Kerry Shapiro’s article, “The California Endangered Species Act 101” was published by the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association’s Spring 2021 issue of The Conveyor.
An article by Eric Bardwell titled “The Power of Trusts in Tax Planning for Noncitizens” was published in the April 19, 2021 issue of Tax Notes State, Tax Notes International, and Tax Notes Federal.
On April 1, 2021, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking giving companies and individuals the chance to comment on the new beneficial ownership disclosure requirements contained in the recently-enacted Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), which is part of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (“AMLA”) included in […]
An article by Bob Braun titled “Transfers of franchise agreements” was published by Today’s Hotelier on April 5, 2021.
An article by Vince Farhat titled “Cyber Attacks: Prevention and Proactive Responses” was published by Practical Law in May 2017. It was updated and republished by Practical Law in March 2021.
The March 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) created enormous incentives for companies to apply for economic stimulus funding and grants to alleviate the devastating economic impacts from the worldwide pandemic. Until recently, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) focused mainly on filing criminal actions against individuals who allegedly committed fraud […]
An article by Stan Gibson and Samuel Buchman titled “How to Safeguard AI Technology: Patents versus Trade Secrets” was published by IPWatchdog on February 25, 2021.
An article by Stan Gibson titled “Not Patent Misuse to License U.S. Patents in Foreign Jurisdictions for “Administrative Convenience”” was published in the February 2021 issue of The Licensing Journal.
Changes in administrations often bring changes in law enforcement priorities. Whereas fines and prosecutions of white collar offenses declined under the previous administration, we can expect increased white collar enforcement under the Biden administration as new federal anti-money laundering laws take effect and new leadership is installed at the U.S. Department of Justice and other […]
In a decision published on April 27, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office determined that only a human can be considered an inventor. So, who owns the patent when artificial intelligence makes the invention? What are the practical and logistical complications inherent in artificial intelligence-created inventions? With technology advancing faster than the legal […]