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.
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.
Jennifer M. Kinsley
A threat to our democracy.
When the future isn't free.
Martin B. Margulies
The Supreme Court has found the governing board of the town of Greece, New York opening its meetings with a prayer to be constitutionally unobjectionable.
Linda A. Klein
Thomas R. Julin
A handful of enterprising companies have discovered that these portraits of distress have great value because they are public records, are not protected by copyright laws, and can be posted on the Internet to persuade the portrayed to pay dearly to take them down.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
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.
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.