By Suzanne Alton
Vuitton filed suit against MOB, who marketed its affordable line of totes as "[p]layfully parodying the designer bags we love, but practical enough for everyday life."
By Suzanne Alton
On December 31, 2015, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan dismissed what many referred to as a Complaint by Quicken Loans against FHA and HUD (hereinafter "HUD") to secure a favorable forum.
By W. Alan Wilk
The Michigan Legislature approved and Governor Snyder just signed into law significant reforms to the Michigan Election Law and the Michigan Campaign Finance Act.
By Amy Christen
, Jillian Foerster
, Stephanie Hicks
, Joshua Sutin
Last week, the IRS released Notice 2016-4, which provides some relief by delaying for insurers and applicable large employers the upcoming reporting deadlines under the ACA.
By Jong-Ju Chang
Doral Bank's failure was a result of years of financial losses and economic turmoil and was the largest bank failure since 2010.
By Marsha Gentner
To determine whether a mark is unregistrable under § 2(a)'s disparagement provision, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) applies a two part test...
By Robert Murphy
, Mark Metz
Crowdfunding is an innovative means of raising capital in which small investments are widely solicited from the public at large through internet-based platforms.
By Kathleen Walker
, James Aldrich, Jr.
, Heather Frayre
As a consequence of concerns over possible threats to U.S. security, in particular after the recent terrorist attacks in Paris in November, U.S. legislators have focused on potential changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)...
By Jeffrey Goldman
, Steven Grob
, Anthony Ilardi, Jr.
, William Lentine
, Robert Nelson
On November 2, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the "Act"), which significantly changes the procedures for tax audits of partnerships.
By Amy Jonker
Class action waivers combined with arbitration provisions continue to be a hot-button issue both in the courts and before federal administrative agencies.
By Karen Courtheoux
A case pending before the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit could upend the established rules for paying off student loans.
By Laura Worsinger
On January 1, 2016, California's minimum wage will increase to $10 per hour from the existing minimum wage of $9 per hour. As a result, numerous other pay practices will be affected by the increase...
By Thomas Bishoff
, Andrew Buczek
, Brendan Cahill
, Jonathan Feld
, Paul Laurenza
, Sheryl Toby
On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed H.R. 22, Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, into law.
By Ashley Fickel
On December 3, the CFPB released its Report required by the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act (CARD Act)...
By Jacqueline Allen
An amendment to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ("GLBA") that was signed into law December 4, 2015, takes effect immediately and provides a new exception to the annual privacy notice requirement under GLBA.