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Business law attorneys help steer acquisitions to completion

Many Texas companies are involved in acquisitions and mergers with other companies nationally and worldwide. A company will often seek out others that can fill a void or allow for improvement in a certain niche of its activities. A recent transaction in another state is indicative of small company acquisitions that regularly take place. Business law attorneys are an integral part of the professional team that is necessary to carry the transaction through to completion.

Business law attorneys must be in sync with innovative technology

In Texas and nationwide, the rapidly expanding frontiers of technological knowledge are revolutionizing the practice of business law. The excellence of a law firm's legal prowess is still vitally important, but it is no longer the sole criteria that companies use in turning to outside counsel for business law assistance. The successful practice must now be technologically savvy and innovative as well, according to experts in the field.

Business law attorneys may help in government contract procedures

Business law practitioners in Texas and elsewhere often assist their business clients in obtaining and processing government contracts. Business law transactions dealing with government contracts is an active area where businesses of all sizes often need legal assistance in maneuvering the daunting government turf. The effort to get government contracts can pay off in terms of steady income and setting a solid foundation to the security of the business going forward.

Venue selection a potentially important issue in patent cases

Last time, we began looking at a couple court cases this year which touch upon the issue of venue selection in patent infringement disputes. As we noted, a case recently decided in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas had a limiting effect on a U.S. Supreme Court decision earlier this year which limited venue options for bringing patent infringement suits.

Venue selection a potentially important issue in patent cases, P.2

We began looking in our last post at some of the factors businesses should take into consideration when selecting a venue for patent infringement claims. As we noted, in some cases, it will be possible to select from multiple venues, and careful thought should be given to venue selection to ensure a plaintiff is best situated for a favorable outcome in the case.

Recent cases highlight issue of venue selection in patent infringement disputes

We’ve previously discussed on this blog the potentially important role licensing can play in protecting a business’ patent rights. Whether or not a company has a strong approach to patent licensing, though, protection of patent rights is critical for the success of a business. This means protecting patent rights in court when a third party is infringing them.

Work with experienced legal counsel to negotiate executive compensation issues

Previously, we began looking at the issue of executive compensation, particularly in light of Texas A&M’s ongoing deliberation about whether to offer its current Chancellor an early contract extension. As we noted last time, businesses need to carefully balance the need to attract highly qualified professionals with financial limitations and the need to protect business interests.

Looking at state, federal trade secret protection laws

For businesses, projecting proprietary information is an important task for remaining competitive in the marketplace. This is particularly important for businesses in competitive industries. There are a variety of ways to protect valuable business information, but one of the most common means of protecting valuable business information is through trade secret protections.

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