Tag Archives: Reform

"Kim Kardashian is the hero that criminal justice reform needs"

That's the title of my latest piece in The Hill, which you can read here.  The introduction:A lot of people talk the talk about criminal justice reform, even though their records on reform are … shall we say … not sparkling. … Continue reading

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New Details on the Austrian Tax Reform Plan

German Version Key Findings Last week, the Austrian Finance Ministry released its tax reform package, amounting to an annual tax cut of €8.3 billion by 2022. The tax reform plan includes lower personal income tax rates and lower social security … Continue reading

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The Subcommittee on IP in U.S. Senate Reinstated; First Action is Patent Eligible Subject Matter Reform

Recently, several members of Congress have reinstituted the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property in the U.S. Senate.  This, in and of itself, is relatively big news.  We can expect a good amount of proposed legislation moving out of this subcommittee concerning … Continue reading

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No-Fault Divorce Reform Can Salvage Familial Functions

From The Guardian: Lawyers have welcomed government plans to introduce no-fault divorce, saying the changes would allow families to function after a marriage breakdown. The government announced on Tuesday that divorce laws in England and Wales would be changed as… … Continue reading

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Congress Poised to Align Courts with USPTO on 101 Reform

Senate/House Outline Follows USPTO’s Top-Down Approach The USPTO released Revised Guidance on Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 back in January. The Guidelines simplified the case law by presenting a top-down approach to distill the morass of case law … Continue reading

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