Nevada Needs a Court of Appeals: Businesses Should Support 2014 Ballot Question

The November 2014 ballot will contain a proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution and create a court of appeals (appellate court).

The November 2014 ballot will contain a proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution and create a court of appeals (appellate court). Those of you who have been reading my columns awhile know that 99 percent of the time I’m a passionate supporter of smaller government. However, this is one case where adding a layer of… [More...]

Independence Day 2013: Freedom Fighters Wanted

It’s fitting to ask how much freedom U.S. citizens really have in 2013, and how much we have handed over to the federal government.

As Americans celebrate Independence Day this month, it’s fitting to ask how much freedom U.S. citizens really have in 2013, and how much we have handed over to the federal government. I won’t say the feds have taken our freedom away from us, because they’ve done so with our permission. Ever since the FDR administration,… [More...]

Henderson Chamber supports SB161, AB208

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 27th

Chamber’s Legislative Committee also watching several other bills HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee is supporting Senate Bill 161 and Assembly Bill 208. It has also released an initial list of bills and BDRs (bill draft requests) it will be monitoring, the support of which committee members will decide on in the… [More...]

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

Wachssiegel rot Patent

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...]