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2010 New England Venture Summit

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Location: Dedham, MA
Attorney(s):  Josef Volman Role: Moderator
Topic: Getting the Deal Done: Negotiating a Win Win




2010 New England Venture Summit

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Location: Dedham, MA
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Moderator
Topic: Corporate Venture Money: Funding Outside Innovation




Human Service Forum

Date: Thursday, December 02, 2010
Topic: Employment Law 101




C.P.E. Associates, Inc.

Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Attorney(s):  Melissa Sydney Role: Speaker
Topic: Federal Transfer Tax Update




New England Women in Energy and the Environment

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Attorney(s):  Melissa Sydney Role: Speaker
Topic: Estate Planning Basics




WPI Venture Forum

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: Intellectual Property Strategy and Rights to Government Funded Inventions




WPI Venture Forum

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Speaker
Topic: Corporate Needs for Small Companies




ACG Fall Conference

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Frank Segall Role: Moderator
Topic: Keeping It All in the Family: Issues Facing Today's Founder & Family Owned Businesses




New England Legal Foundation Fall Breakfast Program

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Ellen Zucker Role: Panelist
Topic: Is there a backlash against arbitration?




Marital Agreements: The New Landscape Under Ansin

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association
Attorney(s):  Susan Stenger Role: Speaker
Topic: Supreme Judicial Court's recent landmark decision in Ansin v. Craven-Ansin




CLE Program - Family Law Section

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association
Attorney(s):  Robin Lynch Nardone Role: Panelist
 Susan Stenger Role: Panelist
Topic: Drafting and Litigating: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements




Massachusetts Paralegal Association's Annual Meeting and 35th Anniversary

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010
Location: Odyssey Cruise - Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Speaker
Topic: Tales and lessons from the battlefields of will contests and family fights




AGMA Fourth Quarter Conference

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Location: Mountain View, CA
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker
Topic: Effective Gray Market Remedies Against Gray Market Imports




MCLE Program

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010
Attorney(s):  Christine Fletcher Role: Speaker
Topic: Executive Employment Agreements for Private Companies




NDIA Seminar: Understanding and Protecting Intellectual Property Rights under Government Contracts

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Location: Bedford, MA
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: Understanding Invention Reporting and Patent Filing Provisions under Government Contracts




"Wills, Trusts & Probate Litigation" for Newton Community Education

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Location: Newton, MA
Attorney(s):  Clifford Cohen Role: Faculty Member
 Lisa Cukier Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Estate Planning and Estate Litigation




WPI Venture Forum

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Attorney(s): Dr. Janine Susan Role: Moderator
Topic: Business Opportunities in Healthcare IT




"Wills, Trusts & Probate Litigation" for Newton Community Education

Date: Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Location: Newton, MA
Attorney(s):  Clifford Cohen Role: Faculty Member
 Lisa Cukier Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Estate Planning and Estate Litigation




CMEA The Employers Association

Date: Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Topic: CORI Reform




New Developments Affecting Your Workforce

Date: Friday, October 01, 2010
Attorney(s):  Lauren MacLellan Role: Speaker




American Chemical Society’s ACS Small and Medium Business Webinar™ Series

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010
Attorney(s): Dr. Michael Brodowski Role: Speaker
Topic: Global Patent Protection and International Business Strategies




Massachusetts Bar Association Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2010
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Chair
Topic: How to Handle a Will Contest




Understanding Geotechnical Reports and Designs in Massachusetts

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Location: Lorman Education Services - Woburn, MA
Attorney(s):  Anatoly Darov Role: Faculty Member




Medcaid Planning: Beyond the Basics

Date: Monday, September 27, 2010
Location: National Business Institute Seminar, Providence RI




Commercial Loan Workouts

Date: Friday, September 24, 2010
Location: ExecSense Webinar
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Speaker




Boston University - Media Ventures Master's Degree Program Lecture

Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Location: Boston University College of Communications
Topic: Enterprise and the Law




13th Annual International Conference: Fraud and Counterfeiting in the Imaging Supplies Industry

Date: Monday, September 20, 2010
Location: Miami, FL
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker
Topic: Protecting the Brand from Gray Market Activity




Workshop - NETVA Laureates Entrepreneurship Week

Date: Thursday, September 16, 2010
Location: Burns & Levinson LLP
Attorney(s):  Howard Medwed Role: Panelist
 Jerry Cohen Role: Panelist
 Leonard Gold Role: Panelist
Topic: IP / Trademarks, Human Resources, Incorporation, Entity, Tax, Regulations

This event is organized in partnership with the French American Chamber of Commerce, New-England Chapter, and hosted by Burns & Levinson LLP, both official partners of the NETVA program.


Women's Bar Association Event

Date: Thursday, September 16, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Nancy Van Tine Role: Panelist
Topic: Thinking Outside the Box: How to Maximize Your Career Potential




Boston Bar Association Seminar

Date: Thursday, September 16, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Sara Beccia Role: Presenter
Topic: Selling and Buying Trademarks as Keywords – Is it Infringement?




The Internet and Counterfeiting

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Location: New Momentum - Webinar
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker
Topic: Discover legal strategies to address Counterfeiting and Licensing Compliance for products sold on the Internet




New England/Canadian Business Council

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Attorney(s): Dr. Ronda Moore Role: Speaker
Topic: Freedom-to-operate for Canadian companies entering the U.S.




Boston Probate Forum

Date: Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Attorney(s):  Susan Stenger Role: Speaker
Topic: Supreme Judicial Court's recent decision in Ansin v. Craven-Ansin ruling postnuptial agreements are valid in Massachusetts




US Law on Gray Market and Counterfeit Goods

Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Location: Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bar Association, Niagara Falls
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker




New England SBIR-Related Event

Date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: Worcester, MA
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: Government Rights to Inventions Developed under Government Contracts and and Determining Valuation of Patents




New England SBIR Event

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Location: Worcester, MA
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: Government Rights to Inventions Developed under Government Contracts




"Divorce: Trouble with the IRS" for MCLE

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2010
Location: MCLE Conference Center, Boston MA
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Tax Issues in Same-Sex Marriages




"Representing Estate and Trust Beneficiaries" for ALI ABAs 13th Annual Advanced Course of Study for the Estate Planner, Litigator, and Corporate Fiduciary Counsel

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2010
Location: Langham Hotel, Boston MA
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Faculty Member
Topic: When Co-Trustees Disagree




ABI 17th Annual Northeast Bankruptcy Conference

Date: Friday, July 09, 2010 - Saturday, July 10, 2010
Location: Brewster, MA
Attorney(s):  Victor Bass Role: Moderator
Topic: Is the PBGC Next? Retirement Plans and the Chapter 11 Debtor




MCLE's GAL Training for Category D Matters: Part II, Advanced

Date: Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Location: MCLE Webcast
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Chair
Topic: Meeting the yearly requirements to remain on the court approved list




International Financial Forum

Date: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 - Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Location: Paris, France
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Panelist
Topic: Canada, a Land of Opportunity for Financial Services and Young Innovative Companies




Human Service Forum

Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Topic: Employment Law 101




MCLE Seminar

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Location: West Publishers, Webcast
Attorney(s):  Evelyn Haralampu Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Executive Compensation for Estate Planners




Amoskeag Business Incubator Workshop

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Topic: Preparing Your Business for Match-Making and Organized Growth




Boston Bar Association Program

Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: Doing Business In China




RI Bar Association's Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, June 11, 2010
Attorney(s):  Robert Corrente Role: Speaker
Topic: National Security




Legal Issues, Landmines and Client Strategies for e-Banking

Date: Friday, June 11, 2010
Location: ExecSense Webinar
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Speaker
Topic: What Banking Lawyers Need to Know




The Debate Over Data Breach: A Proposed Uniform Data Security Act

Date: Friday, June 11, 2010
Location: CompTIA Webinar
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Speaker




U.S. Commercial Service - Leveraging Your Website To Increase International Sales

Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Gil Breiman Role: Speaker
Topic: Registering Your Website Overseas and Protecting Your Intellectual Property




MCLE Program

Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Topic: Fiduciary Litigation in the Probate Court




International Trademark Association (INTA) Roundtable

Date: Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Location: Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston MA




EANE The Employers Association of the Northeast

Date: Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Topic: Sexual Harassment/Defamation (the Employer’s case)




Current State of the Law Regarding Minimum Resale Price

Date: Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Location: Thomson Reuters / West LegalEdcenter Live Webcast
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Speaker
 Mark Schonfeld Role: Moderator
 Stephen Chow Role: Speaker
Topic: Resale Pricing Agreements: Who Has the Authority to Set Price?




NIRI Annual Conference - Preparing for Changes in Proxy Access and Disclosure

Date: Sunday, June 06, 2010 - Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Location: San Diego, California




MCLE: Managing Document Discovery

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Presenter
Topic: Electronically Stored Information




SBIR's Assets & Engineering Talent System...focused on Life Sciences

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: What is it worth? ...well it depends. Understanding factors define value.




CMEA The Employers Association

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Topic: ADA/FMLA Interaction with Worker’s Compensation




2010 IACC Annual Spring Conference

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker
Topic: Concerns & Considerations in the Areas of Pre-Text & Evidence




Crossroad for BioTransfer

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Speaker
Dr. Ronda Moore Role: Speaker
Topic: U.S Venture Capital Investing in Canadian Life Science Companies-Challenges and Opportunities




U.S. Commercial Service's Certified Global Business Professional Series

Date: Friday, May 14, 2010
Location: Burlington, MA
Attorney(s):  Gil Breiman Role: Speaker
 Jerry Cohen Role: Speaker
Topic: International Sales, Marketing and Global Business Management




U.S./Canada Venture Capital Pipeline: Life Sciences

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Moderator
Topic: Life Science Investing-What to Expect in the Coming Year




MBA IP Basics

Date: Thursday, May 06, 2010
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Chair
Topic: Patents & Trade Secrets




2010 Tremblant Venture Forum Program

Date: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 - Thursday, May 06, 2010
Location: Fairmont Tremblant Hotel - Quebec, Canada
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Moderator
Topic: Venture Capital Financing in the Next Decade: Challenges & Opportunities

Sam Shafner will be a moderator at this event for the following panels: "Strategic Investors/Partners: Big Brother is Funding You!" and "Venture Capital in the New Decade: Major Changes in US and Canadian VC Funds?"


The Anatomy of Enforceable Ante-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements

Date: Monday, May 03, 2010
Location: Massachusetts Bar Association




Massachusetts Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys

Date: Friday, April 30, 2010
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Speaker
Topic: Lessons from the Litigator: Estate Planning Tips from a Fiduciary Litigator




Peak Financial Management, Inc. Dinner Seminar

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Speaker
Topic: Changes in the Estate Tax Laws




ITS Massachusetts 15th Annual Meeting and Conference

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Attorney(s):  Anatoly Darov Role: Panelist
Topic: Reform is extremely important but what about revenue? Toward the Development of a Sustainable Statewide Transportation Fiscal Policy.




Boston Business Journal Fraud Forum

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Location: Westin Copley, Boston MA
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Panelist




Boston Patent Law Association: Internal Firm Negotiations Agreements, Compensation and Power

Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Speaker
Topic: Splitting the Pie -- Compensation Methods, Originations Allocations, and other Blood Sports




Spring Meeting ABA Section of International Law

Date: Friday, April 16, 2010
Location: New York, NY
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Moderator
Topic: The New World of Cross-Border Insolvency




Patent Law Forum - Speaker Roundtable

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Location: Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH




Legal Marketing Association, New England Chapter Program

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Location: Burns & Levinson LLP
Attorney(s):  David Rosenblatt Role: Panelist
 Deborah Peckham Role: Panelist
Topic: Hit the Ground Running – Best Practices for Lateral Partner Integration




Boston Tooling & Machining Association's Annual Meeting

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Location: Woburn, MA
Attorney(s):  Renee Inomata Role: Speaker
Topic: Employment Law Updates




Competency Issues in Elder Law, LTC and Estate Planning Practice

Date: Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Location: National Business Institute Teleconference




New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) Event

Date: Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Location: Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge MA
Topic: Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship: Steps to Getting Your Business Started on a Solid Legal Footing




Practicing Civil Litigation

Date: Monday, April 05, 2010
Location: Suffolk University Law School




17th Gallivan Conference - How Can Connecticut Encourage Developers to Choose Renewable Energy?

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2010
Location: University of Connecticut School of Law
Attorney(s):  Josef Volman Role: Moderator
Topic: Renewable from the Start




Massachusetts Association of Public Accountants

Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Attorney(s):  Melissa Sydney Role: Speaker
Topic: Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007




MCLE 13th Annual Family Law Conference 2010

Date: Friday, March 19, 2010
Location: MCLE Conference Center, Boston MA
Topic: Caselaw and Legislative Update 2010




The Unique Complexities of Gay Marriage and Divorce

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Location: Boston College Law School




Online Pricing: Who Has the Authority to Set Price?

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Location: West LegalEdcenter Webcast
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Speaker
 Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker
 Stephen Chow Role: Speaker




Tips for Negotiating and Drafting Separation Agreements

Date: Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association
Attorney(s):  Robin Lynch Nardone Role: Co-Chair




2010 RSA Conference

Date: Tuesday, March 02, 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: Uniform Cybersecurity Standards: Is State or Federal Law a Better Approach?




Ethical Issues Related to the New Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code

Date: Tuesday, March 02, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Speaker




After King: Fees and Costs in Probate Litigation

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association
Attorney(s):  Robert O'Regan Role: Speaker




Fundamentals of Trust Administration

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Location: National Business Institute




Cross-border Business Partnerships from Technology to Commercialization

Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Location: Colonnade Hotel, Boston MA
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Moderator
Topic: Fundraising for VC's




New England Canada Business Council (NECBC) 11th Annual U.S./Canada Technology Business Forum

Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Co-Chair




European - North American Venture Capital Forum

Date: Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Location: Montreal, Canada
Attorney(s):  Samuel Shafner Role: Moderator
Topic: Government-sponsored Funds of Funds -- Investing the Government's Money to Support Middle Stage VC Fund Growth




Handling Interstate Removal Cases

Date: Friday, January 29, 2010
Location: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Seminar
Attorney(s):  Francine Gardikas Role: Panelist




Practical Steps for Personal Information Security: What to do now to comply with the new regulation

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2010
Location: BankGloucester
Attorney(s):  Renee Inomata Role: Presenter




WPI Venture Forum's Ask the Experts

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Dr. Ronda Moore Role: Speaker
Topic: Intellectual Property




Preventing and Handling Data Security Breaches

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Location: MCLE Program
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Chair




Squeezing Value from Your IP at the January 12 Venture Forum

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Attorney(s): Dr. Janine Susan Role: Moderator




Extraterritorial and Cross Border Coordination And Application of U.S. Antitrust Laws

Date: Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Location: Boston Bar Association, Boston MA
Attorney(s):  Gil Breiman Role: Moderator
Topic: International Law




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