Celesq® AttorneysEd Center Announces Resumption of Trial Skills Series & July CLE in Employment Law/NLRB; IP/Patent Law; Green RE/Banking & Finance/UK & EU

Boca Raton, FL, June 26, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Due to the demand for additional programs in Celesq®’s Trial Skills programs, Celesq® has added 4 new programs to its web cast schedule. And with important new developments in employment and labor law involving NLRB activities in social media and other areas, intellectual property law and patents, and green real estate law in the UK and EU for banking and finance lawyers, Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has also announced new CLE web casts for July 2012 set forth below.

Trial Skills Series

Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg, Jones Day, have expanded their series, which originally commenced in late 2011 covering key aspects of trial and trial preparation, to add critical litigation skills. The 4 new programs are:
· Preparing for, Taking, and Defending Depositions (2243)
September 6, 2012 (12:00 noon ET) (basic-to-intermediate level program)
· Tips for Persuasive Motion Argument (2244)
December 11, 2012 (12:00 noon ET) (basic-to-intermediate level program)
· Voir Dire (2302)
January 24, 2013 (12:00 noon ET) (intermediate level program)
· Exhibits at Trial (2303)
March 5, 2013 (12:00 noon ET) (intermediate level program)

The 4 original programs in the Trial Skills Series, geared for the attorney with trial experience, covers practical tips, techniques and strategies for the opening statement, direct examination, cross examination and closing argument stages. The programs in the series are:
· Effective Trial Opening Statements: Avoiding the Perils and Overcoming the Fears (2145)
· Keys to Dynamic Direct Examination at Trial—Telling the Story in a Compelling Fashion (2146)
· Cross Examination at Trial—Picking Your Fights (2147)
· Closing Arguments at Trial—Pulling the Theme Together (2148)

July Programs

The Legislative and Intergovernmental Background of the Green Real Estate Agenda in the UK and EU: What In-House Counsel Need to Know (2236)
Live web cast: July 9, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Banking and real estate (and sustainability) attorneys and experts from the UK, US and additional countries explore the regulatory background of the real estate green agenda in the UK and the EU and how it affects companies, investors and their lenders, in this program of particular interest to in-house counsel.

Divided Patent Infringement and Infringement by Use—The Standards Revisited, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2231IP)
Live web cast: July 12, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, discusses the Federal Circuit’s en banc decision in the Akamai and McKesson cases and its potential impact on issues of whether each infringing step or claim element must be performed by a single actor and who is responsible for “use” of an invention.

The National Labor Relations Board Reborn: What Counsel for Employers Need to Know Now (2239)
Live web cast: July 19, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Kevin Hyde, Foley & Lardner LLP, looks at recent NLRB activity into areas such as social media and restricting locations of employer operations and considers potential NLRB directions going forward in this program for counsel for employers.

Ethical Issues in IP Practice-2012, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2202IP)
Moderated web cast: July 18, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Courts and circumstances continually redefine the ethical obligations imposed on Intellectual Property practitioners (e.g., the Federal Circuit’s inequitable conduct decision in Therasence and its contempt decision in EchoStar). Anthony Lo Cicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP, analyzes such recent developments and offers practical advice in complying with ethical requirements.

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 customer.care@celesq.com.

About Celesq® AttorneysEd Center
Celesq® AttorneysEd Center (www.celesq.com), a nationally-recognized leader in providing high-quality continuing legal education programs to attorneys throughout the United States, focuses on the hottest topics and latest trends in practice areas of particular interest to outside and in-house corporate attorneys and litigators. A pioneer in online CLE, Celesq® today offers its programs in a variety of convenient formats, including live web casts, online streaming audio and audio CDs. Contact Sharon Levine Mirsky, Esq., at (561) 241-1919 or slmirsky@celesq.com for
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