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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.


  • 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.
  • 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.
    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

  • 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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CMCP’s 27th Annual Business Conference
Perkins Coie LLP is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of CMCP’s 27th Annual Business Conference. We celebrate CMCP’s 27 years of leadership promoting diversity in the legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access and opportunity for business and professional development.
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.



Recent Trends in Insurance Notice Law
Insurers frequently raise the timing of notice as a defense to a policyholder’s claim for coverage. This is an “all or nothing defense,” as “late notice” can create a forfeiture of coverage.
Significant Change in Award of Attorneys’ Fees in Idaho Coming in 2017
On March 1, 2017, the standard for awarding attorneys’ fees in civil actions under Idaho Code § 12-121 will change significantly to allow attorneys’ fees in all civil actions “when justice so requires.”
DOT Shifts Into Gear on Self-Driving Cars and Issues New Automated Vehicles Policy
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a comprehensive policy on “automated vehicles,” more commonly known as self-driving cars.
Issuer Reporting and Disclosure Remains Focus of SEC and Other Regulators
In a recent speech, SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney confirmed the SEC’s continued pursuit of investigations and enforcement actions relating to issuer reporting and disclosure, an area that remains a high priority for the SEC and other regulators.