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.”
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
What are ‘Reasonable Steps’ to Protect Personal Information’? 5 Key Lessons from the Privacy Commissioner’s Determinations
It is important to implement reasonable steps to protect any personal information they hold against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
Bernt Elsner and Molly Kos
The Austrian Cartel Amendment Act (Kartell- und Wettbewerbsrechts-Änderungsgesetz) 2017 might be put up for its first high-class practicability test sooner than expected.
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
NYC employers can no longer ask job applicants about their compensation history.
How to market yourself to get new clients and keep your old ones after starting a new firm.
Jeffrey E. Stone, John Huang, and Michelle Gon
Turning risk into opportunity.
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
A Way Forward
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.