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A UK dispute sheds light on the duties of a dissident director

A recent decision of the UK’s High Court — Stobart v Tinkler [2019] EWHC 258 (Comm) — has been released following a dispute between directors of a large infrastructure company (the “Company”). The decision, and the circumstances preceding it, serve … Continue reading

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Late-May calendar is a bit light on arguments, heavy on criminal matters, but no death penalty appeals

The Supreme Court announced its late-May calendar today.  May is the only month with two calendars. It used to be that the end-of-term calendars (late-May and June) were unusually busy, but that stopped a couple of years ago.  This one … Continue reading

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USPTO Issues CBD Trademark Guidelines in Light of 2018 Farm Bill: Key Takeaways

By George "Trey" Lyons, III, Eric Moran, Nicole Grimm, and Brett Scott — Last week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office released its new guidelines on how it will examine federal trademark applications for cannabidiol (CBD) products in light of … Continue reading

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Illinois Bar Shines a Light on Legal Bloggers With Illinois Lawyer Now

Big kudos to the Illinois State Bar Association for shining a light on their state’s blogging lawyers with the launch this week of Illinois Lawyer Now.  Illinois Lawyer Now aggregates all of the posts on blogs published by members of … Continue reading

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News from the WIPO SCCR: a light at the end of the tunnel?

As readers may know, the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) is in charge of putting forward recommendations for consideration by the WIPO General Assembly or a Diplomatic Conference. Composed of all member states of WIPO and/or … Continue reading

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