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The U.S. Supreme Court decided recently to uphold a licensee’s right to continue using trademarks despite the bankrupt licensor’s rejection of the underlying license agreement....
By: Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The case of Vedanta Resources plc and Konkola Copper Mines plc v Lungowe and others has received a lot of attention in recent years.  In essence, 1,826 Zambian citizens are suing Konkola Copper Mines plc (a public company incorporated in Zambia) and...

It is not unusual for lawyers to send emails to individuals and businesses they are about to sue to engage them before they do file suit to see if a settlement can be discussed or reached....

The Oklahoma Sales Tax Code has been amended to require remote (out-of-state) sellers to collect Oklahoma sales or use tax on sales of tangible personal property made remotely, such as over the internet, to customers in Oklahoma if the seller has at...

Testimony Supports Bill Requiring States to Collect Beneficial Ownership Information at Entity Formation - As we have blogged, the proposed Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (the “Act”) seeks to ensure that persons who form legal entities in the...

USCIS has announced that data entry is now complete for FY 2020 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions selected in the USCIS computer-generated random selection process, including those selected under the advanced degree exemption....

I. Procedural History - In response to the considerable losses caused by the 2017 wildfires, the California Legislature enacted and amended several statutes to allow insureds the resources to rebuild their homes, especially given the reality of...

Continuing our Arizona Restaurant Week series, below are wage and hour tips for managing non-exempt employees and avoiding costly fines and litigation in the workplace: Tip 1: Non-exempt employees should always be considered “on the clock” when...

Law No. 2019-486 on growth and transformation of enterprises or “PACTE” Act was promulgated on May 22, 2019, making inventive step a ground for rejection of a domestic French patent application (new Article 612-12, I, 7° of the French Intellectual...

In April 2019, the California Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee rejected a proposal known commonly as the “Privacy for All Act” (AB-1760), which among other things would have provided a private right of action for all violations of...

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