It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. In a world where the only thing that doesn't change is change itself, opportunities and risks are too obvious to ignore, and the legal market is no exception. As a nearly $300 billion industry and one of the most profitable in the world, the U.S. legal industry is under fundamental transformation. Whether in-house counsel or law firms, only those with far-ranging sights, clear thoughts and quick action can survive and thrive.

In-house Counsel Insights

Manny Schecter, Chief Patent Counsel of IBM, explains to Leaders League the innovation culture of Big Blue and the changes of its strategy of intellectual property management over the last 10 years.

Manny Schecter (IBM): "Open innovation requires adjusting IP strategy"

Manny Schecter, Chief Patent Counsel of IBM, explains to Leaders League the innovation culture of Big Blue and the changes of its strategy of intellectual property management over the last 10 years.

12-03-2015

Executive VP & Group General Counsel, Ricardo Anzaldua heads the legal function for MetLife. His insight on the role lawyers play in M&A transactions and deals in the insurance sector.

Ricardo Anzaldua (Group GC MetLife): “Acquirers need to be vigilant about differences in the regulatory environments”

Executive VP & Group General Counsel, Ricardo Anzaldua heads the legal function for MetLife. His insight on the role lawyers play in M&A transactions and deals in the insurance sector.

21-09-2015

Known as the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America, The Hershey Company counts more than 14,800 employees and sells its products in about sixty countries worldwide, recording in 2013 a revenue of more than $7 billion.

Lois Duquette (Hershey): "Business units and IP teams should work together in planning trademark filings"

Known as the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America, The Hershey Company counts more than 14,800 employees and sells its products in about sixty countries worldwide, recording in 2013 a revenue of more than $7 billion.

21-05-2015