By: Tiffany M. Releford
By: Tiffany M. Releford, Esq.
By: Kevin A. Kernan
By: Kevin A. Kernan The Virginia General Assembly approved a number of bills in the 2015 legislative session which impact, directly or indirectly, common interest communities, and the Governor of Virginia signed the following bills into law.
By: David L. Cahn
On April 28, 2015 the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), Office of the General Counsel, issued an Advice Memorandum to the NLRB’s Chicago area regional office finding that a restaurant franchisor and its Chicago area development agent are not joint employers with a Chicago franchisee. ...
The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Commil USA LLC v. Cisco Systems Inc. overturned Federal Circuit precedent allowing defendants to avoid liability for inducing third parties to infringe a patent based on a good-faith belief that the asserted patent is invalid. Noting that infringement and...
By: Eileen Morgan Johnson, CAE
It’s not uncommon for an association’s corporate governance to become stale, a relic of the past, perhaps from the days of the association’s founding or from the last time the governance was overhauled two or three decades ago. The governance structure that was perfect for the association in...
By: Philip M. Bogart
You may wonder why you would want to talk with a lawyer about your career at this early stage. Excellent question. While the legal issues a new graduate needs to consider are typically very different than those faced by a dentist in mid-career who is buying or selling a practice or a dentist...
On March 2, 2015, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“CAFC” or “the Court”) addressed directly for the first time whether the offering of a service, without the actual provision of a service, is sufficient to constitute use in commerce under Lanham Act § 45. In deciding that it is...
Erek Barron was mentioned in the Washington Post's article, "Four men join the Maryland Women’s Caucus." Del. Erek L. Barron, a freshman in the Maryland General Assembly, was still adjusting to his new legislative schedule when he realized that he had double-booked meetings.
By: Jennifer S. Jackman
By Jennifer Jackman
By: Jennifer S. Jackman, Tiffany M. Releford
By: Jennifer S. Jackman, Esq. and Tiffany M. Releford, Esq.