Controlling the Cost of Patent Litigation
Post-Grant Insights: The Impact of PTAB Appeals on the Federal Circuit
Post-Grant Insights: Key Considerations in PTAB Oral Hearings
Post-Grant Insights: What claims to include in your PTAB petition
Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
IP|Trend: Dust up After the Breach
Thinking Compliance When Protecting Your Ideas Internationally
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
Protecting Trade Secrets During Business Collaboration
IP|Trend: Inter Partes Review: Is It Still Right For You?
IS THE A IN ANDA BEGINNING TO MEAN ANTITRUST?
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
Bill Beutler on Editing Wikipedia
Inter Partes Review Appeals: What You Need to Know
The AIA Has Moved the Cheese
Emerging Markets: Opportunity, Risk, and What it Means for Brand Protection
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
Derivation Proceedings: What You Need to Know
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Examining Trends in Worldwide Design IP Filings
If you are a start-up considering the crowdfunding route, let’s talk. Here are a few tips to consider:
- IP: Most crowdfunding portals require extensive disclosure of the start-up’s business plans and product...more
As indicated in the attached invitation, INVITATION VANCOUVER RUSSIAN SANCTIONS SPEECH, on September 3, 2014, from 10AM to 12PM, in an event sponsored by Deloitte Tax Law and the Canadian, Eurasian and Russian Business...more
Confidentiality agreements can be useful to a company. For example, they can ensure that employees are aware of their company’s valuable trade secrets and can establish requirements to safeguard those assets. But when do...more
Bloomberg recently reported that Walmart spent $439 Million in the past two years related to a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) investigation . Moreover, Walmart predicts that it will spend an additional $200 Million to...more
In This Issue:
- Main Article:
..The Uniform Trade Secrets Act: Differences from the Common Law and from State to State
- Noted With Interest:
..Enforceability of Settlement Terms in California...more
In This Issue:
- Main Article:
..Tronox Inc. v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (In re Tronox Inc.) – Bankruptcy Court Takes Unusual Steps to Declare Corporate Restructuring a Fraudulent Transfer
- Noted With...more
Data breaches may be nothing new, but they are certainly evolving into bigger and more notorious infractions. While the data breaches of yesterday may have involved accidental disclosure or disgruntled former employees, the...more
In this episode of the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, I interview Michael Rasmussen, the GRC Pundit. As the man who coined the phrase 'GRC' Michael is one of the country's top GRC experts. He talks about the recent OCEG...more
In This Issue:
- SBA Ups Size Standards, Allowing 8,400 Firms to Become Small Biz
- Auditors Want to Limit Reporting of 'Critical Audit Matters'
- House Approves Permanent Extension of Small Business Tax...more
Dear Friends, there have been major developments in the trade, solar cells, tires, banking, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. In addition to the trade area, the banking and China antitrust areas have had important...more
We are pleased to present the 40th edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we discuss fee shifting provisions in corporate bylaws, the settlement of high stakes smartphone...more
In this episode, I visit with Luis Ramos, CEO of The Network. He talks about the complete suite of products created by The Network to facilitate the compliance practitioner. ...more
There have been major developments in the trade, solar cells, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
REASON FOR THIS NEWSLETTER -
Some readers have commented that this newsletter is...more
As we wave goodbye to 2013 and welcome in 2014, here are a few of the issues we are tracking that could have a material impact on your business....more
There have been some major developments in the trade, Customs, patents, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. In looking at the first posts I wrote on my blog, they were relatively short, but with the US litigation...more
Understanding what and when decisions need to be made can help companies ensure a smooth MLP IPO process.
The number of master limited partnerships (MLPs) has grown significantly over the past five years, increasing...more
In what can fairly be interpreted as a favorable decision for any business whose success depends upon copyrighted intellectual property, on August 8, 2013, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Marvel...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently made headlines when it issued a press release announcing that it was OK to use social media to disseminate company news. Under the SEC’s new social media position,...more
Pot-smoking teens, ownership of e-mail, insider trading on false info -- all this and more in the BLG Monthly Update for January 2013!...more
Earlier this week, the California Court of Appeal, First District, held that the right to replicate and install software is an intangible property right for sales-factor sourcing purposes. Thus, for the years at issue, the...more
The colour purple, a tire fire, fake wine, the usual neat contracts cases: all this and more in the BLG Monthly Update for November....more
Today I wanted to begin to look at the Department of Justice (DOJ) “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act” (the “Guidance”), which was released last week and available (at no cost) here. Initially I...more
One of the areas where the best practices for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance programs is evolving is in the area a less US centric approach and incorporating the diversity across the globe. Many companies are...more
For the Astros, it is not this season’s ignominious record of 107 losses, which they achieved yesterday with a season ending loss to the Chicago Cubs, but the magic number of 186; which is the number of days until the...more
In This Issue:
*Reform of the Russian Civil Code: Changes in Legal Entities
*Russia’s Accession to the WTO
*Arbitration of Disputes in Russia: Recent Developments
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