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Three ways to challenge patent validity under the America Invents Act

March 2 2015 The U.S. patent system, as modified by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act of 2011, allows for multiple options in challenging the validity of…

Going Public: Should You or Your Clients Worry About Trademark Law When Choosing a Stock Ticker Symbol?

June 5 2018 Yes, you or they should. There are four types of intellectual property protection: copyrights, patents, trade secrets and trademarks. Stock ticker…

Exploring Joint Ventures in Real Estate Transactions

April 18 2018 Client Alert Exploring Joint Ventures in Real Estate Transactions What You Need to Know About How Blockchain Technology Could Transform Property…

Imposing Off-Campus Discipline: Holding the Line on Schools’ Off-Campus Duty of Care

April 16 2018 In most jurisdictions, it is well-established that colleges, universities and other schools may impose discipline on students for purely off-campus…

To Register Or Not To Register Your Copyright, That Is The Question

February 8 2022 Copyright is a form of intellectual property law protection based in the U.S. Constitution and granted for original works of authorship fixed in a…

IRS Releases List of Automatic Changes in Methods of Accounting

February 9 2022 IRS Releases List of Automatic Changes in Methods of Accounting The IRS, in Rev. Proc. 2022-14, has released the list of automatic…

The Connection Between Surety Bonds and Hollywood Scripts

February 8 2022 Is a principal trying to escape its indemnity obligation under the law like the plot of a Hollywood movie? One federal judge thought so…

To Register Or Not To Register Your Copyright, That Is The Question

February 8 2022 Copyright is a form of intellectual property law protection based in the U.S. Constitution and granted for original works of authorship fixed in a…

IRS Releases Final CFC Stock Ownership Determination Regs

February 2 2022 The IRS issued final regulations (T.D. 9960) related to the treatment of…

IRS Guidance on Substantially Equal Periodic Payments

January 26 2022 The IRS, in Notice 2022-06, has provided guidance on…