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May 1, 2017

Protecting Your Inventions, From Idea to Marketplace: The initial step in getting your medical device to promote would be to understand the master of the legal rights for your invention.

Protecting Your Inventions, From Idea to Marketplace: The initial step in getting your medical device to promote would be to understand the master of the legal rights for your invention. We’ve an abundance of suggestions for new medical devices. Many interventional vascular specialists have suggestions for new devices or procedures, or methods to improve existing […]

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April 30, 2017

Texas Restaurants Expand Constantly In 2014 (Already)!

Texas Restaurants Expand Constantly In 2014 (Already)! It’s only The month of january 15th, and already six major restaurant expansions or acquisitions have happened in DFW! It’s a thrilling amount of time in center industry. Listed here are the facts: First, Day Star Restaurant Group acquired Texas Land & Cattle and also the Lone Star […]

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April 28, 2017

Congressional Panel Explores Industry’s Views on Public-Private Partnerships

Congressional Panel Explores Industry’s Views on Public-Private Partnerships On Wednesday, March 5, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Special Panel on Public-Private Partnerships held a hearing entitled “Overview of Public-Private Partnerships for Highway and Transit Projects” to review the role of P3s in delivery of highway and transit projects. The witness list and links to their […]

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April 23, 2017

Appellate Memorandum Opinion Awarding Federal Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Where Substantial Constitutional Question is Involved and Arises Out of Common Nucleaus of Operative Facts as State Claim.

Appellate Memorandum Opinion Awarding Federal Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Where Substantial Constitutional Question is Involved and Arises Out of Common Nucleaus of Operative Facts as State Claim. Where pleading clearly alleged a federal constitutional claim under the Due Process Clause and 42 U.S.C. § 1983, although the court did not reach the federal constitutional claim […]

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April 21, 2017

Tennessee Legislature Passes Legislation Changing Requirements for Coverage of Sinkhole Losses

Tennessee Legislature Passes Legislation Changing Requirements for Coverage of Sinkhole Losses The Tennessee Legislature recently reformed the law of sinkhole coverage and sinkhole losses in the State of Tennessee with legislation which became effective July 1, 2014. Under the prior Tennessee law, every insurer offering homeowners’ property insurance in the State of Tennessee was required […]

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April 19, 2017

FTC Report Tallies Hatch-Waxman Settlements for FY2013

FTC Report Tallies Hatch-Waxman Settlements for FY2013 On December 22, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) released an overview of pharmaceutical patent settlements filed with the Commission in Fiscal Year 2013 (October 1, 2012–September 30, 2013). The FTC has published similar reports annually since the passage of the Medicare Modernization Act of […]

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April 11, 2017

Massachusetts AG Issues Proposed Regulations Concerning Earned Sick Time

Massachusetts AG Issues Proposed Regulations Concerning Earned Sick Time On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters passed a ballot initiative requiring that all employees be entitled to earn and use up to 40 hours of earned sick time in a calendar year. There were significant ambiguities in the law (as discussed in our previous alert), but […]

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April 10, 2017

CFPB Proposes Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule

CFPB Proposes Changes to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule The CFPB has issued two proposed changes to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule (Final Rule) that will be effective for applications received on or after August 1, 2015: (1) an adjustment to the timing requirement for revised Loan Estimate disclosures when the consumer locks a rate or […]

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