Announcements

  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    You entered a trademark license, but has the licensor retained so much control that a franchise relationship has been created? Or, you entered a franchise agreement, but do the provisions adequately protect the brand?These and other questions about the intersection of trademark and franchise law will be addressed at a Meet-the-Author seminar on March 25,...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The American Bar Association Section of Litigation has announced that its 2004 Pro Bono Award has been given to 3M. The section Corporate Counsel Committee presented the award last month during a luncheon ceremony at the committee's continuing legal education seminar in La Quinta, CA. Accepting the award on behalf of 3M was Maureen A. Harms, counsel, 3M...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is offering a CLE seminar titled Arbitration of Intellectual Property & Licensing Disputes: Artful Drafting and Savvy Advocacy - A Winning Combination this month. The session will be presented on Friday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Penn Club, 30 West 44th Street, New York City. Speakers for this...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month and next is continuing its series of Wednesday morning CLE seminars on issues affecting in-house counsel. All programs take place at the Brown Raysman offices, 900 Third Avenue, New York City. The upcoming programs, for which no registration fee is charged, will be presented on the...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Business are facing increasing claims that products or services they offer violate some type of intellectual property protection. To help corporate attorneys deal with this situation, WESFACCA, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America, this month will present a CLE seminar titled Weathering the Onslaught...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The Committee on Privacy of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA) on Thursday, March 4 is sponsoring a CLE seminar titled The Facts About FACTA: The 2003 Fair Credit Reporting Act Amendments. The program will focus on the new Fair Credit Reporting Act Amendments (FCRA), which tightened regulation of the...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America this month is offering a CLE seminar titled Assessing International Employment Risks, hosted by the firm of Paul Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP. The program will take place on Wednesday, March 31 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Paul Hastings offices, 75 East 55th Street, New York...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America and the firm of White & Case LLP this month will offer a CLE seminar titled East Meets West: European Financial Regulation as the EU Expands. The program will take place on Thursday, March 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at the White & Case offices, 1155 Sixth Avenue, New York...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA) and the firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton this month will present a CLE seminar titled Recent Developments in Mergers & Acquisitions: What In-House Lawyers Need to Know. The program will take place on Wednesday, March 10 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Conducting workplace investigations properly is essential to effectively resolving an array of workplace issues, ranging from allegations of sexual harassment to claims of corporate malfeasance. To help attorneys understand how some colleagues have handled this successfully, the Boston Bar Association this month will present a CLE seminar titled Spotlight...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Bankruptcy remains one of the most viable areas of law for general practitioners. The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) had this in mind when it scheduled a CLE seminar this month titled Bankruptcy Basics, a session aimed at attorneys who normally do not handle bankruptcy cases. The program will take place on Thursday, February...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York will feature this month a CLE seminar titled Women in Negotiation: Practical Tips to Strengthen Your Negotiation Skills (For You & Your Clients). The program is scheduled for Thursday, February 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. The co-chairs for...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA) and the firm of Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP this month are planning a CLE seminar titled On Appeal: IP, Media and Products Liability. The program will take place on Wednesday, February 11 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Righa Royal Hotel, West 54th Street,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Members-in-Transition Committee of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA) has scheduled its next session for Tuesday, February 10, where David Garber of Princeton Legal Staffing will make a presentation. The session will take place at the offices of Kraft Kennedy and Lesser, Inc., 360 Lexington Avenue,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    On November 13, OnPoint Events Group, Inc. introduced the first event in its Executive Dinner and Mentoring Series: Aspiring to Be General Counsel. The event featured a panel discussion in which five general counsel - Charles W. Gerdts of Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, James Khan of Cornell Medical College, William B. Lytton of Tyco International, Inc.,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    ° The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NY ACCA), the Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the City Bar Fund this month are co-sponsoring a seminar titled Pro Bono Opportunities 2004. The session will take place on Wednesday, February 25 from 4:30 to 7:30...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Annual Employment Law Update on behalf of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America. The program, scheduled for Tuesday, February 10, will be a briefing on recent significant changes that have occurred in the area of...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) last month hosted a networking reception, Celebrating Diversity in the Bar, as part of its 127th Annual Meeting at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The event was held in collaboration with minority bar associations to introduce attorneys to opportunities for involvement and professional development...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The 2004 Corporate Counsel Institute has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 by the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA), the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and the New Jersey State Bar Association Corporate & Business Law Section. This comprehensive institute is designed to provide in-house lawyers with...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America believes it is time for in-house attorneys to review their firms' equity compensation plans and prepare for option expensing, new institutional investor voting guidelines, more onerous stock exchange listing requirements, and many other recent design and regulatory requirements. With...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    WESFACCA this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Outsourcing: Critical Business and Legal Implications of Complex, Long-Term, Strategic Relationships. The program, co-sponsored by the WESFACCA IP Committee and the firm of Shaw Pittman LLP, will take place on Wednesday, February 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Greenwich Hyatt Regency Hotel in Old...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    In response to numerous requests for a summary of the new Massachusetts Business Corporation Act (Chapter 156D), the Boston Bar Association (BBA) will present such a summary on Thursday, February 19 at a CLE seminar titled New Business Corporation Act. The presenters will be Stanley Keller, a partner at Palmer & Dodge LLC; Robert Nutt, a partner at...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Massachusetts CLE (MCLE) on Friday, February 20 is offering a seminar titled Employment Law for Business Lawyers and In-House Counsel. The session is designed to help attorneys effectively advise businesses on employment law matters, and assist business clients in avoiding employment law liability. The faculty of employment law specialists will explain...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Budd Larner will continue its CLE Seminar Series next with a program titled Software Licensing Agreements. The session will take place on Wednesday, March 3 at The Sheraton at Woodbridge Place, Iselin, NJ. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants will learn how to negotiate more equitable contracts for software licensing, support and...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Bankruptcy remains one of the most viable areas of law for general practitioners. The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) had this in mind when it scheduled a CLE seminar this month titled Bankruptcy Basics, a session aimed at attorneys who normally do not handle bankruptcy cases. The program will take place on Thursday, February...
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