Conflict has increased significantly with a rise in the frequency and severity of accusations, disruptions, and threats, including physical violence.
Often, including after arbitration has started, the most efficient and satisfactory resolution of a dispute is by agreement of the parties. This program will explore how to balance the goals of the arbitration process:getting a fair and cost-effective resolution while insuring the impartiality of the arbitrator and the neutrality of the process. The panel will discuss methods of facilitating settlement during arbitration that meet these objectives.
This day-long in-person seminar is designed to build the skills and confidence you need to strike out on your own and grow your legal practice.
The EU Digital Services Act is the EU’s most ambitious reform package for intermediary liability and obligations to date. The European Union has adopted a modern legal framework whose scope includes the safety of users online, the establishment of governance with the protection of fundamental rights, and the maintenance of a fair and open online platform environment.
A discussion of cutting-edge IP and dispute resolution issues raised by technological evolution and recent developments in the law. Among other issues, the panelists will share their thoughts on copyright fair use, potential patent, copyright, and other IP challenges raised by AI, and legal disputes involving distributed ledger technologies and the Metaverse. They will address the pros and cons of litigation, arbitration, and mediation in resolving disputes over claims involving frontier technologies.
Topics include: What are some of the disputes related to cryptocurrency that end up in arbitration? How are cryptocurrency disputes different from other types of financial disputes? Is cryptocurrency a true currency or a speculative investment vehicle? What happened at FTX and do other cryptocurrency exchanges face similar risks? Will more traditional financial services corporations enter the cryptocurrency exchange marketplace? How can Neutrals who are interested in mediating and arbitrating cryptocurrency cases strengthen their Blockchain technical knowledge?
This webinar will provide an overview of how the four basic intellectual property tools (trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets) are being deployed by the legal cannabis industry in the U.S. (with a focus on California businesses and entrepreneurs).
This webinar will discuss the benefits and pitfalls of stalking horse purchases and/or sales in bankruptcy proceedings.
The webinar will examine design law and practice in Japan, including registerable subject matter, requirements for registration, partial design registration system, related design registration system, and protection of technology by design right.
Aviation technology has moved quickly forward, and what used to be toys are now tools of industry and public agencies. Drones are changing the aviation landscape. How do these technologies affect the law, and how does the law affect their use? SpaceX, Elon Musk’s rocket company has revolutionized internet technology with more than 4,500 Starlink satellites in low-Earth orbit. Musk’s unmatched power in the stars, including the use of satellites in Ukraine, raise unique business and legal issues. Look up to see drones and satellites and then return to Earth for a great discussion of cutting-edge ADR practices for drone and satellite disputes.