Announcements

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Business Law 2005: Hot Topics for the Experienced Business Lawyer. The program will take place on Thursday, October 27 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City. Prepared under the auspices of the Northeast Business Law...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    While it is common practice to forward trademark applications to specialized law firms, the general practitioner or in-house counsel with a general knowledge of trademark law can easily accomplish the trademark registration process. To give attorneys a better idea of what is involved, the New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) this month will present...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    On an ever-increasing basis, companies operating in the United States market have found themselves the target of "junk patents," or patents asserted by so-called "patent trolls" having no business operations at all apart from patent assertion and litigation. These "trolls" are viewed by many as manipulating the U.S. litigation system by misusing the threat...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (NY ACCA) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled Computer Forensics: Technology, Strategy and Law. The program, prepared by the computer forensics and investigations firm Stroz Friedberg, LLC, will take place on Tuesday, October 11 from 8:45 to 10:15 a.m. at the offices of...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    On October 20, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, together with courts, law schools, government agencies, bar associations, community organizations, and securities industry self-regulatory organizations, will again sponsor the fifth annual Mediation Settlement Day in New York.At this event, citywide and statewide activities will showcase...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Highlighting the important role that lawyers can play as civic leaders, Boston Bar Association President Edward P. Leibensperger recently announced that a select group of eight lawyers - all of whom have been practicing for less than a decade - will spend the next 12 months in a special leadership development program. Dubbed Public Interest Leaders, the...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Massachusetts State Bar Association (MBA) this month will present its Third Annual In-House Counsel Conference: Current Compliance Issues. The conference is scheduled for Thursday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Boston/Dedham, 25 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA. The Third Annual MBA In-house Counsel Conference is intended to follow up on...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) early next month has scheduled its Sixth Annual Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference, a session designed to provide practical tools and resources that attorneys need to further personal career growth and meet organizational diversity goals. The conference will take place on Wednesday, November 2 from...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month is offering a pair of CLE seminars focusing on issues of interest to in-house counsel and their outside law firms. Each program takes place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Brown Raysman offices, 900 Third Avenue, New York City. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The schedule includes:...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The firm of King & Spalding LLP this month will present a CLE seminar titled How Would Your Company Fare Under the Thompson Memorandum? on behalf of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America. The program will take place on Monday, October 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the offices of King & Spalding, 1185 Avenue of the...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Protecting Your Hidden Assets: Patent and Trademark Essentials. The program will take place on Tuesday, October 18 starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Raritan Valley Country Club, Bridgewater, NJ. The speakers will be Jeanne M. Hamburg and Davy E. Zoneraich,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The WolfInstitute, which provides a wide range of pragmatic, employment-related training to human resources professionals, in-house counsel and other managers, has planned a pair of programs this month in New York City. All courses, which begin at 9 a.m., take place at the WolfInstitute Training Center, 250 Park Avenue, New York City. On Thursday,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    WESFACCA this month is planning an advanced half-day workshop titled Trademarks in the Digital Millennium. The program will take place on Thursday, October 6 from 9 to11:45 a.m. at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT. The session, organized by WESFACCA's Intellectual Property Law and International Law committees, will cover...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Much has been written and discussed about the challenges faced by in-house counsel to gain more value for the dollars they spend on legal services, improve service efficiencies and lower costs.Until now, most client partnering and convergence programs to achieve these goals have been pursued by large corporations with hefty outside counsel budgets. But...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The American Bar Association has regretfully decided to relocate its 2006 Midyear Meeting in February from New Orleans. The meeting will be held in Chicago, February 8-13, one week later than planned. "It is just not possible to hold our meeting in New Orleans," said ABA President Michael S. Greco. "The decision was made difficult because of our strong...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York has concluded that Judge John G. Roberts, Jr. is qualified to be chief justice of the United States Supreme Court because he possesses, to a substantial degree, all of the following qualifications enumerated in the Guidelines established by the Executive Committee for considering nominees to the U.S....
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The firm of Dechert LLP early next month will present a CLE seminar titled Non-Competes and Trade Secrets: Checklists and Other Practical Tips under the sponsorship of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America. The program is scheduled Wednesday, November 2 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Plaza...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recently announced its leaders for the programming year of 2005-2006. Recently the members ofChicago ACCA elected Dawn Haghighi, vice president/Illinois Division counsel for Charter One Bank, as president; Jenifer Robbins, general counsel for FPL Advisory Group, as president-elect, Mike...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Win in the Beginning in two locations. The program will take place on Thursday, October 20 at the Conference Center at Mellon, 501 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, and on Friday, October 21 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia. Sessions...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Politics, Causes, and Clients: Impeach Justice Douglas! Ethics Rules for Lawyers and Judges is the title of a CLE seminar scheduled this month by Virginia CLE. A live presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 5 from 9:10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA. Video replays are scheduled for...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America has planned a discussion titled Current Issues for Public Companies and Aspiring Public Companies at its networking roundtable lunch this month. The session will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Filenet Corporation, 3565 Harbor Boulevard,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) this month is planning a variety of CLE seminars covering issues of possible interest to corporate counsel. The October schedule includes: Friday, October 7, The 9th Annual Institute on Class Actions, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, with speakers to be announced; Thursday,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (DELVACCA) this month has scheduled a pair of CLE seminars. On Friday, October 14, DELVACCA will present Issues in Employment Law: Spotting and Managing Common Problems in the Workplace. The program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Laurel Creek Country Club, Mount...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Boundary Law in Pennsylvania is the title of a CLE seminar that will being presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month in four locations. Programs will take place on Wednesday, October 5 at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA; on Wednesday, October 12 at Penn State Great Valley, 30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern...

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