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Massachusetts Bar Association, Probate Section

Date: Monday, December 10, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Robert O'Regan Role: Presenter
Topic: A top 10 list of reasons from Estate of Moretti: When good intentions go bad




The Road to Equity Partnership for Women Lawyers

Date: Wednesday, December 05, 2007
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Panelist

This webinar was sponsored by Thompson/West Legal Works.


International Trademark Basics Forum

Date: Monday, December 03, 2007 - Tuesday, December 04, 2007
Location: Cambridge, MA
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Speaker

Organized by the International Trademark Association and attracts an international audience.


West LegalWorks Patent Claim Construction Conference

Date: Friday, November 16, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Merton Thompson Role: Faculty Member

Call 800.308.1700 for more information.


Annual Convention of the National Asian and Pacific American Bar Association

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2007
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Presenter
Topic: The New Face of Antitrust in Intellectual Property




Newton Community Adult Education

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Presenter
Topic: Serving as Executor




Citizens Bank Estate Planning Roundtable and Review

Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2007




Transbio American Communications Workshop

Date: Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Gil Breiman Role: Faculty Member




Doing Business in the U.S.

Date: Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Location: Sherbrooke, Quebec
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Speaker

This event was sponsored by Amcham Quebec, The Council of American States in Canada and the Sherbrooke Chamber of Commerce.


Getting Engaged in Social Entrepreneurship

Date: Friday, November 02, 2007
Location: Boston, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker for this event, sponsored by Boston University School of Management.


Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate - National Business Institute

Date: Thursday, November 01, 2007




Boston Bar Association International Intellectual Property Committee

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: Protecting Your Brand in Cyberspace




Flaschner Judicial Institute Panel for Judges

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Location: Social Law Library, Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Speaker
Topic: The Ripple Effects of Goodridge

In cooperation with the Massachusetts Bar Association Post-Goodridge Task Force


MCLE Bankruptcy Law Conference 2007

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2007
Topic: Coping with Divorce in Bankruptcy Cases: The Impact of BAPCPA and Anna Nicole Smith




Employment and Immigration Law Issues: Employer's Perspective

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Location: Boston Neighborhood Network, Asian American Lawyers of Massachusetts Legal Line Show
Attorney(s):  Renee Inomata Role: Speaker

Renee Inomata discussed tips and pointers for employers to address and protect themselves regarding employment and immigration law issues, including commentary on recent developments and trends. (Boston Neighborhood Network, Asian American Lawyers of Massachusetts Legal Line Show)


AALAM Legal Line

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Topic: Employment Law - Employer's Perspective




Licensing Executives Society Annual Meeting

Date: Monday, October 15, 2007
Location: Vancouver
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Moderator
Topic: In re Nuijten and Its Effect on the Software, Internet and E-Commerce Industries




MCLE Program

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Topic: GAL Training for Catergory F Matters: Part II, Advanced

October 10, 2007 (Boston), October 17, 2007 (Taunton), October 24, 2007 (Peabody)


Boston University School of Education

Date: Friday, October 05, 2007
Attorney(s):  Cornelius (Con) Chapman Role: Speaker
Topic: Expanding Education Options Through Tax Benefits




Pharmaceutical Education Associates Annual Drug Delivery Conference

Date: Thursday, October 04, 2007
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: Regulatory Approval Strategies for Drug Delivery Platforms




Trademark & Copyright: A New Era

Date: Monday, October 01, 2007
Attorney(s):  Merton Thompson Role: Panelist

Merton Thompson participated in this roundtable, which the transcript appeared in the October 2007 issue of GC New England


A Guide to Electronic Submission of Pharmaceutical Product Applications

Date: Friday, September 28, 2007
Location: Webinar
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker




International Clinical Trials Conference

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: Categorizing and Complying with Regulatory Nuances when Conducting Clinical Trials in Emerging Nations




Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents, Analysis, Insights and Strategies for New Challenges in Biotech Practice

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2007
Location: American Conference Institute
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: Freedom to Operate Assessments in Biotechnology, Analysis, Opinions and More




Dollars and Sense: Raising your financial and estate planning IQ

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Topic: Words from the estate side

Asian Women's Connection event


Probate Law and Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Presenter

In conjunction with Bay State Financial.


Federal Laboratory Consortium Northeast Regional Conference

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter
Topic: Homeland Security Safety Act




Massachusetts Probate and Family Inn of Court

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Attorney(s):  Robert O'Regan Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: Trying Undue Influence Cases: A Top Ten List from Estate of Moretti




Boston Bar Association Fiduciary Litigation Committee CLE Program

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2007
Attorney(s):  Robert O'Regan Role: Chair
Topic: Undue Influence and Incompetence Cases in the Probate and Family Courts

*First ever CLE program sponsored by the BBA Fiduciary Litigation Committee.


Center for Advanced Legal Studies

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2007
Location: Suffolk Univeristy Law School
Attorney(s):  Laura Studen Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Walking the Line in the 21st Century Workplace




9th Advanced Forum on Biotech Patents

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s): Dr. Janine Susan Role: Presenter
 Jerry Cohen Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: Evolving Best Practices for Claim Construction in Biotech Patent Application




MCLE Program: Hot IP Topics for Business Lawyers

Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: Remedies for Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting




D&O Insurance and Bankruptcy

Date: Monday, September 10, 2007
Location: National CPCU Society Annual Meeting
Attorney(s):  Scott Moskol Role: Speaker




Massachusetts Legal Assisting Fundamentals

Date: Friday, September 07, 2007
Attorney(s):  Elizabeth Murillo Role: Presenter
Topic: Working in the Federal and Massachusetts Legal Systems

Elizabeth Brady Murillo and Michael K. Sugrue co-authored a chapter entitled "Introduction to the Federal and Massachusetts Legal Systems" and lead an interactive discussion on this topic.


American Bar Association Committee Forum

Date: Sunday, August 12, 2007
Attorney(s):  Howard Susser Role: Speaker
Topic: Important Patent Law Developments for the Business Lawyer




MCLE Program

Date: Thursday, August 09, 2007
Topic: Before the "I Do's": Pre-Marital Agreements




Massachusetts Bar Association Continuing Legal Education

Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Location: Suffolk University Law School, Boston
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Chair
Topic: How to Handle a Will Contest




MCLE Program

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2007
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Faculty Member
Topic: GAL Training for Category D Matters: Part II, Advanced

Brian Bixby was a faculty member for this course on July 19, 2007, July 26, 2007 and August 2, 2007.


AALAM Legal Line

Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Topic: Juvenile Justice - Views of a Judge and Practitioner

The Honorable Jay D. Blitzman of the Middlesex Juvenile Court and Gloria Tan Esq. of the Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School share their perspectives on challenges and initiatives in the juvenile court system.


American Conference Institute 7th Annual Conference

Date: Monday, July 16, 2007 - Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: Managing Legal Risks in Structuring & Conducting Clinical Trials




104.9 Radio Interview, "Dangerous Documents" segment from the North Shore Financial Forum

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2007
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role:

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MCLE Continuing Education

Date: Thursday, June 28, 2007
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Chair
Topic: Planning for Subsequent Marriages




High Tech Monitoring and Privacy in the Workplace: Spotlight on Labor & Employment Law

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Location: Boston Bar Association CLE Seminar
Attorney(s):  Renee Inomata Role: Panelist

For the Boston Bar Association CLE Seminar, Renee Inomata spoke on how to advise corporate clients on drafting effective policies.


MIT Enterprise Forum: GET SMART Program

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: Intellectual Property




Forum on China Capital Market Development

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2007




Judicial Conference of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Date: Friday, June 15, 2007




Judicial Conference of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Date: Friday, June 15, 2007
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law




The Boston Probate Forum

Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Speaker
Topic: Tales and Lessons from the Probate Court, with Occasional Sermons from the Mount (the Appeals Court and the SJC)




Regulatory Approval Strategies for Drug Delivery Platforms

Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 - Friday, June 08, 2007
Location: Pharmaceutical Education Associates
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: Reaching the Promised Land: FDA Approval of New & Improved Drugs




Global Interactive Gaming Summit and Expo

Date: Friday, June 01, 2007
Attorney(s):  Deborah Peckham Role: Speaker
Topic: Legal Concerns for Digital Service Providers




Educational Partnering Mission

Date: Sunday, May 27, 2007
Location: New Brunswick
Attorney(s):  Laura Carroll Role: Speaker




Starting a Nonprofit Organization

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2007
Location: Great Barrington, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker for this event in Great Barrington, MA, sponsored by Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.


International Business Boot Camp

Date: Monday, May 21, 2007 - Friday, May 25, 2007

Presented to juniors and seniors from Univeristy of Maryland, College Park.


Boston Bar Association CLE Seminar

Date: Friday, May 18, 2007
Attorney(s):  George Tobia, Jr. Role: Panelist
 Susan Stenger Role: Panelist
Topic: Hot Topics in Media and Entertainment Law

Ms. Stenger spoke on issues in music industry litigation, including obtaining injunctive relief, joint ownership disputes, and state vs. federal court venue and jurisdiction. Mr. Tobia discussed the legal aspects of development of television pilots and series in a changing network and cable landscape.


Annual Federal Laboratory Consortium

Date: Monday, May 14, 2007 - Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Location: Dallas, TX
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter
Topic: Intellectual Property




IAG International Network General Assembly

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2007
Topic: U.S. Class Actions and Investor Remedies for Foreign Plaintiffs in the U.S.




104.9 Radio Interview, "Will Contests" segment from the North Shore Financial Forum

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2007
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role:

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IAG International Network General Assembly

Date: Friday, May 11, 2007
Topic: Shareholder Rights and Corporate Governance, European and U.S. Perspectives




AIPLA Annual Spring Meeting

Date: Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: Trade Secret Law Committee

Mr. Cohen lead an interactive discussion on current law and practice issues relating to trade secret protective orders.


Canadian Soiree

Date: Monday, May 07, 2007
Attorney(s):  Josef Volman Role: Panelist
Topic: Venture Capital Update

Sponsored by the Canadian Consulate and Burns & Levinson LLP


SBIR Annual Spring Meeting

Date: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 - Thursday, May 03, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter
Topic: Rights in Government Funded Inventions




BBA Fiduciary Litigation Committee Annual Seminar

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Attorney(s):  Robert O'Regan Role: Chair
Topic: Pleading and Proof of Undue Influence in Will and Trust Cases




AALAM Legal Line

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Topic: The Landlord Side of Housing Court Issues

Boston Attorney Frank A. Flynn of Downing and Flynn describes issues that may arise for landords and provides pointers and practical tips about how they can be addressed. Topics covered include evictions, injunctive relief, security deposits, criminal activity, inspections, self-defense, remedies and collections


BBA Continuing Education Program

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Co-Chair
Topic: Financing Technology Enterprises




MCLE: The Family Law Conference 2007

Date: Friday, April 13, 2007




NECBC Eigth Annual Technology, Trade and Investment Forum

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2007
Location: Colonnade Hotel 120 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Co-Chair
Topic: Technology Challenges, Market Opportunities and Solutions in Homeland and Border Security: The U.S.-Canada Experience




US/Canada Venture Capital Pipeline

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Moderator
Topic: What U.S. Investors are Looking for in a Canadian Business




MCLE Program

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Presenter
 Lisa Cukier Role: Presenter
Topic: Fiduciary Litigation in the Probate Court




WPI Collaborative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Presenter
Dr. Janine Susan Role: Presenter
Topic: Basics of Intellectual Property, Claim Construction, Understanding Biotech Inventions




Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: When is an invention an invention?




YES 2.0 Business Plan Competition/New England Chinese Information and Networking Association

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2007
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Building an Enterprise: Business Law Basics

Mr. Chow presented to regional high school teams who participated in the YES 2.0 Business Plan Competition.


BBA IP Litigation Committee

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Speaker
Topic: Dippin' Dots: The Fine Line Between Inequitable Conduct and Walker Process Fraud on the Patent Office




What you should know about estate planning

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Attorney(s):  Malcolm Starr Role: Presenter

Presented to Citizen-Union Bank's trust and investment group


MCLE Program

Date: Monday, March 19, 2007
Attorney(s):  Brian Bixby Role: Chair
 Dianne Frade Role: Faculty Member
Topic: Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Marital Dissolution: When death and divorce collide

First-time MCLE program on this topic.


American Bar Association Section of Business Law Spring Meeting

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2007 - Sunday, March 18, 2007
Location: Washington, D.C.
Attorney(s):  Howard Susser Role: Panelist
Topic: Recent Intellectual Property Developments for the Business Lawyer




Israel Awareness Week (Future Jewish Business Leaders of America)

Date: Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Attorney(s):  Gil Breiman Role: Featured Presenter
Topic: The Israeli Economy & High Tech Market




MCLE Program

Date: Monday, March 05, 2007
Topic: Where c. 151B, Workers' Comp and Federal Laws Clash




Boston Bar Association seminar

Date: Thursday, March 01, 2007
Topic: The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Divorce




American Intellectual Property Law Association Committee

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role: Panelist
Topic: Standards development in presentations on "Patent Holdups" and Competition Issues in standards development organizations (SDO's)

Presented to the Federal Trade Commission. Also presented to the Department of Justice on March 1, 2007.


Developing Profitable Partnerships in Quebec's Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry Conference

Date: Monday, February 26, 2007
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Moderator
Topic: What US and Canadian Investors Are Looking for in Quebec Businesses




MCLE Program

Date: Thursday, February 08, 2007
Topic: Representing Clients Before the MCAD




Boston Entrepreneurs' Network

Date: Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jacob (Jesse) Erlich Role: Speaker
Topic: Alternative Sources of Funding




US/Canada Venture Capital Pipeline

Date: Thursday, February 01, 2007
Location: Boston, MA
Attorney(s):  Leonard Gold Role: Moderator
Topic: What U.S. Investors are Looking for in a Canadian Business




Boston Bar Association International Intellectual Property Meeting

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role: Speaker
Topic: Cross-Border IP Infringement Issues




New England College of Optometry

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2007
Attorney(s):  Norman Spector Role: Invited Presenter
Topic: Ophthalmic Business and Management Policy




Intellectual Property in Review

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2007
Location: Boston Bar Association
Attorney(s): Dr. Ronda Moore Role: Speaker




MCLE Program

Date: Friday, January 12, 2007
Attorney(s):  Lisa Cukier Role: Presenter
Topic: Estate Planning Conference




"The Digital Campus: Use and Protection of Information on Institutional Networks"



Estate Planning Petitions



Elder Abuse and Disabled Person Abuse



Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Assets: Realizing the Value of SBIR's



IP Basics



Estate Planning



"Protecting Your Brand in Cyberspace"



Accessing Capital Through TSX Venture Exchange



Fiduciary Litigation



Intellectual Property Litigation Committee & Boston Patent Law Association

Date: Friday, November 10, 2006
Attorney(s):  Jerry Cohen Role:

Jerry Cohen addressed the development of the law of obviousness related to patents. He also lead the discussion on the possible impact of the KSR v. Teleflex case currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.


ITC Trial Lawyers Association

Date: Thursday, November 09, 2006

Harvey Kaye was invited to speak and moderate a portion of the program at the Annual Meeting of the International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association on November 9, 2006.


Boston Society of Structural Engineers

Date: Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Attorney(s):  Clifford Cohen Role:
 Norman Spector Role:

Cliff Cohen and Norm Spector participated in a two part presentation to the Boston Society of Structural Engineers on November 8, 2006 and January 17, 2007. They spoke on the topic of business succession planning.


Patent Law Basics for Life Scientists

Date: Wednesday, November 01, 2006
Attorney(s): Dr. Janine Susan Role:

Invited speaker, SUNY at StonyBrook department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Susan spoke on "Patent Law Basics for Life Scientists" in November 2006.


Surety Bonds in Child Custody Matters



Guardianship and Conservatorship



Bankruptcy

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2006

Victor Bass spoke at the BBA seminar "First year of experience under the 2005 Bankruptcy Code Changes" on October 12, 2006.


Medical Treatment Decision-making for Loved Ones



Criminal Issues in the District and Probate Courts: Where Criminal Law and Family Law Collide



Financial Mangement Conference



Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements



China Roadshow

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Attorney(s):  Mark Schonfeld Role:

Mark Schonfeld spoke at the "China Roadshow," a program put on by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Schonfeld spoke on the topic, "Protecting Your Brand in Cyberspace".


11th Annual Drug Delivery Technologies & Deal-Making Conference

Date: Monday, September 25, 2006 - Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: New And Improved 505(b)(2) — Facilitating Approval for Enhanced Drug Delivery




Using financial reports to increase your firm's profitability



Representing Teenage Clients in Divorce and Post-Divorce Proceedings



Intellectual Property Licensing: Burgeoning Internet Topics

Date: Thursday, September 14, 2006
Attorney(s):  Stephen Chow Role:

Stephen Chow moderated the program, "Intellectual Property Licensing: Burgeoning Internet Topics" at the September 14, 2006 annual meeting of the Licensing Executives Society.


ALA Conference



Financial Responsibility in a Nonprofit: The process, the practice, the pitfalls



Boston Bar Association, Corporate Law Committee

Date: Friday, September 01, 2006
Topic: Director Developments 2006-2007




Protecting Your Brand in Cyberspace



Before the "I Do's": Pre-Marital Agreements



GAL Category D Matters: Actions Involving Probate of Wills, Accounts and Settlements



Financial Literacy Program



15th Annual Advanced Licensing Institute



How to Handle a Will Contest



AALAM Legal Line



Discovery in Employment Litigation



The Nonprofit Entrepreneur: Commercial Ventures for Nonprofits

Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Location: Waltham, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker for this event in Waltham, MA, sponsored by Massachusetts Service Alliance.


Doing Business in India



Guardian ad Litem



Intellectual Property Assets



Hot Topics in Arts, Entertainment & Sports



27th Annual MBA Labor & Employment Law Conference



27th Annual MBA Labor & Employment Law Conference



Estate Planning Tips to Avoid and Survive Litigation



FITT (Forum for International Trade Training) National Conference



Europe 2006



Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) conference



Community Service



Estate Planning and Elder Law



New England-Canada Business Council Seventh Annual Technology, Trade, Investment Conference



Annual Federal Laboratory Consortium meeting



Board Leaders

Date: Thursday, June 01, 2006
Topic: Post SOX Accounting




ADR in IP Cases



Export Partnering Program

Date: Tuesday, May 02, 2006
Location: New Brunswick
Attorney(s):  Laura Carroll Role: Speaker

Laura Carroll was a speaker at this event, sponsored by ACOA.


AAWIL Conference



"Family by Contract"



Women in the Law: Options and Opportunities



AALAM Legal Line



Success in Mediation



Entreprise Forum Start Up Clinic



GLEE Conference



Careers in International Law



Cross Border Investing



"Representing Teenagers in Family Law Cases"



Faculty Member: MCLE Seminar "Doing Business in Canada"



Amoskeag Business Incubator



"Intellectual Property Assets"



Starting a Nonprofit Organization

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2006
Location: Great Barrington, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker at this event in Great Barrington, MA, sponsored by Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.


Professional Women’s Panel in honor of Women’s History Month



SBIR Venture Capital Far & Event



Keynote Speaker: Export-USA Conference



Managing Legal Risks in Conducting and Promoting Clinical Trials Conference

Date: Monday, February 27, 2006 - Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: The Litigation Landscape in Clinical Trials: Plaintiff and Defense Theories and Federal and State Requirements




"Current Issues in Stormwater Regulation in Massachusetts"



Employment Solutions Seminar: Protecting Your IP



Employment Solutions Seminar: Protecting Your IP



AALAM Legal Line



"Family By Contract"



MCLE Program



Representing Clients in a Guardianship



"Contested Issues In Estates"



Board Leaders

Date: Sunday, January 01, 2006
Topic: Majority Voting




Nonprofit Law: Governance and the Critical Concept of "Stewardship" for Boards of Directors

Date: Friday, November 18, 2005
Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker at this event in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event was sponsored by the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations.


Nonprofit Governance: An INtroduction to Current Legal and Ethical Issues

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Location: Burlington, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker at this event in Burlington, MA. The event was sponsored by New England Museum Association.


Panelist: Cross Border Forum



Panelist: "Building Financial Freedom"



Speaker: Legal, Medical & Ethical Issues Concerning End of Life Decision-Making Conference "Self Determination"



Boston Bar Association CLE Program

Date: Tuesday, November 01, 2005
Topic: Counseling the Board of Directors in Crisis




"Financing Technology-Leading Enterprises"



AALAM Legal Line



Roundtable: "Trademark Licensing"



Recent Legal Developments in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Location: William Fry Life Sciences, Dublin, Ireland
Attorney(s):  John Serio Role: Speaker
Topic: Implications of Merck v. Integra




Boardroom Bound, New York Pipeline Seminar

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2005
Topic: Advanced Topics in Directorship




Boston Bar Association CLE Program

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2005
Topic: Counseling Technology-Leading Emerging Enterprises




Legal Issues for Private Foundations

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2005
Location: Boston, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker at this event located in Boston, MA. The event was sponsored by the Association of Small Foundations.


Faculty Member: "Family By Contract: Update on Family Law Issues" (MBA)



Speaker: Toronto Venture Group Breakfast



Speaker, "Going Public in the U.S. - When, Why, How and Impact"



Moderator: "Going Public in the U.S. - When, Why, How and Impact"



Boston Bar Association, Corporate Law Committee

Date: Thursday, September 01, 2005
Topic: Director Liability After Disney




Board Leaders

Date: Thursday, September 01, 2005
Topic: Succession Planning Lessons at Disney and Morgan Stanley




International Law Seminars, Life After Rembrandts - Advanced Ip Strategies

Date: Monday, August 01, 2005
Topic: Hidden Risks of Advanced Intellectual Property Strategies




Faculty Member: MCLE Seminar "Elder Law Litigation and Advocacy" (2)



Faculty Member: "Elder Law Litigation and Advocacy" (MCLE) (Cukier)



Faculty Member: "Elder Law Litigation and Advocacy"



A Common Sense Approach to Conflict of Interest Policies

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2005
Location: Boston, MA

Jeffrey Hurwit was a speaker at this event in Boston, MA. The event was sponsored by Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts.


Growth, Liquidity or Both, a practical seminar on the current state of capital markets and the environment for buying and selling businesses

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2005
Attorney(s):  David Amidon Role: Moderator

This event was hosted by Burns & Levinson LLP and Newbury Piret & Co.


Panelist: "Panel II - Maximizing Value and Mitigating Risk - Case Study: Cross-Border Venture Capital Financing"



Moderator: "Maximizing Value and Mitigating Risk - Case Study: Cross-Border Venture Capital Financing"



"Intellectual Property for Smaller Businesses"



Speaker: "Fee Arbitration Hearings"



Speaker: Atlantica Group LLC's Homeland Security & Defense Mission Breakfast Briefing



Speaker: Atlantica Group LLC's Homeland Security and Defense Mission



Speaker: Atlantica Group LLC's Homeland Security and Defense Mission



Trainer: Senior Partners for the Justice Organization and for the Volunteer Lawyers Project



Speaker: "Nonprofit Law: Current and Legal Governance Issues"



Chairperson: "Contested Issues in Estates"



Speaker: Education Export Seminar



Legal Expert: "Good Morning America"



Faculty Panel: "Resolving Disputes in Close Corporations and Partnerships" (MCLE)



Speaker: "Nonprofit Law: Critical Issues and Common Questions"



Speaker: "The Nonprofit Entrepreneur Current Legal and Organizational Issues"



Panelist: "Building Financial Freedom"



Speaker: Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation Board of Directors Meeting



"The Digital Campus"



Speaker: "Starting a Nonprofit: Legal and Practical Considerations"



Speaker: "Nonprofit Law: Current Legal and Governance Issues"



Panel Moderator: "The Massachusetts Probate & Family Law: Responding to the Needs of the Asian-American Community"



Speaker: "Same-Sex Marriage and Estate Planning After Goodridge" (Estate Planning Counsel in Hyannis)



"E-Commerce: A Decade Young"



MCLE Program - "Producing and Exporting Technology: Understanding Exports of Technology, Knowledge, Products and Services"

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2005
Attorney(s):  Dennis Kelly Role: Speaker
Topic: Enforcement Actions by Export Control Authorities




Program Chair and Presenter: "Same-Sex Marriage and Estate Planning" (MCLE)



Speaker: "Nonprofit Law: Current Legal and Governance Issues"



Speaker: International Trademark Association (INTA) Anticounterfeiting Forum



Program Chair and Presenter: "Elder Law Litigation and Advocacy" (MCLE)



Program Chair: "Elder Law Litigation and Advocacy" (MCLE)



Presenter: "Identity Theft: Protect Yourself with the Facts"



Panelist: The Third Annual Venture Skills Summit



Moderator: The Third Annual Venture Skills Summit



Program Chair and Presenter: "Turf Wars in Guardianship and Probate Litigation" (MBA)



"Intellectual Property Law 2005 Update"



Speaker: Estate Planning Fundamentals Committee of the Boston Bar Associations



Board Leaders

Date: Saturday, January 01, 2005
Topic: Corporate Governance Rating Organizations




Program Chair: "How To Handle A Will Contest"



Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP in partnership with MIT Technology Review: "Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Using Intellectual Property to Create, Protect and Realize Value for Your Business"

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Location: Cambridge, MA
Attorney(s): Dr. Michael Brodowski Role: Speaker
Topic: Strategically Creating a Valuable IP Portfolio




Guest Speaker: "Nuances in Guardianship Law" (BBA)



Boston Bar Association, Corporate Law Committee

Date: Monday, November 01, 2004
Topic: Update on Director Duties




Update on Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues for Non-U.S. Companies

Date: Friday, October 29, 2004

Susan K. Shapiro spoke at a PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Perkins Smith & Cohen LLP seminar in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Moderator: "In-Sourcing Capital: International VC's Seeking to Invest in New England"



Presenter: FMLA/ADA



Speaker: Probate & Family Court 2004 Judicial Conference



Speaker: Law of the Internet



Speaker: Export-USA Conference



ICC International Court of Arbitration Conference on International Dispute Resolution

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2004 - Tuesday, September 21, 2004
Location: Cape Cod
Attorney(s):  Dennis Kelly Role: Moderator
Topic: Multi-Party Arbitration




Presenter: Allianace for School Choice's National School Choice Litigation Task Force Meeting



Presenter: Human Rights Officers Workshop



Interview: Boston WBZ News Radio



Speakers: "Everyone's Family Business: Protecting Your Assets Today...and Tomorrow"



Speaker: "Protecting Trademarks and Copyrights on the Internet"



Chair/Panelist:The Seventh Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference



Workshop: "Hiring: Getting it Right from the Start"



Speaker: "Legal issues surrounding marriage for gay and lesbian couples"



New Hampshire Bar ASsociation, Annual Meeting

Date: Tuesday, June 01, 2004
Topic: The Impact of Enron on Corporate Governance




New Hampshire Bar Association

Date: Tuesday, June 01, 2004
Topic: Organizational Sentencing Guidelines and Other New Sources of Attorney Liability




Speaker: "From Piracy to Privacy: Key Legal Concerns for Workplace Technology"



Speaker: "Non-Competes"



Speaker: "Starting a Nonprofit Organization"



Guest Speaker: "The Legal and Cultural Impact of Goodridge v. Department of Public Health"



Presenter: "Ramifications of Same-Sex Marriage and how it will impact their work in the probate and family court"



Speaker: "Protecting Trademarks and Copyrights on the Internet"



Speaker: "Darth Vader v. Clarence Darrow (high tech v. low tech)," at the American Bar Association's Litigation Section's Annual Meeting



Speaker: "Probate & Family Court Time Standards"



Speaker: "Disabled Employees: Best Practices and Pitfalls"



Speaker: "Nonprofit Law: Current Legal and Governance Issues"



Speaker: "Top 10 Legal Pitfalls: From Piracy to Privacy"



Speaker: "Protecting Fashion Designs"



Moderator: "The Jockey or the Horse: Evaluating Management from both a West Coast and East Coast Perspective"



Presenter: "Disable Persons Abuse cases and Elder Abuse cases" (Inn of Court)



Speaker: "The Law of Cyberspace"



Program Chair: "Turf Wars in Guardianship and Probate Matters" (MBA)



Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Date: Sunday, February 01, 2004
Attorney(s): Dr. Janine Susan Role:

Invited speaker, The Forsyth Institute. Dr. Susan spoke on "Protecting Your Intellectual Property" in February 2004.


Moderator: "Unwinding Massachusetts Business Trust/QSUB Groups"



Speaker: "Unwinding Massachusetts Business Trust/QSUB Groups"



Program Chair, "Marriage of Same-Sex Couples: Unraveling the Legal Issues" (MCLE)



Moderator: "Mergers, Meltdowns, Money and Marketing - The Future of Boston's Legal Community and How to Prepare for It"



Faculty Member: "Advising Ongoing Business Enterprises: Life Cycle of a Business"



Speaker: "Guardianship and Alternatives to Guardianship"



Speaker: "Buying and Selling a Business in Massachusetts Mastering the Basics"



Moderator: "Attracting European and Asian Investors to US Enterprises, and What They Offer Besides Money"



Faculty Member: "Probate Court Equity Actions"



Presenter: "Employment Law Spotlight on Physical and Mental Disabilities and Employee Leaves of Absence" (2)



Faculty Member: "Corporate Tax Basics"



Speaker: "New SEC Periodic Reporting Rules"



Speaker: "Tax, Legal, and Ethical Concerns for Private Foundations"



Speaker: "Turf wars in Guardianship and Probate Matters" (MCLE) (2)



Speaker: "Everyone's Family Business: Protecting Your Assets Today...and Tomorrow"



Speaker: "Patent Law and Licensing"



226th American Chemical Society National Meeting

Date: Sunday, September 07, 2003 - Thursday, September 11, 2003
Location: New York, NY
Attorney(s): Dr. Michael Brodowski Role: Speaker
Topic: Notebooks, Invention Disclosures, and Other Time Consuming Activities




International Trademark Association, Trademark Administrator's Forum

Date: Monday, September 01, 2003
Attorney(s):  Deborah Peckham Role: Moderator
Topic: Madrid Protocol Basics




Speaker: "Sales and Use Tax In Massachusetts"



Speaker: "Effective Due Diligence in IP Licensing and Joint Venture Agreements"



Moderator: "When local money is hard to find...there are alternatives in good neighbors"



Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues for Non-U.S. Companies

Date: Wednesday, June 04, 2003

Susan K. Shapiro spoke at a PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Perkins Smith & Cohen LLP seminar in Vancouver, British Columbia .


Speaker: "The Impact on Trademark and Copyright Laws of Supreme Court's Decision in Dastar Corp. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp."



Participant: "Introducing Evidence"



Presenter: "HIPAA Privacy Rules"



Speaker: "E-Commerce: Legal and Practical Issues"



Panelist: The Second Annual Boston-Montreal Conference



Speaker: "Damages in Trademark Cases"



Co-moderator: "International Venture Capital Firms Investing in the Greater Washington, DC Area"



Speaker: "HIPAA Privacy Seminar"



Speaker: "U.S. Venture Capital Financing of Canadian Companies"



Moderator: "An International Look at the After-Crunch"



Moderator: "Cultural Considerations in Divorce and Child Custody Matters"



Presenter: "Employment Law Spotlight on Physical and Mental Disabilities and Employee Leaves of Absence"



Panelist: "Venture Capital Financing in the US"



Panelists: Mass Venture Forum



Program Chair: "Strategies and Tactics in Guardianship and Conservatorship" (MCLE)



Panelist: "Strategies and Tactics in Guardianship and Conservatorship"



Faculty Member: "How to Handle a Will Contest" MCLE Seminar on Probate Law



Panelist: "A Discussion on US/German SME Business"



Presenter: "Retirement Assets in Estate Planning"



Irrevocable Trusts in a Divorce Contest (Valuation Issues Involving Trust Interests)

Date: Monday, November 18, 2002
Location: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar
Attorney(s):  Nancy Van Tine Role: Chair




Speaker: "Nonprofit Law: Critical Issues and Common Questions"



Speaker: "Women in Design: Transformation in the Design Workplace"



Panelist: "Canada A to Z"



Co-Moderator: "The Second Annual US/ European Venture Collaboration"



Speaker: "SEC Regulation FD and Rule 10b5-1: A First Anniversary Update on Practical Issues and Implementation"



Participant: National Employment Lawyers Association



Speaker: "Starting a Nonprofit Organization"



Panelist: "Doing Business in the United States"



Panelist: Canada Trade Conference



Speaker: "Essential Legal Issues for Nonprofit Organizations"



Speaker: "Trends in Charitable Giving and Emerging Philanthropic Vehicles"



Presenter: "Update in Employment Law" (2)



Presenter: "Employment Law Update"



Speaker: "Emerging Nonprofit Business Models"



International Trademark Association, International Basics Forum

Date: Friday, February 01, 2002
Attorney(s):  Deborah Peckham Role: Panelist
Topic: Objections from the Registrar




Panelist: "Use of Life Insurance in Employee Benefits"



Suffolk University Law School CLE Seminar

Date: Friday, November 02, 2001
Attorney(s):  Susan Stenger Role: Panelist
Topic: Improving Your Chances of Success On Appeal

Ms. Stenger spoke on stays of execution pending appeal, securing a judgment pending appeal and standards of review on appeal.


Speaker: "Dealing with Analysts, Reporters and Friends: The New Rules of Insider Trading and Disclosure for Public Companies"



Chair: "Evidence with Employment Law Experts"



Panelist: Canada Trade Conference



Boston Bar Foundation CLE Seminar

Date: Tuesday, June 08, 1999
Attorney(s):  Susan Stenger Role: Moderator
Topic: Understanding and Drafting Entertainment Contracts




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