- Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogThe five steps to help you protect and enforce your trademarks in PortugalPosted on October 19, 2021 by Editor1If you have a start-up or an established business and wantto safeguard the trademark you have created and registered, when faced with infringement of the trademark in Portugal you should follow five rules: anticipate and act quickly; conduct a thorough investigation with support from a professional monitoring service; secure evidence of the infringement; work with […] La entrada The five steps to help you protect and enforce your trademarks in Portugal apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsFederal Circuit Tells Patent Office to Limit Scope of Design Patents, Overturning Patent Office PrecedentPosted on October 18, 2021 by Vera SuarezOn October 4, 2021, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit told the Patent Office that the way it has been reviewing design patent applications is wrong, and that a design patent claim must be limited to the article of manufacture identified in the claim. In re: SurgiSil, L.L.P., et al, No. 2020-1940, 2021 WL […] The post Federal Circuit Tells Patent Office to Limit Scope of Design Patents, Overturning Patent Office Precedent appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFTC Chair Appoints Senior AdvisorPosted on October 18, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPOn October 7, 2021, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan appointed Olivier Sylvain as a senior advisor on rulemaking and emerging technology. Continue Reading
- Blog: BuildSmartInside DOJ’s New Cyber-Fraud InitiativePosted on October 18, 2021 by Aron C. Beezley and Nathaniel J. GreesonThe Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the launch of the Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, which will utilize the False Claims Act (FCA) to pursue cybersecurity-related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients. Key features of and takeaways from this new initiative are discussed below. Key Features The initiative aims to hold accountable entities or individuals...Continue Reading
- Blog: Taking Care of HR BusinessMyth Buster: Employees Do Not Have to Be Affiliated With An Organized Religion to Be Entitled To A Religious AccommodationPosted on October 13, 2021 by Emily Coombs WaddellThis is the third in a series of posts from Verrill with the purpose of helping to dispel myths that are currently circulating concerning employment laws and rules related to COVID-19 and vaccine mandates. A myth we have been hearing from clients and friends is that in order for employees to be exempt from vaccine [...]
- Blog: Waller Law BlogDispute resolution provisions of the No Surprises Act outlined by agenciesPosted on October 12, 2021 by In general, the Act states that insured patients must be charged in-network rates for many healthcare items and services even if the facility or provider is not in their health plan’s network.