Celesq® Announces December CLE: Ethics; Competence and Substance Abuse; Data Security, Privacy; Estate Planning; Trial Skills; IP

Boca Raton, FL, November 30, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for December 2015:

Data Breach Investigations: Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel when Publicly Reporting a Security Incident (2512)
Live web cast: December 3, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

David Zetoony and Jena M. Valdetero discuss ethical issues that typically arise when an organization considers whether to report a security incident and what information about the incident should be publicly conveyed. Topics include questions of confidentiality and conflict in the context of managing public relations/communications consultants, determining whether to report an incident, and communicating with law enforcement.

Data Breach Investigations: Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel when Investigating a Security Incident (2508)
Moderated web cast: December 14, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on February 10, 2015. David Zetoony, Jena M. Valdetero and Jennifer Mammen discuss ethical issues that typically arise when investigating a security incident, including coordinating an incident response, interactions with employees that may be responsible for causing a security incident, and managing external resources such as forensic investigators and outside counsel. The program focuses on issues of confidentiality and conflicts.

Ethics Developments in IP Practice-2015 (2535IP)
Moderated web cast: December 2, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on June 24, 2015. Anthony F. LoCicero, Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein, discusses the latest developments in the 2013 USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct, proposed new rules relating to privileged communications, and the prosecution conflict issues raised in Maling v. Finnegan Henderson.

Mental Health, Competency and Addiction Issues in Older Attorneys: Understanding the Signs and Symptoms and How to Provide Treatment and Support (2547)
Live web cast: December 16, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

Joan Bibelhausen, Esq., Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), St. Paul, Minnesota, and an expert on mental health and addiction issues involving attorneys, discusses the warning signs and realistic approaches and options for treatment and support.

Protecting Against Ethical Exposures and Civil/Criminal Liability When Advising Clients on Protecting their Assets: What Estate Planning Attorneys Should Know (2541)
Live web cast: December 15, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

Edward D. Brown provides an in-depth analysis of potential ethical, civil and criminal liability issues for attorneys involved in asset protection and estate planning.

Closing Arguments at Trial—Making the Jury Want to Find for Your Client (2544)
Live web cast: December 17, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

Jones Day partners Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg explore the means to ensure that the jury finds the attorney’s side of the case to be the most compelling and as a result wants to see his or her side prevail. This program is geared to the intermediate to advanced level practitioner.

Willful Patent Infringement: A Changing Landscape (2570IP)
Live web cast: December 8, 2015 (12:00 noon ET)

The Supreme Court is once again poised to change the landscape of willful infringement, having recently granted review of cases involving Halo Electronics Inc. and Stryker Corp. in order to review the Federal Circuit’s willfulness standard. Amol Parikh, Brett Bachtell and Shaun Hawkinson, McDermott Will & Emery, discuss the current state of affairs for willful infringement, the Octane Fitness and Highmark cases and their impact on the willfulness standard, the Halo and Stryker cases that the Supreme Court will review, and practical implications these cases have in patent litigation.

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 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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