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By Paul Ackerman
The Court also repeated the proposition from Berkheimer that "whether the claim elements or the claimed combination are well-understood, routine, conventional is a question of fact.
By Doris Rodríguez, Parker Lee
In our October 2016 alert, we described the potential for development of Mexican shale oil & gas. Perhaps we were a bit too optimistic on the timing of the bidding rounds ...
By Paul Qualey, Crystal Jamison Woods, Michael Block
A jury verdict form can be internally inconsistent, thereby necessitating a new jury verdict, if the jury ignores an instruction telling it to stop if it finds no infringement.
By Matthew Grunert, Carolyn A. Exnicios
As was discussed in last month's newsletter, the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "TCJA") amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the performance-based exception to the $1mm deduction limit under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 ("Section 162(m)").
By Shemin Proctor, G. Michael O'Leary, Gia V. Cribbs
Consequences for Compliance, Business Strategy and Due Diligence.
By Matthew Grunert, Kelly Ultis, Carolyn A. Exnicios
Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), imposes reporting requirements on each corporation with respect to (i) the transfer by the corporation of stock due...
By Thomas Ford Jr, Allison Mantor, Robert McNamara, Jocelyn Tau
H.R.1, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act or the "Tax Act," was signed into law on December 22, 2017. Notably, while this much anticipated tax reform legislation contains a number ...
By Robert Blackett
There are certain dry questions which, to judge from conference speeches and articles, lawyers seem to spend an inordinate amount of time pondering.
By Ryan Deane
One of the most famous professional poker players in the world, Phil Ivey, recently sued a London casino for his winnings in a game of baccarat.
By Markus Esly
Arbitration awards are meant to be final and binding. Under the rules of many of the leading arbitral institutions such as the ICC and the LCIA ...
By Matthew Grunert, Carolyn A. Exnicios
The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "TCJA") amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the performance-based exception to the $1mm deduction limit ...
By Marc Katz, Isabel Crosby, Allison Reddoch
The wave of workplace harassment allegations dominating headlines in recent weeks has been a wake-up call to employers to review their anti-harassment policies.
By Rose Cordero Prey, Sheila Mortazavi, Jessica Cohen-Nowak
There has been a proliferation of social media campaigns with the significant increase in consumers' presence online.
By Rose Cordero Prey, Sheila Mortazavi, Jessica Cohen-Nowak
There has been a proliferation of social media campaigns with the significant increase in consumers' presence online.
By Matthew Grunert, Anthony Eppert, Kelly Ultis, Carolyn A. Exnicios
If the pending federal tax legislation is approved and a reduced corporate tax rate becomes effective January 1, 2018, then corporations should consider whether the timing of a bonus payment ...
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