Celesq® AttorneysEd Center Announces September 2012 CLE Addressing Ethics, Litigation, E-Discovery, Employment, Healthcare/HIPAA, Intellectual Property & Technology Law

Boca Raton, FL, August 27, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following CLE web casts for September 2012 to address new Court decisions; new ABA Model Rules proposals; new NLRB developments in employment law and social media; new technology developments in litigation, e-discovery, healthcare/HIPAA; and litigation skills.

Preparing for, Taking, and Defending Depositions (2243)
Live web cast: September 6, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg, Jones Day, discuss the different types and purposes of depositions; effective questioning techniques; preparing the witness for the deposition; defending the deposition; use of the funnel technique for discovering information; exhausting topics of inquiry; techniques for testing theories and obtaining admissions; and taking and defending depositions of expert witnesses.

Divided Patent Infringement and Infringement by Use—The Standards Revisited, from the Celesq®-West LegalEdcenter IP Master Series (2231IP)
Live web cast: September 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.

On the Road to Reasonableness: Ethical Challenges for In-House Corporate Counsel and Outside Counsel When Issuing and Monitoring Litigation Holds (2255)
Live web cast: September 12, 2012 (4:00 PM ET)

Irene Fiorentinos and Mark DeMonte, Jones Day, discuss recent cases such as Chin v. Port Authority and Apple v. Samsung, and address the ethical challenges that in-house corporate counsel and outside counsel face when issuing and monitoring litigation holds.

Social Media and the National Labor Relations Board: What’s Legal & What’s Not for Employers and Employees? (2240)
Live web cast: September 13, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Social media is exploding throughout the workplace, both by companies seeking to promote their businesses and by employees speaking about their jobs. Kevin Hyde, Foley & Lardner LLP, discusses current developments, including NLRB developments, in labor and employment law with regard to both employee and employer rights in the social media world.

Preparing for Changes in the Data Security and Privacy Landscape-2012: What In-House and Corporate Counsel Need to Know (2245)
Live web cast: September 20, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

Jason Haislmaier, Bryan Cave LLP, discusses the current legal and regulatory framework governing data collection, use, storage, and sharing; lessons learned from the growing list of FTC security and privacy enforcement actions against Facebook®, Twitter®, Google®, and others; developing best practices, policies, and procedures for data security and data privacy; and current trends in federal legislation and emerging future issues in data security and data privacy.

Cloud Computing in Healthcare: HIPAA and State Law Challenges: Important Considerations for Corporate, Healthcare and Technology Lawyers (2251)
Live web cast: September 27, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

With the HITECH Act's incentives for electronic health records, hospitals, physician practices and other providers are rapidly seeking to implement new IT systems and move their data and applications to the cloud. Matt Karlyn and Leeann Habte, Foley & Lardner LLP, discuss some of the more significant privacy and security issues that arise during negotiations with cloud providers and how to effectively negotiate such terms, including: data privacy, security, service levels and availability, risk allocation and mitigation, insurance, backup and disaster recovery, and data retention.

ABA Recommendations on the Legal Ethics of Technology: The Latest Developments for Corporate and Outside Counsel (2254)
Live web cast: September 28, 2012 (12:00 noon ET)

The ABA’s Ethics 20/20 Commission recently released draft proposals for revision of the ABA Model Rules in several areas that may be affected by modern technology: confidentiality (including unauthorized disclosures and hacking); client development through electronic media; and outsourcing. Steve Bennett, Jones Day, examines the Commission's ethics proposals and suggests practical solutions to the issues raised by the ABA.

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 more information.
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