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.
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.
S. Benjamin Pleune
Inter partes review (IPR) has become the procedure of choice to resolve the validity of patents, with or without a co-pending litigation.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
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.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
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.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
Five things executives and HR should do.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
Deborah Epstein Henry
A Fresh Twist on Innovation
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
Jamie L. Graham
Patent law is one more area up for debate with changes coming to the Supreme Court.
The first step for a company looking to go public is to assess its viability by establishing whether or not it has the critical mass required to be a publically traded entity.
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
James M. Paul
The ADA defines “service animals” to include only those dogs or miniature horses that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity funding for clean energy projects.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.