By: Stacey L. Pine
Originally published in Association TRENDS.
By: Steven E. Tiller
By Law 360 Reporter, Kat Greene Law360, Los Angeles (August 31, 2016, 6:26 PM ET) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday revived a patent for a molasses byproduct used as a de-icing agent on roads, finding that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board didn’t present enough evidence to show that...
By: Kathleen W. Panagis
Approval of Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act
By: Harry S. Johnson
This photograph was taken 8/5 at the ABA meeting in San Francisco. Pictured, from left to right, are Karol Corbin Walker, Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, and a former President of the New Jersey Bar; Harry S. Johnson, Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Public...
By: Jeffrey P. Altman, James A. Kahl, Stacey L. Pine
Every election year, corporations, associations, their PACs, and their leaders are asked to host or participate in fundraising events for federal candidates. All incorporated entities – corporations, trade associations, or advocacy organizations – are barred from making contributions (...
By: Steven E. Bers
Originally published in Association TRENDS, May-June 2016.
By: Jeffrey P. Altman
Originally published in Association TRENDS, May-June 2016. In the case of California, a federal judge recently ruled NO! The Court held that requiring nonprofits to file their confidential Schedule B donor information in order to register to solicit contributions unduly burdened First Amendment...
By: Tiffany M. Releford
Originally published in Association TRENDS magazine, June 2016. All employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for newly hired employees to verify the employee’s identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Failure to complete the Form I-9 can result in severe penalties against...
By: Jefferson C. Glassie
Originally published in Association TRENDS magazine, June 2016.
By: Edwin G. Fee, Jr.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston’s Private Wealth Law practice is newly ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners in its 2016 High Net Worth Guide, released on June 24. According to one local lawyer, quoted anonymously in Chambers’ profile of the firm, “If I was a high net worth individual I would be...