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While the Supreme Court’s ruling in Alice v. CLS Bank does not mean that software is ineligible for patent protection, the decision leaves many questions on patent eligibility unanswered. In the second video of a two-part...more
Ever since the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizen’s United, an effort has been made to humanize corporations, culminating in Mitt Romney’s infamous pronouncement that “Corporations are people my friend.” Now it turns out...more
Last week the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) obtained an unprecedented ruling when Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Dean Metry granted leave to name Craig Zucker in an administrative complaint against Maxfield and...more
Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and sole proprietorship companies are sometimes big and sometimes small. No matter the size, having an established relationship with an attorney can have significant and...more
There are many risks involved in dealing with Chinese companies.
We previously discussed The Importance Of China Due Diligence And Corporate Seals.
And we asked the probing question: Is The Era Of Cheap Goods From China...more
In This Issue:
- VOLVO AGREES TO $1.5 MILLION LATE DEFECT REPORTING PENALTY. LARGER PENALTIES ON THE HORIZON. by Richard A. Wilhelm:
NHTSA’s safety defect reporting regulations require manufacturers of motor...more
By William S. Cherry, III
A 2010 litigation trends survey warns, “Companies Expect More Litigation.” Federal statistics indicate that the number of employees suing employers rose 35% from 2007 to 2011. A study conducted...more
Earlier this month, Gerber Products Co. was hit with a potentially costly class action lawsuit in New Jersey over health claims related to several of its baby food products. According to the New Jersey Law Journal, the...more
“Co-promotion,” for those not familiar with the term, is a contractual arrangement between two drug companies. The details will differ, but basically one company has a drug but not enough sales people. The second company –...more
This month the Second District Court of Appeal concluded that the developer of a condominium complex lacked standing to enforce the declaration of covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&R's) after it had sold all the...more
Aggressive litigators are labeled "sharks." Dolphin's are one of the sharks' only natural enemies. Learn how to use your head to sink your shark opponents....more
Originally published in Law360, New York (July 18, 2011).
On June 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court announced two decisions that clarify and limit the ability of plaintiffs, including corporate plaintiffs, to...more
Here is a list of reasons why I started my own business and why you may want to start your own small business:.....more
Reminder of the requirements to disclose corporate name and other details on websites, emails, stationery and buildings, including Distance Selling Regulations content for websites (UK)...more
S-Corporation or C-Corporation? Incorporating in Arizona
S-corporations and C-corporations share many of the same advantages and disadvantages. Probably the single biggest drawback to both forms of corporation in Arizona...more
As General Counsel face reduced 2009 budgets, many companies are finding significant savings by moving legal work to regional firms. The article discusses the trend and provides examples of companies and law firms that...more
Despite the worsening economy, many law firms continue to raise billing rates. The article discusses the impact to clients and provides examples of law firm rate increases....more
Businesses that run comparative advertisements need to ensure that any comparative claims that they make can stand up to scrutiny. A successful claim for false, deceptive or misleading advertisements can be expensive and...more
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