Developing a Business Strategy that Deters Counterfeiters
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
Are there going to be new generic top level domains available in the future?
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Starting a new business? Intellectual Property 101 Presented by Prof. Islam & PA Thomas Lewry
Warranty vs. Indemnity
What should my company be aware of when launching a new website?
Demonstratives in Post-Grant Proceedings
Video: Claim Contruction in Post-Grant Proceedings
Why Choose the Dual Track Process?
Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings
Due Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
International Patent Laws – Interview with Julian Crump, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's London, UK Office
Court Stay Factors in Concurrent Post-Grant Proceedings
Navigating the Dual Track M&A/IPO– Part One
There is increasing interest from Chinese businesses in establishing an R&D center in the Silicon Valley and other technology centers in the United States. For example, the world’s largest mobile phone operator, China Mobile,...more
Attorney Joe Hameline, Chair of Mintz Levin's Litigation Practice, talks about the increasing role of the US International Trade Commission in protecting intellectual property in the United States....more
Could Your Old iPhone Be Worth Big Bucks?
by Bob Marsico on September 6, 2013
Apple Inc. is scheduled to introduce two new iPhone models this month. To offset the cost of a new device, the company is also introducing a...more
Terminating an Employee Without Damaging Your Company’s Reputation
by Gary S. Young on August 23, 2013
Recently, the termination of an AOL employee made the news headlines. The controversy was occasioned when Chief...more
Court Rules NJ Charities Must Follow Donor’s Wishes or Return Money
by Christine M. Vanek on August 21, 2013
The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court recently clarified what happens
when a charity...more
Introduction to the Hiring Problem
The most common hiring mistake is to hire (and even fire) employees like buying (or upgrading) a smartphone or a car, mostly by looking at the specifications (i.e. CV) or brochure....more
When Apple Inc., disclosed that it has not paid any corporate income tax over the past 4 years, it got the government’s attention. Hailed before the Senate, Apple is confident in their tax position because, it is legal. ...more
The global reach of capital markets, financial difficulties in the eurozone and the multinational nature of many businesses and financial institutions have increased the importance of understanding legal, business and other...more
From 1 April 2013, UK companies will be able to elect into a new regime that applies a lower rate of corporation tax to profits from qualifying intellectual property (IP) rights. The relief will be phased in, culminating on...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
The Internet has created a number of challenges for rights holders and the law. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) – a plurilateral agreement that seeks to establish worldwide standards for enforcing Intellectual...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
The industry for remanufactured printer/toner cartridges has flourished for years as users purchase replacements from third party suppliers who fill a need and offer print supplies at prices significantly lower than those...more
In This Issue:
- China’s 12th Five Year Plan for Strategic Emerging Industries
- 12th Five Year Plan for Foreign Capital Utilization and Overseas Investment
- NDRC Issues Draft Measures for Approval of Foreign...more
On August 22, 2012, the World Trade Organization welcomed Russia as its 156th member. As a result, Russia will lower its tariffs on imports of goods across all sectors of the economy and will reduce trade barriers. This will...more
In Notice 2012-39 (the “Notice”), the IRS issued guidance announcing its intention to issue regulations with respect to certain transfers of intangible property by a U.S. corporation to a foreign corporation in a...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
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
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) recently indicated that it will finally address the issue of whether and to what extent members of Standards Setting Organizations (SSOs) who make commitments to license...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
Many startup companies are formed around new ideas and inventions. Therefore, protecting such innovations may be extremely important, especially early on.
Timing Can Be Critical
If your business plan includes...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
Table of Contents:
- Forms of Entity.... 1
- Establishing A Business...2
- Specific Form of Doing Business In Poland-Direct Sales...4
- Dispute Resolution Mechanism... 5
- Labor Matters and...more
Beginning on 1 April 2013, the UK Government will reduce the rate of corporation tax payable in the UK on profits arising from patents and some other forms of intellectual property (“IP”). The reduced tax rate implemented by...more
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