Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On February 23, 2017, in a non-precedential opinion, the TTAB affirmed a PTO refusal of Republic National LLC's service mark based upon the failure of its specimen to demonstrate use...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Westborough became the first municipality in Massachusetts to opt out of the future recreational marijuana industry.
Holland & Knight
A federal court's interpretation of an excess revenue statute could bring an end to many capital credit lawsuits brought by current and former members of rural electric cooperatives challenging...
McDermott Will & Emery
The defendant, Lincare Holdings, Inc., is a national respiratory care provider that serves Medicare Part B patients via the sale and rental of medical oxygen supplies.
Duane Morris LLP
This month, we focus on the contributions women have made, including in medicine, law, business, and literature.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Last December, I wrote about a lawsuit before the Arizona Supreme Court challenging Proposition 206, the minimum wage and paid sick time referendum that instantly raised the Arizona minimum wage...
Foley & Lardner
Fifteen members of Congress have asked the Department of Health and Human Services and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to examine how the federal government can help....
Foley & Lardner
NHTSA believes vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications will serve as a complementary necessity to fully realizing the safety benefits of automated vehicle technologies.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Both houses of the Kentucky General Assembly have approved draft legislation that will expressly permit the organization of a "public benefit corporation" (aka a B Corp) in Kentucky.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The United States Government (USG) likely will launch formal renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by the end of March 2017.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals recently affirmed that it would follow the Court of Federal Claims and Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals in refusing to direct an agency to revise...
Burr & Forman
The Department of Labor's "fiduciary duty" Rule continues to get more bollixed up.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Data breaches are inevitable and the aftermath of a data breach can be a significantly difficult
During the Obama Administration, the Bureau of Land Management issued the Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands Final Rule and the 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention Rule.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office may now issue post-registration Office actions requiring evidence of use on multiple goods or services for Section 8 and 71 trademark renewal affidavits.
Last week, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust, Inc., No. 15-17352 (9th Cir. March 8, 2017)
The Supreme Court, by a 7–1 margin, held that the equitable doctrine of laches cannot override Congress's six-year lookback period.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
The construction industry's utilization of undocumented workers has always been carried out with somewhat of an unspoken agreement
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to various reports, President Donald Trump plans to appoint Kevin McIntyre as FERC Chairman, and Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson as FERC Commissioners...
Following the Second Circuit's 2015 decision in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC, the Ninth Circuit panel held that Dodd-Frank protections apply to internal whistleblowers.