Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court answered a question that trademark licensees have been trying to determine for more than 30 years – what happens if your licensor declares bankruptcy? The answer, as it turns out, is that a bankruptcy filing[… read more]
In 2016, Derek Rotondo requested paid parental leave from his employer, JPMorgan Chase. He claims he was told that in most cases, only primary caregivers (presumably mothers) are eligible for the full 16 weeks of parental leave, and that he would[… read more]
In May, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act” (known as the SECURE Act) by a 417-3 vote. The bill is headed to the United States Senate. What are the highlights of the SECURE Act[… read more]
Just a quick check-in on cannabis, both marijuana and hemp, regulatory law. This article touches on cannabis brand protection and a recent development in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that relaxes its prior strict approach[… read more]
It’s been just about a year since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect amidst a flurry of predictions that the global data privacy landscape would dramatically change. So, has it? Well, not quite… yet,[… read more]
What is a Power of Attorney and When Do You Need It?
Part 1 of a series breaking down the process of helping clients set up Powers of Attorney for finances by breaking the issues down into smaller, individual topics, enabling the adviser and[… read more]
Part 6 of a series breaking down the process of helping clients set up their Wills by breaking the issues down into smaller, individual topics, enabling the adviser and client to take the necessary steps, and get the plan moving.[… read more]