By Marc Hubbard
, Thomas Wright
A culmination of many years of efforts to update the patent system in the United States, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act was finally signed into law on September 16, 2011.
By Barbara Spudis De Marigny
, Michael Donohue
IRS will require disclosure of uncertain positions on tax returns of businesses with more than $10 million in assets
By Irina Plumlee
, Julie Wade
April 1, 2008 is the first day of permissible H-1B petitions filing for the upcoming fiscal year. New H-1B petitions filed on or after April 1, 2008 should be eligible to be approved for a U.S. employment start date of October 1, 2008.
By Peter Vogel
By some estimates, defending patent infringement claims in federal court can cost between $1M to $3.5M. By simply including arbitration provisions in patent licenses, parties can control and reduce the cost of resolving alleged infringements.