The IRS began an investigation in 2013 examining the valuation methods used in Facebook’s transfer of intellectual property rights to a foreign subsidiary in 2010. In early July, the investigation stepped up a notch when the IRS filed a summons in federal court requesting more information on the transfer. In a common move for large […]
One of the more frustrating aspects of securing U.S. patent protection is the process of prosecuting a patent application after it has been drafted and filed. “Patent prosecution” is an administrative process of the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) encompassing the interaction between patent examiners and technical innovators (patent applicants and their attorneys […]
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