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MBA 6th Annual In-House Counsel Conference

Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Speaker
Topic: Discovering Electronically-Stored Information




Legal Issues in Same Sex Relationships

Date: Monday, December 08, 2008
Location: Boston Bar Association Continuing Legal Eduction
Attorney(s):  Francine Gardikas Role: Moderator




Medicaid: From Qualifying Clients to Applying for Benefits - National Business Institute

Date: Thursday, December 04, 2008
Location: Providence, RI




Famliy Law

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Location: Boston College Law School




Massachusetts Association of Public Accountants Lecture

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2008
Location: Marriott Hotel, Burlington
Attorney(s):  Melissa Sydney Role: Panelist
Topic: Mortgage Debt Relief Act




Marital Valuations After Bernier

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Location: Senior Partners for Justice
Attorney(s):  Laura Studen Role: Speaker




Massachusetts Association of Public Accountants Lecture

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2008
Location: John Carver Inn, Plymouth
Attorney(s):  Melissa Sydney Role: Panelist
Topic: Mortgage Debt Relief Act




Drinking in Museums - Liability and Legal Issues

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

This seminar was sponsored by the New England Museum Association.


SBIRs & Government Funds

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Location: UMASS Dartmouth Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center's Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: Government Funding Sources for Small Businesses




Greater Boston with Emily Rooney

Date: Monday, November 10, 2008
Attorney(s):  Ellen Zucker Role: Speaker
Topic: Results of the California referendum that amends the California constitution to ban same sex marriage




A Practical Guide to Organizing a Business

Date: Thursday, November 06, 2008
Location: MCLE
Attorney(s):  Mark Manning Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)




Massachusetts Association of Public Accountants Lecture

Date: Thursday, November 06, 2008
Location: DoubleTree Hotel, Westboro
Attorney(s):  Melissa Sydney Role: Panelist
Topic: Mortgage Debt Relief Act




Limited Liability Companies vs. Business Corporations: Legal, Tax and Accounting Considerations

Date: Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Location: Massachusetts Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program
Attorney(s):  Howard Medwed Role: Faculty Member




Socially Responsible Business in Times of Economic Change

Date: Friday, October 31, 2008
Location: Boston Center for Community & Justice (BCCJ) Business Network Fall Breakfast
Attorney(s):  Renee Inomata Role: Panelist




Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education 26th Annual Business and Security Law Conference 2008

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Panelist
Topic: The Perils of Using Unregistered Finders




School to Career Happenings

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Location: East Greenwich Public School, East Greenwich, RI
Topic: Political Process of Getting a Bond Referendum on a Ballot




National Business Institute Seminar-A Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings

Date: Monday, October 27, 2008




Custody and Parentage of Children Born from Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Faculty Member

Lisa Cukier is a faculty member at this event for the Suffolk Law Advanced Legal Studies program on October 23, 2008.


Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008
Location: K&L Gates, LLP
Attorney(s): Dr. Ronda Moore Role: Panelist
Topic: How to protect your company’s confidential information, know where its been taken, and recover it




Wills, Trusts & Probate

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Location: Newton Center
Attorney(s):  Clifford Cohen Role: Trainer
 Lisa Cukier Role: Trainer

Lisa Cukier and Clifford Cohen will teach the course, "Wills, Trusts & Probate" for the Newton Center for Adult Education on October 22 and October 29, 2008.


Towards IP Liquidity: Progress on E-Markets

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Location: Licensing Executives Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Moderator




Mechanisms for Transferring Federally Owned Technology

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter

Jesse Erlich was a featured presenter at the Licensing Executive Society Annual Meeting.


Federal Technology Transfer

Date: Friday, October 17, 2008 - Saturday, October 18, 2008
Location: LES Annual Meeting, Boston MA
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter




Patentable Subject Matter

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008
Location: Boston Patent Law Association
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Speaker




Boston Patent Law Association

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Speaker

Jerry Cohen is a speaker at this BPLA seminar discussing patentable subject matter, a cutting edge issue in patent law.


Boston Bar Association

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Topic: Corporate Governance 2009: Everything you need to know to navigate the next proxy season




Intellectual Property

Date: Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Location: The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC)
Attorney(s): Dr. Janine Susan Role: Speaker
Dr. Orlando Lopez Role: Speaker




Lessons in Contract Drafting from the School of Litigation

Date: Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Location: New England Corporate Counsel Association, Inc.
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Co-Chair
 Paul Mastrocola Role: Featured Presenter

Discussion of drafting of agreements that are more likely to provide leverage in settlement as well as substantive and tactical advantages for litigation or arbitration of a contractually based dispute.


A Roadmap Through Divorce Proceedings

Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Location: Sponsored by National Business Institute




Massachusetts Bar Association CLE Seminar

Date: Thursday, October 02, 2008
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Chair
Topic: How to Handle a Will Contest




Navigating Uncharted Waters

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Speaker
Topic: What charter schools should know about recent financial market volatility




Irrevocable Trusts and Long-Term Care Planning -Citizens Bank Trust Department

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Mr. Marion is a featured presenter at this event for Citizens Bank Trust Department.


Thriving in a Changing Landscape: Finance and Regulations

Date: Friday, September 26, 2008
Location: Boston, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit will be an upcoming panelist during this event, sponsored by Associated Grant Makers.


National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Program

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008 - Saturday, September 27, 2008
Topic: Deposition Skills: New England




Massachusetts Bar Association Business Law Section

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Presenter
Topic: Uniform Law Commission




Webcast: Online Liability

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Featured Presenter
 Mark Schonfeld Role: Featured Presenter

Mark Schonfeld and Jerry Cohen are both featured presenters for this event, sponsored by Thompson West LegalWorks.


Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Presenter
Topic: Uniform Condominium Act




Massachusetts Bar Association CLE Seminar

Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Chair
Topic: How to Handle a Will Contest




Forum on US-Canada Relations Under the Next President

Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Host

The state of the economy and foreign policy have emerged as top issues in this year’s presidential campaign. This forum will address potential shifts in U.S.-Canada policy in the next presidential administration. Get an inside look at Democrat and Republican policies regarding our strategic U.S.-Canada relationship and potential implications for the future U.S.-Canada business relationship

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Doing Business in China

Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Featured Presenter
 Mark Schonfeld Role: Featured Presenter

Mark Schonfeld and Jerry Cohen conducted this webinar for West LegalWorks. They concentrated specifically on the intricacies of IP law in China.


New Hampshire High Technology IP Forum

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Panelist
 Laura Carroll Role: Panelist




Boston Bar Association - International Law Section forum discussion

Date: Thursday, June 19, 2008
Location: BBA - 16 Beacon Street, 5 - 7 pm
Topic: "The Future of Cuba: Transition, Transformation, or Business As Usual?"




Preservation and Growth of Assets During Times of Uncertainty

Date: Thursday, June 19, 2008
Location: Chiazza Restaurant, 308 Country Road, Barrington, RI
Attorney(s):  Malcolm Starr Role: Co-Host

Presentation Topics: "Use of Generation Skipping Trusts and Asset Protection Trusts for Long Term Care Planning" by Joseph R. Marion III and "Trusts: Everyone Needs One - Which One is Right For You?" by Malcolm W. Starr


Recent Developments as a Guide to New Best Practices in IP

Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Location: BNA audio conference
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Presenter
 Mark Schonfeld Role: Presenter




Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association – New England, SAPA-NE 10th Annual Conference 2008

Date: Saturday, June 14, 2008
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Attorney(s): Dr. Michael Brodowski Role: Speaker
Topic: A Global IP and Business Strategy




Training for the Attorney General’s Litigation Department

Date: Friday, June 13, 2008
Attorney(s):  Ellen Zucker Role: Speaker
Topic: Litigating of retaliation claims brought under M.G.L. c. 151B




Rhode Island Bar Association CLE program

Date: Thursday, June 12, 2008
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Panelist
 Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: "The Ins and Outs of an IP Case"




The Ripple Effects of Goodridge

Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Location: Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse, 4th Floor, One Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Presenter
Topic: Legal implications and practical consequences of the case

Hosted by the Flaschner Judicial Institute and the Massachusetts Lesbian & Gay Bar Association


Board Leaders

Date: Sunday, June 01, 2008
Topic: 2008 Proxy Season Update




"Probate is Dead, or is it?"

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Location: American Bar Association Teleconference
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Moderator




Massachusetts Bar Association CLE program

Date: Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: "Intellectual Property Basics for the Non-Specialist"




New Brunswick Export Partnership Forum

Date: Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Location: Canadian Consulate
Attorney(s):  Laura Carroll Role: Speaker
Topic: Legal Issues to Consider When Doing Business in New England




Board Leaders

Date: Thursday, May 01, 2008
Topic: Board Leaders Annual Director Seminar




Working with attorneys, clients and court personnel

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Location: Litigation skills seminar for legal assistants
Attorney(s):  Andrea Martin Role: Presenter

Michael K. Sugrue and Andrea L. Martin co-authored a chapter entitled “Working with attorneys, clients and court personnel.”


Who Will Save America's Urban Catholic Schools?

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Speaker

Mr. Chapman was a speaker during this event at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.


Handling Challenging Workplace Situatuions

Date: Monday, April 28, 2008
Location: MCLE
Attorney(s):  Renee Inomata Role: Chair

Renee Inomata participated as the Chair at this Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) event on April 28, 2008.


Boston Bar Association CLE program

Date: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: "VC Financing of Technology Companies: A Look Under the Hood"




Doing Business in India

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008
Location: Mass Leadership Conference on India, China and Russia
Topic: Mass Leadership Conference on India, China and Russia




NECBC Ninth Annual Technology, Trade and Investment Forum

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Co-Chair
Topic: New England - Canada Business Council presents Cross Border Expansion in the Information Technology Industry - Challenges, Market Opportunities and Solutions: The U.S. - Canada Experience




Demystifying Asset Protection Vehicles - National Business Institute

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008




"Intellectual Property and Technology Commercialization"

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Location: Technology Center, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Attorney(s):  Howard Susser Role: Presenter
 Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter

Jesse Erlich spoke on Intellectual Property, Government Rights in IP and Export Control Laws Under Government Contracts, and Licensing. Howard Susser spoke on Enforcement of IP Rights. This program was hosted by the Institute for Economic Development - Small Business Development Center.


BBA Program: "What's Next: Discussing Options for Senior Lawyers"

Date: Thursday, April 10, 2008

The packed crowd enjoyed presentations from a panel of experts who had successfully transitioned into new professional settings. More than a dozen resource organizations were available at the program for attendees to learn more about different ways to expand their horizons during new stages of their careers. For his vision and masterful organization of this new program, the BBA honors Fred as this week's MVP.


BBA CLE: The TRIPS Agreement - Enforcement and Implementation of IP Rights in India and China

Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2008




Boston Patent Law Association Seminar

Date: Friday, April 04, 2008
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Moderator
Topic: "The Law of Software Contracts"

with Professor Maureen A. O'Rourke, Dean of Boston University Law School


Boston Probate Forum

Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Topic: premarital agreements




MCLE Program

Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Topic: Handling Challenging Workplace Situations




Board Leaders

Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Topic: The Impact of SEC Regulation on Boards of Directors




Moving Up in a Down Year

Date: Thursday, March 27, 2008
Location: Arclinea at 10 St. James Ave., Boston
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Presenter
Topic: GLBT Marriage & Divorce and Estate Planning & Litigation Strategies


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What U.S. Investors are Looking for in Canadian Business

Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Moderator

Leonard Gold was a moderator during this event at the US/Canada Venture Capital Pipeline.


MCLE Seminar: Doing Business Abroad

Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Location: MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place, via Winter Street, Boston 2 - 5 p.m.
Topic: Doing Business Abroad - A lawyer’s tool kit for the global age

This program gives you a broad overview of the most common issues lawyers need to be aware of when advising clients doing business across borders.


Webcast: Protecting Your Brand in Cyberspace

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2008
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Featured Presenter


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MCLE Employment Law Trial Skills MasterClass

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - Thursday, March 13, 2008
Location: MCLE Conference Center 10 Winter Place, Boston 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Attorney(s):  Laura Studen Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Learn how to win your employment case in court

MCLE's Employment Law Trial Skills MasterClass was created by employment law trial experts to give you the most practical information and experience in the shortest time.


Fundy Region Export Development Initiative Educational Seminar

Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Attorney(s):  Laura Carroll Role: Speaker
Topic: Legal and tax issues for international companies doing business in the U.S.

This seminar was hosted by the Consulate General of Canada and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.


SBANE - Cutting Edge Series

Date: Thursday, March 06, 2008
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Waltham from 7:30 - 9:30
Attorney(s):  Howard Susser Role: Invited Speaker
Topic: Protecting the Crown Jewels: Your Intellectual Property Assests

This seminar will deliver practical, real-world information you can use to create an effective IP strategy that achieves your business objectives.


Moderator: Venture Capital Forum "Themed Workshop - Limited Partners' Strategies"

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Location: Montréal, QC
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role:

Samuel Shafner was a moderator at Venture Capital Forum, Themed Workshop - Limited Partners' Strategies.


Massachusetts Bankers Association

Date: Friday, February 08, 2008
Location: Marlborough
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Speaker
Topic: Record retention




Board Leaders

Date: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 - Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Topic: Personal Liability of Directors

This event also took place in April 2005.


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