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Are you ready for changes to EU data protection regulation?

The General Data Protection Regulation (the Regulation or GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. The Regulation is arguably the most seismic change in European Union (EU) data protection law in over 20 years and will present major challenges … Continue reading

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Growing Industry Lacks I.P. Protection

A trademark may give a business the right to stop others from using these marks to sell similar goods or services or using marks that may be confusingly similar. However, federal trademark protection is out of reach for hundreds of … Continue reading

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Protection Against Workplace Discrimination Broadened

Can an employee claim workplace discrimination against an employee from another company? According to the recent Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) case of British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62, the answer, in some circumstances, is yes. … Continue reading

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Smart Toys and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998

Smart Toys and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 – CRS Legal Sidebar – Gina Stevens, Legislative Attorney. January 8, 2018: “A growing number of devices in American households, including televisions, appliances, security systems, and heating and cooling … Continue reading

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Expands I-94 Website

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has expanded the I-94 website to include a feature which allows Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers to check the duration of their stay in the United States.  A new “View Compliance” option provides VWP … Continue reading

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