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  • NEW LIMITS ON REGULATORY GUIDANCE FROM FEDERAL AGENCIES
    A new policy recently issued by the Justice Department states that the Department will not use its enforcement authority to effectively convert agency guidance documents into binding rules. The new policy has broad ramifications and applies to government enforcement actions as well as civil lawsuits. The policy prohibits Department components ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Friday, February 16th, 2018By Patricia S. Hofstra
  • Taking Stock of New Employees and Their Computer Crime Baggage
    By Dan Terzian When people switch jobs, both sets of employers face known risks. The former employers risk their former employees decamping with their trade secrets. And the new employers risk inviting trade secret lawsuits. But that’s not all. A related risk lurks in the background, one that you might ... read more
    Posted to Non-Compete & Trade Secrets LawPublished on Thursday, February 15th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • The Duane Morris Cannabis Webinar Series-IP, Trademark and Branding, and Marketing
    Duane Morris is presenting a series of monthly webinars throughout 2018 to discuss issues affecting the cannabis industry. Each session will cover a specific subject and feature a “Hot Topics” segment to cover recent developments in the industry. Join us for the second session on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, covering ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Thursday, February 15th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • Seeing Green? A look at Marijuana Law and Surety Bonds
    Duane Morris partner Seth Goldberg will be one of the presenters at a National Association of Surety Bond Producers Virtual Seminar, “Seeing Green? A look at Marijuana Law and Surety Bonds,” to be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET. For more information or to register, please visit the ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Thursday, February 15th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • Three Lessons from the Conviction of Sinovel Wind Group for Trade Secret Theft
    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Sinovel Wind Group Co. Ltd. was convicted last month of stealing software from AMSC Inc., a U.S.-based company formerly known as American Superconductor Inc. The theft nearly destroyed the American company, which lost substantial service contracts after the theft and began to shed market capitalization, jobs, ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018By Justus Getty
  • 2018 Infrastructure Update: Congress is Diligently Working on a New Water Resources Bill
    By:  Doreen M. Zankowski, Esq. 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA): Washington, D.C. – Senate and House Committees are diligently working on a new water resources bill to be filed in 2018 that would authorize federal funds for new Army Corps of Engineers flood protection, harbor and coastal dredging, and ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Monday, February 12th, 2018By Doreen M. Zankowski
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann BILDUNG UND AUSBILDUNG
    Kurzzusammenfassung Die vietnamesische Wirtschaft wächst weiterhin und um dieses Wachstum auf dem gewünschten Niveau zu erhalten, benötigt es eine qualitativ hohe Bildung und Ausbildung. Dringend muss in Vietnam die Produktivität der Arbeitnehmer erhöht werden, wodurch aus einer aktuellen Problematik ein wichtiger Standortfaktor werden könnte. Dieses Ziel wird man am besten ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Sunday, February 11th, 2018By Oliver Massmann
  • Pay to Play: America’s Infrastructure Program 2018 and Beyond
    Ways to Pay for America’s Infrastructure Needs:  How will we pay for the future infrastructure bill that is heating up on Capitol Hill?  More importantly, bill or no bill, how will we pay for the infrastructure needs of the United States?  In its 2017 Report Card, the American Association of ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Friday, February 9th, 2018By Doreen M. Zankowski
  • Artificial Intelligence: Are We Safe?
    When we hear about artificial intelligence, we frequently are bombarded with notions of ultra-smart robots taking over the world, while either destroying humans, or at least leaving humans in the development dust. The good news, at the time of this writing, is that humans currently do not face that AI ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Thursday, February 8th, 2018By Eric J. Sinrod
  • False Claims Act Enforcement Activity Continues
    By Susan V. Kayser New U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) statistics released in January 2018 show that False Claims Act (FCA) whistleblowers who are not joined by the DOJ in their lawsuits reaped $898 million in proceeds in 2017, far greater than the $425 million initially reported by the DOJ. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Thursday, February 8th, 2018By DuaneMorris3