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E-Commerce Platforms Fueling IP Rights Violations

IP Rights Protections
Posted on April 1, 2019 by | Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance, General Counsel, In-House Counsel, IP Protections | No Comments

As general counsel for BIC Corporation, Steve Burkhart leads the family-owned company’s efforts to stop counterfeit products from proliferating across a growing number of e-commerce platforms. He shared insights on how his team stays ahead of the threat, and what other general counsel can do to safeguard their company’s intellectual property rights. BIC recently filed a lawsuit to stop importation of knock-offs. What can you tell us about the status of the lawsuit, and how do you stay apprised of counterfeit breaches by third-party sources? The cases were filed in the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Federal District […]

Growing List of Chief Legal Officers Reporting Directly to CEOs, Boards

Chief Legal Officers
Posted on February 19, 2019 by | Corporate Governance, General Counsel | No Comments

A new study finds chief legal officers under increasing pressure because of regulatory and technological change to provide greater input into corporate strategy. Surveying more than 1,600 chief legal officers in 55 countries, the findings highlight the increasingly close collaboration between legal heads and the CEOs and boards of nearly all Fortune 500 companies. The same reporting arrangement, however, characterizes only about 78 percent of the largest corporations worldwide, the study found. Read more.

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