From The Experts
Recent changes to the America Invents Act have created an opportunity for businesses to develop new patenting strategies that promote and enhance the value patents provide to the company. One area of value generation comes from extending the enforceable lifespan of a patent.
An update to key health care privacy and security rules has made providing services to health care companies a lot more complicated.
If your company engages with consumers, handles consumer information, or otherwise participates in business activities that could potentially trigger a privacy violation, you should be aware of specific exclusions for privacy statute violations when purchasing liability policies.
Because of the great potential value of a company's intellectual property, there is value in identifying and protecting intellectual property as both an investment and a type of insurance policy.
Calls for amending the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act have grown. But will Congress use this opportunity to draft a law that reflects the interests of all U.S. citizens, or simply increase the criminal penalties for violating the CFAA so as to appear tough on crime?
Providing services to health care companies just got a lot more complicated.
If it is news to you or your company or clients that we are now in a State Attorney General Enforcement Era, take note: State AGs have been wielding new powers in novel ways to regulate business like never before.
Recent court decisions represent a positive trend for reporting companies with respect to the threat posed by shareholder proxy litigation.
Two key issues for courts and attorneys faced with social media evidence have been proper authentication of the evidence and access to that evidence in the face of digital privacy laws. Recent decisions reveal a trend toward admission.
Overbilling is something that all consumers of legal services should know about and protect themselves from. There are several actions that a client can and should take to protect itself from possible overbilling abuses such as those alleged in the DLA Piper matter.
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