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OPWDD: Emergency Regulations for Determining Eligibility for Services

By Sandi Rosenbaum, Educational Advocate, Littman Krooks LLP The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) enacted emergency regulations in June 2018, regarding its procedures and criteria for determining eligibility for OPWDD services, further proposing these regulations become permanent; the … Continue reading

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Individuals with Disabilities and Families Should Research Eligibility and Services before Moving to another State

By Sandi Rosenbaum, Educational Advocate, Littman Krooks LLP Relocation to another state is a complex prospect for individuals with disabilities and their families. Jason DaSilva’s NY Times Op-Doc  of July 24, “How Healthcare Makes Disability a Trap,” illustrates an important … Continue reading

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Does Presumption of Patent Validity Extend to Eligibility?

A plaintiff seeking to enforce patents claiming automated methods for uploading multimedia content was ordered to pay defendants’ attorney fees based on a finding of an “exceptional case” under U.S.C. § 285.  Cellspin Soft, Inc. v. Fitbit, Inc., No. 4:17-CV-5928-YGR … Continue reading

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Eligibility of guarantees as unfunded credit protection under the CRR

In February, the PRA published a consultation paper containing its proposals as to how the eligibility criteria for guarantees to be treated as unfunded credit protection under the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) should be interpreted (our blog is here). Those … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion: High School Student/Immigrant Allowed to Participate in Contest Even When Excluded from Eligibility

On April 20, 2018, Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. of the US District Court of Maine issued a well-reasoned 39 page decision granting an injunction against the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) from prohibiting a high school student from … Continue reading

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