These essential skills-building programs focus on the core elements of specific practice areas. They are designed to introduce subject matter to newer attorneys and challenge experienced practitioners looking to review or expand their expertise.

Upcoming Practical Skills Programs

Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts: An Overview of Drafting, Funding and Administering an ILIT

4/1/2015 12:00 PM - 4/1/2015 1:00 PM

For most clients, life insurance is an important asset. As an estate planner builds his or her knowledge base, understanding the appropriate use of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs), in a client’s estate plan should be at the top of the list.

IP Basics Workshop in Trademark Law: Responding to an Office Action

4/14/2015 12:00 PM - 4/14/2015 1:00 PM

This program will cover the basics of responding to an Office Action by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) relating to a pending trademark application.

Discovery Methods: Ways to Minimize Your Time, the Client’s Costs, and Be Prepared for Court

4/14/2015 5:30 PM - 4/14/2015 6:30 PM

Learn how to conduct discovery in a way that will help minimize a lawyer’s time, a client’s resources and still be prepared for court. The speakers will also discuss how discovery can be utilized to resolve a divorce and other practical tips in effective case planning.

Licensing Intellectual Property in the Arts & Entertainment World

4/16/2015 12:00 PM - 4/16/2015 1:30 PM

Learn about practical issues related to licensing IP in the art and entertainment industries. Panelists are a diverse group of experts, and include in-house and outside counsel from the television, sports, publishing, and computer gaming industries.

Intellectual Property of Artistic Integrity: An Overview of VARA

5/13/2015 12:00 PM - 5/13/2015 1:30 PM

Moral rights are a special category of recognized intellectual property rights afforded to the visual arts. Join the Arts, Entertainment, and Sports Law Committee to learn more about the Visual Artists Rights Act, and the extent to which artists have rights to prevent their works from being distorted, mutilated, modified and/or destroyed and how these rights have evolved.
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