Taking a Stand
Our Response to the Events of January 6th at the U.S. Capitol
Free and fair elections, the acceptance of duly certified election outcomes, and the peaceful transfer of power all lie at the heart of our democracy. Attempts to disrupt constitutional processes through violence are the antithesis of free speech and directly threaten the rule of law.
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Perkins Coie’s women patent litigators are scoring major victories for pharmaceutical, technology, imaging, semiconductor, and other companies in courtrooms and venues nationwide. Drawing on deep technical backgrounds, our women-led teams guard and defend clients’ most complex and valuable patents.
EXCELLENCE IN LAW
26 Attorneys Promoted to Partner
Acquisition of 17 Litigators Strengthens Our National Practice
Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency
Anti-Money Laundering Regulation of Privacy-Enabling Cryptocurrencies
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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.
Portal Opens for New PPP Loans With New SBA Guidance and Application Forms
The Small Business Administration announced that they will begin accepting loan applications from community financial institutions for new “first draw” Paycheck Protection Program loans beginning on January 11 and for “second draw” PPP loans beginning on January 13.
FAA Issues Much-Anticipated Drone Rules
The holidays came a bit late this year for stakeholders in the unmanned aircraft industry when, on December 28, 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its long-awaited rules on Remote ID, operations over people and moving vehicles, and night operations. These rules represent almost two years of work in which the FAA considered tens of thousands of comments on proposed rules from commercial and recreational drone pilots, government organizations, and industry associations.
Employee Benefit Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
President Donald Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 on December 27, 2020. The Omnibus Bill has received a great deal of media coverage due to its massive size (nearly 6,000 pages long and inclusive of approximately $1.4 trillion in appropriations) and its various COVID-19 relief provisions (with relief totaling approximately $900 billion) that Congress and the White House spent months negotiating.
With patent portfolios valued in billions of dollars, protecting your investments is critical. Inter partes reviews and other evolving post-grant procedures have reduced the time and cost of patent litigation, but it’s uncharted territory. We guide you through the new decisions, practices, and landscape in our post-grant proceedings resource library.
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.
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.