Months after National Guard Sgt. Eddison Hermond’s heroic death during the Ellicott City Flood, a group of business partners—along with help from Matt Stover and his Players Philanthropy Fund—have raised money from public donations to ensure the National Guardsman’s legacy lives on.
You may be aware that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published guidance in the Federal Register on January 7, 2019 that relates to patentable subject matter in the tech space. If you have a tech business and have ever attempted to patent your technology in the United States, you have probably been told at least once by a patent examiner that your invention amounts to an “abstract idea” that is not patentable…
Kathryn E. Pettit, a construction law attorney with Offit Kurman, has been elected vice president of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA).
February 15th is the birthday of civil rights pioneer Susan B. Anthony. On this day, we honor our nation’s efforts to promote equal treatment for women. To honor the occasion, test your knowledge of the following items invented by women. Did you know in the early years of our nation’s history a woman could not obtain a patent in her own name because her property was required to be titled in the name of her father or husband?
It is no secret that with the combination of a strong economy, many baby-boomers approaching retirement age and the accumulation of cash by buyers, M&A activity has been in a frenzy.
In a rare showing of bipartisanship in Congress last month, the Music Modernization Act (MMA) was signed into law on October 11, 2018 after being unanimously passed in both the House and the Senate. The MMA makes changes in an effort to bring U.S. copyright law up to date in an era of streaming and other digital distribution of music.
Foreign companies (“FC”) wishing to establish a US entity to expand their business activities in the US will need to consider whether to form a corporation (Inc.) or a limited liability company (LLC). Likewise, an FC which wants to invest in an Inc. or an LLC will need to be familiar with certain tax and non-tax aspects of an Inc. and an LLC…
The New York State Bar Association (NYBSA) has selected Offit Kurman attorney Stuart B. Newman to receive the David S. Caplan Award for Meritorious Service.
Question: What is the limit for regular IRA contributions and how do I correct an excess contribution?
Due to increasing malware attacks and the soaring cost of resultant damages, Cybersecurity has come to centerstage. Its no surprise that cybersecurity is rising to be a top priority for companies across the world. Check out the top trends in Cyber-Security Risk Aversion, to see if you might be putting your company at risk for a cyber threat.