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Bloomberg Law Interviews Rimon Partner, Marc Kaufman, About Blockchain Patent Strategy

Insight Marc Kaufman Marc Kaufman · June 21, 2018
Rimon's Patent Strategy Partner, Marc Kaufman, talks about blockchain patenting strategies and how companies can prevent the risk of patent litigation as the patent war for blockchain takes off.  Marc Kaufman concentrates his practice in the area of patent strategy, in particular, advising clients in protecting, managing and

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Blockchain Patent Race Is on, but Hurdles Await

Insight Marc Kaufman Marc Kaufman · June 13, 2018
Rimon Patent Prosecution Partner, Marc Kaufman, talks about blockchain patenting strategies and how the community nature of blockchain technology makes it hard to define the scope of inventions. Click here to view the article. Marc Kaufman concentrates his practice in the area of patent strategy, in particular, advising clients in protecting,

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How to Efficiently Review ICO Whitepapers?

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · May 01, 2018
Rimon Law Fintech Partner, Dror Futter, was quoted in this Cointelligence article which elicited feedback from 24 people active in the ICO ecosystem.  The comments focused on what investors should look for when reviewing ICO whitepapers. Of course, ICO issuers should also keep these comments in mind when they draft their whitepapers or

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PLI’s Attorney Ethics—Counseling Clients Undertaking an ICO

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Jun 18, 2018 1:00PM - 5:00PM ET

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Rimon’s FinTech Partner, Dror Futter, will be speaking at PLI's "Attorney Ethics - Counseling Clients Undertaking an ICO." Topics to be addressed: An introduction to ICOs and the ethical concerns when advising clients in this space The SEC’s approach to ICOs/digital assets and the enforcement actions brought by the Agency;

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SEC Chairman Calls Out ICO Lawyers in January 22 Remarks

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · January 24, 2018
"If You Can’t Hear Me, I’ll Speak a Little Louder!” - SEC Chairman Clayton followed up critical remarks on ICO market advisors in December with new, blunt criticisms of many ICO attorneys. Read the full story and insights here.   Mr. Futter has more than 20 years of high tech and business experience. He

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It’s Not Just the SEC - Massachusetts Regulators Sue Resident Who Launched ICO

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · January 23, 2018
ICO legal risks may begin but do not end with the SEC, as a Massachusetts-based ICO issuer learned when state regulators sued him for his role in an unregistered ICO. Read the full article here   Mr. Futter has more than 20 years of high tech and business experience. He represents emerging companies and their investors, as well as a

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Mama Don’t Take My KodakCoin Away!

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · January 22, 2018
Now Kodak is cashing in on the ICO craze with its newly announced KodakCoin. Buried beneath the hype, however, is a very interesting use case. Read the full article here Mr. Futter has more than 20 years of high tech and business experience. He represents emerging companies and their investors, as well as a wide range of technology

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Real Estate Can Now be Purchased Through Blockchain

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · January 05, 2018
Real estate in California can now be purchased through blockchain. Some organizations are aiming to overcome the complicated processes and fee systems associated with real estate investments and transactions through the use of blockchain technology. This move could force lending and title industries to adapt to this new concept. American

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SEC’s Latest on ICOs: If it Walks Like a Duck and Squawks Like a Duck, It’s a Security

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · December 11, 2017
In a powerful one-two punch on Monday, the SEC published a cease and desist order shutting down an ICO for the MUN utility token and a highly critical statement by SEC's Chairman, Jay Clayton, entitled “Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings”.  Rimon partner Dror Futter analyzes the impact of these

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“We Never Thought of That” — When Venture-Backed Companies Undertake Reverse ICOs. Rimon’s Dror Futter writes in BitcoinMagazine

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · November 27, 2017
ICOs are not limited to new companies. Companies that have previously raised venture funding can do them as well — a phenomenon some have termed “Reverse ICOs.”   The standard deal documents of the venture industry (SAFEs, Convertible Notes, Series Seed and NVCA Series A) never contemplated Reverse ICOs. 

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