information on how the asset protection and bankruptcy worlds mesh and, in some cases, collide.
Keys to Dynamic Direct Examination at Trial—Telling the Story in a Compelling Fashion (2146)
Live web cast: October 18, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
In this edition of their ongoing trial skills series for attorneys with trial experience, Jones Day partners Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg focus on techniques for organizing the direct examination to enhance the persuasiveness of the factual presentation by the witness.
Cross Examination at Trial—Picking Your Fights (2147)
Live web cast: November 17, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
In this edition of their ongoing trial skills series for attorneys with trial experience, Jones Day partners Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg discuss techniques for focusing the cross examination to emphasize witness credibility and factual conflicts.
Understanding and Negotiating the Outsourcing Agreement (2126)
Live web cast: October 20, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
Matt Karlyn and Aaron Tantleff of Foley & Lardner LLP discuss drafting and negotiating key issues and fundamental aspects of the outsourcing agreement.
The New ADA Regulations: Managing Legal Exposure (2135)
Moderated web cast: October 5, 2011 (4:00 PM ET)
Teresa Tracy, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane, ALC, discusses the new regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), what they mean for employers, and how to best avoid liability for discrimination based on the new disability definitions and requirements. (For attorneys who have not previously taken the program, which was first presented on June 22, 2011).
Employee Benefits for Same-Sex Couples—Recent Federal and State Developments and What's Coming Next (2150)
Moderated web cast: November 15, 2011 (12:00 noon ET)
Todd Solomon, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, discusses the latest legal developments impacting employee benefits for same-sex couples. (For attorneys who have not previously taken the program, which was first presented on August 16, 2011).
Attorneys wishing to register for any of the live web casts, or to learn more about the programs, may visit www.celesq.com and click on Celesq® Upcoming Webcasts, accessed at btly link to http://www.celesq.com/news/category/hot_topic.
The web casts will be recorded and, like all Celesq® programs, will be available on demand and on CD directly from Celesq® (www.celesq.com). For more information about any of the programs, or to place an order from Celesq®, you may visit their web site at www.celesq.com and click on the program(s) in which you are interested; or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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