Perkins Coie

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    Making a Mark in Chicago
    Since its founding 15 years ago, our Chicago office has grown to more than 100 lawyers and has become a mainstay on the Chicago Tribune’s list of Top Workplaces. Learn about our Chicago attorneys’ counsel to great companies, from finance and M&A to hotels, retail and technology.
  • Tasting Notes
    The New Food & Beverage Playbook

    The food and beverage industry is under more scrutiny than ever.
    Our Tasting Notes inform food and beverage executives about the essential legal issues facing their businesses today.

  • 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.
Featured Videos



Best Lawyers® 2018 Recognizes 281 Perkins Coie Attorneys
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 281 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.



California Law Restricts Employer’s Consideration of Job Applicants’ Criminal History
Effective January 1, 2018, California employers with five or more employees are prohibited from asking about a prospective employee’s criminal conviction history until a conditional job offer has been made. 
FAA Details Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program
The FAA published a notice on the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program this week. The program, initiated by a Presidential Memorandum, is designed to accelerate safe UAS integration through public-private sector partnerships.
California Law Mandates Parental Leave for Small Businesses With 20+ Employees
Governor Jerry Brown signed S.B. 63 last month, which makes CFRA applicable to businesses with 20+ employees.