As part of Womble Bond Dickinson’s International Innovation Week, attorneys at staff in the firm’s Charleston, SC office took part in a presentation on cryptocurrency, blockchain and bitcoin by Kevin Wood of Netrist Solutions.
Womble Bond Dickinson closed its 2019 International Innovation Week with a presentation from futurist Michael Rogers who looked ahead at what changes the next 10 years may bring in a presentation titled “The Virtualization of the World”.
The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) introduced a number of provisions that fundamentally change the way that the US taxes income from the foreign operations of US groups. One of the more favorable TCJA provisions provides for a significantly reduced rate of tax on income that US businesses earn directly from foreign sales.
On March 21st the European Council agreed to extend the UK's Article 50 notice period, until May 22nd if the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (WA) is approved by the House of Commons before March 29th; or Until April 12th if the WA is not approved.
Morris Ellison, a partner in the firm’s Charleston office, recently completed his latest business trip to Israel. There, Ellison took part in a number of industry-focused events in the emerging technology and life science sectors.
The US Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently issued a number of important precedents, including Lectrosonics Inc. v. Zaxcom Inc. This case saw the PTAB outline new guidance on motions to amend, including new options for the amendment process.