Tag Archives: Assessment

The Importance of an Accurate Assessment of Patent Valuation and Potential Market

A recent article in the Saint Louis Post Dispatch by Christopher Yasiejeko describes a patent-related dispute between two academic institutions.  Two major research universities, University of Wisconsin (through its technology licensing arm, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)) and University of … Continue reading

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OECD Evaluates Application of In Vitro Methods for Human Hazard Assessment in OECD Testing Program for Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published a March 23, 2018, report entitled Evaluation of in vitro methods for human hazard assessment applied in the OECD Testing Programme for the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials.  The Testing Program … Continue reading

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Texas Upholds Assessment on VIP Athletic Memberships

Membership fees to athletic clubs are typically subject to sales tax as amusement services. However, separately stated charges for workout classes are generally exempt as an instructional service. Recently, a Texas athletic club sold “VIP” memberships that provided access to workout classes … Continue reading

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BSB supporting guidance to its Statement of Good Practice on fitness and propriety assessment principles

The Banking Standards Board (BSB) has published supporting guidance to its Statement of Good Practice: Fitness and Propriety Assessment Principles. The guidance focuses on helping firms to identify and deal with risks and issues that may arise when assessing the … Continue reading

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EFSA Publishes Safety Assessment of Selenium Nanoparticles for Use in Active Food Contact Materials

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavorings, and Processing Aids evaluated food contact material (FCM) Substance No. 1070, which incorporates selenium nanoparticles into the adhesive middle layer of multilayer laminates with an outside polyethylene … Continue reading

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