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NIST Publishes Draft Security Criteria for Consumer Software

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Consumer software providers will soon have the option to label their software as compliant with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards for software security. On November 1, 2021, NIST published its...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

First Department Announces Pilot Program for Interlocutory Appeals Relating Exclusively to Discovery Matters

Recently, the First Department announced a new pilot program for interlocutory appeals from the Commercial Division related to discovery matters....more

Hogan Lovells

CISA issues autonomous ground vehicle cybersecurity guide

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security, recently issued an Autonomous Ground Vehicle Security Guide (Guide). Because autonomous-vehicle (AV) pilot...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Medicaid and the Law

How does Pfizer’s New Warranty Program for XALKORI get around Medicaid Best Price?

On October 13th our friends over at STAT broke the news [sorry, Paywall] about a “warranty” pilot program from Pfizer that offers both patients and health plans (including Medicare Part D plans) the opportunity to receive a...more

Miller Nash LLP

Bend Continues to Plan for Affordable Housing through a Unique Urban Growth Boundary Amendment

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On September 1, 2021, the Bend City Council adopted a resolution that will help move forward an innovative affordable housing pilot program. A lack of affordable housing has been a problem in many Oregon communities for...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Patent Owner Tip #16 for Surviving an Instituted IPR: Improve Your Chances of Getting Amendments

In our earlier blogs, we previously discussed when to file an amendment, when not to file an amendment, and the procedural guidelines for filing amendments pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 316(d)(1). Below are four tips for improving...more

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UK regulators plan pilot diversity data collection, regular reporting to follow

UK financial regulators will run a pilot project this autumn to collect sensitive employee diversity data from firms, with a view to making it a recurring regulatory reporting obligation. The move will add to firms'...more

King & Spalding

FedNow Service Pilot Program Gaining Traction and Support

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In January, the Federal Reserve Banks announced that over 110 organizations were participating in the FedNow Service’s pilot program. After announcing the launch would move up to 2023, and then setting forth FedNow’s message...more

Cozen O'Connor

Broad Street Brief: Council Approves Bonds to Finance Neighborhood Preservation Initiative; Majority Leader Parker Proposes...

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Council Approves Bonds to Finance Neighborhood Preservation Initiative - On Thursday, City Council passed legislation that authorized $400 million in bonds to finance the Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI). The...more

Caldwell Intellectual Property Law

USPTO Initiates COVID-19 Accelerated Appeals Program

Recently the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) implemented a fast-track pilot program for appeals related to COVID-19. This program complements the COVID-19 prioritized examination pilot program launched in...more

K&L Gates LLP

Impact of the Growing Marketing Authorization Holder Pilot Program in China's Medical Device Industry

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This article reveals the mechanics of a growing pilot program for registration of Class II and Class III medical devices to be contract manufactured in China that has gained significant recognition across China over the past...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: April 2021

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Electric vehicle incentives - federal

With interest and investment in electric vehicle (EV) technology increasing steadily, it is important for original equipment manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and consumers to be aware of federal and state incentives...more

Williams Mullen

[Webinar] Virginia Solar & Energy Storage 2021 Legislative Update - March 31st, 11:00 am - 11:30 am EST

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Building on the progress from the 2020 legislative session and the passage of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA), the Virginia General Assembly passed several important pieces of legislation affecting the solar and energy...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

[Webinar] 12th Annual Update on federal Universal Service Fund (USF) developments - March 22nd, 12:00 pm ET

Kelley Drye is proud to present our 12th Annual Update on federal Universal Service Fund (USF) developments. Please join us on March 22, 2021 for Kelley Drye’s annual webinar discussing the state of the federal Universal...more

MoFo Life Sciences

Rare Disease: Sustained Progress In Development Regardless Of The Pandemic

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Sunday, February 28, 2021, was Rare Disease Day. With so much focus on COVID-19 throughout 2020, it’s important to recognize the continued work done in rare disease drug development by sponsors and FDA throughout 2020. In...more

BakerHostetler

Does Your Patent Application Qualify for the PTAB’s Fast-Track Appeal Pilot Program?

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The USPTO recently launched the Fast-Track Appeal Pilot Program on July 2, 2020. The Pilot Program is slated to last one year, with a cap of 125 granted petitions per quarter – 500 total for the year. According to a Patent...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Expediting Patent Prosecution with the Newly Extended Collaborative Search Pilot Program

On February 4, 2021 the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) extended for two years the expansion of the Collaborative Search Pilot Program (CSP), which began in 2015 and is now scheduled to end October 31, 2022. The CSP...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

The EEOC Abruptly Concludes ACT Mediation Pilot But Keeps Some Of The Popular Changes

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After the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it had extended its ACT Mediation pilot program, the EEOC reversed course yesterday and abruptly concluded pilot programs relating to the...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

EEOC Terminates Mediation Pilot Program Eight Months Early

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that it had concluded its mediation pilot program. The announcement, issued on January 27, 2021, referred to the mediation pilot as a “six-month” pilot...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Concludes Conciliation and Mediation Pilots

Agency Will Continue to Offer Virtual Mediations and Leverage Technology to Improve Access and Facilitate Feedback WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the conclusion of...more

Snell & Wilmer

EEOC Announces Conclusion of Conciliation and Mediation Pilot Programs

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Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it concluded its two six-month conciliation and mediation pilot programs originally announced in July 2020. We addressed the mediation pilot...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

FCC Announces Initial Connected Care Pilot Program Projects For Telehealth

On January 15, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the initial pilot projects selected for the Connected Care Pilot Program (“Pilot Program”) for telehealth services. The list includes 14 pilot...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: January 2021 #2

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Announces Extension of Act Mediation Pilot

Pilot Will Run Through Sept. 30, 2021 - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced that it was extending the pilot program that expanded opportunities to voluntarily resolve...more

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