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K&L Gates LLP Named Sponsor at Knowledge Congress' Event “Understanding the Legal Issues in Social Networking LIVE Webcast” on 2/8/12

New York, NY, December 29, 2011 --( K&L Gates LLP, one of the leading law firms in the country, teams up with The Knowledge Group for the upcoming webcast entitled “Understanding the Legal Issues in Social Networking.” This two-hour event will be held on February 8, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

For more information about this event and to register, please visit the event homepage:

About K&L Gates LLP

K&L Gates LLP comprises nearly 2,000 lawyers who practice in 40 offices across the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East. K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. Our lawyers counsel clients on their most sophisticated legal challenges in all areas of corporate and regulatory law as well as litigation.

For a second consecutive year, K&L Gates has been ranked as one of two law firms with the most first-tier rankings in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. In addition, K&L Gates was ranked No. 2 in Intellectual Property Today’s list of the Top Trademark Firms of 2011. For more information, please visit:

Event Synopsis

The growth of social media as a business tool in the last 10 years has been nothing short of prolific. Companies are using this clever medium to expand their bottom lines in exciting ways. It’s a powerful business tool, however it does not come without risks. Companies must have a complete understanding of the legal issues related to social networking in order to address the legal implications, mitigate the risks, and make the most of their social networking strategy.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of key regulators and thought experts to help companies understand the legal issues surrounding the use of social networking.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. For further details, please visit the organization’s website:

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
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