A group of Republican lawmakers urged President Donald Trump in a letter Wednesday to craft a new trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping that would put an end to the escalating trade war between the two countries.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has opened a probe into standing desk platforms after a Texas desk maker accused several companies located in the U.S. and China of selling imports that infringe three of its patents, the agency announced in a press release Wednesday.
The recent emergence of artificial intelligence-based technology has prompted serious concerns about the future integrity of recordings. Attorneys must think critically about standards for authenticating audio and video evidence as well as legislative and regulatory safeguards to discourage pervasive manipulation and forgery, says Jonathan Mraunac of Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC.
While the Federal Circuit’s conclusion in SAP v. InvestPic meshes nicely with years of Section 101 jurisprudence, the decision awkwardly invoked an antiquated rationale, say Jeffrey Mann and J. Colby Van Horn of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.
On 24 July 2018, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on the adoption by the UK of EU external agreements after Brexit, as the UK government seeks to rollover the EU’s free and preferential trade agreements covering more than 70 non-EU countries.
On 24 July 2018, the government published a White Paper: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The White Paper confirms that a forthcoming European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill will be the primary means by which the rights of EU citizens will be protected in UK law, will legislate …
In our latest opinion piece, we consider whether trademark associations should and could do more to help corporate IP professionals raise their profile internally – arguing that, while a challenge to do so, it would be a true win-win scenario if successful.
News stories for the Practical Law Agriculture & Rural Land e-mail to 26 July 2018.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published the first progress report on the Litter Strategy for England, on 23 July 2018.