Certification Credits 1.0 Civil Trial; 1.0 State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice
OCBA and the CFAWL for “The 19th Amendment: A Different Perspective.” centennial celebration of the passage of the 19th amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. A panel of academic scholars (Kenicia Wright, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida School of Politics, Security and International Affairs) will discuss the significance of this passage as the largest expansion of democracy in the history of our country, including the role of minority women in the suffrage movement.
Cert. Credits 1.0 Business Litigation; 1.0 Intellectual Property
The presentation will discuss my article that presents the first qualitative empirical review of permanent injunctions in trade secret cases. It explores the extent to which the Supreme Court’s patent decision in eBay v. MercExchange has influenced the analysis of equitable principles in federal trade secret litigation. Among the more notable findings are that while equitable principles are generally applied in determining whether to grant a permanent injunction to a prevailing party after trial, the courts are not necessarily strictly applying the four factors from eBay. The award of monetary relief does not preclude equitable injunctive relief, and courts can find irreparable harm even where the loss has been compensated monetarily. Moreover, where injunctions are requested but denied, the lack of irreparable harm seemed to have been the factor most often articulated as the reason for the denial
Certification Credits: Business Litigation 1.0; Real Estate 1.0
Common landlord-tenant issues posed by COVID-19. The presenters will speak on four primary areas: the current status of Florida courts concerning landlord/tenant disputes; considerations when preparing lease workouts; issues presented by lease avoidance; and creditor/lender concerns. The presenters will answer questions from participants at the end of the session.