IP Strategy: How to Develop An IP Strategy For A Startup That Won’t Bankrupt The Company

Intellectual property is one of the foremost drivers of startup company value.  Please join Perkins Coie IP partner Brian Coleman, IP startup strategist and IP portfolio manager Paul Kallmes, and serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Match.com Gary Kremen, for this dynamic forum. The panelists will explore why startup companies should develop an IP strategy before filing […]


Below is the link to an article about wetlands issues:  http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cwa401/docs/wrapp/wetlands_faq2012.pdf.   A few quotable quotes in the FAQ document include:   “The policy is expected to add consistency and transparency to the determination of wetland areas, and help resolve potential conflicts in areas of overlapping regulatory jurisdiction.”   “Does the policy create a new […]

Port of Oakland Experiences TEU Traffic

After a three month decline, The Port of Oakland is experiencing traffic growth!

Oakland Army Base

JUNE 19, 2012 Oakland Army Base project brings battle over jobs San Francisco Chronicle

Ballast Water Rule Making

The Coast Guard has published two notices in the Federal Register regarding details of our Ballast Water rule making.  Links to those – and the final rule – are provided below:   13 June – Collection of Information provisions http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-06-13/pdf/2012-14382.pdf   8 June – Technical Corrections to Final Rule http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-06-08/pdf/2012-13888.pdf   23 March – Final […]

Storm Water Management Services

STORM WATER MANAGEMENT SERVICES CUSTOMIZED, COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS Weiss Associates provides customized storm water solutions ranging from simple storm water plans to complex hydrologic and hydrogeologic assessments requiring sophisticated modeling. We develop innovative approaches to help our clients comply with regulations on schedule and at low lifecycle costs. With a highly qualified staff and a strong interest in […]

Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace – Issue Exhaustion Applies to CEQA Exemptions

Here is the Perkins Coie link about CEQA Exemptions.

Pacific Maritime Magazine: BPC Member, West Sacramento

Here is a story about West Sacramento from PMM.

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action

Attached is a Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action – Chapter 26: Wastewater Treatment Plant Classification, Operator Certification, and Contract Operator Registration.   Also, attached is the Text of Proposed Regulation and the Initial Statement of Reasons   Comment Deadline is July 30, 2012 by 5:00 p.m.   It is also posted on our website at: […]

ENS Resources Weekly Legislative Update

Weekly Update 06-15-2012