Announcements

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Hot Topics in California Trade Secret Law is the topic of a seminar being presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California on two days in two locations. On Monday, June 27, it will be held at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 333 South Hope Street in Los Angeles, and on Wednesday it will be held at Jones Day, 555 California Street in...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has chosen New Orleans as the site for its two-day Corporate Counsel University. It will run from Sunday to Tuesday, May 15 to 17, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. An opening reception will begin the program on Sunday at 5:30. On Monday the program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on Tuesday it will run...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of veteran trademark lawyer Alan S. Cooper as of counsel in its Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Cooper specializes in trademark, unfair competition law, trademark anti-counterfeiting enforcement and related litigation. Mr. Cooper has more than 25 years of experience representing owners of commercially...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On May 18, the Practising Law Institute is planning a seminar to examine recent Delaware Law Developments: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know. The event will be at the PBI CLE Conference Center located at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Delaware law plays a critical role in U.S. corporate...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Tuesday, May 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Boston Bar Association and the South Asian Bar Association are hosting a free social media workshop at the Boston Bar Association's conference center, 16 Beacon Street in Boston. The workshop features Professor Sree Sreenivasan of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where he has been on the faculty...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Friday, June 24, The Boston Bar Association and Boston Bar Foundation will host its annual fundraiser at the Beacon Street Center of the Boston Bar. The "Justice is Sweet" event -a sweet start to the summer with live music and a delectable array of wine, chocolate fondue, and hors d'oeuvres - begins at 5:00 p.m. Last year's event welcomed more than...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Friday, May 27, the State Bar of Texas will offer the Bill of Rights Course in Austin. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Texas Law Center, 1414 Colorado Street. Cosponsored by the Individual Rights and Responsibilities and the LGBT Sections of the state bar,the course will examine the following issues:U.S. and Texas Supreme Court...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, ACCA-SoCal and Hogan Lovells invite members and a guest to attend the 8th Annual Accolades event, a cocktail reception at the legendary Ebell of Los Angeles, where the chapter will honor Sandi "Mama" Romero, cofounder of Mama's Hot Tamales Café, and Laura Sobrino, female mariachi pioneer. The program will run from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday, May 16, the New York City Bar will examine the Whistleblower Protections under the Dodd-Frank Act.The program will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City.It starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Jyotin Hamid, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; Aurora Cassirer, Troutman Sanders LLP; Robert...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Seventy percent of compliance professionals feel that their organizations are well or very well prepared to fend off hacker attacks, however their confidence wanes significantly when assessing other data breach threats, according to a survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday, May 11, the San Francisco ACC chapter will explain how to put in place a cohesive, efficient and streamlined program to manage and extract the value from brand investments. The seminar, Global Trademark Portfolio Management: How to Build It, How to Budget It, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crown Plaza Cabana Palo Alto....
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 26, the ACC Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter will host its annual In-House Symposium at the Center for American and International Law, 5201 Democracy Drive in Plano, Texas. The larger venue offers a state-of-the-art facility that will accommodate more attendees. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will include lunch and a...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Recognizing the increasing globalization of the practice of law, American Bar Association President Stephen N. Zack announced that the ABA's international efforts will be coordinated under a unified structure, to be overseen by the senior director of Washington, DC operations, Jim Swanson. The association's international work is primarily undertaken by...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Members of the Minority Corporate Counsel Inclusion Initiative spent $42.6 million with minority and women-owned law firms last year - $12.6 million above the $30 million first-year goal, it was jointly announced today by Accenture, American Airlines, Comcast, DuPont, Exelon, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Prudential, Sempra Energy and Walmart...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Boston Bar Association enthusiastically endorses Justice Barbara A. Lenk's elevation to the Supreme Judicial Court based on her extensive and distinguished record as a judge and other professional accomplishments. Justice Lenk is the most senior justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During her nearly 16 years on that court, she has authored...
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    On Thursday, June 23, at 6:00 p.m., the New York County Lawyers' Association's (NYCLA) Minorities and the Law Committee, Metropolitan Black Bar Association and NYCLA's Law & Literature and Library Committees are sponsoring a free book signing and discussion with renowned journalist Ellis Cose, author of the just-published The End of Anger: A New...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an event sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, Jonathan Storper, chair of the Corporate, Securities, Tax, and Sustainable Business Practice Group with Hanson Bridgett LLP, will explain the benefit corporation. Understanding the Benefit Corporation will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Dallas-Fort Worth ACC chapter has planned the In-House Counsel and Pro Bono Representation program on two dates and locations. On Thursday, June 16, it will be held in Dallas at Maggiano's, 8687 N. Central Expy, and on Tuesday, June 21, it will be held in Fort Worth at the Shady Oaks Country Club. It will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. both days...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Marc Firestone, executive vice president, Corporate & Legal Affairs, and general counsel at Kraft Foods Inc., was honored with the 2011 Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Awards are presented every year by The Asian American Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association, The Cook County Bar Association, The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, The...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a seminar focusing on cloud computing titled Everything You Need To Know About Cloud Computing: Risks, Dangers, Current Legislation and Ethical Considerations. The course is located at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. A panel of experts will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, June 30, the DC Bar invites members and nonmembers to attend the 2011 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner to celebrate the extraordinary work of individual sections, pro bono attorneys, law firms, and others whose service to the bar and the community will be recognized. The evening begins with a networking reception from 7:00 until 7:30 p.m....
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17, the Yale School of Management's Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance will hold a forum on Corporate Governance. All the sessions will take place at Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street in New Haven, Connecticut. Thursday's sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. followed by a cocktail...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    DRI's Annual Diversity for Success Seminar, a two-day conference, will be held in Chicago this year at the Swissotel on Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17. It will run from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, with registration and a networking reception on Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. Attendees will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Geared toward seasoned federal court practitioners or those entering the courts for the first time, Federal Practice Update 2011 was designed to arm lawyers with the latest wisdom that the faculty - experienced federal attorneys and distinguished magistrate judges - will share. The update will be held on Friday, May 20, at the CLECI Large Classroom,...

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