EMAIL, TEXTING AND SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES

All companies should have an appreciation of the issues associated with employee use of email, text messaging and social media. From acceptable use policies, to monitoring employee traffic to delivering effective training programs, we have the background and expertise to assist. Our goal is always to help our clients achieve best practice status.

Technology Licensing and Transfer

Our experiences and talented counsel represents clients in all facets of technology licensing and transfer—ensuring that all parties to these transactions have a clear understanding of the deal, and that it is properly documented.

Our representation spans the continuum of technology transfer transactions. We recommend early intervention to aid in developing an efficient and effective acquisition process. Well-defined objectives and expectations lead to full and accurate specifications. Full and accurate specifications lead to informed negotiations. Informed negotiations lead to comprehensive and unambiguous agreements. Comprehensive and unambiguous agreements lead to open and productive relationships. Open and productive relationships lead to deal satisfaction for all parties.

Our lawyers have practiced this philosophy in hundreds of technology transfer transactions. Our collective experience includes:

We represent clients ranging from Fortune 50 companies to start-ups. We understand our clients’ businesses and the language of technology, and how the laws and regulations, new and old, apply to those businesses.

Congressional Changes to Toxic Substances Control Act Receives Initial Bipartisan Support

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In a rare move of bipartisan collaboration, the United States Senate has passed a new environmental bill, which is intended to address perceived deficiencies of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The TSCA was enacted [...]

The Latest Budget and Environmental Tax Credits

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budget pie chartPresident Obama has several “last times” coming up. Among his most recent “last” was his final proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year. President Obama’s budget still has not been enacted. Many of [...]

Energy Star – New Guidelines for Homebuilders

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Since the EPA rolled out its ENERGY STAR Program for homes in 1995, 1.2 million new home received this designation. The designation is given to homes achieving established energy savings and reduction in greenhouse gas [...]

DEQ Criteria

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Did you know that some DEQ exposure pathways are on the chopping block? Ok, so chopping block may not be exactly right phrase, but at the Air & Waste Management Association’s November meeting, DEQ representative [...]

Lending and Energy Efficiency – How are they Related?

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Back in October when I was at the GreenBuild conference in Toronto I sat in on an interesting presentation headed up by Philip Henderson of the Natural Resources Defense Council regarding lending and energy efficiency. [...]