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October 15, 2018

Dorsey & Whitney - Brexit: The UK Government Issues Guidelines on the Future of Intellectual Property Laws in the Event of a 'No Deal' Brexit:



September 20, 2018

Dorsey Whitney - What Can We Make of the New Revised Draft of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Market?:



September 14, 2018

Dorsey & Whitney - Does Your Website Violate The ADA? How To Avoid And Defend Against Allegations. - 10/5 - Missoula, MT:



August 29, 2018

Dorsey's IP Webinar Series: Copyright Update: Monkeys, Music, And Much, Much More! - 9/24:



May 21, 2018

Dorsey & Whitney -Third Annual Forum On Employer Sponsored Benefits - 6/7 - Webinar :



May 8, 2018

Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practices Including 4 in Missoula, Montana:



May 8, 2018

Dorsey & Whitney LLP Third Annual Forum On Employer Sponsored Benefits - 6/7 - Webinar:



May 1, 2018

Dorsey & Whitney - California Changes the Gig Economy Game For Independent Contractor Status:



April 27, 2018

New Patent Office Guidance Released on Subject Matter Eligibility - Dorsey & Whitney:



March 9, 2018

Dorsey - How IP Litigation Will Be Impacted By New Technologies: AI, Smart Devices, And Cryptocurrencies - 3/14 - Online:



February 13, 2018

Free Webinar - How IP Litigation Will Be Impacted By New Technologies: AI, Smart Devices, And Cryptocurrencies Dorsey & Whitney - 3/14:



January 24, 2018

Keeping Up With Business Immigration Under The New Administration - 1/31 - Webinar:



January 17, 2018

Dorsey & Whitney - Employers Beware: Tax Law Change Eliminates Tax Deductions Relating to Certain Settlements:



January 9, 2018

Webinar - Getting Ready For The H-1B Season FY 2019 And Beyond - 1/31:



January 4, 2018

Intellectual Property Webinar Series-Mitigating IP Issues In China - 1/24 - Online:



December 19, 2017

Best Practices in the Era of Outside Investigations: Is Your Organization Ready?:



October 9, 2017

Employment In The Digital Age - Dorsey & Whitney - 10/13 - Missoula, Montana:



September 13, 2017

Intellectual Property Webinar Series - Heartland And Lexmark - The Business Impact - 10/18:



August 31, 2017

The Biggest Mistake Startups Make Regarding IP... And It's Not What You Think:



June 22, 2017

Intellectual Property Webinar Series-Leveraging Copyright Protection For Design Features, 7/19, Webinar :



May 31, 2017

Dorsey & Whitney - SCOTUS: IP Hot Topics, 6/17, Webinar:



May 1, 2017

Dorsey & Whitney's Employment Law Handbook Now Available Online:



March 22, 2017

Intellectual Property Webinar Series - Changes To Confidentiality Clauses - 4/26- Webinar:



February 28, 2017

Hugging Can Create a Hostile Work Environment, Ninth Circuit Rules--Are Your Employees Aware?:



February 24, 2017

Don't Get Hooked! W-2 Phishing Scams on the Rise During Tax Season:



February 2, 2017

New Federal Law Protects Consumers' Right to Post Negative Online Reviews:



January 30, 2017

Dorsey & Whitney Immigration Travel Alert January 207:



January 25, 2017

Labor & Employment - New Form I-9 for all U.S. Employers - Dorsey & Whitney:



January 12, 2017

Dorsey & Whitney - Intellectual Property Webinar Series, 1/18:



December 14, 2016

Dorsey's Intellectual Property Webinar Series: Patenting & Licensing When Subject Matter Eligibility Is Uncertain, 1/18:



November 30, 2016

It's Easier for Employers to Sue for Data Theft, The National Law Journal:



November 29, 2016

Business Law & Beyond: Legal Experts On Growing, Financing & Protecting Businesses In Montana, 12/5, Bozeman :



November 29, 2016

Business Law & Beyond: Legal Experts On Growing, Financing & Protecting Businesses In Montana, 12/6, Missoula:



November 28, 2016

EEOC Updates Its National Origin Discrimination Guidance:



November 28, 2016

A Diamond is Forever. What About Your Advertising Claim?:



November 17, 2016

Improvements to technology used in your business are eligible for patenting--it's not your business.:



October 27, 2016

DOJ and FTC Issue Antitrust Guidance for Human Resource Professionals:



October 24, 2016

NHTSA Tells US Automakers Must Make Cyber Security Top Prority:



October 5, 2016

Dorsey & Whitney - EEOC Releases Final Reporting Form for Compensation Data:



September 15, 2016

2016 Update On Non-Compete Agreements, Trade Secrets And More, 9/26, Missoula, Montana :



September 2, 2016

Intellectual Property Webinar Series, 10/5, Online:



September 2, 2016

Dorsey Update - New Immigration Rule to Welcome Start-Up Foreign Entrepreneurs:



July 10, 2016

Intellectual Property Webinar Series Federal Trade Secrets, 7/27, Online:



June 2, 2016

Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers and Practice Groups in Missoula - Congratulations to Jack Manning, Dan Semmens, Erin McCrady, and Steve Bell :



April 13, 2016

Dorsey & Whitney - The Ins And Outs Of Design Patents, 4/20, Online:



April 13, 2016

Dorsey and Whitney eUpdate - Payroll Managers, Beware!:



April 1, 2016

Dorsey & Whitney's Intellectual Property Webinar Series: The Ins And Outs Of Design Patents (4/20):



March 22, 2016

Intellectual Property Webinar Series The Ins And Outs Of Design Patents, 4/20:



March 1, 2016

IP Due Diligence And Drafting In M&A Transactions, 3/15, Webinar:



February 4, 2016

EEOC Proposal Seeks to Expand Pay Discrimination Enforcement by Requiring More Data from Employers:



January 25, 2016

EEOC Releases Draft Retaliation Guidance:



January 15, 2016

Dorsey & Whitney Presents: ACA Reporting: Tackling Complex Form 1095-C Situations And Preparing For Form 1094-C, 2/5, Webinar:



November 20, 2015

Dorsey & Whitney LLP Wins School Discipline Settlement that Underscores Harm to City Students and Importance of Reform:



October 30, 2015

Dorsey & Whitney - Top Intellectual Property Issues Arising In The Employment Context, 11/4, Webinar:



October 28, 2015

Dorsey & Whitney Opens Beijing Office:



October 19, 2015

Dorsey's Labor & Employment Half Day Event - A Year In Review: Preparing For 2016, 11/19, Missoula, Montana :



September 25, 2015

Dorsey & Whitney Launches New Website:



September 11, 2015

Obama Administration Requires Federal Contractors to Offer Paid Sick Leave to Workers:



July 1, 2015

DOL's Much-Anticipated Proposed "White-Collar" Exemption Rules Focus on Increased Salary-Basis Requirements:



June 24, 2015

Updated FTC Guidance on Endorsements and Testimonials in Social Media Advertising - Does Your Advertising Pass Muster?:



June 9, 2015

Montana Crowdfunding Law - Jeremy Brown, Dorsey & Whitney , 6/11, Missoula:



June 5, 2015

Real Life Employment Law - Quirky Questions Answered by Dorsey & Whitney:



May 22, 2015

Montana Crowdfunding Law - Jeremy Brown, Dorsey & Whitney , 6/2 And 6/11, Missoula:



May 20, 2015

Crowdfunding: A New Way for Montana Companies to Raise Money :



May 1, 2015

Wellness Watch: Guidance Is (Almost) Here:



May 1, 2015

Dorsey eUpdate: Supreme Court Requires Review Of EEOC Conciliation Effort Before Suing an Employer:



April 24, 2015

How To Effectively Manage Employees Without Letting The Threat Of Litigation Manage Your Business, 6/4, Missoula:



April 7, 2015

SEC Issues Regulation A+ Rules; Increases Access to Capital Markets for Smaller Issuers:



February 16, 2015

Social Media Expert Coming To Missoula: Thinking BIG With Social Media-- With DK , 3/4, Missoula:



February 13, 2015

Dorsey & Whitney Again Ranks Among Top Firms for Mergers and Acquisitions in 2014:



December 22, 2014

The Poverello Center - Many thanks to Dan Semmens, Public Finance Partner at Dorsey & Whitney in Missoula for volunteering 200 hours of his time helping the new Pov get financed.:



October 30, 2014

Dorsey & Whitney LLP - Labor & Employment Seminar, 11/21, Missoula, Montana:



September 19, 2014

Blackstone LaunchPad MSU To Host Meet The Angels Of Frontier Fund 2, 9/27, Bozeman:



August 28, 2014

Organic Internet Growth: New .ORGANIC Domain Names Launch :



August 18, 2014

Dorsey Lawyer Jack Manning Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 :



June 11, 2014

Attorneys Stephen Bell and Jack Manning of Dorsey & Whitney in Missoula, Montana Recognized as 2014 Mountain States Super Attorneys:



June 3, 2014

Dorsey & Whitney - Post Limelight v. Akamai, Are Multi-actor Method Patent Claims D.O.A.?:



May 28, 2014

Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Dorsey Lawyers Jack Manning and Dan Semmens and Corporate/M&A Practice in Missoula:



May 23, 2014

Dorsey Updates - Supreme Court Hears Argument in Aereo Case re Bringing Broadcast TV to the Internet:



May 13, 2014

"Natural" Clones Are Ineligible for Patent Protection - Dorsey & Whitney:



April 29, 2014

Dorsey & Whitney - "FLSA And State Wage Laws: The Laws We Love To Hate!", 5/22, Missoula, Montana:



March 10, 2014

United States Patent and Trademark Office issues guidance in the wake of Myriad and Prometheus decisions:



February 25, 2014

White House Announces Executive Actions Designed to Combat Patent Trolls:



January 31, 2014

Dorsey & Whitney - Montana Supreme Court Decision on Sick Leave Payout Policies:



January 6, 2014

Ninth Circuit Raises the Bar for Obtaining Trademark Injunctions:



November 7, 2013

Dorsey & Whitney - Labor & Employment 2013 End Of The Year Conference, 12/3, Missoula, Montana:



November 7, 2013

Legal Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know Three-part Series -Jeremy Brown, Attorney, Dorsey & Whitney, 11/12, Missoula:



November 1, 2013

Dorsey & Whitney's Missoula Office Recognized by U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms":



August 15, 2013

Missoula, Montana Based Dorsey & Whitney LLP Lawyer Jack Manning Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014:



July 10, 2013

Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Rules Allowing General Solicitation:



June 27, 2013

Can Your Competitor Use Your Brand To Capture Internet Traffic? The European Rule on Keyword Advertising Takes Shape:



June 21, 2013

10 Surprising Facts About Patents:



June 17, 2013

Anatomy Of A License: Tips, Traps And Best Practices Presented By Mamalode, UM And Dorsey & Whitney, 6/27, Missoula, MT:



June 16, 2013

Anatomy Of A License: Tips, Traps And Best Practices Presented By BPCN, MSU And Dorsey & Whitney, 6/26, Bozeman, MT :



May 29, 2013

Chambers USA 2013 Recognizes Missoula, Montana Dorsey & Whitney Lawyers Manning, Semmens and Brown and Corporate/M&A Practice:



May 16, 2013

Dorsey Litigation Partner Steve Bell Joins Missoula Office:



May 10, 2013

Raising Capital For Your Business Venture with Dr. Robert Wiltbank , 5/20, Bozeman, Montana:



April 17, 2013

Google AdWords will soon hit Australia, Brazil, China and a country near you:



April 16, 2013

What are the implications of a successfully registered trademark via the state of Montana or Federal? :



April 1, 2013

Dorsey & Whitney Litigation Partner Steve Bell Joins Missoula Office :



March 22, 2013

Trademark Clearinghouse For New gTLDs (domain name extension) Opens March 26:



March 22, 2013

Dorsey & Whitney - Consumer Protection Wherever You Pay: FTC Releases Mobile Payment Industry Report:



January 22, 2013

Supreme Court Finds Trademark Infringement Plaintiff's Broad Covenant Not to Sue Moots Invalidity Counterclaim:



November 27, 2012

Dorsey & Whitney Promotes Erin McCrady, Public Finance to Partner in Missoula, Montana :



October 9, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission Updates the Green Guides for Environmental Marketing Claims:



August 28, 2012

Law: Employment Law: Employers should beware of independent contractors, could create liability:



August 10, 2012

Innovation Roundtable: Dorsey & Whitney / Selling Your Company, 9/19, Missoula:



August 10, 2012

Innovation Roundtable: Dorsey&Whitney/Startup & Financing Legal Issues, 9/12, Missoula:



August 10, 2012

Innovation Roundtable: Dorsey & Whitney / Protecting Your IP, 9/5, Missoula:



June 13, 2012

Every Brand Owner Needs to Click This Link: ICANN Reveals List of 1,930 Applications For Generic Top-Level Domain Names (gTLDs) That May Include .yourbrand, .yourproduct, or .yourindustry:



June 8, 2012

Hellgate High School graduate Lisa Stone, CEO and Founder of BlogHer to Keynote Montana Innovation and Entrepreneurship Day in Missoula, June 21:



June 1, 2012

Montana Innovation And Entrepreneurship Day, 6/21, Missoula, Montana:



May 16, 2012

Copyright Protects The Code Of A Computer Program Not Its Functionality Or The Ideas Underlying The Software:



May 4, 2012

Trademark, Copyright, Advertising, and Brand Management:



April 16, 2012

Dorsey & Whitney's Missoula Office Continues to Lead in M&A:



March 30, 2012

After Mayo, Patent Office Will Require 'Significantly More' than a Law of Nature for Patentability:



March 19, 2012

Trademark Q&A from Dorsey & Whitney:



March 15, 2012

EAR, ITAR & Contract Negotiations Seminar With Nelson Dong, 3/22, Spokane, WA:



February 27, 2012

Is it Time to Reconsider Your Social Media Policy in Light of the NLRB's Most Recent Social Media Report?:



February 13, 2012

Missoula Mayor John Engen Honors Montana's Mae Nan Ellingson:



February 11, 2012

Influential Missoula attorney Mae Nan Ellingson retires:



February 11, 2012

8 Legal Steps for Starting Your Business:



February 4, 2012

Pillar of Montana law, government finance 'matriarch' Dorsey & Whitney's Mae Nan Ellingson retiring:



November 17, 2011

Understanding The Impact Of The 2011 America Invents Act, 12/1, Bozeman, Montana:



November 16, 2011

Understanding The Impact Of The 2011 America Invents Act, 11/30, Missoula, Montana:



November 8, 2011

Protecting Your Intellectual Property, 12/1, Bozeman, Montana:



November 2, 2011

Dorsey eUpdate: The Appropriate Forum and Applicable Law in Claims Against ISPs in the EU:



October 10, 2011

Dorsey Named Winner of 2011 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility:



September 14, 2011

Patent Reform Becomes Law: The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act:



September 9, 2011

Waiving A Red Flag: Potential Restrictions on Using Color To Brand Products and Services in the U.S.:



August 25, 2011

Earlier Distribution Required for Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notice: Health Care Reform's Earlier Annual Enrollment Period for Part D Accelerates Deadline for Distributing Creditable Coverage Notice:



July 6, 2011

The California Supreme Court Decides Non-Residents Performing Work in California for California Based Employers Are Subject to California's Overtime Provisions:



June 30, 2011

A Plus For Patents Pending:



June 20, 2011

Largest Expansion of Domain Name System in History: New Domain Name Plan Approved by ICANN on June 20, 2011:



June 15, 2011

Letters of Protest: An Attractive Alternative to a U.S. Opposition:



May 28, 2011

TREK: Dorsey And Whitney "10 Things to think about when starting a business" , 6/13, Bozeman, Montana:



May 28, 2011

Hong Kong Launches All-Chinese .hk Domain Names:



May 2, 2011

Avoiding Mistakes with Independent Contractors:



April 25, 2011

Do the implications of hiring independent contractors differ state to state? Read more: Do the implications of hiring independent contractors differ state to state? :



April 7, 2011

Patent Office Announces "Prioritized" Examination for a Fee:



March 24, 2011

Kasten v. Saint-Gobain: Supreme Court Rules That Oral Employee Complaints Are Afforded FLSA Retaliation Protection:



March 10, 2011

Dorsey & Whitney's Missoula Public Finance Group Excels and Expands:



February 19, 2011

Three legal lessons for startups:



February 3, 2011

Dorsey & Whitney LLP Ranked Fourth Among Law Firms For Number of U.S. M&A Deals in 2010:



February 1, 2011

California Federal Court Sheds Light on Defining the Independent Contractor Relationship:



January 24, 2011

Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit: "Proprietary Technology" Requirement:



January 21, 2011

RightNow agrees to buy Q-go, boosts 4Q outlook:



January 19, 2011

Work E-Mail Not Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege, Court Says:



January 17, 2011

Startups issuing ISO stock options have fast approaching tax filing and disclosure deadline :



January 10, 2011

Dorsey & Whitney Recognized as Leading Law Firm for Women:



January 7, 2011

Supreme Court Affirms 9th Circuit Ruling Refusing to Allow "First Sale Doctrine" as Defense to Copyright Infringement for Distribution of Foreign-Made Copies :



December 17, 2010

Tax Cuts Extended and New Tax Incentives Signed Into Law:



November 17, 2010

Patent Office Extends Pilot Program Fast-tracking Green Technology Innovations :



October 25, 2010

Temporary Exclusion of 100% of Gain on Investments made in Qualified Small Business Stock :



October 24, 2010

Dorsey & Whitney Unveils New Survey Revealing Funding Trends and What Startup CEOs Seek in an Investment Partner:



October 18, 2010

Tips for Licensing Trademarks in a Web 2.0 World:



October 13, 2010

Startup Founders Want Just-In-Time Financing :



September 20, 2010

The Growing Threat of False Patent Marking Cases:



September 15, 2010

Facebook Places Has Checked-in: Brandowners Should Consider Proactively Setting Up Pages to Prevent Unfixable Errors:



September 15, 2010

Let’s Make a Deal – 5 tips for Startups when Negotiating Contracts with Big Customers :



August 24, 2010

Job Description for a Startup CEO:



July 22, 2010

Clipping the Wings of Angels? New Accredited Investor standards contained in Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act:



June 16, 2010

What’s in a name? How to Protect Your Company’s Trademarks Before Setting Up Shop (Intent to Use):



May 25, 2010

Intellectual Property - The Point Is (Not) To Compare Like With Like:



May 14, 2010

Registered Trademark Owners get your .CO Domain Name:



May 14, 2010

Global clean tech investment soars 32 per cent during 2009 - Montana Clean Tech:



May 13, 2010

"Are We Blowing Another Bubble?", 5/20, San Francisco, CA:



May 11, 2010

Five questions that startups should ask a prospective law firm:



April 19, 2010

Dorsey eUpdate: New Online Copyright Infringement Law in the UK :



April 2, 2010

Intellectual Property - Federal Circuit Reaffirms Existence of a Separate Written Description Requirement:



February 27, 2010

(Reduced Rate Available from Dorsey & Whitney in Missoula) International Biomass Conference & Expo, 5/4-6, Minneapolis, MN:



February 18, 2010

Dorsey & Whitney LLP. - Blogging, Online Employee Comments, and Online Endorsements: Complying with the FTC’s New Guidelines Just Got Easier:



January 11, 2010

Increased Liability for False Patent Marking Puts Manufacturers at Risk:



December 21, 2009

Stormtroopers Suffer Crushing Defeat in the English Court - Star Wars Copyright Decision Serves as a Reminder to the Creative Industries :



November 19, 2009

Internationalized Domain Name Process Launched November 16, 2009:



November 11, 2009

Supreme Court Skeptical of Business Method Patents - Dorsey & Whitney LLP:



October 21, 2009

Federal and State Privacy Laws – Compliance Deadlines Fast Approaching:



October 15, 2009

New Dorsey Update: Patent Office Director Rescinds Rule Changes; Signals New Direction:



October 11, 2009

Don’t Just Close Your Eyes and Leap: Top Five Issues in the Facebook Terms of Use:



June 11, 2009

Vanity Web Addresses Available to Facebook Users: The Latest Trend in Online Social Networking May be the Next Big Challenge for Trademark Owners:



April 24, 2009

Google Class Action Settlement: Are you in or are you out?:



March 16, 2009

The Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flag Rule Requires Utilities and Telecommunications Companies to Establish Identity Theft Prevention Programs by May 1, 2009:



March 16, 2009

Brand Owners and U.S. Government Tell ICANN: Domain Name Plan Will Confuse Consumers and Hurt Us – Especially in These Tough Economic Times:



January 27, 2009

Dorsey & Whitney LLP - Navigating the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008: What All Participants in the Consumer Products Industry Need to Know :



January 22, 2009

China's Patent Law Revamped - Dorsey & Whitney LLP:



December 17, 2008

Patenting Business Methods – The Rules Change, but the Game is the Same:



December 3, 2008

Ringing Up The New .tel Top-Level Domain Name: One of Many TLDs to Come:



November 11, 2008

Dorsey eUpdate: Protecting Your Brand in DotChaos and Updates from ICANN's Meeting in Cairo:



October 27, 2008

Web Free-For-All on the Horizon — Brand Owners Should Begin Planning Their Defensive Strategy Now:



September 15, 2008

Law360 Spotlights Dorsey Whitney’s Cutting-Edge E-Discovery Service:



July 7, 2008

Quanta v. LG Electronics, Inc.: The Supreme Court Extends Patent Exhaustion To Patented Methods:





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