Now Serving the Tech Capital of Texas
Expanding Client Service in China
Building on the services we’ve offered in China for nearly two decades, Perkins Coie is strengthening its presence by establishing a Beijing-based Intellectual Property Agency, opening a new location in the fast-growing technology hub of Shenzhen in South China, and moving to a new and larger office space in the bustling Central Business District in Beijing.
Privacy & Security Law
CCPA Is Here. Now What?
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Maintaining Business Operations in a Global Health Emergency
The mounting coronavirus pandemic requires a flexible and informed response. Our attorneys in the United States and China are helping businesses manage the legal and operational issues arising from this global outbreak.
Food & Beverage
Food Litigation Class Actions at Record Level
Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality
Immersive Technologies Enter the Mainstream
The CARES Act: Key Loan and Grant Programs for Nonprofit Organizations
The recently-enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act expands nonprofits’ access to critical federal loan and grant programs as part of its approximately $2 trillion aid package addressing the COVID-19 economic fallout.
Congress Opens Streamlined Reorganization Process to More Debtors
An important improvement aimed at ensuring a faster, less expensive, and more tailored approach to reorganizations involving smaller businesses was embedded in the recent $2 trillion recovery package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
Lobbying Disclosure Act Registration and Reporting for Organizations Contacting Congress
The Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (“LDA”), as amended by the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007, requires organizations employing in-house lobbyists, lobbying firms and self-employed lobbyists to register and report with the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Secretary of the U.S. Senate (“Clerk of the House” and “Secretary of the Senate” respectively).
Summary of Tax Provision of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Certain Tax Filing Changes
In response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Congress, the Executive Branch, and the Internal Revenue Service have taken several actions intended to provide immediate relief to taxpayers, including by postponing federal income tax return and tax payment deadlines, providing businesses with tax credits to the extent that such businesses are subject to new paid sick and paid family and medical leave requirements, and declaring COVID-19 a national emergency.
The mounting coronavirus pandemic requires a flexible and informed response. Our attorneys in the United States and China are helping businesses prepare to meet the legal and operational issues arising from this global outbreak.
Helping Maintain Business Operations
Clients rely on Perkins Coie for advice and guidance in the face of an emergency. For those currently dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and those anticipating its effects, our attorneys are helping businesses respond and prepare.
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2020 Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” for the 18th consecutive year. This year, the firm ranks 40th on the list.
Perkins Coie offers qualifying clients access to the firm’s Le[a]dBetter® program, an innovative initiative that offers increased support to startups that have at least one woman in a senior leadership role.
With one of the largest technology-focused legal practices in Texas, our Dallas office serves the most innovative companies in the state and beyond. Whether it’s serving clients in technology transactions, data privacy, intellectual property, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, or a range of other business-focused services, we are proud to be growing and investing in Texas’ thriving economy.
Our Intellectual Property team secured significant wins for many clients last year, particularly in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors, earning the firm a spot among Law360's 2019 Intellectual Property Groups of the Year.
From developments related to virtual currencies and consumer finance to trends in food litigation, privacy and data security law and more, our 15 blogs offer timely information and insights on a range of topics that affect businesses every day.
Trends in the Startup Ecosystem
The Perkins Coie TechVenture Index™ is the benchmark measure of the emerging growth technology and venture capital ecosystem. Powered by market data, it provides a holistic view of the landscape, giving investors, companies and industry commentators insight into the health and trajectory of the market