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By John Hancock, Stacie S. Aarestad
Although the SEC has been focusing substantial enforcement attention on companies that are conducting illegal coin or token offerings, it has not stopped there.
By Seth Jaffe
Just a few weeks ago, Federal Judge William Alsup ruled that claims brought by San Francisco and Oakland against certain large oil companies belonged in federal court...
By Kevin Fitzgerald, Punam Singh Rogers
On March 20, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will again suspend premium processing for all H-1B cap-subject petitions beginning April 2, 2018, the first day filing begins.
By David Geiger, Richard Baldwin
In a case of first impression, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held in Rafferty v. Merck & Co., that the manufacturer of a brand-name prescription drug can be liable for reckless failure...
By Seth Jaffe
Governor Baker has sent some mixed messages to the environmental community in his first term.
By John Hancock, Stacie S. Aarestad
A recent SEC enforcement action should serve as a potent reminder to pre-IPO and other private companies that SEC rules sometimes impose affirmative disclosure obligations on private companies...
By Punam Singh Rogers, Gwendolyn Wilber Jaramillo, Anthony Mirenda, Shrutih Tewarie
Under U.S. Department of Commerce rules, the disclosure of technology to a foreign national (even if that individual is physically located in the United States or the disclosure occurs...
By Seth Jaffe
Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected environmental and state/industry challenges to EPA's Regional Haze Rule.
By Neil Austin
Crypto is a Greek prefix meaning "secret" or "hidden." Unless you live under a rock, or in one of several countries like Bolivia where buying and selling it is illegal, there is nothing secret or...
By Jenevieve Maerker
I am in Porto, Portugal for the spring conference of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group, and I have enjoyed learning a bit about port wine – and the associated geographical indication – while I am here.
By David Kluft
Here's a tip for copyright owners. Your infringement complaint is not a good place to make political distinctions between the purpose of your work and that of the defendant's.
By Punam Singh Rogers
There are strict rules for playing this game and the stakes are high. US employers can only file one petition for each foreign national employee they wish to sponsor.
By David Kluft
Remember when your TV screen used to curve into the wood casing of the console? Neither does the Federal Trade Commission.
By David Kluft
What exactly is the definition of a "United States work" for copyright registration purposes?
By Neil Austin
Every day, consumers are bombarded with advertising messages.
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