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51 Prac. Law. 1 (2005)

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Published by The American Law Institute-American Bar Association
Committee on Continuing Professional Education Six times a year

Drafting The Consideration
Provision Of A Contract
Tina L. Stark                                  11
Consideration provisions are often the very heart of
the contract. In this article, Tina L. Stark provides
guidelines on stating the amount, identifying who is
paying whom, when the consideration is payable and
in what form, how to draft for separate payments,
whether consideration should be contingent, and stat-
ing formulas accurately.
A Guide To Union
Picketing And Handbilling
Steven Wheeless and Nicole Miller              19
When picketing happens, both the employer and the
pickets need to know what they can and cannot do
pursuant to the NLRA. In this article, Steven Wheel-
ess and Nicole Miller discuss organizational picket-
ing, informational picketing, signal picketing, area
standards picketing, picketing of secondary employ-
ers, consumer picketing, and picketing in the contexts
of unfair labor practice strikes and economic strikes.
Working Families Tax Relief Act Of 2004
Robert E. Ward                                 27
In this article, Robert E. Ward discusses many of the
Act's new provisions, including extension of the child
tax credit, extension of the increase in the standard
deduction for married joint filers, extension of the
increase in income subject to the 10 percent bracket,
the treatment of combat pay as earned income, the
uniform definition of child, the extension of the tax
credits for research and development, work opportu-
nity, welfare-to-work, electric and clean-fuel vehicles,
and more.

What Corporate Counsel Should
Know About IP Planning For
Technology-Driven Alliances (Part 1)
Joseph Yang                                   35
In this article, Joseph Yang discusses why joint own-
ership is a common choice when there are IP assets,
how joint ownership arises under U.S. law, the wide
variation in joint owners' rights from country to coun-
try, and provides a pre-enforcement checklist to use
before seeking to enforce a jointly owned IP asset.
Rainmaking: Business Development
And Retention Techniques
Bonnie Mayfield                               45
In this article, Bonnie Mayfield discusses overcoming
the negative in rainmaking, developing a marketing
persona, how to select a marketing mentor, identifying
client fishing holes, how to get the business and
keep it, following the Rule of Seven to maintain
client contacts, and offers a reading list for rainmakers.
A Brief History Of Workouts And
Patrick E. Mears, William T. Burgess,
Daniel F Gosch, Michael C. Hammer,
Edgar C. Howbert, James A. Plemmons           53
In this article, Patrick E. Mears, William T. Burgess,
Daniel E Gosch, Michael C. Hammer, Edgar C.
Howbert, and James A. Plemmons discuss the histo-
ry of forbearance and debt restructuring agreements,
the mechanics of foreclosures, and the workout
process, including typical forms of relief sought by
the debtor, terms that the creditor is likely to want,
and how creditors go about deciding whether or not
to grant the relief that the debtor seeks.

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