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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jennifer Ko Craft
IPR protection strategies that work.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
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.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
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.
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
John L. Rivkin
That Legal Bulletin highlighted a variety of issues frequently faced in STOLI litigation and discussed the growing life settlement market, which involves the sale of life insurance policies by owners to third parties.
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.
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.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Colleen Tracy James of Mayer Brown.
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.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
"Law Firm of the Year" interview with Eduardo Kleinberg of Basham Ringe y Correa.
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.
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.”
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.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
News from our listed lawyers. This week: New leadership at Richards, Layton & Finger, and developments in the Supreme Court.
What is "use" in commerce?
An overview on the ruling of Philips’ EFM+ (DVD) Patent in the Greek Supreme Court.
David B. Kempston
We actively participate with the client. As counselors, we shape, mold, and contour the case—but we don’t create facts.