CLOSEClose Law.com Menu
 
X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

On average, corporate law departments source intellectual property-related work to outside counsel and alternative service providers (ASPs) more often than when compared to their sourcing strategy for all legal matters in aggregate, according to the results of the spring edition of ALM Intelligence and Morrison & Foerster’s General Counsel Up-at-Night survey and report (Figures 1 and 2 below). And if the sentiment expressed by the survey respondents continues to hold, increased economic and political uncertainty across the globe could result in even more IP work being sent to outside providers.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Steve Kovalan

Steve is the Director of Research at ALM Legal Intelligence where he writes and presents on matters related to the business of law. His areas of emphasis have previously included law department operations, lateral partner hiring, cybersecurity, and information and knowledge management. Prior to joining ALM Intelligence, he served as a Senior Analyst at both Deltek and Thomson Reuters. Steve holds a Juris Doctor from the West Virginia University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science from West Virginia University. Born and raised in West Virginia and a current resident of Northern Virginia, Steve is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

More from this author

 

Federal Taxation of Intellectual Property TransfersBook

Federal Taxation of Intellectual Property Transfers bridges the gap between intellectual property law and tax law by explaining how to achieve capital gains tax treatment...

Get More Information
 

General Counsel Summit (GCS) 2020Event

General Counsel Summit is the premier event for in-house counsel, hosting esteemed legal minds from all sectors of the economy.

Get More Information
 

General Counsel Conference 2020Event

General Counsel Conference addresses trends in regulatory, data protection, tech management, legal operations, and leadership.

Get More Information
 

Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2020Event

Delivers the key insights and practical solutions to acutely address the complex minefield of UK banking litigation & regulation.

Get More Information
 

Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2020Event

Delivers the key insights and practical solutions to acutely address the complex minefield of UK banking litigation & regulation.

Get More Information
 

Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) 2020Event

WIPL is the original global forum facilitating women-to-women exchange on leadership and legal issues.

Get More Information
 

Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum 2020Event

For senior dispute resolution professionals to network and engage through open debate, panels, expert speakers & breakout sessions

Get More Information
 

Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL.UK)Event

Women, Influence & Power in Law UK (WIPL.UK) offers an opportunity for unprecedented exchange with senior female in-house lawyers.

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.