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The USPTO’s Climate Pilot Fast-Tracks The Patent Process, Presents Opportunities

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)’s innovative Climate Change Mitigation Pilot Program makes 2024 the prime time for […]

Examining New Workplace Accommodation Laws on Pregnancy, Religion, and Disability

Examining New Workplace Accommodation Laws on Pregnancy, Religion, and Disability

Last year saw several changes to workplace accommodation laws, case law, and regulations. Three areas were front and center: Pregnancy, […]

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The Antitrust Revolution

I taught antitrust law as an Adjunct Professor at John Marshall Law School in Chicago for twelve years. Then I […]

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California State Bar Approves Guidance on Generative AI: Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Ethics

In November 2023, a Colorado judge suspended a lawyer for using ChatGPT to draft a legal document. Just a few […]


A Lesson In Due Diligence

Short-seller Hindenburg Research makes a lot of money by uncovering over-valuations at publicly traded companies, and potentially fraudulent activity. Harry […]


Claims Alleging Breach of Oversight By Directors Clarified

A claim for breach of duty of oversight by directors and officers is known as a “Caremark claim,” after the […]


New Priorities At EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s budget has been increased, its leadership has changed and its enforcement priorities will change […]


Crypto-Bankruptcies Have SEC and CFTC Casting Wider Net

The SEC and CFTC have widened the scope of their regulatory actions recently as crypto firm bankruptcies worsen liquidity concerns. […]


Banking Crisis and D&O

The federal takeover of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank will have some impact on the cost and availability of […]

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No Board Liability In Executive Sexual Harassment Case At McDonald’s

A judge in Delaware’s Court of Chancery has held that the McDonald’s Board of Directors was not liable for alleged […]

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