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April 16, 2015: Basics of Intellectual Property for the Bankruptcy Court Practitioner
April 29, 2015: Jury Instructions: Plain Language and Schema Theory
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Eric L. Abbott, Esq.

Eric L. Abbott, Esq.

“Basics of Intellectual Property for the Bankruptcy Court Practitioner” CLE Seminar

Produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee

Featured Speaker

Eric L. Abbott, Esq.

Abbott Law Chartered

Topics:

  • Basic differences between patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets.
  • Basic issues and pitfalls regarding establishing title to patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets.
  • How trustees and creditors can uncover hidden intellectual property assets.
  • How patents can be used to create false impressions of value.

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street (CCBA’S NEW LOCATION), Las Vegas, NV 89101
Credits: 1 General CLE Credit

Cost:
$25/CCBA Member – Attorney, Judge, or Merchant
$20/CCBA Member – Legal Assistant, Legal Administrator, or UNLV Law Student
$45/Non-Member – Attorney, Judge, Merchant
$30/Non-MemberLegal Assistant, Legal Administrator, or UNLV Law Student

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Jury Instructions: Plain Language and Schema Theory

Produced by Brenda Weksler, Esq. of the CCBA’s CLE Committee

Featured Speaker:

Sara Gordon

Associate Professor of Law
William S. Boyd School of Law/UNLV

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: Lunchtime Learning 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th St., Las Vegas
Credits: One General CLE Credit
Cost: $25 CCBA Member; $15 CCBA Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Member; $20 Legal Asst/UNLV Law Student Non-Member; $45 Non-Member

Speaking Topics:

  • Examine how “schemas,” or the preexisting notions jurors have about the law, shape jurors’ use of jury instructions, even when jurors are given “plain-language” instructions.
  • Examine the social science research on schema theory to understand how schemas continue to influence jurors’ use of “plain” jury instructions.
  • Identify ways lawyers and judges can counteract inappropriate schemas and activate legally appropriate schemas before jurors are introduced to facts in a trial.
  • Use principles of cognitive and educational psychology to develop jurors’ schemas for applicable legal concepts, allowing for more thoughtful and more accurate jury decision-making.

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