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Patents and Intellectual Property
Inter Partes Review Turns Four
As IPR proceedings have become more familiar during the past four years, growing clarity on many issues has resulted from decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.
Read an analysis of the critical IPR issues in-house counsel face today, including several landscape-defining statistics and trends, in Perkins Coie’s IPR@4 Report.
Augmented and Virtual Reality State of the Industry Survey Report
What are the top challenges for leading augmented and virtual reality companies? Perkins Coie and Upload joined forces to survey more than 650 industry players; the responses offer a groundbreaking industry snapshot detailed here.
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Promoting Gender Equality in Business Leadership
To help make equality in business leadership a reality, Perkins Coie proudly launches Le[a]dBetter, an innovative program that supports startups with women in senior executive roles. LEARN MORE
PUBLIC AND EMERGING COMPANIES LAW
Contemplating an IPO?
In The IPO Handbook, we outline the benefits and costs and provide practical tips to initial public offerings, from picking the right players to succeeding as a public company. It’s a how-to guide for entrepreneurs, executives, directors and private investors.
Perkins Coie works with innovators and corporate consumers of Internet of Things technology. Learn about our IoT counsel to clients focused on smart homes, manufacturing, blockchain, fintech, wearables and other areas here.
Corporate Governance & Securities
Preparing for the 2017 Public Company Reporting Season
To help our public company clients prepare for the upcoming reporting season, we share important new requirements and trends here.
A Look Inside the Augmented and Virtual Reality Industry
Perkins Coie and Upload are pleased to announce the results of our Augmented and Virtual Reality Survey, which was completed by more than 650 AR/VR startup founders, executives with established technology companies and investors. Watch this VR video to learn more about the survey’s key findings. For a 360° experience, view this video with a VR headset or mobile device using the Youtube App, or drag the screen in a Chrome or Firefox internet browser.
As the creative pioneer of modern political law and as one of the largest practices of its kind in the country, Perkins Coie is known for its innovative approach to campaign financing, exceptional record of election-related litigation, and knowledge and experience in corporate political activity.
Are you using your drone legally? Rules governing the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry are evolving, making it easy to unintentionally be on the wrong side of the law. In our drone-shot video, we highlight some current regulations and permits in effect once your drone crosses from personal use to commercial.
Perkins Coie is pleased to announce it has been listed in the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” with first-tier rankings in 36 practice areas nationally and first-tier rankings in 57 practice areas in 15 major markets including Alaska, Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Idaho, Los Angeles, Madison, New York, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 14th consecutive year. This year the firm ranks 37 an improvement over last year’s ranking of 46.
Our fifth edition of The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives, provides a “plain English” guide for directors, officers and other executives seeking to familiarize themselves with legal and other board and management issues facing public or soon-to-be-public companies.
In 1995, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission published guidelines that delineated how and when the Agencies would evaluate intellectual property licensing and other activities under the antitrust laws.
The SEC’s recent enforcement actions addressing severance agreement language that may violate whistleblower protections under the federal securities laws were the subject of an article by Perkins Coie attorneys Luis Mejia, Stewart Landefeld, Eric DeJong and Ann Marie Painter.
Roughly two weeks since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the new Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has taken steps providing further evidence that he plans to roll back FCC actions taken under former Chairman Tom Wheeler, including net neutrality and broadband privacy.
This update was republished in Law360 on 02.13.2017, "The Future Of Net Neutrality Under The New FCC."