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FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 184-Marc Bohn on the Mead Johnson FCPA Enforcement Action
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 182-Kate Atkinson on the Miller Chevalier Summer 2015 FCPA Report
Polsinelli Podcast - Federal Circuit Delays Sandoz Biosimilar Launch
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
Indefiniteness Before the PTAB
Compiling Successful IP Solutions for Software Developers
Protecting IP Through Employment Law
Collaborating Before The PTAB
Is Biotech Patentable Subject Matter?
The U.S. Trademark Use Requirement and Associated Risks and Strategies for Chinese Applicants
Wearables and the Future of Intellectual Property Law
BakerHostetler Partner Paul Karlsgodt Discusses Privacy Class Actions
Polsinelli Podcasts: Cloud Computing, From Cybersecurity to Confidentiality Issues
BakerHostetler Partner Alan Friel Talks Big Data and Data Collection
Is The Deck Stacked Against Patent Owners In The PTAB?
BakerHostetler's Tanya Forsheit Discusses Cloud Computing
Drafting Software Patents In A Post-Alice World
Enforcement Challenges For Biotech Patents
PATIENT PRIVACY IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA
A few years back, we had a client – a manufacturing business – that decided to sue an ex-employee for stealing its trade secrets. Our client had developed a process that was unique. Using this process, it was able to...more
I’ve been involved in many cases where it is alleged that someone violated his or her non-compete agreement or misappropriated the company’s confidential information or trade secrets. Often, the key issue has been not what...more
In this Issue:
- IRS Issues Guidance on Portability:
The IRS recently issued final regulations that provide guidance on the federal estate and gift tax applicable exclusion amount, in general, as well as the...more
Do your employees understand the importance of intellectual property (IP) to your company and steps that they should be taking to protect it? Do they recognize that exposing proprietary information, such as product...more
When I attended the ABA Legal Tech Show in Chicago a few months ago in the hopes of learning more about legal technology, I was taken aback at just how easy and inexpensive it is for employers to protect trade secrets on...more
Going international is a complicated undertaking. The steps required will depend on your specific situation and concerns. The following outlines, in very general terms, some of the issues you must consider as you begin to...more
I said yesterday that there was too much in DSM Dyneema, LLC v. Thagard, 2015 NCBC 47 for just one post, so here are the rest of the key points from the case. They involve two claims you might not want to bother to make in...more
Employers routinely execute confidential information agreements with key employees. These agreements prohibit the employee from using or otherwise disclosing the employer’s confidential and proprietary business information...more
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
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
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
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
A comprehensive independent contractor agreement to use to protect your intellectual property when you hire a contractor to produce work for your company. ...more
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