CEO Succession Planning: Did Microsoft Get It Right?
by Kenneth C. Oh on September 5, 2013
Steve Ballmer’s recent announcement that he was stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Inc. made headlines across…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, logo,…more
Supreme Court Decision on Genetic Patents Shifts Biotech IP Landscape
by Kenneth C. Oh on July 3, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a mixed decision on the patentability of human genes. The justices concluded…more
Is Cross-Border Swaps Regulation at a Standstill?
by KENNETH C. OH on JUNE 21, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have both proposed rules to govern…more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently made headlines when it issued a press release announcing that it was OK to use social media to disseminate company news. Under the SEC’s new social media position, companies…more
For New York and New Jersey businesses, 2013 is slated to be a big year for intellectual property law. In addition to the further implementation of the America Invents Act, several important copyright, trademark, and patent…more
Chances are that you are either gave or received a gift card this holiday season. The National Retail Federation estimates that over 80 percent of shoppers purchased at least one gift card in 2012, and sales of gift cards are…more
Cyber-attacks against U.S. companies have been skyrocketing in recent years, with 2011 seeing an increase of nearly 44 percent according to the National Security Agency. While many businesses have implemented and continue to…more
application. The case highlights the evolution of publicity rights in the face of social media.
Publicity rights have been protected since the advent of the Hollywood celebrity in the second half of the 20th century. In basic…more
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s newwhistleblower program had a banner first year. The agency recently reported that it received over 3,000 tips from whistleblowers from individuals in all 50 states, the District of…more
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently added to the growing body of case law regarding what constitutes mutual assent in the digital world. It ruled that emailing a purchaser the contract terms and conditions after the…more
New Jersey topped New York in a recent ranking of business friendliness performed by the Tax Foundation. However, the Empire State was the only one that New Jersey, coming in at 49th in the country, beat out.
The Federal Trade Commission is not the only federal agency taking a stand against “greenwashing,” or the increasing practice of using deceptive environmental claims to tout products and services. The U.S. Patent and Trademark…more
For many New York or New Jersey businesses, it all starts out with a great idea. However, in order to turn that idea into a successful business, you will often need to attract investors.
Venture capital (VC) is often used to…more
After missing several earlier deadlines, the Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed its first set of rules implementing the provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act). The proposed rules remove the…more
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