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 law firms need to know about translator credentials.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Howard Yegendorf & Matthew Jeffery
What to do when you need to hire a lawyer in Canada.
Thomas P. Kieselbach
A rundown of important workers' compensation cases in Minnesota over the past year.
George M. Riter
Only 25 percent of American households have estate planning documents in place. A Power of Attorney for Assets will secure your financial affairs should you be unable to do so yourself.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
Victorian courts have long been reluctant to disrupt the status quo when it comes to appointing expert referees in proceedings. But a recent decision by a Supreme Court of Victoria judge in Construction Engineering could signal a shift in the court’s attitude to appointing expert referees in complex or technical cases.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Police body camera footage can offer criminal defense attorneys a new perspective and evidentiary tool.
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
Hera S. Arsen
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
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.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
R. Scott Oswald
If a government supplier quietly ignores vital rules but still bills taxpayers as if it had complied, can it be held liable under the federal False Claims Act — even if it never directly lies about its compliance?
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.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
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Legal Uncertainty Permeates the Cannabis Industry
Kelly S. Hughes
Obsessive-compulsive and anxiety disorders are far more common among lawyers than other professionals. It’s past time to address the problem.
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
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Leonce A. Richard III
The result is one of the most emotional and traumatic issues in family law: child custody.
Benjamin Slater III
Taking a measured approach during expert witness depositions is sometimes the most challenging aspect.