December 4, 2014Seminar

3rd Annual Litigation Seminar

Please mark your calendar for the 3rd Annual Litigation Seminar for in-house counsel and business executives hosted by Michael Best on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about on the latest trends in litigation. An invitation containing additional details will be sent in the coming months.



8:00 - 8:30 a.m.


Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 - 8:35 a.m.  

Welcome remarks Daniel J. Vaccaro, Chair of the Litigation Practice Group

8:35 - 9:35 a.m.                           Preparing Corporate Witnesses for Deposition: Making Sure In-House and Outside Counsel Are on the Same Page 
Presented by: Paul E. Benson and Ted A. Wisnefski
9:35 - 10:35 a.m.   Contract Drafting from a Litigator's Perspective 
Presented by: Ian A. J. Pitz and Mary C. Turke
10:35 - 10:45 a.m.   Break
10:45 - 11:45 a.m   Everyday Ethics for Inside Counsel 
Presented by: Jon G. Furlow and Ann Ustad Smith
Noon - 1:00 p.m.   Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.   Master Session A: Presentation - Part 1: 
Lessons Learned from the First Two Years of Inter Partes Review at the Patent Office

Panel:Marshall J. Schmitt, Kevin P. Moran, Gilberto E. Espinoza and Richard H. Marschall
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.   Master Session B: Presentation - Part 1: 
Class Action Update: A Look at the Most Recent Developments in the Law with a Focus on Class Certification

Speakers: Michelle L. Dama, Joseph L. Olson
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.   Break
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.   Master Session A: Presentation - Part 2:
Fee Shifting and Other Changes Stemming from the Supreme Court's 2014 Patent Decisions
Panel: Jonathan H. Margolies, J. Donald Best, John C. Scheller and Melanie J. Reichenberger
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.   Master Session B: Presentation - Part 2:
Class Action Update: Recent Developments in Wage and Hour Cases, Fair Credit Reporting Act Cases, Telephone Consumer Protection Act Cases and Tag-Along Patent Class Actions
Speakers: Michelle L. Dama, Joseph L. Olson and Mitchell W. Quick
3:15 p.m.  




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