The U.S. Copyright Office And USPTO Announce A Joint Study On NFT-Related IP Issues – Trademark

November 29, 2022 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Yesterday, the United States Copyright Office (USCO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a joint study on intellectual property issues related to NFTs. This follows a Congress … Read more

Whistleblower Claim Should Not Have Been Dismissed In Part – Whistleblowing

November 24, 2022 Proskauer Rose LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Killgore vs. SpecPro Prof’l Servs., LLC51 F.4e 973 (9th Cir. 2022) While consulting on an environmental project for the United States Army Reserve Command, Aaron Killgore believed he was required … Read more

“Climate Cartels”: ESG And Antitrust In The News – Cartels, Monopolies

November 24, 2022 Mayer Brown To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In a year full of antitrust shakeups, a recent development in the United States has caused companies interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives to review their programs to ensure … Read more

Global Tech Valuation Trends – Corporate and Company Law

November 15, 2022 Mayer Brown To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The Tech Valuations report recently released by CB Insights comments on trends in technology company valuations and reports a continued decline during the third quarter of the year. The report attributes this in … Read more

Offshore Wind Comes To The Gulf Of Mexico – Renewables

Following historic prices received for eight offshore wind leases in New York Bay, and with great anticipation for the upcoming December 5, 2022 lease auction for the Humboldt and Morro Bay (WEA) wind energy areas in off California, USA The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is looking to the Gulf of Mexico. … Read more

SEC Chair Takes Heat For Agency’s Continuing Workforce Challenges – Securities

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler is facing criticism from lawmakers who fear the agency’s “aggressive agenda” could endanger U.S. stock markets, in part because of the challenges the SEC faces from the staffing shortages and higher-than-usual employee attrition, as detailed in an Oct. 13, 2022, report from the SEC’s Office of Inspector General (OIG report). The … Read more

Understanding The SEC’s Final Clawback Rules – Securities

On October 26, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted its final “clawback” rules requiring securities exchanges to impose listing standards that require publicly traded issuers (“issuers”) to implement a policy providing for the clawback of incentive compensation awarded in error in certain circumstances (the “Final Rules”). The final rules require issuers to adopt … Read more

Pioneers And Pathfinders: Alex Smith (Podcast) – New Technology

November 04, 2022 Seyfarth Shaw LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Today’s guest is Alex Smith, Global Head of Product Management for iManage RAVN. He got his start at legal publishing giant LexisNexis, where he started out in online editorial … Read more

Benefits Monthly Minute – Employee Rights/ Labour Relations

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. October monthly minute highlights a class action lawsuit that relies on flawed COBRA notices, new 2023 benefits plan limits, and a case that upheld benefits plan provisions in effect at the time of a claim denial review . … Read more

Patenting Good Vibrations To Reduce Chronic Stress – Patent

October 28, 2022 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been increased attention and research regarding how chronic stress affects our overall health and how wearable devices can help reduce … Read more