POST-GRANT PATENT LAW
2019 IPR Handbook: Inter Partes Reviews in Real Life
Inter partes review (IPR) procedures have become a popular means for challenging a patent. The IPR>>IRL, a brief guide to the essentials of inter partes reviews in real life, breaks down the IPR process, including the general timeline and primary procedural requirements as well as practical tips.
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2018 Pro Bono Annual Report: When Law Meets Lives
PRIVACY & SECURITY LAW
Is Your Business Ready for the CCPA?
SEC Issues Guidance and Interpretation Aimed at Proxy Voting
The SEC held an open meeting on August 21, 2019, and approved two items: (1) guidance regarding the proxy voting responsibilities of investment advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and related proxy voting disclosures required under the Investment Company Act of 1940; and (2) interpretation and guidance on the applicability of rules on proxy voting advice under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
D.C. Circuit Dismisses Clean Air Act Challenge to New EPA Policy Memorandum, Finding No “Final Agency Action”
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has issued an important decision that narrowly interprets the types of governmental decisions that may be challenged in court as “final agency action.”
New Legislation Lets Students Use Medical Marijuana at School
Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law legislation in April 2019 that requires school districts to allow parents and guardians to administer to their child marijuana-infused medications on school grounds, in school vehicles and at school-sponsored activities.
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
Surging Hopes for Immersive Technology – but Barriers to Adoption Remain.
Perkins Coie surveyed 200 startup founders, technology company executives, investors and consultants on key challenges and opportunities in the immersive technology space. The survey findings depict a broad sense of optimism within the enormous potential of immersive technology as we enter the third decade of the 21st century.
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 17th consecutive year.