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.
Jamie L. Graham
Patent law is one more area up for debate with changes coming to the Supreme Court.
Steven M. Charney
This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.
Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.
The primary question will likely come down to whether or not cell phone data and location records are protected interests under the Fourth Amendment.
In these post-conviction cases, we look for Constitutional violations that deprived the defendant of a fair trial and undermined confidence in the outcome.
The result of the case is likely to have immediate and significant implications for a large number of property owners and developers in Washington.
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
The claimants’ workers’ compensation bar in Pennsylvania scored a significant victory when the state’s high court issued its decision in Protz v. WCAB.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
Alexandra A. Bodnar
The case will now return to the district court to implement the settlement and begin the payout to retired players. More than 100 former players opted out of the class settlement, reserving the right to sue the NFL on their own.
Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, and Ohio are among the states fighting to overturn legal abortion in America. With a favorable bench, how might Roe v. Wade look in the future?
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
An overview on the ruling of Philips’ EFM+ (DVD) Patent in the Greek Supreme Court.
Holly M. Polglase and Matthew E. Bown
The Supreme Court decides the meaning of Article 10(A) of the Hague Service Convention.
Carol Steinour Young and Emily Hart
On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court settled the issue of whether an offensive name—in this case, an Asian-American rock band called “The Slants”—can properly be registered as a trademark.
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
With all the advances in medical knowledge and experience, why are there so many medical errors and what can be done to reduce them?
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
Paul C. Van Slyke
The second of a two-part look at updates to the U.S. trademark registration process, and what to expect if yours was selected for an audit.
Meredith W. Barnette
Alternatives and options if the change in H-1B visas applies to you or your business.