In this on-demand webinar, the following will be discussed.

During this on-demand webinar we explore the field of intellectual property law, and identify the basic differences between a copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, and other suis generis forms of intellectual property. Real world examples are included to help you recognize and identify the role intellectual property plays in your daily life. We also discuss the basic criteria and processes for filing copyright, patent, and trademark applications.

Discuss facts and helpful information about stress, primarily in the workplace, and how it affects us.  

We identify the symptoms of stress and how stress can carry over into our personal lives.

The presentation ends with simple yoga or other relaxation techniques to help with relieving the effects of stress. Some techniques can be used while sitting in your office.

Medical malpractice litigation combines all the demands of complex litigation with a wide range of challenging medical issues. This on-demand webinar will provide an overview of medical malpractice litigation from pre-suit through trial, while focusing on the paralegal’s role as part of the medical malpractice team. Registrants will learn strategies for paralegals at each stage of a medical malpractice case, including medical literature research; records collection and analysis; expert research and retention; trial preparation; and trial support.

Cases are won and lost during discovery. Every successful paralegal must understand the power of discovery, and how to use it to advantage. This on-demand webinar will introduce the different types of discovery that cases may use and explain why they are important, provide an overview of objections, provide encouragement of good, well-thought out work product, and demonstrate how a paralegal’s knowledge of discovery can help (or hurt) a case. 

This on-demand webinar will provide a brief glimpse into:

Clinical research studies conducted in the US are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (secs. 201-902, 52 Stat. 1040 et seq. as amended (21 U.S.C. 321-392)). Throughout the research process, there are legal and ethical implications that researchers and doctors, clinical trial sponsors, and drug development companies must be aware of to successfully bring drugs and medical devices to the consumer market.

Online connectivity has transformed every facet of our lives. Technology shortens our commutes, connects us with people far away, and gives us unlimited cat memes... yet many areas of litigation remain untouched - and unimproved - in the way that other parts of our lives have. 

First Court has leveraged technology to improve two costly and time-intensive practices - mediation and jury research. 

Critical thinking is a skill that most would agree is important in the workplace. But what is it, exactly? Critical thinking is reasonable, reflective thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe and what to do. It requires collecting information and then thoughtfully evaluating it in order to guide decision making.

Critical thinking helps you to make better decisions by engaging in logical reasoning, avoiding mistakes due to bias or inaccurate assumptions, and systematically working through options to identify the most relevant and reasonable solution.

Innovation doesn’t have to be complex or difficult, and it’s not just for technical problems. Innovation can happen everywhere in an organization. This course will take your team's ideas into action.

After you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to:   

In most organizations, a strategic plan is created at the highest level, and it becomes your job to implement it. A company without a strategic plan is like a boat without a rudder. It may be afloat, but it isn’t headed in the best direction to ensure its long-term success. Strategic planning is moving an organization forward toward a shared vision through agreed-upon goals and objectives. Some people take a more theoretical approach and emphasize creating the vision, while others take a more task-based approach and focus on setting deadlines and achieving action items.   

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