US Patent Reform and STRONG Patents Act – Global Derivatives – US Tax and Municipal Bond Reform
March 26, 2015
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs
Kevin O’Neill will host this week’s Capital Thinking with discussions focusing on the topics of patents, financial services and tax.
Greg Louer will first join Kevin to provide an overview of the US patent reform process, current status and future outlook. Following Greg, Lacy Kolo will delve into the STRONG Patents Act of 2015, which advocates for a patent system that benefits the innovator.
Next, Matt Kulkin and Todd Gibson will offer up the latest developments in the derivatives and futures industries, and discuss the legal issues surrounding this challenging and evolving area.
Finally, Kevin will shift focus to US tax reform by first speaking with Brandon Román for an overview of the current situation. Then, Micah Green and Bern Gilbey will talk specifically about treatment of US municipal bonds and the associated impacts on an international level.
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