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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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    Political Law Litigation
    Leading Voting Rights Challenges
    Perkins Coie brought its voting rights fight up to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of recent successful challenges to voter id requirements, absentee voting practices and district gerrymandering in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Virginia. Political Law practice Chair Marc Elias explains why this litigation is important to the U.S. electoral system in a recent PBS “NewsHour” interview.
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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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    Drone Law Takes Flight

    What was legal and permissible in unmanned aerial vehicles
    last year may no longer apply. On the privacy front, Perkins Coie’s Unmanned Vehicle Systems industry group participated at every stage of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s development of newly adopted privacy best practices.

    More about new drone use privacy best practices

     Learn more in our Client Update, FAA’s New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft

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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
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    Technology Transactions & Privacy Law
    Engaging Customers with
    Bluetooth Beacons?
    Bluetooth beacons are estimated to drive nearly $40 billion in sales in 2016. Just in time for the retail holiday season and large-scale deployment of this proximity marketing tool, our retail tech leaders tell you what you need to know in this Wrapping Paper article.
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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.



Palm Oil Supply Chain Abuses Reported by Amnesty International: Steps to Mitigate Legal Risk
Amnesty International recently released a report alleging that supply chains for production of palm oil—a common ingredient in many consumer products—are tainted by forced and child labor.
OSHA’s New Anti-Retaliation Workplace Illness and Injury Reporting Rule: How Employers Can Prepare
On November 28, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas denied a preliminary injunction that sought to block the nationwide implementation of the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s anti-retaliation rule, “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.”

This Update was republished in Law360 on 12.05.2016, "How Employers Can Prep For New OSHA Injury Reporting Rule."
Preparing for the 2017 Public Company Reporting Season

In anticipation of the upcoming annual report and proxy season, we are highlighting new requirements and trends that may impact public companies in 2017. 

What to Expect From the Trump FCC
In the days since the recent election, many tech, media and telecom industry observers remain unsure of what to expect from the Federal Communications Commission under the Trump administration.