• Benefits Bulletin

    New Law Promotes ESOPs and Expands Benefits for S Corporations


    1/26/23

    Signed into law at the end of 2022, the SECURE 2.0 ACT of 2022 includes provisions that, in general, favor and promote employee ownership through Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs).

    ESOPs have long been favored in legislation on a bipartisan basis, and it seems that entrepreneurs and business owners will be able to count on their availability to use as a unique succession planning tool.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Patent Royalty Damages Aren’t Just a Matter of Simple Math

    Beverly A. Berneman
    1/24/23

    In Brief: Calculating royalty damages for patent infringement isn’t easy; even against a bratty, no-show defendant.

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  • IP BLAWG

    The 2022 Crippys – The IP Criminals Hall of Fame

    Beverly A. Berneman
    1/17/23

    In Brief:  As we enter awards season, it’s time to acknowledge those who achieved infamy in the world of Intellectual Property.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Public Domain Class of 2023

    Beverly A. Berneman
    1/10/23

    In Brief:  Each year, a new crop of creative works go into the public domain. This year, works created from 1927 go into the public domain. The class motto is “The Best Things in Life are Free".

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