Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: Major Changes for Companies with International Operations

By John C. Ramig
January 05, 2018

On December 22nd, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”), which will have significant impact on the business decisions and operations of U.S. companies.  The Act will have wide-ranging effects on market practices, providing meaningful opportunities for tax minimization, but also traps for the unwary.

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Ater Wynne named as Most-Admired Honoree

By Dorene Smith
December 20, 2017

Ater Wynne has been named a Most-Admired Honoree in Oregon for professional services by the Portland Business Journal.  The firm is ranked 11th  among all professional services firms, and 8th among law firms.

Most Admired Companies awards are selected by more than 400 CEOs who responded to a Portland Business Journal survey seeking the most admired companies in eight industry categories.  


Akana Ma to speak at USPTO China IP Road Show

By Dorene Smith
November 07, 2017

Ater Wynne LLP partner Akana Ma will speak at the USPTO’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show in Portland on November 13th.  The USPTO event brings together policy makers and thought leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners—including local businesses, experts, and resources—to share insights that will benefit U.S. IP rights holders. 

Akana will be addressing the Oregon Perspective in China's IP Environment, speaking about Technology Licensing and Deals.  

The meeting will be open to members of the public to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is free, and is required to attend the meeting. Registration can be done online in advance of the meeting at the link below, and may also be available on site, one half-hour prior to the start of the meeting, space permitting.  

Register to attend here.