Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
What is "use" in commerce?
Thomas J. Nichols
So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.
Eight attorneys from across the country weigh in.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Alexander Minin discusses his tax practice at the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning firm.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
Put your most relevant information first. Make it sound like you.
Recent news from Best Lawyers listed lawyers and firms. New hires at Akerman and King & Spalding, and a win for Greenberg Traurig.
Mike Androvett & Mark Annick
Planning your strategy in advance, and having a team ready to handle a disaster, can help you tackle a problem before it starts.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
A look at the headlines featuring Best Lawyers listed lawyers for the week of July 22.
When is the dog's owner responsible for your injury, and what might that win you in court?
Start by identifying your target audience. Then, tailor your message to fit.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
What are legal rankings, and how can you get your name in the top spot?
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
Lyle D. Larson
Looking at the future of Chevron deference following Kennedy's unexpected departure.
How to market yourself to get new clients and keep your old ones after starting a new firm.
Control the narrative and bring attention to your work and expertise with these publishing tips.
Paul C. Van Slyke
The second of a two-part look at updates to the U.S. trademark registration process, and what to expect if yours was selected for an audit.
Meredith W. Barnette
Alternatives and options if the change in H-1B visas applies to you or your business.