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A New York State Division of Tax Appeals administrative law judge (ALJ) recently ruled in favor of a medical device and technology company on the question of whether patent license fees that the company charged to its...more
The Italian tax police seized 46 websites streaming videos in breach of the copyright holders, but is also going after entities “supporting” such sites through banners published on them so starting a new approach in the fight...more
In 2012, in light of the Euro crisis and uncertainty of a double dip recession, DLA Piper launched the first Tech Index survey. This was to review the perceptions and attitudes of European technology growth in light of market...more
The Italian Government has just approved a law decree that apparently will introduce copyright-related measures aimed at sorting disputes relating to the usage of news contents by search engines and news aggregators....more
In This Issue:
- United States: Benefits of Intangible Property Migrations
- United Kingdom: Innovation: The Name of the Game
- Germany: OECD’s Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Within the...more
In This Issue:
- COVER STORY
..5 Rules for General Counsel in the Digital Age
- CORPORATE & REPUTATION
..Bangladesh and Beyond: Walt Disney’s Leadership
..Who Really Ignited Obama’s...more
On June 28, Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) introduced legislation (H.R. 2605) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for "patent box" profit from the use of U.S. patents (and foreign patents in certain...more
Welcome to the summer issue of News and Insights. In this issue, I’m proud to highlight Becca McKnight, who was recently selected by The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) to serve on its Medical Devices Committee. Becca...more
In This Issue:
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
- Oil & Gas Litigation: New Decision May Impede Fracking on Federal Land
- Intellectual Property: Non-Practicing Entities (Patent Trolls) Target Oil and Gas...more
The taxation of computer software is complex, confusing, and in some circumstances, uncertain; although self-created computer software is routinely sold today, especially with the significant increase in the number of...more
The UK government has proposed a new initiative called the “Patent Box,” designed to foster UK-based innovation and development, and enhance the competitiveness of the UK tax system. And, as an advantageous bonus for clean...more
In this issue:
- What You Need to Know About the Proposed Maryland Investment Tax Credit for Cybersecurity
- Trade Secret Legislation May Increase Infringement Claims and Lead to a Private Right of Action
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its judgment in The Queen v Glaxo Smith Kline Inc.,1 (Glaxo), which is the Court's first pronouncement on Canada's transfer pricing rules. Transfer pricing involves the allocation...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
Traditionally intellectual property (IP) offshoring has been used by multinational corporations as a way to reduce their global effective tax rates by holding their IP in low tax offshore jurisdictions. The 2009 relocation by...more
Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) will create opportunities to increase exports of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. On 16 December 2011, WTO Members accepted the terms of the Russian...more
On May 27, 2011, The Texas Supreme Court found in favor of TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company in a dispute involving how TGS' receipts from the licensing of its geophysical data should be apportioned for Texas franchise tax...more
Last week, the California Supreme Court denied the California State Board of Equalization's petition for review of the Court of Appeal decision in Nortel Networks, Inc. v. State Board of Equalization, holding that a license...more
Ireland offers many advantages to companies seeking to establish a base in Ireland to exploit intellectual property.
There is a low corporation tax rate in Ireland and it has what is considered to be a business-friendly...more
On May 21, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2010-45,1 which provides anticipated guidance regarding the filing of claims for a qualifying therapeutic discovery project (“QTDP”) credit. The QTDP credit is a...more
On January 26, 2010, the State Administration of Tax (the "SAT") issued another Notice on Issues Concerning Implementing Royalty Clauses in Tax Treaties (Guishuifa  46, also referred to as "Circular 46"), further...more
This is a Q&A review of current Russian law on venture capital investments. The chapter was first published in the PLC Cross-border Private Equity Volume 2: Venture Capital Handbook 2010 and is reproduced with the kind...more
A brief analysis of recent IRS memorandum concerning the taxation of virtual currency, particular currency generated as a result of playing massively multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft....more
Few companies accurately track the costs and profits associated with the development and deployment of intellectual property. As a result, they are unable to fully capitalize on the tax savings associated with their...more
Notice of Deposition for Corporation Designee (officer, employee, etc. of a corporation party as a plaintiff or as a defendant)....more
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