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An Overview of the Defense Department’s Long-Awaited Proposed Regulations for Its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Program

USA - January 2 2024 The U.S. Department of Defense released a special holiday treat for government contractors and subcontractors last week in the form of long-promised…

WallStreetBets Founder Loses Trademark Suit Against Reddit

USA - July 31 2023 In Jaime Rogozinski v. Reddit Inc, U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney for the Northern District of California dismissed WALLSTREETBETS Reddit…

Minnesota Passes Near Total Ban of Non-Compete Agreements

USA - May 25 2023 On May 16, 2023, the Minnesota Legislature passed SF 3035 (the “Bill”), banning nearly all post-termination non-compete agreements with employees and…

This Week At The Ninth: Justiciability of Trademark Disputes

USA - February 10 2023 The Court holds that the district court lacked Article III jurisdiction to determine the validity of a declaratory-judgment Defendant’s trademark…

An Overview of Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Argentina, Ecuador, Ghana, Global, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Zambia - January 18 2023 This article explores the process of sovereign debt restructuring and considers how recent developments, including stronger Collective Action Clauses…

MoFo Perspectives: Success with Reasonable Expectation of Success

USA - November 14 2022 Reasonable expectation of success continues to be an important requirement in any obvious analysis whether during examination or before the Patent…

White House Announces Federal Supplier Climate Risks and Resilience Rule

USA - November 11 2022 The Biden Administration unveiled details regarding a forthcoming proposed Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission…

This week at the ninth: Tribal disputes and Interstate mushrooms

USA - December 30 2021 This week, the Ninth Circuit explores the limits of federal subject matter jurisdiction over intratribal governing disputes and addresses the scope…

October 2021 bid protest roundup

USA - November 10 2021 In multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts, parties receiving awards sometimes seek to contest the award of an IDIQ…

This week at the ninth: Conspiracy theories

USA - October 15 2021 The Court holds that theories of conspiracy liability premised on a bank’s right to accurate information and its right not to continue to pay…