- Editor's Box
- Cover Story
- Cover story - Sixth annual InHouse/Association of Corporate Counsel roundtable
- Intellectual Property
In April and May, Walker Digital LLC filed over 20 separate patent infringement suits against more than 100 major companies. Walker Digital owns a patent portfolio of hundreds of issued patents and applications in the U.S. and other industrialized countries. The patent portfolio covers a wide range of technologies including online advertising, gaming, online auctions, mapping services, vending, credit cards, entertainment, and e-commerce.
- Industry Spotlight
With recent Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission decisions that Internet service providers must meet the increasing needs of broadband users as well as provide accessible services for declining landline phone users, telecommunications sector companies are looking for ways to find a happy medium.
- Law Department Management
Gone are the days when in-house counsel only managed external counsel. As companies emerge from the recession, the role of in-house counsel has expanded. Not only are corporate counsel doing more legal work in-house, they are also actively engaged on the business side.
- Editor's Box
In-house lawyers have told me several times about particular points in their careers in which they sat down and asked themselves: “What is my role? Where do I stand? How do I make the world a better place?” This is not unique to lawyers, but perhaps because members of this community are smart, well educated, and hard-working, they probably worry about this more than others.