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By Paul Karlsgodt
2017 was a relatively quiet year for major class action news, especially in the Supreme Court, which addressed only a handful of cases that might have an impact on class actions ...
By Michael Ferguson, Christian Jones, Adam Higgins, Tyler Thompson
With less than two weeks before another deadline to avert a government shutdown, Republican leaders on Capitol Hill say they're cautiously optimistic about crafting a budget agreement ...
By Kerry T. Scarlott, Lana Muranovic
A little-known but powerful U.S. government committee is gaining the attention of Congress. In November 2017, members of the U.S. House and Senate ...
By Jessica Watkins
On December 15, 2017, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit struck down as unconstitutional the clause within 15 U.S.C. § 1052(a) ("Section 2(a)") ...
By Fanny Ferdman
As you may know, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in July, expanding state protections for pregnant women and new mothers, and setting new rules for employers with six or more employees
By Andreas T. Kaltsounis
Risk assessments are a fundamental part of any organization's risk management process. But many organizations still do not incorporate true risk assessments ...
By Shannon V. McCue
On my drive to work, there was a trash bag on the freeway, then a box, and later a couple of bags flying around.
By Alan Friel, Linda Goldstein, Holly Melton
It all seems so long ago. But it's only been about a year and a half. Back in May 2016, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins.
By Alan Friel, Linda Goldstein, Holly Melton
Bartosz Grabowski's world was rocked. In early December 2016, Grabowski entered a Dunkin' Donuts in Chicago, Illinois and purchased a glazed blueberry donut.
By Alan Friel, Linda Goldstein, Holly Melton
The promise of Fitbit products is amazing, even if it's a little scary. The company's slim, attractive wearable devices and accessories – watches, wristbands and clips ...
By Alan Friel, Linda Goldstein, Holly Melton
A basic tactic of shady internet advertisers relies on blurring the lines between "real" content and advertisements.
By Laura E. Jehl, Stephanie Malaska
As the price of bitcoin leaps and lurches toward new highs, it seems fitting that the legal regime surrounding it and other virtual currencies is similarly unpredictable.
By John W. Busch, Alan Friel
In a widely publicized decision, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on Dec. 14, 2017, to repeal the tenets of the Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet Order, or the Open Internet Order, of 2015.
By David Farsiou
In Legend3D, Inc. (Petitioner) v. Prime Focus Creative Services Canada Inc. (Patent Owner), Case IPR2016-00806, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) lifted a stay of a pending reissue application ...
By Michael Ferguson, Christian Jones, Adam Higgins, Tyler Thompson
Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill this week ahead of more self-imposed deadlines to resolve a series of thorny healthcare policies, including funding for the Department of Health and Human Services ...
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