Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Anna Viladàs Jené
After many years of negotiations, on 27 April 2016, the European Regulation concerning the protection of individuals in respect of the processing of personal data and the free movement of this data (hereafter, “the Regulation”), has finally seen the light of day.
Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and Camila Taliberti Ribeiro da Silva
A change of paradigm is urgent and requires a robust legislation on personal data protection.
Jacques Iffland and Ariel Ben Hattar
The law of unintended consequences.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Robyn Shapiro of Health Sciences Law Group shares about her work and achievements in the health care law sector.
Michelle V. Rafter
While overall business bankruptcies dropped 5.4 percent through Q3, in excess of 300 stores filed for Chapter 7 or 11 in the same period, including big names like Toys “R” Us, Gymboree, and Payless ShoeSource.
Bernard J. Bobber
The dangerous intersection of racial bigotry and labor law.
Leonce A. Richard III
Drafting a premarital agreement should instead focus on a collaborative effort of two people coming together to create a “life plan” with regard to forming a lifetime partnership.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
José Vinícius Bicalho
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
Q&A with 2018 Portuguese Labor and Employment and Technology Law “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ Advogados
A Q&A with 2018 Portuguese “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ
Kathleen Saenz Poppenger
Until recently, most people were unfamiliar with the H-1B visa, except for those seeking to take advantage of this temporary worker category.
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
FinTech companies use finance and technology in efficient ways that will disrupt traditional financial models used in financial services.
Charles F. Seemann III
ERISA plan fiduciaries face new challenges to their decision-making.
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
Rob Scavone, Pat Forgione, Tayleigh Armstrong, and Kelly Kan
Regulating the Revolution
Until the law enters into force in 2018, stock companies will continue to be unable to voluntarily delist from the stock market and are compelled to find other ways to do so.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
Insurance Coverage to Protect the Health Care Industry from the Increasing Risks Associated with the Internet of Things
Meghan Magruder and Amy Dehnel
While this connectivity can provide great benefits to patients and physicians, the security issues inherent in these devices are critical.
Jeffrey E. Stone, John Huang, and Michelle Gon
Turning risk into opportunity.
Berry Appleman & Leiden
Michael B. Fein
If the European Parliament and the 25 participating states were trying to emulate a U.S. patent and replace the present Balkanized system wherein each state has its own patent granting authority and courts handling patent litigation, it has failed miserably.