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.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
Kevin P. Ray
José Vinícius Bicalho Costa, Jr.
Often we come across statements about the complex business environment in Brazil—questions about the difficulties of starting a business, the slowness of the judiciary, and the legal aspects of tax, labor, and business.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
An Interview With Jan Bernd Nordemann of Boehmert & Boehmert, Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award for Intellectual Property Law in Germany
The international property law attorney discusses his firm's recent successes and the trends taking over the IP field.
An interview with Franklin Hoet-Linares of Venezuela’s Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
Navigating your startup amid Canada's changing unemployment law.
Benjamin Caddaye, Law Clerk and Alicia Hill
With the changing of a contract in a franchise agreement, certain rights you thought you were entitled to might get lost in translation.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
What is "use" in commerce?
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Roberto Arochi discusses Arochi & Lindner’s 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law in Mexico in an interview with Best Lawyers.
Sharpening business acumen in shifting environments—and reaping the fruits.
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.
Robert A. Royal
So many things can lead business owners to divorce, but there are persistent commonalities.
Five things executives and HR should do.
So, what should business borrowers – private equity or otherwise - keep front of mind right now when it comes to financing debt?
When business partners head to splitsville.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
A law firm that cannot meet deadlines, stay within page limits, and answer all parts of a question in an RFP is providing important information regarding the firm’s ability to meet client requirements.
Peter W. Kryworuk
Whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant errors and omissions claim, or as a victim of fraudulent activity by a trusted employee, insurance coverage is hugely important.