Ask an attorney who specializes in intellectual property (IP) law just about any question, and the answer is likely to be the same. Should a company file for a patent? It depends. Should a business file for an injunction to stop unauthorized use of a trademark? It depends. But one question isn’t getting the stock answer these days. How’s business for intellectual property … [Read more...] about Protecting Your Intellectual Property
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The legal profession is unique in that it touches nearly every other industry at some point. As a result, businesses have a range of opinions regarding those that practice law. For attorneys in Nevada, reputation, professionalism and client expectations are all vital issues for the industry moving forward. Recently, legal executives met at the Las Vegas office of City National … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Attorneys
By Joel D. Henriod, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie A current trend in the federal and Nevada appellate courts brings to mind the 1988 fight between Michael Spinks and the reigning heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson. Both were undefeated. It was then the richest fight in history, grossing $70 million, funded largely by pay-per-view fees from over 600,000 households. … [Read more...] about Appellate Courts Increasingly Affirm Trial Court Decisions to Dismiss Lawsuits
Will Leverage School’s Fundraising Initiatives As it seeks to leverage and manage its comprehensive and wildly fundraising campaign, the Nevada State College Foundation has named seven new trustees. “We are thrilled to have expanded our Foundation’s trustee base with such distinguished business and civic leaders,” said foundation chair David Grant. “All are respected … [Read more...] about 7 New Trustees Named to Lead Nevada State College Foundation
“The everlasting ideals cast down by our forefathers continue to secure America’s plight; portrayed in our longstanding heritage in our American cities (be it farm, rural or industrial towns) which embodies the heart of our great country – all of which makes me proud.” Deven Chase | Managing Partner and Realtor, Elite Homes US “Though our country is not perfect, one of the … [Read more...] about What Makes You Proud to Be an American?
Most industries have experienced an energetic pick up in business as the economy has recovered. Nevada law offices are enjoying an improved economy but are still facing their share of challenges. While clients continue to practice caution after the recession, numbers are showing improvement for lawyers in the Silver State. Top attorneys recently met at the Las Vegas office of … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Attorneys