Jones Day and its partners honored by India Business Law Journal

Jones Day, a global law firm with over 2,400 lawyers in 40 offices across five continents, has been recognized by the India Business Law...

UPC Issues First-Ever Patent Revocation; Meta AI Model Unreleased in EU; CAFC Dismisses PTAB Appeal

This week, the Unified Patent Court (UPC) made history by invalidating an Amgen patent for the cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha in all 17 member states...

Biden’s Border Crisis Impact on Heartland America: Springfield, Ohio Case Study

In Springfield, Ohio, residents are feeling the impact of the border crisis that has been exacerbated under President Biden's administration. The influx of illegal...

Recognizing Four Top Talents from Jones Day’s Paris Office

Jones Day's Paris office has recently received prestigious recognition, with partners Audrey Bontemps, Bénédicte Graulle, and Françoise Labrousse being named among the top lawyers...

California Approves Kaplan Bar Exam, Arizona Introduces Second Chance Program for Licensure

California and Arizona are making significant changes to their licensure protocols in response to budget issues and lawyer shortages, respectively. These changes could have...

Background Check Patent Claims Deemed Ineligible by Federal Circuit

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's decision that claims for a software system managing pre-employment background investigations were not eligible...

Ensuring Voting Integrity: Federal and Local Importance

In recent years, concerns about voter fraud and the integrity of elections have become more prominent in both federal and local levels of government....

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Updates Administered Arbitration Rules: Key Insights

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) has recently announced the release of its 2024 Administered Arbitration Rules, which aim to enhance the efficiency...

Balancing Act: Former Insurance Litigator’s Decades of Juggling Work, Family, and Cartooning

Philip Witte's journey from a high school doodler to a professional cartoonist while balancing a demanding legal career is a testament to his dedication...

Kirkland’s New Policy on Withholding Pay for Departing Partners Creates ‘Pain Point’ for Laterals

Kirkland & Ellis recently updated its policy regarding departing equity partners, allowing the firm to withhold accrued compensation upon their departure. Previously, the firm...

Servant Leadership Tips for IP and Legal Professionals: Boost Your Success

In the realm of intellectual property (IP) and legal professions, success can be achieved through servant leadership. This type of leadership focuses on the...

Title: DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, Impact on Immigration

The decision to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) comes at a critical time when...

Unlocking Opportunities: EU Gigabit Infrastructure Act and Telecom Sector Deregulation

The Gigabit Infrastructure Act (GIA) was recently approved by the European Parliament and Council, replacing Directive 2014/61/EU. This new regulation aims to promote the...

Medical Malpractice Case: Lawyers Reflect on Satan’s Court Appearance

In 1991, lawyers Zachary Bravos and Todd Smith found themselves embroiled in a bizarre medical malpractice case unlike any other they had encountered in...

Wayfair Lawsuit Against Construction Manager for Double Payments

Attorneys working for Wayfair, a major online home goods retailer based in Boston, have taken legal action against a construction management company called Loc...

USPTO Updates Eligibility Guidance to Accelerate AI Innovation: Avoiding Locking Up Technology

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced updated Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance, specifically focusing on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI). This...

Landmark Ruling: UK Supreme Court on Downstream GHG Emissions

On June 20, 2024, the UK Supreme Court made a significant ruling in the case of R (on the application of Finch on behalf...

Usha Vance Departing Munger Tolles as Trump Chooses JD Vance for Running Mate

Usha Vance, the wife of Senator J.D. Vance, has decided to step down from her role as a litigation associate at the law firm...

City with Highest Billing Rates for Litigators in the Nation: Survey Results

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Legal Fee Analysis, litigators in Washington, D.C. have the highest billing rates in...

Beware of Rise in ‘Scam PACs’ Ahead of Election: Federal Government Alert

The Federal Government is warning individuals about the rise in 'scam PACs' ahead of the upcoming election. These fraudulent political action committees are deceiving...

Weekly Legal Industry Trends: Data Analysis and Insights | Law.com

Law.com offers a subscription service that provides unlimited access to high-quality, online, on-demand premium content for attorneys in the legal industry. This is particularly...

Addressing the USPTO’s Inherited Backlog: A Critical Look at the Patent System

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is currently facing a significant backlog of patent and trademark applications, with a total of 785,387 unexamined...

Defendants’ Right to Jury Trial in SEC Fraud Cases: SEC v. Jarkesy

Defendants have the right to a jury trial when facing civil penalties for securities fraud, according to the Seventh Amendment. A recent ruling by...

Ohio Attorney’s Guilty Plea for Social Security Fraud Leads to Disbarment

A Cincinnati attorney, Richard Louis Crosby III, 37, from Mason, Ohio, confessed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio that...

Decrease Assignment Load for Public Defenders: Data-Based Study

The National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, also known as the “the NAC Standards,” established workload standards for public defenders in...

Strategies for Licensing AI Software: A Litigation Perspective

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the software industry, offering enhanced functionality and features. However, with these advancements come complex legal considerations for parties entering...

2024 Minnesota Employment Law Changes: What You Need to Know

Minnesota employers need to be aware of new employment laws that have been enacted as part of the Omnibus Labor and Industry Policy bill...

Roberts Shifts Supreme Court Consensus in Blockbuster Term

The recent Supreme Court term has been nothing short of a blockbuster, with Justice Roberts playing a pivotal role in shifting the Court's consensus....

Expanding Talent Pool: Fennemore’s Remote Work Program Boosts Recruitment

Fennemore Craig, a law firm, is looking to expand its talent pool by implementing a new remote-work program called Fennemore Forward. This program is...

Senate Passes Bill to Curb ‘Patent Thickets’ and EU Publishes New AI Act: Friday Barks & Bites

This week in the world of intellectual property, there have been significant developments that are worth noting. Let's dive into the latest news in...