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Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD ACT)

August 18, 2019

By N. Fulya Kazbay New York has enacted the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD ACT) which…

About to Sell Your Business? Don’t Schedule Vacation Yet

August 16, 2019

With summer ending in but a few short weeks, it seems like everyone has vacation on their mind. If you’re…

Inter Partes Reviews Survive Takings Challenge

August 16, 2019

and Michael Hogan

The Federal Circuit addressed the issue of whether subjecting a pre-American Invents Act (“AIA”) patent to inter partes review (“IPR”) was an unconstitutional taking in Celgene Corp. v. Peter, Nos. 2018-1167, …

Friday Factoid Quiz: Seven

August 15, 2019

August 2019 marks the seventh anniversary for Friday Factoids®. To mark the occasion, test your knowledge of these intellectual property assets relating to the number seven:

Not Knowing Your Suppliers Can Get You in Hot Water

August 15, 2019

I had the pleasure of serving as general counsel to a food additive company following the enactment of the Food…

The Gimme – Ostensible Subcontractor Rule

August 15, 2019

So short and simple, don’t take it for granted… but take a minute to read me!

How Much is it Worth? Tips for Decoding Your Real Estate Appraisal

August 14, 2019

As a Real Estate attorney, there are some things that are constants. One such constant is real estate appraisals –…

The Intersection of Elder Law and LGBT Issues

August 14, 2019

The Washington Post recently reported on discrimination faced by aging members of the LGBT community in receiving elder care.  According…

The Legal Tea: Hold Up, That Song Sounds Too Familiar…

August 13, 2019

Have you ever listened to a song and thought “wait hold on, that sounds so much like this other song…”? I certainly have, which coupled with my extensive background of watching E! News every night and my law degree, usually has the follow up question of “how are they not getting sued for this…?”

D.C. Property Management Minute: What does it mean to take pictures of a unit to show repairs have been made

August 13, 2019

When it comes to property management, the District of Columbia has a unique set of laws. Join Billy each week as he gives you advice on dealing with a common property management problem in D.C. and how to quickly solve it.