For a long time, I have had a very specific law review article I’ve wanted to write, but with my many other commitments, it has never come to fruition.
Ever since President Obama announced that he intended to make a move on immigration reform before the year is out, the media has been in a full tizzy. Though he has yet to announce what exactly his plan will be, some expect him to roll it out as early as this week, and if Obama does make good on his commitment to executive action, or “whatever lawful actions he could take” while acting alone, our country might very well be facing an entirely different playing field as we go into 2015.
Ask any doctor or veterinarian to rate the important medical discoveries of the past century, and antibiotics would surely be at or near the top of the list. In this century, too, antibiotics are expected to remain an essential tool for treating animal and human diseases.
As a leader in science, technology and innovation, the United States long has played a central role in global intellectual property matters. As the world’s largest economy, the United States has played a central role in trade policy, including its role in setting up the TRIPS agreements that made intellectual property rights a precondition for joining the WTO.
As the keynote speaker for the Winnik Forum, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen sat down with Chris Wolf, Director of Hogan Lovells’ Privacy and Information Management Practice to discuss the evolving role of the FTC as we enter an era of “Big Data” and the “Internet of Things.”
Voters in the Dallas suburb of Denton, TX have spoken—they don’t want hydraulic fracturing to take place anywhere near their homes, and have voted to ban the energy extraction practice. But while the long-awaited and much-discussed vote has come and gone, this fracking fight is far from reaching its conclusion.
As a mother of two boys, I was shocked to read in the recent news of children who were ingesting Tide laundry pods and losing their lives. When a mother in Florida last year checked in on her baby, she discovered that her 7-month-old had somehow gotten ahold of a Tide laundry pod.
In anticipation of the holiday season and an increase in holiday shoppers lured by the promise of big sales, OSHA sent a letter to major retailers last week.
When we last examined the intellectual property issues raised by a self-portrait taken by a talented female Indonesian crested black macaque—popularly known as the “Monkey Selfie”—we concluded that there was unlikely to be any copyright protection in the work, under either U.S. law or U.K. law.
Two lawyers who represent employees have responded to our request for comments made in our recent post entitled “Zero Tolerance” And “Broken Windows?”