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Why Every Day Is Proxy Season for Public Companies
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Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations
Zimmermann: "Two Class" Partnership Culture Emerging in BigLaw
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Accelerated Share Repurchase
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – CFTC
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
WORD OF THE DAY® for Hedge Funds – Derivative
Legal Considerations for Web-Based Start-Ups
Attorney Jim Cleary, Member of Mintz Levin's Intellectual Property Practice, discusses the elements of a successful patent application....more
Attorney Jeremy Glaser, Co-chair of Mintz Levin's Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, discusses the shift to angel investors in initial financing rounds as venture capital funds move towards later-stage funding. ...more
Maria Crimi Speth, an Intellectual Property and Internet Law attorney at Phoenix Arizona business law firm Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. discusses domain names. She describes what a domain name is and talks about how it relates to...more
1. What is a trademark?
A trademark is a brand name for a product. It can be a word, phrase, logo, design, or virtually anything that is used to identify the source of the product and distinguish it from competitors’...more
Last week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a notice in the Federal Register (77 Fed. Reg. 75019) issuing the Office's final rule implementing the micro entity provision of § 10 of the Leahy-Smith America...more
Yesterday, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued its final rules for Changes to Implement Micro Entity Status for Paying Patent Fees. The rules provide for the filing of a certificate of micro entity status...more
On September 25, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada ruled that the common ownership requirements of a terminal disclaimer were not met when the subject patent and its predecessor patent were owned by...more
Establishing California trade offices in countries around the globe is an old idea whose time has come again. The practice of opening and maintaining foreign trade offices was not uncommon for more than twenty years,...more
Originally published in NVCA Today - August 2012.
Private equity and venture capital firms have grown increasingly comfortable with investing in the government contracting space, with several making significant...more
In This Issue:
*Amy Candido Named One of Five Intellectual Property “Rising Stars” by Law360
*Quinn Emanuel Named to The National Law Journal’s “IP Hot List”
*Steve Madison and Rick Werder...more
Government prosecutors have launched a new initiative aimed at protecting intellectual property. The Economic Espionage Act criminalizes the theft of trade secrets. Congress passed the Act in 1996 to protect United States...more
Joint Venture Agreement
Ideal for protecting partner firms, companies, or organizations while entering into a mutual business relationship.
Legal News: Eye on China Quarterly Newsletter is part of our ongoing commitment to providing legal insight to our clients as they successfully navigate the complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory environment, whether...more
Last week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced proposed amendments to the rules of practice to implement the micro entity provision of § 10 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. Pursuant to that section of the...more
A Federal Register Notice set to publish on May 30, 2012, sets forth the USPTO’s proposed rules for implementing the Micro Entity provisions of the America Invents Act (“AIA”). The proposed rules closely track the new law,...more
In This Issue:
*Trends and Best Practices in R&D Strategic Partnerships in China
*USPTO Proposed Rules on Preissuance Submissions
Excerpt from Investor Q&A
Interview by Chuck Comey,...more
List of legal and practical steps most entrepreneurs face in starting a business in Kentucky...more
The Chinese government is aggressively encouraging domestic and foreign invested companies to develop, co-develop and acquire various technologies viewed as critical to China’s long-term global competitiveness. This policy...more
Most company executives often focus on setting up businesses in new jurisdictions, expanding an existing business or improving the quality of their goods or services. However, they often overlook the critical need to protect...more
The landscape of intellectual property law in New Jersey has changed in a way that significantly affects any organization that relies on trade secrets as part of its strategy for protecting its competitive position. Governor...more
In This Issue:
- Japanese Record Labels Sue YouTube Downloader Site
The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), an organization representing the Japanese music recording industry, issued a press release...more
In this issue: Investor Q&A; Implications of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act for Chinese Life Science Companies; Frequent Issues Arising in Acquisitions of China Life Sciences Targets; and Key Regulatory...more
During our 2011 23rd Annual Meeting, we were fortunate to welcome the Secretary of State for Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Mr. Joao Tiago Silveira, as our speaker. His topic, "Modernization of the States and of the...more
Comments of the firm of Erik M. Pelton & Associates, PLLC of Falls Church, Virginia, in response to the Request for Comments published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) on October 13, 2010 under the provision...more
The Government of the United Kingdom has published the Corporate Tax Road Map which sets out how it proposes to enhance the competitiveness of the UK's corporate tax system, with particular focus on controlled foreign company...more
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