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  • CCPA Update: Proposed Regulations Published by Attorney General
    The Office of the Attorney General has released the long-anticipated proposed CCPA regulations. The proposed regulations outline procedures intended to facilitate consumers’ new rights under the CCPA and provide compliance guidance to businesses regarding: Notices businesses must provide to consumers under the CCPA; Handling consumer requests made pursuant to the... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Friday, October 18th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3
  • Oregon Court Issues Temporary Stay on State’s Emergency Ban of Flavored E-Vaping Products
    On September 26, 2019, the Oregon Health Authority issued a public health warning to Oregon citizens “urging people to immediately stop using all vaping products.”  Shortly thereafter, on October 3, 2019, Gov. Kate Brown issued Executive Order 19-09.  EO 19-09 directed the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control... read more
    Posted to Cannabis Industry Published on Friday, October 18th, 2019 By Joseph J. Pangaro
  • Michigan Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Prohibiting State’s Emergency Ban of Flavored Nicotine Products From Taking Effect
    By Joe Pangaro, Associate, and Jessica Linse, Law Clerk, Duane Morris LLP On September 18, 2019, Michigan became one of the first states to impose a ban on flavored e-cigarettes. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (“MDHHS”) issued emergency regulations that stated, in part, that a retailer shall... read more
    Posted to Cannabis Industry Published on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3
  • CCPA Amendments Signed by Gov. Newsom
    Governor Gavin Newsom signed five CCPA amendment bills into law on Friday, October 11, 2019.  He also signed an amendment broadening the California breach notification law and a new law which creates a data broker registry for the sale of certain personal information.  The event marked the culmination of the... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3
  • Solar Tracking Patent Survives Challenge at Patent Trial and Appeal Board
    A solar tracking patent owned by Array Technologies survived a challenged brought by ArcelorMittal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Array Technologies had previously brought infringement claims against a solar tracking company called Exosun. ArcelorMittal later bought assets from Exosun, which may have prompted ArcelorMittal’s challenge to the Array... read more
    Posted to Green IP Published on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 By Justus Getty
  • Climate Change viewed as a Major Problem in NJ according to a recent Stockton University poll – Brad A. Molotsky, Duane Morris, LLP
    According to a Stockton University poll released earlier this week, 2/3 of New Jersey residents believe climate change is a crisis and almost 75% believe it is affecting New Jersey. Per Stockton’s press release, “the results show climate change is a concern to people all over New Jersey and not... read more
    Posted to Project Development/Infrastructure/P-3 Published on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 By Brad A. Molotsky
  • Supreme Court Passes on Challenge to Extension of Title III to Websites and Mobile Apps
    On October 7, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an order denying certiorari in Domino’s Pizza, LLC v. Robles, a case that would have required the Supreme Court to determine the application of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to websites and mobile applications. The... read more
    Posted to ADA Title III Compliance Published on Friday, October 11th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3
  • Supreme Court Passes on Challenge to Extension of Title III to Websites and Mobile Apps
    On October 7, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an order denying certiorari in Domino’s Pizza, LLC v. Robles, a case that would have required the Supreme Court to determine the application of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to websites and mobile applications. The... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLaw Published on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3
  • Three Years After Policy Shift, Still No Wage-Fixing or No-Poach Prosecutions from DOJ
    In an October 2016 guidance document, the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission alerted human resources professionals to potential violations of the antitrust laws in hiring and compensation decisions. The guidance included the announcement that, “Going forward, the DOJ intends to proceed criminally against... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris White Collar Criminal Law Published on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3
  • Discovery Ruling in District of Minnesota May Have Far-Reaching Implications for FCA Defendants
    In a concise, six-page discovery order, a federal judge in Minneapolis may have just started the proverbial shifting of tectonic plates undergirding routine defense procedures in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation by requiring a defendant in an FCA lawsuit to produce the information provided to the Department of Justice (DOJ)... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris White Collar Criminal Law Published on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 By DuaneMorris3