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Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
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
Biosimilars in the U.S. and Abroad
Patent Mediation – Interview with John Delehanty, Member, Mintz Levin
Patent Eligibility Challenges in Post-Grant Proceedings
Witnesses in Post-Grant Proceedings
Four Tips on Preparing Inter Partes Review Petitions
When it comes to year-end planning, what's the one thing most small business owners don't do but should?
That's the question we put to attorneys writing on JD Supra, knowing that the diversity of insights would make...more
Score one for the underdog. In Sergey Aleynikov's latest legal battle against Goldman Sachs, he emerged victorious. Earlier this month, Aleynikov prevailed on summary judgment and obtained an advancement (that is, prepayment)...more
This week marks the first Monday in October, which for Supreme Court watchers is a holiday: the start of a new term. While not everyone gets that excited about the new term, there are several cases that the Court intends to...more
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
NY Federal Court Rules Auditors Strictly Liable for Their “Opinions”
by Michael Cifelli on September 23, 2013
Ernst & Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers will not be dismissed from the securities classaction lawsuit...more
DOL Confirms FMLA Rights for Same-Sex Married Couples
by Michael Cifelli on September 4, 2013
Roughly two months after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic same-sex marriage decision in United States v. Windsor, the U.S....more
Is Your Workplace Going to the Dogs? Managing Pet Friendly Policies
by Christina M. Michelson on August 26, 2013
Companies are increasingly adopting pet-friendly policies as a way to attract and retain employees....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
Has Your Business Start-up Registered Its Trademarks?
by Kenneth C. Oh on August 15, 2013
When starting a new business, intellectual property concerns should certainly be on your
“To Do” list. Your company’s name,...more
NJ SAFE: New Domestic Violence Law Will Impact Employee Leave Policies
by Christina M. Michelson on August 9, 2013
The New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE) is now law. The statute provides up to...more
NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims Under LAD
by Gary S. Young on August 5, 2013
The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently issued a key decision regarding the proofs required under the...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
In This Publication:
- General Information
- Investment Factors
- Intellectual Property
- Principal Forms of Business Entities
Top Five Traps for the Unwary in Spin-Offs -
A wave of corporate breakups has swept through the United States over the last few years as investors have taken notice of the fact that smaller companies focused on a...more
Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for a round of executive speed dating, law firm style. Included in the mix: FICA tax changes in 2013; veganism as a religion (and what that means for the workplace); overtime hours;...more
Are your trade secrets at risk?
Yes, every minute of every day.
Can you minimize the risk?
Yes, by creating a corporate culture where each employee recognizes the value of trade secrets to corporate health....more
A bill currently winding its way through the California Legislature would limit the ability of an employer to request that an employee provide access to the employee’s personal social media accounts.
AB 1844 “would...more
The travails of one Sergey Aleynikov are well-known to trade secrets and competition lawyers like myself.
This is the ex-Goldman Sachs programmer who spurred litigation from Chicago to New York, eventually resulting in a...more
Every start-up lawyer counsels his or her client to be sure that everyone working for the company signs an agreement confirming that the company owns everything that’s developed by the company. However, when it’s time to sell...more
Incorporating the use of social media and online networking sites into an association's larger communication, membership, or marketing strategies raises a number of potential legal risks and liability issues for the...more
A comprehensive independent contractor agreement to use to protect your intellectual property when you hire a contractor to produce work for your company. ...more
In This Issue:
JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; Fracking: Ohio’s New Oil and Gas Boom; 2012 Estate Planning; American Airlines: Who’s Flying the Plane? Labor Law Update; S Corporations; Blow to Method...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
List of legal and practical steps most entrepreneurs face in starting a business in Kentucky...more
RESOLVE TO SAFEGUARD COMPANY INFORMATION IN 2012
For many businesses, employees are the biggest investment and the primary safeguard of their confidential, proprietary and competitive information. For some employees,...more