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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.


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    Interactive Entertainment
    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.
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    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
  • IPO Handbook
    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.

    Read The IPO Handbook.

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    Connected to the Internet of Things
    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.
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    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.
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Perkins Coie is Ranked Again Among Nation’s Top Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
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 Marks 14 years on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies To Work For® List
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.
The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives - Fifth Edition
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.



Updated Antitrust Guidelines for IP Licensing Address New Laws, Omit Some Key Areas
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.
Recent Whistleblower Protection Actions by SEC and Congress Add Risk to Severance Agreements
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.
FCC Begins Roll Back of Net Neutrality
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."