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By Emily Cook McConnell
Cybersecurity and data privacy concerns arise in many different types of M&A transactions, but greater focus on potential cybersecurity and data privacy issues should be directed toward transactions ...
By Nicole Haff, Cassie Daum
On December 21, 2017, the Music Modernization Act of 2017 (H.R. 4706) was introduced in the House of Representatives.
By Stephen O'Day, Vickie C. Rusek
In another blow to the Administration's deregulatory agenda, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on December 27 that EPA has a non-discretionary duty to propose updates to its 2001 lead dust hazard standard.
By James Bikoff, Darlene Tzou
The applicant's mark was for "beer" while the registrant's marks were for "Beer, ale, lager, stout and porter; Malt liquor; Pale beer".
By Perry McGuire
Most business owners want to achieve some form of steady long-term growth.
By Phillip Hoover
The U.S. EPA missed its October 1, 2017 deadline to designate which areas of the country exceed the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone under the updated 2015 standards.
By Edward A Pennington
For years, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas and the District of Delaware have seen the most patent infringement cases filed by far over the several other courts spread throughout the United States.
By Stephanie Scruggs
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a case in which the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") judgment ...
By Benjamin Brooks, James Monacell
Introduction. Nonprofit schools increasingly are taking advantage of tax-exempt bond financing to fund capital improvements and expansion.
By Stephen O'Day, Vickie C. Rusek
On Friday, December 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on challenges to OSHA's new silica exposure standard, rejecting all challenges ...
By James Bikoff, Darlene Tzou
The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held that Defendant Peju Province Winery L.P. ("Peju") is precluded from litigating the likelihood of confusion issue ...
By Stephen O'Day, Edward Ezekiel
On Friday, December 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled on challenges to OSHA's new silica exposure standard, rejecting all challenges by industry ...
By James Bikoff, Holly Lance, Darlene Tzou
On December 15, 2017, the Federal Circuit held that Lanham Act § 2(a)'s provision prohibiting the registration of "immoral or scandalous" matter is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment.
By Stephanie Scruggs
As previously reported, recent decisions by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) provided state entities a green light to use sovereign immunity as a defense in Inter Parties Review (IPR) proceedings.
By Andrew Fawbush, Laura Andrew, Lisa Carrasco, Quinn Baker, Brandon Sherlinski
Today, the new tax bill (the "Act") passed both the House and the Senate and is expected to be signed by President Trump prior to the end of the year.
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