Celesq® Announces June CLE: Eliminating Bias; Substance Abuse-Competence; IP; Defend Trade Secrets Act; Litigation; Employment; Cybersecurity, Data Security, Privacy

Boca Raton, FL, May 26, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Celesq® AttorneysEd Center has announced the following web casts for June 2016:

Breaking Through Bias 2016: Gender Stereotypes in the Legal Profession (2622)
Moderated web cast: June 1, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on January 19, 2016. Andrea S. Kramer, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and Alton B. Harris, Nixon Peabody LLP, provide women and male lawyers with advice and techniques they can use to recognize gender biases and overcome them.

Mental Health, Competency and Addiction Issues in Older Attorneys: Understanding the Signs and Symptoms and How to Provide Treatment and Support (2547)
Moderated web cast: June 2, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

For attorneys who missed this web cast on December 16, 2015. Joan Bibelhausen, Esq., an expert on mental health and addiction issues involving attorneys, discusses the warning signs and realistic approaches and options for treatment and support.

Defend Trade Secrets Act: New Role for the Federal Courts in Trade Secret Enforcement (2646IP)
Live web cast: June 14, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Anthony LoCicero, Amster, Rothstein and Ebenstein, discusses the new Defend Trade Secrets Act, its likely impact on employer/employee and other relationships, its seizure provisions and how companies should modify their practices in light of it.

Taking and Defending the Corporate Deposition under Rule 30(b)(6) (2634)
Live web cast: June 15, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Tom Jackson and Mike Ginsberg, Jones Day, cover issues that arise in depositions of corporate representatives for both the taking and the defending attorney, focusing on Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6).

Politics in the Private-Sector Workplace: Coexistence or Collision? (2643)
Live web cast: June 9, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Dan Prywes and Josh James discuss the various federal and state laws covering what employers can and cannot lawfully do to restrict employees’ political activities in the workplace and while off duty.

Cyber Extortion: What are the Laws that Protect against It and How Should Lawyers Respond? (2612)
Live web cast: June 16, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Bryan Cave LLP’s Mary Beth Buchanan and David Zetoony discuss different types of cyber-extortion, describe the interaction between criminal laws preventing extortion and the data security laws, and provide practical advice on how lawyers should respond to cyber-extortion demands.

Supreme Court Review: IP Cases from the October 2015 through June 2016 Term (2627IP)
Live web cast: June 21, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Anthony Lo Cicero discusses important cases from the 2015-2016 term, and their likely ramifications. Cases include Stryker and Halo (award of enhanced damages in patent cases); Samsung Elec. V. Apple, Inc. (design patent scope and monetary recovery); and Cuzzo Speed Tech (scope of claim construction in PTAB proceedings and the reviewability of institution decisions).

Domestic Partner and Same-Sex Spousal Benefits after Obergefell and Windsor (2638)
Live web cast: June 22, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

Brian Tiemann and Jeffrey Arnold, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, discuss the current legal and regulatory issues that employers face with respect to same-sex spouses and domestic partners in both qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans. Topics also include a discussion of recent cases dealing with the retroactive application of same-sex spousal benefit rules.

An In-House Attorney’s Guide to Creating an Effective Privacy Policy (2613)
Live web cast: June 28, 2016 (12:00 noon ET)

David Zetoony and Christopher Achatz discuss the legal issues involved with drafting privacy policies and explore best practices on how to create effective policies.

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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