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LawMatters – April 2020

In this edition of LawMatters, we take you through our COVID-19 resources page, analyze Act and Law amendments under the strain of the pandemic, discuss our hosted events, webinars and upcoming initiatives, explore best practices for our clients, and announce who was selected from our Virginia and Washington D.C. offices to be included in Super Lawyers for 2020.

Read more and find the latest Offit Kurman webinars, articles, updates, and events regarding COVID-19 in the April 2020 Edition of LawMatters.


As a result of the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act), it will now be easier for patent and trademark owners facing deadlines during the current crisis to avoid loss of rights for not being able to comply with deadlines.

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In the April edition of LawMatters:
  • In North Carolina – Is Your Business “Essential” or Not?
  • District of Columbia’s COVID-19 Response Supplemental Emergency Amendment Act of 2020.
  • Four Virginia-Based Offit Kurman Attorneys Named to 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List.


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