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  • IPR@5
    Inter Partes Review Turns Five
    The dramatic shift in the way patent disputes are litigated began five years ago with the introduction of the inter partes review process. We are marking this milestone anniversary with in-depth analyses of new trends and developments as well as practical guidance in the Inter Partes Review Proceedings: A Fifth Anniversary Report.
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    Complying with Data Breach Notification Requirements

    When a data breach occurs, 48 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.


    Deep Dive into Blockchain and Virtual Currencies

    We offer an in-depth look into these emerging issues for
    companies working with blockchain technology or using
    and accepting bitcoin and other digital currencies:

    Legal Aspects of Smart Contract Applications >

    Self-Sovereign Identity and Distributed Ledger
    Technology: Framing the Legal Issues >

    Treatment of Bitcoin Under U.S. Property Law >

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    Untangling Net Neutrality
    The battle over net neutrality has unleashed multiple efforts to regulate, deregulate, litigate and legislate the future of the internet ecosystem. Debates are churning up so much dust that it has become hard to see the core issues. We cut through the talking points with clear-eyed commentary on the latest net neutrality developments.
  • In the Supreme Court
    In the Supreme Court
    Our U.S. Supreme Court winning streak this year includes triumphing on racial gerrymandering in North Carolina and Virginia and prevailing 8-0 in a tribal sovereign immunity case.
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    Big Food is Under Attack
    The litigation assault against food and beverage makers has led to notable legal developments in “reasonable consumer” standards, corporate responsibility and supply chain lawsuits. Learn which claims predominate, where class actions are headed and more in the Food Litigation 2016 Year in Review.
  • 2017 Political Outlook
    Business Implications of the New Political Landscape
    How might changes in U.S. federal executive and legislative branches affect your operations and interests? From antitrust and trade to taxes and regulations, read our perspectives on what to expect in the new era.
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Best Lawyers® 2018 Recognizes 281 Perkins Coie Attorneys
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 283 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.
Marc Elias Interviewed by The National Law Journal
Marc Elias sat down with The National Law Journal to discuss the uptick in business opportunities and job demands for election law attorneys in the relatively small field.
Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms In 2017 Chambers USA
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States. For 2017, the firm is recognized in 40 practice areas and 131 individual attorneys were recognized.



President Orders FTC to Report on Competition in Healthcare Markets
On October 12, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order designed to promote choice and competition in healthcare markets. The order was reported as a first step in the administration’s effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act.
SEC Issues New Guidance to Help Companies Prepare CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures

The SEC recently issued new guidance to help companies prepare their pay ratio disclosures that provides some relief for companies—and further validates that these rules are highly unlikely to be deferred or reversed prior to the 2018 proxy season.  

Debtor’s Failure to Disclose No Longer Deadly in Eleventh Circuit

Employers and other defendants recently suffered a setback in the Eleventh Circuit, which reversed itself and will now require a “totality of the circumstances analysis” to determine whether a debtor/plaintiff should be precluded from pursuing litigation that was not disclosed in their bankruptcy documents in a timely manner.