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  • IP Theft Goes Far Beyond the Huawei Scandal: How to Stay Safe

    May 01, 2019 |

    IP theft is not limited to kingpins of business. Even if your organization has never appeared in the headlines, you cannot rest easy that no one is interested in acquiring your know-how. In fact, analysis the results of our survey for the 2018 Netwrix IT Risks Report reveals that small and medium organizations are actually more vulnerable to IP theft and cyber espionage than enterprises.

  • Best Ways to Expand Key Client Relationships

    May 01, 2019 |

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    This two-part article defines the specific and best actions lawyers and law firms can take to expand client relationships. This second part covers what law firms as institutions can do to help the firm's departments, practice groups, teams and lawyers expand client relationships.

  • Commercial Lease Terms: More Issues to Cover

    May 01, 2019 |

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article


    Last month we began discussion of several topics of interest to tenants and landlords as they negotiate leases for commercial space. We continue here with more items that should not be overlooked by either party to a commercial lease during its formulation.

  • In a VUCA Environment, Empower Your CMO to Collaborate and Lead

    May 01, 2019 |

    VUCA is an acronym we don't often hear in the legal industry. It stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, and was coined by the U.S. Army to describe the post-Cold War world. Buyers of legal services are more sophisticated than ever and are redefining the meaning of value, some are involving procurement professionals in the buying process.

  • Lawyers: Being Paid Shouldn't Be Like Pulling Teeth!

    May 01, 2019 |

    What Lawyers Can Learn From Dentists

    Nobody enjoys visiting the dentist, but everybody knows you still must pay him or her on the day of service. Attorneys, however, have historically let the client lead the payment dance. Lawyers do the work and hope/expect to be paid without waiting too long or discounting the invoice too steeply. What can we do differently?

  • Upcoming Event

    May 01, 2019 |

    New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section Annual Spring Meeting

  • Covenants That Run with the Land Can Be Waived

    May 01, 2019 |

    Real estate practitioners tend to think of covenants that run with the land as absolute. Another way to look at such covenants is that there are contractual in nature, and that contractual provisions can be waived or abandoned, at least by the party that benefits from them. That is what the First Department recently held in New York City Transit Auth. v 4761 Broadway Assocs., LLC.

  • 5 Ways to Optimize the Attorney-Marketing Relationship

    May 01, 2019 |

    With an increase in partner laterals, the advent of increasingly sophisticated procurement teams, greater transparency into pricing models, and more law firm mergers every year, the dynamics have certainly shifted. Attorneys can no longer simply wait for their phones to ring and to expect million-dollar books of business by executing and providing superb client service. That ship has sailed, and client expectations have been raised across the board.