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Employers “would really need to do a state-by-state analysis of what the abortion laws are, whether and under what circumstances abortion is legal in most states,” said Sarah Raaii, an associate at McDermott Will and Emery.
In every aspect of our lives, including payment for products and services, consumers increasingly expect a convenient, hassle-free experience.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its five-year strategic plan (Strategic Plan) for 2022 - 2026, laying out four major goals:
When an organization experiences a ransomware attack, it must address significant—and sometimes competing—challenges under pressing deadlines.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit again vacated the US District Court for the Central District of California’s dismissal of a case for lack of personal jurisdiction, applying Fed. R. Civ. Proc. 4(k)(2) and concluding that the copyright infringement claims involving a foreign defendant were properly litigated in the United States.
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a district court decision, reversing the dismissal of a copyright claim based on lack of standing and finding ownership of the copyright in the claimant based on an assignment of that claim.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by a federal district court denying a defendant’s motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin a parallel International Trade Commission (ITC) investigation against it.
In what may be another blow to diagnostic patents, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the patent ineligibility of claims that it held to be directed to detecting natural phenomena by conventional techniques.
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a Patent Trial & Appeal Board (Board) finding that claimed subject matter was not disclosed in asserted prior art where the prior art reference contained an “obvious error of a typographical or similar nature that would be apparent to one of ordinary skill in the art,” even though the error went unrecognized and uncorrected for 20 years until an expert conducted an extensive analysis.
The US Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) announced on July 12, 2022, that it intends to revise the rules pertaining to patent term adjustment to require that the patent term adjustment statement regarding information disclosure statements (IDS) be submitted on a PTO form.
Today, all eyes are on the metaverse as the legal questions it poses will fundamentally change the contours of intellectual property law.
Pennsylvania’s budget season just ended and Act 53 of 2022 (Act 53), made many significant changes to the Commonwealth’s business and individual taxes.
The Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC), convened by the Federal Reserve Board and the New York Fed to help ensure a successful transition from LIBOR to SOFR, this week published its LIBOR Legacy Playbook, which guides banking organizations through the last year of LIBOR.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a civil enforcement action in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas charging Cornelius Johannes Steynberg and Mirror Trading International Proprietary Limited (MTI) (collectively, the defendants) with fraud and registration violations.
At this point, it’s fair to note that search warrants are never funny. They are a crisis delivered directly to your company’s front door. Fortunately, you can prepare for that crisis by planning ahead. During my time as a federal prosecutor, I found that a company’s preparation often reduced the fallout when the government came knocking. Now, as a white collar defense attorney, I want to share some thoughts that can help you prepare for a search warrant.
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