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Recent Developments in M&A Litigation

Program Number: 2730 Presenter: Evan P. Singer, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** In this program of particular interest to in-house, corporate, securities and transactional counsel and litigators, Jones Day partner Evan P. Singer discusses key cases like Aruba Networks, Trulia, Walgreens and Gordon v. Verizon, as well as recent developments regarding the common interest privilege under New York law.

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Ethics Developments in IP Practice-2017

Program Number: 2727IP Presenter: Anthony F. Lo Cicero, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Anthony Lo Cicero of Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein, LLP, discusses recent developments in the law of ethics as it applies to intellectual property, including such subjects as formation and termination of the client relationship, under, e.g. ABA Rules 1.16, 1.18; duties owed to current and former clients under Rules 1.7-1.9; the bases for disqualification and the ever-challenging issue of subject matter conflicts, including developments after the decision in Maling v. Finnegan Henderson, 473 Mass. 336 (2015).

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Mental Health, Competence, Substance Abuse and Addiction in the Legal Profession: A Focus on Gender Distinctions

Program Number: 2726 Presenter: Joan Bibelhausen, JD

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Studies show that lawyers are at greater risk for alcohol use disorders, depression, other mental illness and stress than members of other professions or the general population. Women and men attorneys differ in the ways and reasons that these problems develop, their symptoms, their willingness to get help and the types of treatment that are most effective. Stigma is a particular issue for women. Learn about these gender differences and how to recognize problems, reach out to offer help and the resources that are available for men and women in the legal profession.

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Dealing with Data Privacy and Data Security in Cloud and IT Vendor Agreements: A Guide for In-House Counsel

Program Number: 2725 Presenter: Jason D. Haislmaier, Esq.

While cloud computing and other hosted and online services have become fundamental resources for many companies, using them can also lead to significant legal concerns over data privacy and security. As a result, the provisions involving these issues in such service agreements have become hotly contested. Join Jason Haislmaier of Bryan Cave LLP as he discusses significant data privacy and security concerns that can arise in cloud and other hosted and online services agreements and provides tools for addressing these issues and mitigating the risks that come with them.

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Post-Grant Patent Office Proceedings After the AIA: Lessons from the First Five Years

Program Number: 2724IP Presenter: Brian A. Jones, Esq., Amol Parikh, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** The creation of Inter Partes Review (IPR), Post Grant Review (PGR), and Covered Business Method Review (CBMR) has drastically impacted and shifted patent litigation strategy since 2012. These proceedings have proven to be a relatively cost-effective approach for a party seeking to challenge the validity of a patent. But these proceedings are not without their critics, and numerous issues have developed relating to the authority of the Patent Office concerning grant or denial of institution, the applicable claim construction and invalidity standards, and the effect of estoppel, just to name a few. This presentation focuses on the evolution of Post-Grant Patent Office proceedings, recent reforms, current trends, and potential changes that may occur in the near future.

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Common Pitfalls of Fiduciary Duties of Officers and Directors and How to Avoid Them: Essential Guidance for In-House and Corporate Counsel

Program Number: 2723 Presenter: Megan Loop Mathias, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** In this important program for in-house and corporate counsel, Megan Mathias covers the scope of fiduciary duties of officers and directors and how to navigate the legal challenges. Topics include: discussion of the various fiduciary responsibilities, avoidance of problematic scenarios, and how to address conflicts when they arise.

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Restraining Former Employees from Improper Use of Confidential Information and Enforcing Non-Competition Provisions

Program Number: 2722 Presenter: Megan Loop Mathias, Esq.

This program, for employment and corporate counsel and litigators, addresses the legal challenges in enforcing confidentiality provisions and non-competition provisions against former employees. Topics include: an explanation of the line between not interfering with the employee's ability to work and protecting the disclosure of the former employer's information; and information on how to obtain a temporary restraining order (TRO).

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Positive Steps to Increase Gender Diversity and Eliminate Bias in the Legal Profession

Program Number: 2721 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq., Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** In this lively and thought-provoking program, Andrea S. Kramer and Alton B. Harris discuss how implicit gender bias can prevent legal organizations (such as corporate legal departments and law firms) from achieving their desired diversity goals and surprisingly, their economic goals. Using the ABA's Professional Responsibility Model Rule 8.4(g) and state bar professional responsibility rules as a skeletal structure, the presenters discuss how gender stereotypes and implicit biases hold legal organizations back from achieving necessary gender diversity and inclusion, and reduce career opportunities and advancement progress for women attorneys. They also focus on how people can avoid or overcome the discriminatory negative effects of gender bias, such as in the career-sensitive decisions (hiring, assignments, evaluations, compensation, and promotion policies) that are most often affected by implicit biases. Finally,

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Conducting Effective Witness Interviews: A Guide to Understanding the Legal and Privilege Considerations and Practical Tips and Considerations

Program Number: 2720 Presenter: David Silva, Esq., Evan P. Singer, Esq.

In this program for all in-house and corporate counsel and litigators, Evan Singer and David Silva provide an in-depth discussion of issues to consider when conducting witness interviews for purposes of internal investigations or litigation. Topics include the potential application of attorney-client privilege (such as the Upjohn warning); practical tips and strategies for conducting the interview; and some post-interview considerations and strategies.

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Conducting a Data Privacy Assessment: Scanning for Gaps in an Organization’s Privacy Program

Program Number: 2719 Presenter: David A. Zetoony, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Conducting an audit of an organization’s data privacy practices can be imposing. In this program of particular interest to all in-house and corporate counsel, including those involved in technology, compliance and corporate governance laws, David Zetoony, the Chair of Bryan Cave LLP’s data privacy and security team, discusses various methods for auditing compliance with United States data privacy laws.

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