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    What’s Trending in Venture Capital?
    We’re more than just observers of major market trends. Through our partnership with Pitchbook-NVCA Venture Monitor, Perkins Coie contributes to the conversation each quarter with analysis of venture capital activity, fundraising, investments, exits and more.

    Legal Implications of AI

    Want to get a grasp on the legal implications of using artificial intelligence (AI) in your enterprise? We cover AI from key angles, including data use in algorithmic training, algorithmic collusion and invention patentability, in our webinar series, “Understanding the Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence,” available here.
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    On the Pro Bono Front Line

    From the start of 2017, changes in immigration rules and the political landscape motivated unprecedented responses from the legal community. Learn how Perkins Coie contributed and how our pro bono commitment transformed individuals, nonprofits and our communities in the 2017 Pro Bono Annual Report.

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    State of the AR/VR Industry 2018
    Interested in diving deeper into the future of the AR/VR ecosystem? Our recent survey questioned AR/VR industry leaders about their views on technology adoption, industry barriers, investment and acquisition activity, significant legal issues and other topics that are top of mind. Discover what’s next in our 2018 Augmented and Virtual Reality Survey Report.
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    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    The GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018, and for most companies doing business in the EU or monitoring the behavior of individuals in the EU, coming into compliance will require significant time and resources. Here’s what you need to know.
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    Complying with Data Breach Notification Requirements
    When a data breach occurs, all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have breach notification laws that affect your response. Review the current law for each in our comprehensive and newly updated Data Breach Notification Chart.
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    Beyond Legal Advice
    Perkins Coie’s Client Advantage
    Hailed as a possible “template for future relationships between Big Law and corporate clients,” our Client Advantage offering is a holistic approach disrupting the traditional client service model and driving value in legal operations.



Perkins Coie Continues Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Growth with Addition of Palo Alto Partner
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Matt Oshinsky has joined the firm’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital (ECVC) practice as a partner in the Palo Alto office.
Perkins Coie Adds Seasoned Debt Financing Partner in San Francisco
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that R. Bruce Steinert, Jr. has joined the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practice as a partner in the San Francisco office.
Perkins Coie Adds Two Commercial Litigation Partners in New York
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Edwin (Ed) M. Baum and Alan B. Howard have joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice as partners in the New York office. Ed and Alan will join the Securities Litigation and Business Litigation subgroups, respectively.



Federal District Court Upholds Securities Indictment for ICOs but Defers Final Howey Determination in United States v. Zaslavskiy
In what is believed to be the first criminal case examining whether so-called “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) are securities under U.S. law, Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the Eastern District of New York refused to dismiss the indictment against Maksim Zaslavskiy for a deceptive virtual currency scheme and fraudulent ICOs by REcoin Diamond Reserve Club.
Recent Developments in State Regulatory Approaches to Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Thanks to better technology and lower costs, fuel efficient electric vehicles (EVs) are on the move in nearly every state in the country.
Made In USA: Increasing Challenges to False or Misleading U.S.-Origin Claims
U.S. consumers notice and are more likely to buy products that are marketed as Made in USA. President Donald J. Trump proclaimed in his inaugural address that we should “follow two simple rules: Buy American and Hire American.”
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    What does it take to be a relationship partner?

    IP practice partner Judy Jennison discusses key factors for succeeding as a relationship partner for institutional clients like Microsoft in the Business of Law Podcast. Hosted by Jason Barnwell, Assistant General Counsel of Legal Business, Operations, and Strategy at Microsoft Corporation, the two-part podcast includes David Daggett of Davis Wright Tremaine and Jennison sharing their best practices for innovation and partnering across organizational boundaries. Listen to part one and part two

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    Perkins Coie Marks 16 years on the FORTUNE Best Companies to Work For® List

    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 16thconsecutive year.   

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