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LA Lawyer Table of Contents:

Los Angeles Lawyer
The Magazine of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

Table of Contents, Vol. 23, No. 7 

FEATURES

    Method Madness
    Despite the public uproar over the granting of Internet-based business method patents, they fit well within the objectives of U.S. patent law
    By Robert E. Lyon and Christopher A. Vanderlaan

    Stock in Trade
    Equity compensation plans have become high-tech start-ups' preferred means of retaining key employees, consultants, and vendors
    By Julia Caputo Stift 

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    Unholy Covenants
    Although covenants not to compete are rarely enforceable under California law, practitioners can employ alternatives to achieve similar ends
    By Catherine H. Helm
     

DEPARTMENTS

    Tax Tips
    The choice of entity decision for an IPO candidate
    By William C. Staleyr

    Practice Tips
    Employment agreements for new economy chief executives
    By Jonathan M. Ocker and Gregory C. Schick 

    Practice Tips
    Using the H-1B visa to fill staffing needs with foreign professionals
    By Hyacinth Leus 

    Practice Tips
    Tailoring nondisclosure agreements to client needs
    By David L. Hoffman and Robert J. Lauson 

    Computer Counselor
    Using the Internet to stay up-to-date on high-tech issues
    By Carole Levitt 

COLUMNS

    President's Page
    Blue Ribbon Commission issues final report
    By Rex S. Heinke

    Barristers Tips
    Making a case for small claims court
    By Robert Klepa 

    Closing Argument
    The appeal of big jury verdicts
    By Dana B. Taschner
     

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