By Eric Levy
Given the alarming regularity with which data breaches are occurring in the United States and the flagging efforts of the federal government to provide any consistency in this area, it should come as no surprise that individual states are looking to fill the gap when it comes to regulating cybersecurity.
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.