By: Philip M. Bogart
Are you ready to be your own boss? Then it’s time to purchase a dental practice! When you finally find that “perfect” practice, you will want to present a letter of intent (LOI) to the Seller. Your broker or CPA may provide you with a “fill in the blank” form, and it may be adequate if it contains...
The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held that a potential competitor has suffered a “competitive injury” within the meaning of the revised False Marking Statute, 35 U. S.C. § 292, only if it has attempted to enter the relevant market by displaying an intent to enter the...
By: John B. Gontrum
Baltimore County’s quadrennial comprehensive zoning map process (CZMP) begins this September 1 and like the last few zoning cycles the process will take a year to complete. What You Need to Know:
By: Michael J. Grace
This installment of Tax Tangles highlights a legal memorandum in which the IRS recently concluded that a real estate agent may qualify as a “Real Estate Professional” enabling income and losses from rental real estate to escape being “passive” for federal income tax purposes.
Following last year’s Supreme Court decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, the United States Patent and Trademark Office continues its struggle for clarity and consistency in establishing patent eligibility for software related patents. Meanwhile, the future of technological innovation hangs in limbo, as...
By: David L. Cahn
Co-Author: Jenny Morris, University of Maryland Law School, Class of 2017
By: Thomas C. Beach III
By Lorraine MirabellaBaltimore Sun A Baltimore County jury has awarded more than $1.8 million in damages to a White Hall farmer embroiled in a long-simmering land lease dispute with the CEO of Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group [...] Thomas C. Beach III, an attorney for Pieper, said...
By: Danielle G. Marcus
Originally published in The Woman Advocate Newsletter, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Spring 2015, Vol. 20, No. 3.
By Jhumur Razzaque As many of you are already aware, the legalization of the possession and use of marijuana in the District of Columbia went into effect on February 26, 2015. As with every law, of course, there are certain limitations to the possession and use of this substance. Under the...
By: Kevin G. Hroblak
Baltimore -- Kevin Hroblak has contributed a chapter, entitled “Considerations for Directors and Officers of Distressed Companies,” to a new book from Aspatore Books, a division of Thomson Reuters. The volume, Best Practices for Addressing Professional Liability Claims, gives an insider’s...