• 07.25.19

    Takeaways From Regulators’ Digital Asset Custody Statement

    “The sudden attention to cryptocurrency and digital assets is striking after a few years of uncertainty and a fragmented regulatory environment that has left many investors vulnerable to fraudsters, hacking, lost passwords and unrecoverable assets in blockchain investing. The natural result ...

  • 07.24.19

    Industry Voices—4 Lessons To Develop And Implement A System Telehealth Strategy

    “‘Digitization is finally coming to healthcare.’ For years, we have been hearing some version of this phrase. Yet, the vast majority of us will still pick up the phone to make our next doctor’s appointment, go to the visit in-person (likely needing to take precious time off ...

  • 07.22.19

    New Tech Tonics Episode: Sumit Nagpal, At the Crossroads of Tech and Healthcare

    “Sumit Nagpal was born to a pair of healthcare entrepreneurs and raised in Kashmir, India.  When he was 13, he came to the United States where he saw diversity for the first time. Sumit followed his parents into the Ivy League, starting at Brown, but left to follow his muse, Steve Jobs, ...

  • 07.11.19

    Opinion: Lessons From Queens DA Race

    “The dead heat between Tiffany Cabán and Melinda Katz in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney — now amid a full manual recount — has befuddled many political pundits. Still, much can be gleaned from this veritable kaleidoscope of Queens politics.”  

  • 07.10.19

    Supreme Court: Government Not a ‘Person’ and Cannot File Invalidity Petition

    In Return Mail Inc. v. U.S. Postal Service,1 in a 6-to-3 ruling, the Supreme Court held a federal agency is not a “person” authorized to petition for review of the validity of a patent, and therefore a federal agency cannot utilize the three types of administrative review proceedings ...

  • 07.02.19

    Columns: Appellate Me Too!

    “Sorry for the bait-and-switch title, but this article is not about what you probably think it’s going to be about. Rather, we’re here to discuss when is it appropriate to ride someone else’s coattails in appellate proceedings.”  

  • 06.28.19

    PayThink: Pennsylvania's Easing of Rules for Donation Apps Should Set a Precedent

    “Can software and a business model be deemed the business of transmitting money under state law when the business does not receive any funds? That question was answered by a Pennsylvania appellate court.”

  • 06.26.19

    Invention That Monitored and Analyzed Network Activity Found Patent Eligible

    In SRI International, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc.,1 the Federal Circuit held a claimed invention that used network monitors to detect suspicious network activity by analyzing network traffic data, generating and integrating reports of that suspicious activity using hierarchical monitors, was ...

  • 06.24.19

    Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead!

    “Lawyers who litigate constitutional property rights cases have been waiting since 1985 for a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize the error the court had committed when it decided Williamson County Regional Planning Commission v. Hamilton Bank, 473 U.S. 172, and do something to ...

  • 06.21.19

    Managing Insider Cyber Threats: How to Handle This Newly Appreciated Risk

    “The practice—and, some would say, art—of risk mitigation is a critical skill and a top priority for general counsels and corporate legal departments today. While every company faces unique challenges based on its own business model and operating environment, there is one ...



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