July, 2010 Articles

Workout Panel- “Tools of the Trade: Techniques for Handling Troubled Companies Outside of Bankruptcy”

21st century bankruptcy laws don’t always fit the bill. Often, there are better, more efficient and less costly means of reorganizing operating companies and restructuring or enforcing debt obligations. On Thursday, August 12, I will be moderating an panel of experienced workout professionals in a program entitled, “Techniques for Handling Troubled Companies Outside of Bankruptcy.” […]

Intellectual Property

Business Models Based on "Business Method" Patents May Be at Risk

Business Models Based on "Business Method" Patents May Be at Risk Businesses that rely upon "business method" patents to protect their market share received a mixed message this week in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Bilski v. Kappos. While the Court indicated that specific application of some business methods may still be protectable by patents, […]