• Recent IP Law Highlights

    The course of IP law took convoluted turns in 2019, as many of the biggest cases involved issues outside the boundaries of traditional IP law. Both the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...

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  • Update on State Insurance Dept Actions Related To The Pandemic

    A law firm that specializes in handling state insurance regulation is compiles a survey of pandemic-related actions by state insurance departments nationwide. The firm says it will be updating the survey twice a week and making it...

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  • EPA Will Back Off On Enforcement During Pandemic

    In a carefully worded memorandum, the EPA announced that it would suspend or curtail some types of enforcement. The agency said, for example, that it “does not expect to seek penalties for violations of routine compliance monitoring,...

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  • Another Law Firm Sues China

    A Las Vegas personal injury firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the People’s Republic of China and a number of Chinese entities, including  the city government of Wuhan, on grounds of negligence and public nuisance....

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  • Don’t Let Working From Home Compromise Attorney-Client Privilege

    As a public health matter it’s become a no-brainer, but as a legal matter working at home comes with its own set of risks. There is one in particular that is hard to avoid, although it can...

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  • If This Isn’t A Force Majeure, What Is It?

    An advisory from Mayer Brown attorneys looks at the fate of contracts in the context of a pandemic and widespread business shutdowns, specifically the “legal rights of customers associated with the risk of such interruptions,” and then...

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  • Cybersecurity and Trade Secret Protection

    In order to protect a trade secret, you first have to be able to establish that it is a secret, and that means demonstrating that “reasonable” steps have been taken to keep it that way. These steps...

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  • Med Equipment Fixers To IP: Get Out Of The Way

    Hospital technicians and others in the medical field are pushing to expand “the right to repair” (something that’s been an issue in other sectors, like auto repair and farm equipment, for years) into the world of hospital...

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  • Headwinds For Midwestern Mega-Wind Project

    One of the biggest wind power projects in the country is running into resistance on the ground, specifically the ground between Kansas and Missouri, across Illinois, and thence into Indiana. That’s the path on which the transmission...

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  • Litigation Analytics: An Advantage For In-House Counsel

    When a contract dispute arises, in-house attorneys may have to decide whether litigation is worth the time, cost and human resources that would be required to take on the case. This decision is often based on some...

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