Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Yesterday's Senate Judiciary Committee vote to advance to the full Senate the Supreme Court confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett portends...
The Department of Family and Medical Leave (the "Department") has provided several updates and reminders to Massachusetts employers and employees regarding Massachusetts's Paid Family...
On October 21, 2020, the Department of State ("Department") published a proposed B-1 regulation in the Federal Register.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
One of the biggest mistakes owners and developers continue to make is negotiating a "nonbinding" term sheet on various hotel arrangements, such as hotel franchise and hotel management agreements.
An IPR petitioner that relies on foreign language prior art must submit an English language translation of the reference along with an affidavit attesting to the accuracy of the translation.
Due to the relatively low number of post-grant reviews ("PGR") filed to date, not many district courts have spoken on the scope of PGR estoppel.
A federal appeals court has overturned Tiffany & Co's $21 million judgment against Costco Wholesale over the retail chain's sale of diamond engagement rings with the "Tiffany" name.
After having to be postponed due to coronavirus concerns, the 2020 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference has now been rescheduled and is going forward on September 24-25, 2020,
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has the discretion to deny institution of any inter partes review (IPR).
On October 22, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed multiple bills that protect Michigan employers that are in compliance with COVID-19-related laws, including agency orders...
In George v. Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., 2020 ONSC 5415, one of the first decisions from Ontario's Superior Court since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an unprecedented global financial crisis with no end in sight.
On October 20, 2020, US Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Vice Chair for Supervision Randy Quarles signaled that regulatory reforms may be needed to address vulnerabilities...
On 16 October, the Loan Market Association ("LMA") published an updated version of a list that sets out the near risk-free rate ("RFR") referencing loans which have been announced to date.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On October 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of State ("State") broadened, yet again, the scope of sanctions applicable to Russian energy export pipeline.projects most notably the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
At Federal Circuitry, we frequently update our statistics.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On September 30, the U.S. State Department published Guidance on implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in connection with transactions linked to foreign ...
President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the recent death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been controversial...
Husch Blackwell LLP
On August 30, 2020, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 1281, which extends the CCPA's business-to-business and employee exemptions by one year until January 1, 2022.
The first step is to review the relevant supply chain contracts.