Boca Raton, FL, July 28, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- With new developments in litigation (computer-assisted document review), new decisions involving intellectual property and patent law, current trends and views regarding corporate governance in family businesses, and the ongoing demand for programs involving skills in contracting, Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following CLE web casts for August 2012:
Divided Patent Infringement and Infringement by Use—The Standards Revisited, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2231IP)
Live web cast: August 8, 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.
Nuts and Bolts of Computer-Assisted Document Review: A Primer for All Attorneys (2248)
Live web cast: August 22, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Carmen McLean and Sara Kusiak, Jones Day, discuss computer-assisted document review, including the various technologies currently available, emerging legal standards for computer-assisted review from the courts that have recently begun to consider and manage cases using predictive coding, and fundamental issues of transparency, party involvement, accuracy, and reliability, which allow practitioners to better detect, avoid, and preempt pitfalls when adopting these new technologies in their own cases.
Ruling a Business Dynasty: Governance Techniques Corporate Lawyers Should Know for Successful Family Companies. (2247)
Live web cast: August 16, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Gregory Monday, Foley & Lardner LLP, discusses best practices in governance of a family business to protect the owners’ other assets, overcome deficiencies in succession planning, avoid or resolve conflict among the owners without litigation, and more. Topics include a company’s governing documents, the owners’ estate plans, and agreements involving family members and the business.
Drafting Clear and Enforceable Contracts: Legal and Practical Insights for Attorneys (2241)
Live web cast: August 9, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Steve Bennett, Jones Day, offers practical insights and techniques for drafting clear and enforceable contracts in this program for all attorneys. Topics include goals of drafting preliminary and incomplete agreements, standard and "boilerplate" terms and drafting tips.
Avoiding a Mess! What Litigators Want Business Lawyers to Know when Drafting Contracts (2223)
Live web cast: August 23, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)
Matt Karlyn and Courtney Worcester, Foley & Lardner LLP, discuss drafting contracts to reduce risk, limit liability, and avoid litigation. Topics include use of "boilerplate" and other contract provisions, judicial limitations on key contractual provisions, possible remedies, integration clauses, contract amendments and modifications, and more.
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 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.
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 email@example.com for more information.