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In recent years, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in every sphere of the economy has increased dramatically. In response to its rapid growth, governments are scrambling to regulate the new technology. Most recently, New York and New...

Maine has passed H.P. 1118 to amend its Uniform Probate Code (UPC) that will take effect on July 1, 2019....
By: Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

The Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in a sovereign immunity copyright case to consider the abrogation issue in the context of copyright law. Allen v. Cooper, Case No. 18-877 (S. Ct. June 5, 2019). Issue Presented: Whether...

As a plan provider, it makes sense to create an ancillary line of business if it’s a natural carryover of the existing line of business....
By: Ary Rosenbaum

This article discusses foreign filing requirements in China. Assuming mainland China is the country of invention, the following questions are explored: (1) who needs to seek permission to file a patent application outside China?; (2) what is required...

Ambiguous, undefined terms create uncertainty and confusion, including whether owned or controlled subsidiaries of U.S. companies outside the United States are subject to this reporting requirement. On June 21, the Department of the Treasury's...

On May 21, 2019, the City of San Francisco passed an ordinance banning the use of facial recognition software by police and other city agencies. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 in favor of the ban, which went into effect in June...

You are a rock star associate. You got good grades in law school. You have worked hard these first few years in Big Law and are making a name for yourself. You have done all the right things to prepare yourself for the next step in your career — a...

The United States Constitution, a U.S. treaty, two federal statutes, a state statute, and a commercial contract walk into a bar. The federal statutes are arguing. The Constitution, the treaty, one of the federal statutes, and the state statute are...

In 2013, spurred by the decisions in Marsh and Hood, the Florida Legislature amended F.S. 90.702 to mirror Federal Rule of Evidence 702. In a preamble to the final bill, the Legislature expressed its intent to (1) adopt the standards set forth in the...

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