LawMatters - August 2017

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SPOTLIGHT ON US

Offit Kurman Expands Wilmington, Delaware OfficeThree attorneys have joined Frank Noyes in Offit Kurman’s Wilmington, Delaware office, quadrupling the firm’s size in the area. The latest lawyers to affiliate their practices with Offit Kurman are...Read More

PLACES TO BE

Sept 13- DC International Blockchain Real Estate Association Meetup

September 27th- Cybersecurity: The Human Firewall

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The Military May Shoot Down Your Drone if You Fly It Over a Base by Tracie Clabaug, Esq.

As commercial and private use of drones increases, new federal guidance has emerged clarifying where and how individuals can operate the devices. Last week, the Pentagon issued guidance stating that the US Armed Forces have the authority to shoot down a drone if the aircraft is flying over a military base and appears to pose a threat to US security or secrecy.....Read More

Also See: IP Essential Considerations Series: Licenses by Jonathan Wachs, Esq.

CEO CORNER
Rick Huether, President and CEO of Independent Can Company

Rick Huether is the president and CEO of Independent Can Company. Since 1929, Independent Can has manufactured cans, tins, and other metal packaging and metal lithography products for numerous customers and industries. The company remains a family-owned business over 85 years after its founding, and its stock and custom-made products are proudly created, printed, distributed, and sold in the United States.

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
Are Employees Allowed to Use Medical Cannabis? by Howard Kurman, Esq.

On July 17th, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled that an employee was wrongfully terminated when her employer failed to engage in a mandated dialogue with her regarding her prescribed medical cannabis use. In this case, Barbuto v. Advantage Sales and Marketing, a woman named Cristina Barbuto, who suffers from Crohn’s disease and uses medical cannabis to relieve her symptoms ...Read More

Also See: When A Wage Settlement Is Not A Settlement by Neil Morris, Esq and Gabriel Celii, Esq.