H-1B visa timeline announced

BREAKING NEWS: Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B Registration Window Opens March 1

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that the window for U.S. employers to submit online registrations for the Fiscal Year 2024 H-1B quota will open at 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, and close at 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Time on Friday, March 17, 2023. USCIS Registration

How Technology is Changing Your Business: A Legal Perspective on AI and Blockchain

REGISTER HERE Technology continues to outpace the rollout of laws and regulations, but lawyers are constantly asked to predict how new technology will be utilized and regulated. In this interactive presentation, our panelist international attorneys will discuss two looming technology advancements that have the potential to impact large and small businesses around the globe: AI

FREE Webinar: The Legal Fundamentals for Blockchain Companies

On Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 12 p.m. PST, Harris Bricken attorneys Paul Coble and Jonathan Bench will host a free, hour-long webinar on the intellectual property and international business fundamentals for blockchain entrepreneurs. This blockchain webinar will focus on the following: How does the use of intellectual property in web3 differ from web2? How

Upcoming Event – Trademarks and NFTs Roundtable

Register Here Harris Bricken attorney Fred Rocafort will participate in an upcoming roundtable on trademarks and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), joining a panel of brand owners and practitioners. The roundtable will take place on Tuesday, January 24, starting at 10:00 AM, with Fred’s panel scheduled for

Upcoming CLE Webinar on Sustainability in Trademarks

Harris Bricken intellectual property attorney Paul Coble and Cantor Colburn partner Michelle P. Ciotola will be presenting “Sustainability in Trademarks” in a CLE webinar on January 31st, 2023, hosted by Strafford. “This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on leveraging trademarks to convey sustainability. The panel will discuss the impact on brands and how they

Free CLE Webinar: Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Date: Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT Credits: 0.50 Law & Legal Procedure 0.50 Other Tuition: Free The Russia-Ukraine conflict and deteriorating relations with China — and the disruptions to supply chains, energy, and business those have wrought — have led companies to awaken to other regions of the Global

United States Writ of Attachment for collecting on a judgment

U.S. Litigation Basics – The Writ of Attachment

A key question any person or company contemplating litigation in the United States needs to ask themselves is whether the potential judgment is worth the cost of getting it. Filing and pursuing a lawsuit in the United States is lengthy and expensive. And though the law provides protections against fraudulent transfers, there is always the

Crypto regulation

Who Will Regulate Your Crypto and How

The past two weeks have seen a flurry of proposed regulatory activity in cryptocurrency. Governments around the world are making a sustained push for regulation similar in form and scope to regulations in more traditional financial markets. Many are now wondering who will regulate my crypto, and how do they plan to regulate it? Who

DAOs and the Paradox of Corporate Form

The Paradox of the DAO and the Corporate Form

Are you considering forming or investing in a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (known in the cryptocurrency world as a “DAO”)? The purpose of this post is to consider DAOs in the broader context of cryptocurrency investment and the paradox around corporate form created by their very existence. I will also propose some domestic and international entity

NFT Contracts

NFT Contracts

Recently we have been drafting and reviewing NFT (non-fungible token)-related contracts for our clients. Some of our projects involved operating agreements for NFT companies and their owners. Others involved contracts for NFT companies with their investors or consultants. And because NFTs are intellectual property, we have also been involved in registering trademarks and preparing agreements