Product Liability Law: Managing Compliance to the Evolving Regulatory Landscape

2022-01-25T22:33:24-05:00

The product liability litigation landscape continues to evolve along with the recent regulatory changes, consumer trends and habits, technological advancements, and lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, more state and federal developments are expected to emerge especially as areas that were not previously regulated bring new products to the market.

Securities Class Action Litigation: What’s New and What Lies Ahead

2021-12-15T20:51:43-05:00

The reduction of mergers and acquisitions (M&A)-related class actions and the state 1933 Act have driven a significant decline in securities class action filings over the last years. However, despite the decrease in the overall federal filings, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)-related cases have doubled, bringing newer litigation risks and additional ramifications in this category.

A Comprehensive Guide on the Recent PTAB/USPTO Trends and Developments

2022-01-04T00:53:16-05:00

Trademarks and patents remain critical in promoting innovation and creativity in all industries today. Because of this, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) continues to emphasize the need to secure transparency when it comes to patent ownership. As a result, more and more bills that would modify the patent system to address poor quality patents and safeguard inventions have been recently introduced. Among this surge of bills is the “Restoring the America Invents Act” which aims to amend several issues related to post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

The Future of Cryptocurrency: Exploring Current and Anticipated Trends

2022-01-14T02:24:23-05:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in The Future of Cryptocurrency: Exploring Current and Anticipated Trends. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Class Action Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Best Defense Strategies

2022-01-24T21:57:54-05:00

The rising competition among several industries including the healthcare and digital platforms has continuously challenged economic fairness and posed compliance hurdles for practitioners specifically under the Sherman Act. Some of the violations include price fixing, rigging contract bids, and allocating consumers between businesses that should be competing for them.

Implications of GEICO v. Whiteside on Bad Faith Litigation: A Comprehensive Analysis

2022-01-21T01:18:27-05:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Implications of GEICO v. Whiteside on Bad Faith Litigation: A Comprehensive Analysis. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Patent Infringement Damages: Building Damages Analyses to Last in the Wake of MLC International v. Micron Technology

2022-01-27T13:43:41-05:00

With the ever-changing regulatory trends involving patent infringement, lawyers should be competent in furnishing a sound damage analysis to mitigate risks and effectively respond to damage discovery. Reasonable royalties are by far the most common form of damages awarded among the primary remedies available in patent infringement cases. However, the implications of MLC International v. Micron Technology have left questions among patent litigators, particularly on the required disclosure of a royalty rate during fact discovery.

Federal Tax Controversy: IRS Enforcement Trends and Developments

2022-01-25T04:08:48-05:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought sharp changes to the tax enforcement priorities of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), specifically in implementing its remote audits. Recently, the IRS and the Treasury Department released proposed treasury regulations related to the electronic filing of certain tax returns and statements. These, along with other significant developments, have been the result of the Biden administration’s efforts to address recent tax compliance issues and controversies. 

Independent Contractor Misclassification Litigation: Demystifying Tools and Tactics

2022-01-27T03:00:39-05:00

The flexible work arrangement has become a norm in the post-pandemic time, presenting hurdles among company decision-makers when it comes to employee classification. Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor can pose legal risks to employers including liability claims related to employment taxes, interest, and penalties.

IP Rights Enforcement and Technology Implications: Key Considerations and Best Compliance Practices Explored

2022-01-04T14:46:40-05:00

Technological advancements have paved the way for businesses and organizations to leverage a faster and cheaper information technology (IT) and intellectual property (IP) processing. However, these massive digital trends, which are expected to continue in 2021 and beyond, have prompted unique challenges in the IP sector.

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