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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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Senate Bill Would Require Additional DOE Part 810 Reporting to Congress With Unknown Protections for Industry Proprietary Information

A bipartisan group of four senators has introduced a bill that would amend the Atomic Energy Act to require the US Department of Energy (DOE) to submit to Congress quarterly reports providing information about industry’s and DOE’s activities under 10 … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Senate Passes Workplace Anti-Bullying Bill

The State Senate of Rhode Island recently approved a workplace anti-bullying bill that has been forwarded to the General Assembly’s House Labor Committee. The “Healthy Workplace Act of 2019” would establish a state cause of action against employers and employees … Continue reading

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Senate goes nuclear over Roy Altman

There's a lot of political back and forth over Trump's recent judicial nominees.  Miami is always ground zero, and it was here too as Altman was the first judicial selection to test the nuclear option today (he was first up … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal Issues First Published Decision on Senate Bill 1421 and Retroactivity

This Special Bulletin was authored by J. Scott Tiedemann & Lars T. Reed Over the past three months, since California Senate Bill 1421 went into effect on January 1, 2019, numerous public agencies across California have been involved in litigation … Continue reading

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