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.
Robert M. Steeg
With hurricane season upon us, your home is not fully protected until you ensure your real estate documents are up to date and your property is legally secured against storm damages.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
Eric B. Smith
If you are involved in the co-ownership of property, there are a few common scenarios you should know to navigate. When it comes to real estate co-ownership, a partition is just one solution to look into.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron Haar
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
Jennifer Ko Craft
IPR protection strategies that work.
Robert M. Steeg
A recent case in the Louisiana Court of Appeal highlights an area of law anyone in real estate needs to know.
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.
Anthony J. Enea
A pooled community trust allows disabled people who have Medicaid coverage to spend their monthly income that is designated as "surplus" on their own immediate living expenses and daily needs.
The Lloreda Camacho & Co. attorney discusses the firm's 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
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.
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
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.
Paul C. Van Slyke
The first of a two-part look at updates to the U.S. trademark registration process, and what it means for you and your business.
"Law Firm of the Year" interview with Eduardo Kleinberg of Basham Ringe y Correa.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Carol Steinour Young and Emily Hart
On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court settled the issue of whether an offensive name—in this case, an Asian-American rock band called “The Slants”—can properly be registered as a trademark.
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.”
An overview on the ruling of Philips’ EFM+ (DVD) Patent in the Greek Supreme Court.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Colleen Tracy James of Mayer Brown.
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
Rachel Constantino-Wallace, John Roche, and John Wechkin
Issues like product liability, FAA compliance, privacy, and IP surround the use of drones for personal and business use.
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.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
Increased government stewardship and a stronger user orientation are two of the key elements shaping this process.
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.