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  1. USPTO now gives applicants two months to reply to restriction requirements and other actions without applicants having to pay a fee

    USA - January 15 2014

    In our November issue, we highlighted some patent rule changes that have since taken effect as part of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of

  2. Assignments in the United States do not always pass muster in Europe

    European Union, USA - January 15 2013

    In the United States, where an inventor must assign ownership of patent rights to his or her employer or another company, he or she signs an

  3. The “cutting edge” of irreparable harm and trademark law

    USA - November 19 2014

    Before the Supreme Court's 2006 decision in eBay Inc. v. MercExchange, L.L.C., it was axiomatic that, upon a showing of a likelihood of success on

  4. What to do once your trademark registers the basics

    USA - November 18 2014

    Following the conclusion of trademark prosecution, your certificate of registration has arrived in the mail. Now what? Some lawyers still advise

  5. The examiner count system: why patent examiners are on your side

    USA - November 18 2014

    The examiner count system is the stick by which a patent examiner's production is measured. Although the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) does

  1. In a twist, the new Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Act may not apply for union employees

    USA - December 2 2014

    The new Earned Sick Time Act, approved by Massachusetts voters on November 4, requires private employers to provide sick leave to their employees

  2. Massachusetts voters approve sick time law

    USA - November 25 2014

    On November 4, Massachusetts voters approved Ballot Question 4, which makes Massachusetts the third state in the nation to guarantee paid sick time

  3. Division of Banks answers FAQs on new flood insurance law

    USA - November 25 2014

    The Division of Banks has published answers to frequently asked questions to provide guidance on the Division's implementation of Chapter 177 of the

  4. FDIC issues guidance to state banks on permissible activities

    USA - November 25 2014

    According to new guidance issued by the FDIC, if a state bank or its subsidiary engages in an activity that the OCC has determined to be permissible

  5. FinCEN clarifies expectations for banks serving money services businesses

    USA - November 25 2014

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued a statement on November 10 clarifying that banks should not terminate the accounts of