As China lawyers, we are all too frequently contacted by our clients who need help dealing with IP infringement in China. As a first step, we analyze the situation and propose a course of action.
At the end of 2013, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) became the latest regulator to weigh in on social media and offered their final social media guidance. The proposed regulation was released last January (mentioned in our post here.)
Smart phones can be silly, providing an avenue for apps and games, but they can also be serious, allowing users to access news and current events instantaneously.
On May 18, 2007, at about 10:30 p.m., Oliver Tookes, a 57 year old off-duty gardener employed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, returned to his workplace at the Bayonne Bridge tollhouse building in Staten Island where, the day before, he’d inadvertently left his car keys.
Lawyers are required to take continuing legal education in order to keep their license. Historically, education has taken place in the classroom with live speakers or recordings. With the advent of the Internet lawyers are now taking CLE classes online as well.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Fulton County Sheriff may be held in contempt over the condition of the Fulton County Jail located in Atlanta.For the past several years, the Fulton County Jail has been under the supervision of the federal courts pursuant to a lawsuit involving inhumane conditions there.
The Affordable Care Act This Week: Catholic Employers in Tennessee Are Protected from the ACA’s Contraceptive Mandate, at Least for Now
The Affordable Care Act’s mandate that all employer-provided insurance plans provide coverage for contraception went into effect on January 1, 2014.
When you see that a shirt or cleaning spray or a soap is certified by so-and-so that it’s environmentally friendly, did you know the certifying body might actually just be the company that’s selling you the product? Well, if not, hopefully you won’t see these labels much longer as the Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on what’s commonly-called “greenwashing.”
Shortly after the California Supreme Court issued its 2012 decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court, employers saw an immediate uptick in appellate court decisions supporting the denial of class certification to plaintiffs in wage and hour lawsuits.
If there’s one area where attorneys can excel, it’s creating content. Your knowledge and experience are useful not only in the court room, but can also be turned into a highly successful legal marketing strategy that can reap big rewards in terms of new client prospects.