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The World of NFTs and Their Implications In Intellectual Property Law

Mon, 2021-05-03 16:43

NFTs have been all the rage in the world. So what exactly are NFTs, and how do they reconcile with the basic tenets of intellectual property law?

       

With No GC, Tesla Faces Class Action Over Solar Roof Tile Contracts

Mon, 2021-05-03 14:55

"We think it's extremely unfair and unlawful, what they're doing. Contracts should be honored," said plaintiffs attorney Peter Muhic.

       

How I Made Managing Partner: Working My Way Up the Firm's Ladder Gave Me an In-Depth Understanding of the Firms Dynamics,' Says John Lambros of Brinkley Morgan

Mon, 2021-05-03 14:34

"Giving back to the community is a cornerstone of our firm culture. We expect attorneys at the firm to be honest, active and good members of the community."

       

Legal Professionals Were Already Struggling With Stress and Isolation, and the Pandemic Has Made Things Much Worse

Mon, 2021-05-03 05:00

Reports of anxiety and depression rose notably in this year's ALM 2021 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey as lawyers and staff feel isolated and overworked.

       

The Legal Industry's Mental Health Problem Grew in 2020, Our Survey Shows

Mon, 2021-05-03 05:00

See the data from ALM's Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey.

       

Law Firms Look to Solidify Remote Work Policies Amid Germany's Strict New COVID Measures

Mon, 2021-05-03 02:30

New measures are intended to help German authorities address a third wave of the coronavirus, which the nation has been struggling to contain.

       

April Fools' Gag Gone Bad: Volkswagen Shareholders Sue Over EV Rebranding Joke

Fri, 2021-04-30 17:12

The lawsuit claims VW's joke artificially increased the price of its securities.

       

Can Ex-Coca-Cola GC Bradley Gayton Still Save His Diversity Initiative?

Fri, 2021-04-30 15:06

"If this [diversity effort] was a mission that he had a personal belief in and strongly wanted to see through," then this consulting agreement is a way to do it, according to employment lawyer Thy Bui.

       

Behind the Am Law 100's Banner Financial Year—and What Lies Ahead for Big Law

Fri, 2021-04-30 13:16

Despite—or, perhaps more accurately, because of—its rocky start, 2020 ended up being a banner year for Big Law financials. The pandemic forced law firms to cut costs in a major way, but there was a lot more than that behind firms' soaring profits.

       

The Vaccine Issues: Here's What Lawyers Are Saying About Corporate Vaccine Policies

Fri, 2021-04-30 09:00

With vaccines expected to be widely available, here's what corporate lawyers are talking about.

       

Building Biden's Bench: How His Nominees Could Create a More Diverse Judiciary

Fri, 2021-04-30 09:00

President Joe Biden's nominees are changing the face of the judiciary.

       

After China Sanctions and Exits, Where Does Essex Court Chambers Go From Here?

Fri, 2021-04-30 06:31

Litigation partners share their thoughts on where the future of Essex Court Chambers is heading following a flurry of exits due to Chinese sanctions.

       

Business Travel Will Be Back Soon, but It Will Be Permanently Changed

Fri, 2021-04-30 05:00

With vaccines rolling out, lawyers will soon get back to traveling for work, but firms and clients will think differently about when to make a trip.

       

Law.com Litigation Trendspotter: The Pandemic May Test Whether Juries Render Verdicts Based on Facts or Feelings

Thu, 2021-04-29 23:00

The pandemic appears to be tempering public disdain toward two of the plaintiffs bar's most frequent targets: the health care and pharmaceutical industries. Now it's anyone's guess whether and how that might impact jury verdicts going forward, but there's no shortage of theories.

       

The Light At The End of The Tunnel Can Be Blinding

Thu, 2021-04-29 16:37

Law firms have been inching their way toward a new normal since the Covid vaccine became a when, rather than an if.

       

Uber CLO Tony West to Keynote Legalweek(year)'s May Program

Thu, 2021-04-29 16:16

The leader of Uber's legal, compliance and ethics, and security functions will be speaking in a keynote session titled, "Preserving Corporate Purpose During a Crisis."

       

Law.com Cannabis Briefing: Cannabis Workers Cleared for Class Action | TCPA Case Lloyd v. Eaze Moves to Mediation | M&A and Litigation: Who Got the Work | S.D. Supremes Hear Cannabis Legalization Fight

Thu, 2021-04-29 16:00

Welcome to Law.com's Cannabis Briefing: Higher Law. This week we're looking at the latest moves in a high-profile cannabis TCPA case a conditionally certified class action tied to marijuana work Foley Hoag's work on a CBD company purchase

       

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