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IS THE A IN ANDA BEGINNING TO MEAN ANTITRUST?
The Italian Government recently approved the “patent box”, a tax relief system for the incomes deriving from the exploitation of industrial property.
This could be a good news. Around 6 months ago we campaigned for...more
For a drug discovery start-up, patent protection of the intellectual property underlying the commercialization pursuit is critically important. If the company is a university or research institution spin-out that obtained...more
Many biotech ventures begin life as an invention conceived by a scientist/professor working in a laboratory at a federally-funded university or scientific institute. The intellectual property underlying such inventions is...more
On September 3, 2014, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a proposed rule updating its policies and procedures implementing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), including FOIA Exemption 4. FOIA Exemption 4 exempts from...more
Department Of Energy Issues Final Approvals For LNG Exports To Non-FTA Countries From Two Terminals -
On September 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued licenses to Cameron LNG and Carib LNG to export...more
You and your co-founders have begun exploring a new business idea. You plan to incorporate, build out a team and raise capital in the future. However, before incorporating you decide to divide ownership in the future company...more
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
So, you’re about to raise money for the first time. Good luck! Before you start approaching VC firms for pitch opportunities, though, be aware that investors typically expect a certain amount of organization and structure...more
Intellectual property (“IP”) can act as collateral to be pledged to secure an extension of credit. For example, a company that borrows money from a bank can pledge its patents as collateral for the loan. The bank (referred...more
A recent case in the California Court of Appeals underscores the dangers that await venture capital firms brave (or foolish) enough to fund companies in the midst of internal disputes. In American Master Lease LLC v Idanta...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 financing transactions, such as loans or securitizations, lenders will typically take a security interest in the borrower's assets pledged as collateral, including any United States intellectual property ("US IP") assets,...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
"INVEST" - Changes in the Government backed program for venture funding -
Last year the German Government introduced a program to support venture seed and pre-seed investments into innovative start-ups from private...more
In a recent guest post on the Patently-O blog by Dennis Crouch, William Mann, an assistant professor of finance at the Anderson School of Management, UCLA, notes the explosion in USPTO filings that record a creditor’s...more
In This Issue:
- Debate Swirls As Deadline Approaches For Export-Import Bank Reauthorization
- House Approves Bill to Make R&D Tax Credit Permanent
- China Issues New Policy to Boost Foreign Trade
In This Issue:
- About our Mining Sector
- Seismic Shift
- A Whole New Ball Game – Coal Sales in China
- OHADA – What Foreign Investors Need to Know
- Breaking the Drought – the...more
Entrepreneurs looking for angel or venture funding, or a strategic partnership, rely on Non-Disclosure Agreements, or NDAs, to protect their trade secrets, shield employees from poaching by the other parties, and keep...more
Many startup companies want to change the world with their great new ideas – but, in an effort to raise funds, some jeopardize their ability to protect those great new ideas with patents. This doesn’t have to happen. With a...more
When a company is seeking an infusion of capital, a loan, is involved in merger and acquisition (M&A) discussions, or considering an initial public offering (IPO), invariably an investigation of the intellectual property...more
Based on industry comments, the New York Department of Financial Services (the “NYDFS”) is strongly considering making a number of changes to its proposed Regulation 203, concerning Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) and Own...more
If you are thinking about raising capital or selling your company, one of the most important questions that the investor or acquirer will want to know is whether you own your IP. One critical part of this is protecting your...more
In financing transactions, such as loans or securitizations, the lender who provides the financing will typically take a security interest over the assets pledged as collateral against the borrower's compliance with its...more
Where is your company’s value?
If you are a young start-up company, it’s probably in ideas. Any new invention, new way of attracting business, new way of streamlining a process, or anything else “new” starts with an...more
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Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
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