Corporate Counsel

When you work on legal issues for a company, either in-house or as outside counsel, you quickly learn that there’s a lot of ground to cover. From employment, operations, bylaws, litigation, to substantive issues, corporate counsel must be prepared for it all. FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center is here to help, with legal articles and news on topics that will help you support your business: Intellectual Property, Human Resources, Business Operations, Finance, Corporate Governance, and Litigation & Disputes. Our Law Library provides a collection of articles written by legal professionals for businesses about many different areas of substantive law. We also provide free access to a large archive of sample contracts from public companies spanning a wide variety of practice areas.

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Corporate Counsel Articles

  • Monsanto Win and Implications for the Patent Exhaustion Doctrine

    On May 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Monsanto, finding that a farmer's unauthorized copying of Monsanto's genetically modified soybean seed infringed Monsanto's patent. Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Kagan ...

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  • Defined Benefit Pension Plans

    Forty-two million American workers and retirees can rest assured that they have a guaranteed pension for life even if their employer goes out of business or their pension plan runs out of assets. They are covered by defined benefit pension plans ...

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  • Basic Issues In Texas Family Law

    The Standard Possession Order is very detailed and you should study it if it governs your children's visitation periods ...

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  • California Consumer Protection Laws Extend to Internet Vendors

    The explosive growth of the Internet as a venue for commerce has led to increased legislative interest in protecting consumers who purchase goods and services online, particularly in California. This article addresses California's consumer protection laws, including its disclosure requirements for internet vendors and potential penalties.

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  • Privacy Law in Q1 2002

    Internet privacy is one of the top policy issues facing Congress, state legislatures and regulators. At the federal level, several bills are pending. Additionally, a growing number of state legislators have concluded that industry self-regulation ...

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