Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, California 94304-1050, United States
Phone: 650-493-9300
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  • Business Organizations
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400+ Attorneys

U.S. Supreme Court Limits Venue in Patent Infringement Cases

In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC,1 the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, holding that "residence" for venue purposes in patent infringement cases refers…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Court Ruling Supports Contractual and Statutory Enforcement of Open Source Software Licenses

Despite the prevalence of open source software and its ubiquitous use in the software industry, there has been little litigation in the United States analyzing and interpreting the terms of open source licenses. On April 25,…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Dual-Class Stock and Private Ordering: A System That Works

Dual-class stock has become the target of heightened attention, particularly in light of Snap’s recent IPO. While the structure remains popular for companies trying to respond to the short-term outlook of public…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

The Entrepreneurs Report - Q1 2017

From the WSGR Database: Financing Trends for Q1 2017 - Up and Down Rounds by Quarter - Strong median pre-money valuations for late-stage financings accompanied a record-breaking $25.0 million median amount raised for…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

New York City Employers Soon Will Be Prohibited from Inquiring About or Relying on Job Applicants' Salary Histories

On May 4, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill that makes it an "unlawful discriminatory practice" for New York City employers to inquire about a job applicant's salary history, or to rely upon salary…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Ninth Circuit Confirms Pleading Standard for Securities Fraud Claims Involving Statements of Opinion

On May 5, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an important decision in City of Dearborn Heights Act 345 Police & Fire Retirement System v. Align Technology, Inc., et al., affirming the dismissal of a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

IRS Issues Guidance on "North-South" Transactions

On May 3, 2017, the IRS released Revenue Ruling 2017-9, which addresses two so-called "north-south" transactions in connection with spin-offs that are intended to be nontaxable under Section 355 of the Internal Revenue Code…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

WSGR Fintech Update - May 2017

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is pleased to present the May 2017 issue of the WSGR Fintech Update. This latest edition includes an article addressing non-U.S. fintech regulatory sandboxes and the last U.S. proposal to create…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Additional Documentation Requirements Take Effect for Exports and Reexports of U.S. Items to and from Hong Kong

Effective today, the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has implemented support documentation requirements for a significant number of commodities, technologies, and software (collectively "items")…more
 /  International Law & Trade

WSGR Fintech Update - April 2017

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is pleased to present the April 2017 issue of the WSGR Fintech Update. This latest edition includes an article addressing guidance recently published by the Office of the Comptroller of the…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology

President Trump Issues Executive Order on Climate Change

On March 28, 2017, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that significantly rolls back climate change policy enacted under the Obama administration and requires review of agency actions that may negatively impact…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

ZTE Corporation to Be Removed from Entity List as of March 29, 2017

Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE Corporation) and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd. (ZTE Kangxun) (collectively "ZTE" or "the companies") will be removed from the Department of Commerce's Bureau of…more
 /  Business Organizations, Communications & Media Law, International Law & Trade

U.S. Supreme Court Diminishes Laches Defense in Patent Infringement Cases

On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that "laches" is not a defense to infringement during a statutory damages period set by Congress in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC. Laches…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission Proposes Innovative Analysis to Support Energy Storage Development and Deployment

On March 6, 2017, the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) released a Draft Report and Policy Statement on the Treatment of Energy Storage Technologies in Integrated Resource Planning and Resource…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Important Decision by Massachusetts Supreme Court May Significantly Reduce Risk of Merger Litigation

The recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Court in Int'l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Loc. No. 129 Benefit Fund v. Tucci has the potential to significantly reduce merger litigation for publicly traded companies…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law
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