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Justin L. Krieger, Managing Partner, Denver Office, John C. Alemanni, Mr. Morlock, and David Reed, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Publication Date
05/08/2020
47 pages

In this ACC Guide, an overview of recent developments in post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board are explained. With relatively new administrative proceedings developed for challenging competitor grants, in-house counsel will need to familiarize themselves with this knowledge to prepare for hearings.

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Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: United States
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Sheldon Hamilton, Partner, & Nancy Pei, Partner, Smart & Biggar LLP
Publication Date
08/06/2020

Patented medicine regulations in Canada can be complex and the review process is fast-paced. In this Top Ten, in-house counsel will learn the essential points of how to prepare for the "Regulations" review.

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Region: Canada
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Author
Brittany Knutson, Associate, and Christopher Varas, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Publication Date
08/06/2020

As social media has taken an increasingly central role in building brands and promoting businesses, in-house counsel need to keep related legal issues top-of-mind. In this Top Ten, learn how to navigate the non-stop world of social media marketing.

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Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: United States
Audience: Mid-Career, New to In-House
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Stephanie Prevost, General Counsel and ACC Member
Publication Date
08/05/2020

As in-house counsel help lead companies and departments through this challenging time, it is important to keep in mind that as leaders, we have a responsibility to support our employees. What can corporate leaders do to help ease the burdens of this new way of working and avoid burnout for themselves and their employees? Here are ten ideas to help.

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Publication Date
08/04/2020
Discover how Polysciences Inc. prepared for lockdowns while successfully and safely continuing operations.
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Author
Anna Chan, Partner, and Victor Ng, Senior Associate, Oldham Li & Nie
Publication Date
08/03/2020
4 pages

This article discusses the rules of taxation aligning e-commerce business with international tax rules and standards under the Departmental Interpretation and Practice Notes (DIPN 39 (Revised)) issued by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) in late March 2020.

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Region: Hong Kong
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Author
Anna Chan, Partner, Martin Tse, Associate, and Lok Ho, Trainee Solicitor, Oldham, Li & Nie
Publication Date
08/03/2020
3 pages

This article explores Hong Kong brand trademark laws, including parallel imports, the exhaustion principle, and use of copyright law.

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Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: Hong Kong
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Author
Evelyne Yeung, Senior Associate, Oldham, Li and Nie
Publication Date
08/03/2020
4 pages

This article discusses the highlights of reform to the Hong Kong patent system.

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Interest Area: Intellectual Property
Region: Hong Kong
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Author
Carolina Dackö, Partner and Lucas Jonsson, Partner, Mannheimer Swartling
Publication Date
08/03/2020
6 pages

This article examines how the Chinese National Intelligence Law (“NIL") applies differently to Chinese parent companies compared to companies owned by non-Chinese parent companies.

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Interest Area: Government
Region: China, Hong Kong, Global
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Author
Alexander Milner-Smith, Partner and Kathryn Weaver, Partner, Lewis Silkin
Publication Date
08/03/2020
2 pages

This article discusses European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implications and compliance for Asia Pacific (APAC) region businesses.

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Interest Area: Information Governance
Region: Asia, Australia / Pacific
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Author
Kathryn Weaver, Partner and Catherine Leung, Partner, Lewis Silkin
Publication Date
08/03/2020
4 pages

This overview discusses Hong Kong’s less regulated employment laws compared to China and other jurisdictions.

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Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Hong Kong, Global
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Publication Date
07/30/2020
The POSH Act has helped Indian companies progress with gender rights. Here are suggestions to improve the Act.
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Publication Date
07/30/2020
Stay active during lockdown with this throwback law school method.
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Publication Date
07/30/2020
A thorough overview of internal governance requirements to help directors save time.
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Publication Date
07/29/2020
Create professional connections that last long after the Zoom call ends.
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Publication Date
07/29/2020
The NSA may be shrouded in mystique, but how similar are its legal concerns to the average company?
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Publication Date
07/29/2020
The NSA may be shrouded in mystique, but how similar are its legal concerns to the average company?
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Publication Date
07/29/2020
With foresight and creativity, a GC and CEO collaborated to spare their company from the risks of the pandemic.
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Publication Date
07/28/2020
Use this framework to prepare for whatever challenges arise in this constantly evolving field.
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Publication Date
07/27/2020
Unless technology is applied in a balanced manner, it can create more work than it saves. Here’s how to implement it effectively.
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Publication Date
07/24/2020
The questions you need to ask to ensure your company won’t face charges from the Department of Justice.
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Publication Date
07/23/2020
A business-focused GC is often a top contender to become the company's new leader — and for good reason.
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Author
Erin Berkowitz, Legal Resources Manager, and Pam Entsminger, Legal Resources & Program Development Specialist, Association of Corporate Counsel
Publication Date
07/23/2020

During a webcast on 12 May 2020, former General Counsel Rich Cohen shared his personal career development tips, including how he leveraged his ACC membership.  ACC has compiled Rich's advice into this Top Ten resource to assist in-house counsel in their personal and professional journey.

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Region: Global
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, New to In-House
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Publication Date
07/21/2020

Legal Operations is the function within the office of the general counsel that takes responsibility for efficient and effective delivery of legal services for the corporation.

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Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Audience: Legal Operations
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Publication Date
07/21/2020

ACC offers this Legal Operations Maturity Model as a reference tool. Use it to benchmark maturity in any given area(s), bearing in mind that priorities and aspirational targets will vary based on department size, staffing and budgets.

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Interest Area: Law Department Management
Region: Global
Audience: Legal Operations
Available On-Demand - Publication Date: 07/21/2020
52 minutes
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