What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
After SoundCloud & Wunderlist: How Berlin plans to grow its startup scene
Diversity and Technology in Focus for Morgan Lewis's Incoming Chair
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
Stefan Hankin on Online Harassment
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Why Cyber Security?
How Fenwick Partners Caught the Tech Wave
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Law Firms Are Starting to Think Like Media Companies
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
Protecting and Enforcing Your High Technology Intellectual Property - Webinar Replay
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently charged the co-owner of two Bitcoin-related websites for publicly offering shares in the ventures without registering the securities under the Securities Act of 1933 (the...more
On April 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a series of administrative rulings determining whether five different companies constitute money services...more
Apr. 1, 2014 -- Houman Shadab, Associate Professor at New York Law School, talks with Lee Pacchia about recent developments in the bitcoin economy....more
On January 30, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) of the United States Department of the Treasury published two administrative rulings directly addressing when specific virtual currency activities...more
In the final days of 2013, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released for publication long-awaited final guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements pertaining to...more
Full text copy of the federal indictment filed September 27, 2013 against Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht – aka Dread Pirate Roberts, DPR, and Silk Road – for narcotics trafficking, computer hacking, and money laundering (the...more
Attorney Jeremy Glaser, Co-chair of Mintz Levin's Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, discusses the shift to angel investors in initial financing rounds as venture capital funds move towards later-stage funding. ...more
In This Issue:
- The Food Safety Modernization Act
- The LIBOR Scandal - Prosecutors Have a New Plan
- Food Safety Compliance - A Hogan Lovells Roundtable
- Lessons from the Oldest CEO Succession Plan on...more
The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently amended the rules relating to its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. The new SBA rules implement the...more
Lapeer-based Grid Logic has been awarded a $3.8 Million grant from the Department of Energy to develop a low-cost superconducting wire for use by electric utilities. This funding, under the Advanced Research Project Agency...more
In This Issue:
- DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS -
Congress is in recess this week. The House returns on Monday, and the Senate returns January 21st.
Debt Ceiling, Budget & the Economy. The President’s Fiscal...more
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) recently released the unclassified version of its annual report to Congress for transactions notified to CFIUS during the calendar year 2011. Most notably, the...more
In an order issued earlier today, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Sherley v. Sebelius, ending the efforts by two adult stem cell researchers to prevent the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from funding research...more
On December 21, the OCC issued Alert 2012-16, which provides a general description of recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks directed at national banks and federal savings associations, along with risk mitigation...more
Originally published in Medical Research Law & Policy Report, 12 MRLR 4, 01/02/2013.
Regardless of what happens with the fiscal cliff negotiations in Congress and the Obama administration, research funding will...more
On December 27, 2012, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) published a final rule to amend regulations governing eligibility for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer...more
In This Issue:
- Accounting Rule Would Force Banks to Take Loan Write-Downs
- End of TAG Program Has Community Banks Concerned
- New Mortgage Rules Protect Banks from Homeowner Lawsuits
- Obama Signs Bills...more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recently published a report in the agency’s “Supervisory Highlights” journal concerning the growth of mobile payments and the responsibility of banks and non-bank third parties...more
Corporate Governance and Practices Trends:
A Comparison of Large Public Companies and Silicon Valley Companies
As counsel to a wide range of public companies in the high technology and life science...more
The European Payments Council, a decision making body of the European banking industry, released a mobile payments white paper in October 2012. The white paper presents an overview on mobile payments for Single Euro Payments...more
The Director of the USPTO recently explained why patents are "innovation currency," how they create jobs and how they add significantly to the economy. He also explained why this is driving the multi-billion dollar...more
In This Issue:
- Agriculture & Food
- Budget, Appropriations
- Financial Services
- Health Care
- International, Defense, Homeland Security
Thirty years after it issued the last directive on enterprise technological renovation in 1982, the State Council of China published Guidelines of the State Council on Promoting Enterprise Technological Renovation (Guo Fa...more
Concern over sluggish economic growth in the United States has tech dealmakers feeling less optimistic about the M&A market today than they were six months ago, according to a key finding from the latest M&A Leaders Survey...more
I regularly work with technology innovators to help them get their ideas cleaned up for financial institutions and to give them a headstart in understanding the types of risk concerns and controls that financial institutions...more
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