In Practice

In Practice

Warren Braunig, Keker & Van Nest

What the Defend Trade Secrets Act Means for California

By Warren Braunig and Andrea Nill Sanchez |

A new day has dawned for trade secrets practitioners.

Ralph M. Pais, left, and Jonathan S. Millard, right, of Fenwick & West.

Brexit: What Silicon Valley Needs to Know

By Ralph M. Pais and Jonathan S. Millard |

Key considerations for U.S.-based companies on funding, operations, intellectual property and employment law.

United States Supreme Court

Supreme Court Refuses to Put the Brakes on PTAB

By Jeffrey Ware, Ewa M. Davison and David Tellekson |

Fenwick & West lawyers discuss the Cuozzo opinion and other decisions that make it easier to successfully challenge patent validity.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons US partners

Could That Tweet Get You Into Ethical Trouble?

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

If you're blogging about how the judge is an "evil unfair witch," maybe don't.

Left to right: Jonathan Longino, Sue Stott and Catherine Grech of Perkins Coie

Noncompetes Are a No-Go in California. Try This Instead.

By Jon Longino, Catherine Grech and Sue Stott |

Forum selection clauses are a multistate employer's best friend.

Left to right: Partner Kristin Linsley Myles and Associate David Feder, Munger Tolles & Olson

In 'Tyson', SCOTUS Sketches New Test for 'Trial by Formula'

By Kristin Linsley Myles and David J. Feder |

The Supreme Court didn't adopt a bright-line rule prohibiting statistical evidence, but its opinion leaves unresolved questions, write Kristin Myles and David Feder of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Gregory Silberman, David Schecter and Jessica Sawyer

Key Guidance From the AG's Data-Breach Report

By Gregory Silberman, David Schecter and Jessica Sawyer |

This is the first time the attorney general or any California privacy regulator has suggested what measures are necessary to comply with California's data-protection law.

What You Need to Know About the New EU Trademark Package

By Béatrice Martinet |

The largest reform to EU trademark law in two decades takes effect on March 23.

10 Tips for Deciding When to Litigate

By Marwa Elzankaly |

Before heading to trial, consider the possible disruption to your client's business and whether the case will draw in third parties.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Bad Deposition Conduct and Its Consequences

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

To stay on the right side of the rules during depositions, behave as if the judge is in the room, advise Randy Evans and Shari Klevens.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

To Cooperate or Not to Cooperate? The Legal Ethics of Dealing With Government Agents

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Columnists Randy Evans and Shari Klevens offer tips on how attorneys can balance client interests and ethical duties when the government comes knocking.

Melissa Vancrum

EPA Enforcement Actions Reflect Shifting Priorities

By Davina Pujari and Melissa Vancrum |

Recent statistics show a continued downward trend in criminal enforcement actions.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Court Filings May Not Be Exempt From Debt Collection Bans

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

A recent ruling from the Eleventh Circuit signals potential risk for debt collection attorneys, write Randy Evans and Shari Klevens.

Left to right: Cassidy Chivers and Kendra Basner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: The Legal Ethics of Equality

By Kendra L. Basner and Cassidy E. Chivers |

Kendra L. Basner and Cassidy E. Chivers discuss proposed Bar rules that address discrimination and gender-based misconduct.

Privacy Considerations for Automated License Plate Recognition

By Lothar Determann |

Privacy expert Lothar Determann summarizes new California law on collection and use of license plate information.