Celesq® Announces May CLE: Elimination of Bias; Litigation; IP; Corporate, Employment; Cybersecurity, Data Security, Privacy; Estate Planning

Boca Raton, FL, April 28, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for May 2016:

What Men and Legal Organizations Can Do to End Discriminatory Biases against Women Attorneys (2625)
Live web cast: May 4, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Alton B. Harris, Nixon Peabody LLP, identifies the subtle and generally unconscious gender stereotypes that are pervasive throughout the legal profession and the biases they foster against women lawyers, and presents steps men and the legal organizations they manage can take to combat these biases for women to advance in their legal careers on a basis comparable to men.

Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: What Has Changed and How Courts Are Interpreting the New Rules (2630)
Live web cast: May 19, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

In this important program on the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that took effect on December 1, 2015, the presenters discuss the recent decisions by the Courts that have interpreted the new rules; and how the new rules are affecting litigation strategies.

mCommerce: A Guide to Legal Issues in the Evolving Mobile Landscape (2610)
Live web cast: May 12, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Companies are increasingly exploring new and creative ways to allow their customers to pay for items using smartphones, computers, and mobile technologies. Courtney Stout and David Zetoony discuss the legal, regulatory and industry privacy and data security issues that arise when developing, deploying, or utilizing the latest mobile commerce solutions.

Patent Exhaustion after the Federal Circuit’s Decision in Lexmark International, Inc., v. Impression Products, Inc. (2635IP)
Live web cast: May 17, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Amol Parikh and Casey Campbell, McDermott Will & Emery, discuss the impact of the Federal Circuit’s decision in Lexmark International, Inc., v. Impression Products, Inc. on the issue of patent exhaustion. Topics include the history of the patent exhaustion doctrine, the changes in the law pronounced by the Federal Circuit, and considerations of potential licensing strategies in view of the case.

What In-House Lawyers Should Know about the Legal Risks of Identity Theft and the Role of Credit Monitoring Services (2611)
Live web cast: May 24, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Following a data security breach many companies assuage consumer fears by offering credit monitoring, ID restoration services, or ID theft insurance. David Zetoony, Bryan Cave LLP, discusses ID theft risks and the legal issues that in-house counsel need to consider when selecting a credit monitoring service.

Asset Protection and Estate Planning: Important Considerations when Funding and Administering a Protective Structure (2633)
Live web cast: May 18, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

John Garland discusses certain funding and administration practices that must be adhered to in order to protect an asset protection’s structure, including: respecting the separate character of the trust and partnership; choosing the assets to be transferred; whether the asset should be transferred to the trust or to the partnership; segregating “hot” assets from “cold” assets; the persons in control of administering the trust and partnership; real property issues; and more.

Current Issues with Whistleblower-Retaliation Claims: A Guide for In-House Employment and Corporate Attorneys (2636)
Live web cast: May 25, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Dan Prywes and Josh James address ways in which employers can avoid whistleblower-retaliation claims and best manage such claims when they do arise, consistent with whistleblowers’ rights.

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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