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Norton Rose Fulbright’s Victoria Birch Talks About The Rise & Rise Of Blockchain In The Law

“There was a group of us at Norton Rose Fulbright who were looking at Bitcoin and at cryptocurrencies and thought, ‘This looks quite interesting: how does it work from a legal perspective?’ We started to do research, and we started to look at the legal framework. And actually one of the guys who was in … Read more

 Irell & Manella Partner Andrei Iancu Whitehouse Choice For New Director At U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Law.com has reported that President Trump has announced his intention to nominate Irell & Manella partner Andrei Iancu to be director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Iancu would succeed Michelle Lee, who resigned in June. Joseph Matal is currently leading the office on an interim basis. Law.com reveal… Iancu’s name has been mentioned for months as a possible PTO … Read more