San Francisco Bay Chapter

Don't have time to attend or missed one of our Chapter events? Don't worry, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter understands! Each month, we will post the educational materials from our CLE programs, so you can get a taste of what you missed.


Spring 2018:  March Madness Session Program Materials


9:00-10:00     Miller Law Group:  "Harassment Prevention 2.0 – Best Practices for the #MeToo Era" (1.0 HR BIAS)
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10:10-11:10     Farella Braun:  "Personal Risk Management for In-House Counsel"
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11:10-11:40    Lunch Service

11:40-12:40    FTI Consulting:  "Data Theft - Do's and Don'ts"
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12:50 - 1:50    Baker Botts:  "Distributed Ledger Technology"
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2:00-3:00       Keker Van Nest:  Big Data: "Legal Risks Beyond Privacy and Data Breaches"
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3:10 - 4:10    WilmerHale:  "Navigating Collaborations With Your Competitors"
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4:20 - 5:20     Sidley Austin:  "Strategies to Keep Antitrust Issues from Tripping up Mergers and Acquisitions"
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"Better Lawyering Through Mindfullness" (Presented by Jeena Cho, January 2017)

"Top 10 Countdown:  Key IP Cases of 2016 and What to Watch in 2017" (Presented by Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, March  2017)

"Top 10 Countdown:  Key IP Cases of 2016 and What to Watch in 2017" (Presented by Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, March 2017)

"Stranger Things: Employment Law Horrors Lurking in Form Documents" (Presented by Miller Law Group, March 2017)


7:15-8:00     Registration & Breakfast
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8:00-9:00      Integreon – “Ethics of Legal Outsourcing” (including 1.0 Ethics MCLE credit)
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9:10-10:10   Hopkins Carley - "Trade Secrets - Bringing Them in and Helping Them out: How to Protect Trade Secrets (and Your Company) with Employee Moves"
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10:20-11:20   White & Case - "Managing Cross-border Acquisitions of Technology Companies"
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12:00 -1:00    Farella Braun & Martel - "Prepare, Prevent, Respond:  In-House Counsel's Vital Role and Responsibility Regarding Cyber and Information Security" (including 0.5 Ethics MCLE credit)
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1:05-2:05       Wilmer Hale - "Getting M&A Done in a Digital World - Navigating Cybersecurity and Other Regulatory Pitfalls"
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2:20-3:20       Littler – “2016 Employment Law Review”
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3:25-4:25       Baker McKenzie – Global Investigations Academy
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4:30-5:30       Reed Smith- "GDPR and Data Privacy Counseling - Effective May 2018"
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"Advice from the Trenches:Protecting Yourself in a Contract Dispute" (Presented by Crowell & Moring, April 2017)

"The New Workforce: The In-House Counsel’s Guide to Understanding Legal Exposures and Managing Risk" (Presented by Miller Law Group, May 2018)

“When the Feds Are Away, The States Will Play” (Presented by Polsinelli, July 2017)

"Privacy and Cyber Threats – Practical Strategies to Limit Liability" (Presented by Crowell & Moring LLP, September 2017) 


"Internet and Mobile Law 2016 - Update of the Law, Trends and Cases in Litigation" (Presented by Greenberg Traurig LLP, January 2016)

"Top Ten Ethics Considerations in 2016" (Presented by Crowell & Moring LLP), January 2016)

"Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board: Strategies for Winning as Petitioner or Patent Owner" (Presented by Ropes & Gray LLP, January 2016)

"Global Attorney-Client Privilege Bootcamp - How is Your Team Sharing Information?" (Presented by Baker & McKenzie LLP, January 2016)

"Post-Grant Patent Challenges at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board: Strategies for Winning as Petitioner or Patent Owner"
(Presented by Ropes & Gray LLP, January 2016)

"2015 Year in Review:  What Life Sciences Companies Need To Know from an IP Perspective" (Presented by Kaye Scholar, March 2016)

"Fair Pay and Pay Transparency: Is Your Company At Risk?" (Presented by Miller Law Group, March 2016)

Nonprofit Legal Audit Clinic Training (SponsoredPresented by Fenwick LLP, March 2016)

"Global Trademark Issues"
"Litigating Patents in Germany and France"
"International Prosecution"
"Challenges for US Corporate Counsels"

"IP Related Challenges in the EU - From Agreements to Enforcement"
(Presented by Grunecker LLP, March 2016)

"The World Series Curveball: Are the New Rules a Game Changer at the ITC?” (Presented by White & Case LLP and Inventus, April 2016)

"Keeping it All Together: 10 Best Practices for Executing Efficient Cross-Border Deals" (Presented by Baker & McKenzie LLP, April 2016)

"Cybersecurity in the Boardroom" (Presented by Baker & McKenzie LLP, April 2016)

Spring CLE 2016:  "The Jungle – Navigating the Legal Jungle" (April 2016)

"Cloud Contracting - Global Terms & Trends ACC International Committee Meeting" (Presented by Baker & McKenzie LLP, May 2016) 

"Data Sharing and Licensing: Best Practices and Ongoing Questions" (Presented by Ropes & Gray LLP, May 2016)

"A Rebalancing Act: Early Patent Litigation Strategies in Light of Recent Federal Circuit Cases" (Presented by Baker & McKenzie LLP, July 2016)

"New Trends In Open Space Office Design: Addressing the Ethical Challenges For Lawyers" (Presented by Hopkins Carley LLP, July 2016)

"Potential Pitfalls in FinTech M&A" (Presented by Greenberg Traurig LLP, July 2016)

"Private D&O Insurance Things You Should Know" (Presented by Farella Braun & Martell LLP, September 2016)

"Forrester's 2015 Data Privacy Heat Map" (Forrester Research, November 2016)

"In FCPA Investigations, Cooperation is Complex" (National Law Journal, November 2016)


"Sensitive Data & the Business Judgment Rule" (Sponsored by Ropes & Gray LLP, February 2015)

"Website Accessibility Litigation: Here to Stay" (Sponsored by Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart LLP, Spring Training, March 2015)

Litigation in the Era of Blurred Lines Between Work and Personal Data and Devices (Sponsored by Farella Braun + Martel LLP, Spring Training, March 2015)


"Tech & StartUp Office leasing & the state of the market – 7 steps for success!" (Sponsored by Carr McClellan, March 2015)

Preparing for and Surviving an M&A Process for Life Science Companies (Sponsored by Kaye Scholer, April 2015)

"The Normalization of Patent Rights:  How judicial and legislative reform have affected patent rights, its impact on your litigation, prosecution, and transactional practices, and where we go from here." (Sponsored by Sidley Austin LLP, April 2015)

"Growing Pains: Lease Structure, Exit Strategies, and Creating Leverage with Your Landlord as Your Business Evolves" (Sponsored by Carr McClellan, May 2015)

"Is Big Brother Watching?! - How Life Sciences Companies View and React to the Increased Anti-Corruption Enforcement Environment and Tips for Global Compliance Programs" (Kaye Scholer, July 2015)

"Systemic Cyber Risks – Insurance Programs to Help Companies Cope with Cyber Attacks that Target Critical Infrastructure" (Farella Braun + Martel, September 2015)

"Corporate Tax Update:  What Every Corporate Counsel Needs to Know" (DLA Piper, October 2015)

 "Ask the FTC about Privacy!" (Ropes & Gray, October 2015)

"Strategic Trademark Portfolio Protection: Playing Offense and Defense"  (Greenberg Traurig, November 2015)


"Understanding the Benefits and the Risks of the Government as a Purchaser of Your Biopharma or Medical Device Product" (Sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro LLP, April 2014)

"Recent Developments in Life Sciences" (Sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro LLP, June 2014)

"The Sunshine Act- One Year Review" (Sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro LLP, December 2014)

"Leveraging AIA's Tools for Your Competitive Advantage" (Sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro LLP, November 2014)

"Cyber-Security: How Should Boards Be Assessing Risks and Implementing Mitigation Strategies" (Sponsored by Cooley LLP, September 2014)

"Gamify: Fun Facts About Internet Law" (Sponsored by Farella Braun + Martel LLP, October 2014)

"Employment Law ToolKit" (Start Up Essentials, Sponsored by Miller Law Group, October 2014)

"Intangible Assets or a Corporate Goldmine? How Companies Can Recognize the Value of Their Patent Portfolios" (Sponsored by Perkins Coie LLP, March 2014)

"Back to Patent Basics: From What is a Patent to Avoiding Patent License Pitfalls" (Sponsored by Perkins Coie LLP, September, 2014)

"Standards-Setting Organizations (SSOs) and FRAND Licensing Obligations" (Sponsored by by Perkins Coie LLP, November 2014)


 "Ask the FTC About Privacy" (Sponsored by Greenburg Traurig LLP, September 2013)

"THE ART OF THE DEAL" (Sponsored by Sheppard Mullin LLP, June 2013)

"Software Licensing in the Cloud" (Sponsored by Gibson Dunn LLP, June 2013)

"ADA/FMLA/Worker's Compensation 2013: Ensuring the Employer is in the Driver's Seat" (Sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP May 2013)

"Recent Enforcement Trends-How to Make Sure Your Compliance Keeps You Out of Trouble with the Feds"(Winston Strawn iACC Presenation, May 2013)

Choice of Law and Venue in Cross Border Transactions: Playbook for Avoiding Pitfalls and Maximizing Field Position" (Sponsored by Baker & McKenzie LLP, March 2013)

"Going Global - Strategies, Risks and Rewards" (Sponsored by Drinker Biddle LLP, January 2013)



"What In-house Counsel Need to Know about E-coupons and Gift Cards in E-commerce and Social Media" (Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig LLP, December 2012)

"No Harm, No Foul? Recent Developments on How Courts are Addressing Injury and Standing in Privacy Class Actions" (Sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP, Noovember 2012)

 "Deal or No Deal 3.0 -- Contracts Gone Wild!" (Novomber 2012)

 "Kroll Ontrack -- Year in Review" (November 2012)

  "The Fine Print Matters -- Boilerplate Contract Clauses through the Litigators Lens" (Sponsored by Farella Braun + Martel LLP, October 2012)

 "Trademark and Copyright Issues on Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" (Sponsored by Winston & Srawn LLP, September 2012)

"Think Global, Act Local: Top Workplace Law Challenges Facing Multinational Employers" (Sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP, July 2012)


"What You Need To Know About Mobile Patent Wars" (Sponsored by Ropes & Gra LLP, July 2012)

"Developing an Effective Compliance Program to Manage Legal Risks Within Your Supply Chain" (Sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP, June 2012)

"Managing IP as a Strategic Asset" (Sponsored by DLA Piper LLP, June 2012)

Essentials for Startups: A Legal Toolkit for In-House Counsel (Sponsored by Miller Law Group, May 2012)

Managing Intellectual Property and Contract Issues

Employment Law for the In-House Practitioner

Immigration Law for StartUps

"How Bay Area Companies Can Respond to Anti-Bribery Initiatives" (Sponsored by Bingham McCutchen LLP, May 2012)

"Tips and Traps When Negotiating a Favorable Lease for Your Company – a Tenant’s Perspective" (Sponsored by Allan Matkins LLP, April  2012)

"Preventing the Kiss-and-Tell:  Strategies for Protecting Trade Secrets in Collaborations" (Sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro, February 2012)

"What In-house Counsel Should be Doing Now to Get Ready for the America Invents Act (AIA)" (Sponsored by Perkins Coie, February 2012)

“Cyber Risks: Why Everyone in the In House Legal Department Should Pay Attention To What Hackers Are Doing” (Sponsored by Stroz Friedberg, January 2012)

Encore Presentation: "Getting Ahead of the Deals Coming Your Way in 2012: Avoiding Pitfalls in Real Property Acquisitions and Dispositions" (Sponsored by Allan Matkins, January 2012) 


 "California Workplace Law Update 2011:  Updates from 2011 on California Workplace Law and How to Plan for 2012" (Sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP, December 2011)

"Behavioral Targeting & Privacy - Recent US & EU Developments" (Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig LLP, October 2011)

 "What Should I Know and When Should I Know It? Untangling the Litigation Risks and Benefits of Prior Knowledge of Later-Asserted Patents" (Sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP, November 2011)

"The Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Rules: Perspectives from the Front Lines on What You Should Know and How You Should Respond" (Sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP, September 2011)

 "Caveat Everyone: How to Avoid Key Pitfalls in Real Property Acquisitions and Dispositions" (Sponsored by Allen Matkins LLP, August 2011)

"Accommodating Google’s Growth:  War Stories and Lessons Learned from Mountain View Acquisitions" (Sponsored by Allen Matkins LLP, May 2011)

"Patent Wars and Antitrust Counterattacks: Managing Two Worlds When They Collide" (Sponsored by Ropes & Gray LLP, July 2011)


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