Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys

This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State, highlighting top attorneys as chosen by their peers.

This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State. This annual list highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. All votes are based on nominations from other attorneys and the following pages highlight the top vote getters in Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, the Best Up and Coming… [More...]

Mind Lock: Protecting Intellectual Property

The biggest mistake companies make when it comes to their intellectual property is failing to fully identify and protect it, experts said.

The biggest mistake companies make when it comes to their intellectual property is failing to fully identify and protect it, experts said. The consequences can be disastrous and expensive. “Intellectual property is becoming more and more important as our economy changes into an idea-based economy from a manufacturing-based one,” said Charles Lombino, an intellectual property… [More...]

Deriving Value from Patents: Strategies for Handling the Legal Challenges

Deriving Value from Patents: Strategies for Handling the Legal Challenges

While a patent holder may derive substantial revenue though licensing its patent portfolio, engaging in licensing negotiations presents a number of potential traps for the unwary. In the April issue of Nevada Business Magazine, we discussed the risk that, by entering into licensing negotiations without exercising due care, a patent holder can subject itself to… [More...]

Deriving Value from Patents: Legal Challenges and Strategies for Handling Them

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United States patent grants the owner an extraordinary property right. In exchange for the patent’s teaching of how to make and use a patentable invention, the patent grants the patent owner the exclusive right to seek to exclude others from exploiting the invention. Patent owners can use this exclusion right in a variety of ways.… [More...]