By Peter Margulies
Cybersecurity is a major growth area in the law, as well as a central challenge for policymakers, corporate managers and ordinary citizens. Knowing about threats to private, business, and government...

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  • March 12, 2013 |
    From Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly: "Patent attorneys prepare for ‘Ides of March’" by Julie McMahon March 7th, 2013: Two key provisions of the federal patent reform law that are due to go into effect March 16 have prompted lawyers to change the advice they offer clients. [...] Patent lawyers, who are calling the effective date “The Ides of March,” say the changes are the most drastic in years. “Under the first to invent, there was a lot of focus on inventors keeping track of when they invent...