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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.



Use a Third-Party Platform? You Might Be a “Data Controller”
The European Union’s top court ruled last week that the operator of a Facebook fan page is a “joint controller,” along with Facebook, with respect to personal data collected on such pages.
Perkins Coie Strengthens China Practice with Addition of Partners James M. Zimmerman and Scott J. Palmer

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that veteran Beijing-based lawyers James M. Zimmerman and Scott J. Palmer have joined the firm’s Beijing office as partners. Jim will join the firm’s Business practice, and Scott will join the Intellectual Property (IP) practice.

Perkins Coie Expands Innovative Legal Operations and Client Service Offering
Perkins Coie today announces the formal launch of a service offering that delivers legal operations support and solutions to the firm’s clients. Inspired by collaboration with some of the firm’s longstanding technology clients, Perkins Coie Client Advantage marshals the full array of the firm’s technology, resources and experience to meet rising client demand in areas that support the delivery of legal services.



SEC May Limit “Game Changing” Whistleblower Bounties
The SEC proposed three rule changes last week to the commission’s whistleblower program, including one that would authorize the SEC to “downward adjust” monetary awards in large actions for which an award might “exceed an amount that is reasonably necessary to advance the program’s goals”—in the view of the commission.
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 Brings Some GDPR Aspects Stateside
On June 28, 2018, California adopted the strictest general privacy and data security law in the country, called the “California Consumer Privacy Act” (codified in Assembly Bill 375), which will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
Supreme Court Shoots Down Forced Agency Fees for Public Sector Union Workers
The U.S. Supreme Court this week overruled longstanding precedent to hold that public-sector unions may no longer extract agency fees from nonconsenting employees who have opted not to join a union.
Speeding Up and Breaking Down: Consequences of Trump Administration’s Deregulation and Deconstruction Agendas

Approximately 17 months into this administration, we can better assess the consequences of the administration’s dual—and sometimes dueling—agendas of deregulation and deconstruction, and forecast how these priorities may affect agency action going forward.

  • Joy On Both Sides of the Table with Judy Jennison of Perkins Coie

    Perkins Coie Partner Judy Jennison understands the path to success requires an understanding of the client’s culture and the goals of their legal department for the next several years. Hear Judy’s enthusiastic insights on innovative client service and building successful partnerships in this podcast hosted by Nicole Giantonio from LeftFoot.

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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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