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Law360 Reports on Radio Frequency Suits Forcing FFC to Address Health Impact, Stephen Díaz Gavin Comments on Lawsuits

News Law360 Reports on Radio Frequency Suits Forcing FFC to Address Health Impact, Stephen Díaz Gavin Comments on Lawsuits Stephen Díaz Gavin · October 15, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission is dealing with a pair of lawsuits challenging wireless safety rules put in place before the era of 5G and ubiquitous Wi-Fi, highlighting activists’ concerns over the proliferation of invisible radio frequency signals, Law360 reported. The lawsuits, brought by activist group Children’s Health Defense, could force the FCC to more clearly…

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6 Hours of Social Media Blackout in Arbitration? The Cybersecurity Perspective

Insights 6 Hours of Social Media Blackout in Arbitration? The Cybersecurity Perspective Katie Hyman · October 13, 2021

Did Monday 6th October 2021 feel like a snow or rain day to you? With Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp down for nearly six hours, panic and confusion took over as millions of users could not access their most-used apps and websites. Millions of people and businesses of all sizes reliant on these platforms…

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Corporate Venture Capital: Structuring Concerns for Investors and Startups

Events Corporate Venture Capital: Structuring Concerns for Investors and Startups Dror Futter · 10:00am-11:30am PST, October 26, 2021

Register here Corporate Venture Capital: Structuring Concerns for Investors and Startups will provide commercial finance and private equity counsel with a review of corporate venture capital (CVC) investments in startups. The panel will discuss the differing objectives of corporate vs. pure venture capital investors and how those objectives are reflected in deal points like management…

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Select Ethical Issues Present in Litigation Funding

Insights Select Ethical Issues Present in Litigation Funding John J. Hanley · Select Ethical Issues Present in Litigation Funding Douglas J. Schneller · October 13, 2021

Litigation financing is on the rise in the United States and provides some claimants a valuable means for paying the costs of pursuing a legal claim. Lawyer involvement in litigation financing transactions raises many ethical issues for a lawyer such as competence, duty of loyalty, the potential waiver of privilege and interference by a third…

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Discretionary Denials of Inter Partes Review and Post Grant Review of Patents by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Insights Discretionary Denials of Inter Partes Review and Post Grant Review of Patents by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Eric C. Cohen · October 4, 2021

I.      Introduction The 2011 America Invents Act (“AIA”) introduced two new proceedings to challenge patent claims in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (“USPTO”): “inter partes review” (“IPR”) and “post grant review” (“PGR”).[1]  To challenge one or more patent claims in an IPR or PGR proceeding, the challenger must file a petition, which is reviewed…

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The Importance of Getting the Claim Scope Right in a US Patent Application (I)

Insights The Importance of Getting the Claim Scope Right in a US Patent Application (I) Letao Qin · October 4, 2021

Unlike the Chinese patent rules or the rules under the European Patent Treaty, both of which require literal or word-by-word support in the specification of a patent application for a claim limitation[1], US patent practice allows, favors, and encourages an applicant to claim more than the examples described in the specification. A common misconception among…

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Blockchain 2.0: 2021 Legal & Regulatory Developments by PLI

Events Blockchain 2.0: 2021 Legal & Regulatory Developments by PLI Dror Futter · Blockchain 2.0: 2021 Legal & Regulatory Developments by PLI Marc Kaufman · 9:00 AM EST, October 1, 2021

Register here Blockchain 2.0: 2021 Legal & Regulatory Developments is a half-day program that will offer in-depth discussions about the evolving landscape of regulation for tokens and ICOs. PLI’s expert faculty will review enforcement actions related to blockchain technology, exchanges, advisors, broker-dealers, and investments, and explore potential taxation issues regarding blockchain. They will also analyze…

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Revocable Trusts for Changing Times

Insights Revocable Trusts for Changing Times Brent Nelson · Revocable Trusts for Changing Times Rachel Sass · Revocable Trusts for Changing Times Deborah Plum · September 27, 2021

Things change—often in unexpected ways. This axiom has certainly been true for estate planners, who have juggled near constant adjustments to state and federal laws over the last 10 years. The frequent movement of individuals and the evolution of the very nature of assets also conspire against well-meaning planning. It is no secret, then, that…

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Webinar: The Cannabusiness Key: Using IP to Build Value in Early-Stage Cannabis Companies

Events Webinar: The Cannabusiness Key: Using IP to Build Value in Early-Stage Cannabis Companies Jason Klein · Webinar: The Cannabusiness Key: Using IP to Build Value in Early-Stage Cannabis Companies Steven Colby · October 22, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – EST, October 22, 2021 Presented by Rimon Law and Cannabis Business Executive Register Here Dr. Steven Colby will join your host Jason Klein to discuss how patents can be used as a value multiplier in start-up cannabis businesses. The added value that patents can provide will be contrasted with…

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Rimon’s Jennifer Gillon Duffy Selected as ProVisors Group Leader

News Rimon’s Jennifer Gillon Duffy Selected as ProVisors Group Leader Jennifer Gillon Duffy · September 24, 2021

Rimon is pleased to congratulate Jennifer GIllon Duffy on her appointment as Group Leader of the Santa Barbara 3 National Networking Group of ProVisors. ProVisors is a cross-referral network of over 7,000 trusted advisors. The advisors refer business to each other across 17 regions of the United States, offering a proprietary system that shortens the…

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