The Limitations of Persuasion, Know Them and Use Them

March 20th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one-hour MCLE course has been presented at some of the largest, most-prestigious law firms in the country, including O’Melveny & Myers, Munger Tolles & Olson, Jones Day, Sheppard Mullin, and others. Publication Date: 2/20/19

IP Overview for Non-IP Lawyers

March 19th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one-hour MCLE course covers copyright, trademark, and patent basics for the non-IP lawyer (transactional or litigation). It also touches on trade secret issues. It is ideal for a lawyer who wants a survey overview of the major copyright, trademark, and patent issues, and offers specific issue-spotting advice. Please enter the following to watch the video. Publication Date: 1/22/14

Ethics Credit – Federal Disqualification Motions

March 19th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one-hour Ethics credit program is built around the true story of one of the most bitter disqualification battles ever, from the famed Harry Bridges trials in the Cold War.  It has been presented at law firms and recorded for Westlaw and other online content providers also.  The program covers disqualification standards in federal court and the myriad ethics issues involved in judge-party-lawyer-witness relationships as well as race-based disqualification challenges and the unique issues raised in such challenges. Publication Date: 9/19/16

Why Superman and Steinbeck Matter to You

March 18th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one-hour MCLE addresses copyright for the general practitioner and for trusts and estates lawyers. The program explores the famous cases involving the battle over ownership of the iconic Superman creation, as well as the case involving the battle over copyright ownership of the Steinbeck estate. Publication Date: 12/17/15

Aereo Copyright Case in the Supreme Court

March 17th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one-hour CLE features John Tehranian (One LLP partner), Kelly M. Klaus (Munger Tolles & Olson partner) and Zachary S. McGee (the SVP, Head of Business & Legal Affairs at Miramax) examining and analyzing the key issues in the upcoming Aereo litigation before the Supreme Court. The case addresses the legality of services that retransmit broadcast signals to Internet viewers without the permission of the major over-the-air television networks. As such, the CLE traces the history of retransmission rights under the Copyright Act, the extant circuit split on how courts have defined ‘public’ performances, and the important legal and policy issues raised by the litigation for the entertainment industry. Publication Date: 1/22/14

Winning on Appeal

March 16th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one hour CLE addresses appeals and appellate issues. Whether you are a potential appellant or appellee, the strategies to successfully prevail on appeal are unique and critical. This program offers an overview of the appellate process with specific issue-spotting advice. Publication Date: 4/8/14

Persuasion II: The Dangers of Over-Aggressive Advocacy

February 29th, 2016|Free MCLE|

This one-hour MCLE program discusses how lawyers can do their clients and themselves a disservice by engaging in over-aggressive conduct. The program discusses the importance of credibility and important steps to build and protect it. Publication Date: 2/20/19