As a U.S. bankruptcy judge and appellate panel judge for over 26 years, I was astounded by the number of disputes in adversary proceedings and contested matters that should have been settled, but rather proceeded through ...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Paid sick and family leave is expanding. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the special pressures it has placed on parents and families, has renewed the push for mandated paid sick and family leave.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On this episode of Health Care Beat, we continue our special series addressing trends and forecasts related to health law under the Biden Administration.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The time bar in Section 315(b) says that IPR may not be instituted if the petition was filed more than one year after the petitioner was "served with a complaint alleging infringement of the patent."
Duane Morris LLP
On March 25, 2021, Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker vetoed a bill that would assess prejudgment interest to personal injury and wrongful death verdicts.
In an unexpected twist to a troubling situation that began over two years ago, U.S. Special Counsel Henry Kerner penned a letter to President Biden on March 31, 2021...
On April 5, the US Supreme Court held, in a 6-2 decision, that Google's copying of the Sun Java API declaring code and the API's organizational structure qualified as a fair use and therefore...
Foley Hoag LLP
The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission ("CRC") has finally come into existence, and now, the hard work begins.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
After eleven years of litigation, two jury trials, and multiple appeals, on April 5, 2021, Google LLC prevailed in its defense of Oracle America...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Eleventh Circuit's much-anticipated decision in Gil v. Winn Dixie sets a higher bar for plaintiffs in website accessibility lawsuits...
Holland & Knight
During the run-up to the November presidential election, then-candidate Joe Biden previewed his tax priorities to enact a more progressive tax code to roll back "giveaways" to wealthy individuals...
The Texas House of Representatives and Senate are considering three similar, but not identical, legislative drafts that could impose substantial grid charges directly on renewable generation...
A former employee of a software company sued the company and his former supervisor for employment discrimination. Although the former employee did not identify any problems with discovery efforts...
Butler Snow LLP
Like Title VII to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Tennessee Human Rights Act ("THRA") forbids workplace harassment and other forms of discrimination on the basis of sex.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As discussed in our prior posts, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 ("ARP") requires that plan administrators distribute new COBRA notices advising individuals of their possible rights to a COBRA...
According to a recent district court opinion, a party may waive its right to assert infringement on claims that it voluntarily agrees to give up (e.g., by abandoning the claims).
On April 2, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") approved changes initially submitted by the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") in December 2020 that amend certain...
Winston & Strawn LLP
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has announced it will undertake a review of ocean carrier charges for access to common carrier tariffs.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In September of 2020, the United Kingdom's ("UK") Committee of Advertising Practice ("CAP") reviewed the Instagram accounts of 122 UK-based social media influencers
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC moved forward on proposed substituted compliance determination for UK- and French-regulated firms that register as security-based swap dealers.