HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Diane M. Black and 3 more

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15084

Product Number: 18 OKENGLAW 4 11 CDMN MB

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:


This audio recording is approximately 6 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

How to Use

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 5 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The USB+PDF package includes either an Mp3 audio recording of a live seminar, or video recording of a live webinar on a USB thumb drive along with a PDF file of the manual that was distributed at the seminar/webinar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The webinar video recording requires completion of a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) in order to download a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
The Mp3 audio recording contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 4:00 pm

Oklahoma Contract Law Primer for Engineers
S. Potts

   Contract formation and the elements of an enforceable contract
   Bargaining power and understanding contract terms
   Duties, performance, and professional standards
   Liability – warranties, guarantees, indemnities, and breaches of contract
   Non-compete/non-solicitation agreements and terms - enforceable or not?
   Misappropriation of trade secrets and business information

Professional Liability Law
W.M. Hill

   Reviewing the grounds for professional liability claims
   Identifying who can bring a claim
   Examining common sources of professional liability claims
   Reviewing defenses to liability claims
   Determining damages
   Participating in dispute resolution: arbitration,mediation, litigation
   Obtaining Insurance coverage for professional liability claims

Understanding the Investigatory and Disciplinary Practices of the Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
J. Seay

   Understanding the Department’s disciplinary powers
   Reviewing prohibited practices and grounds for disciplinary action
   Investigatory procedures
   Disciplinary hearings
   Administrative and other penalties and enforcement

Cyber Security Issues for Engineers 
J. Seay

   Cyber security threats and business’s exposure to data breach
   Day in a life of a cyber security breach and how to respondin the event of a breach
   Coverage that is available under a cyber insurance policy to illustrate how the coverage matches up with the steps taken after a breach

Intellectual Property Essentials for Engineers:  Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets
M. Brockhaus

   Securing ownership of your designs through patents, trademarks,copyrights, and trade secrets
   Leveraging your intellectual capital through licenses, and othertechnology agreements
   Policing intellectual property rights and preventing infringement
   Resolving intellectual property disputes


Diane M. Black

Secrest, Hill, Butler & Secrest, P.C., Tulsa
Ms. Black joined Secrest, Hill, Butler & Secrest in 2013. She has been an insurance defense lawyer for over 13 years. She brings an in-depth knowledge of insurance policy interpretation coupled with trial experience. Her work focuses on defending “bad faith”, coverage disputes, real estate, construction, products liability, professional liability and general liability. Ms. Black received her B.A. degree in 19994 from the University of Tulsa and graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1999.

Marc A. Brockhaus

Dunlap Codding P.C., Oklahoma City
Mr. Brockhaus leads Dunlap Codding’s Electrical Engineering & Systems group.  He also practices in the areas of intellectual property, technology, computer and patent law and is involved in counseling, transactions, litigation and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Brockhaus has prosecuted patent applications in the United States and abroad in the electrical, software and mechanical arts, including telephony equipment, semiconductor design and fabrication, computers, computer networking, digital cameras, electronic test equipment, web-guiding equipment, firearm safety equipment, protective vests, explosive detection equipment, optics and optical equipment, software programs and business methods.  He has also been involved extensively in patent-related litigation and licensing efforts involving the enforcement of intellectual property rights.  Mr. Brockhaus has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and received his J.D. degree and his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1997, where he was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma.  He received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1993.

Sara E. Potts

Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson, LLP – Oklahoma City
Ms. Potts concentrates the majority of her federal and state court practice on corporate/business litigation, insurance defense, employer defense, construction law, and tribal law.  She also assists business clients with a variety of commercial matters, including business formation and organization, partnerships, limited liability companies, contract drafting and review, employer liability, disassociations, and dissolutions.  Ms. Potts has represented numerous companies of various sizes in corporate business litigation involving contractual disputes, membership interests, ejectment/dissolution, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition.

Jason T. Seay

Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson, Oklahoma City
Mr. Seay is an associate with Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson.  His practice focuses on data security and privacy matters, healthcare law, regulatory compliance, administrative law and coverage disputes.  Mr. Seay’s practice includes indemnity disputes, complex litigation, appeals, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and election/campaign finance laws.  He also assists with transactions unique to entrepreneurs, and with government contracting, construction contracting and internal and government investigations.  Previously, Mr. Seay worked at the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office where he served as general counsel to the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision, the Oklahoma State Election Board and other state agencies.  He also served as a prosecutor for the Board of Medical Licensure for three years where he prosecuted high profile opioid prescribing cases before the board. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s office, he was an assistant city attorney for the City of Tulsa.