In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Fashion & Retail Leader Anthony Lupo and Women’s Wear Daily Reporter Kali Hays discuss privacy, virtual fitting rooms, and the effect the #MeToo movement had on the fashion and retail industries in 2018.
On January 7, the US Supreme Court declined to review United States ex rel. Campie v. Gilead Sciences, Inc., 862 F.3d 890 (9th Cir. 2017), leaving in place a plaintiff-friendly decision by the Ninth Circuit regarding the False Claims Act’s materiality requirement.
On January 7, 2019, the US Supreme Court denied certiorari in United States ex rel. Harman v. Trinity Industries, Inc., 872 F.3d 645 (5th Cir. 2017), a closely watched case regarding the False Claims Act’s materiality standard.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office greeted the new year with a welcome gift: “2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance” that updates the framework on subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101.
On December 28, 2018 Governor Charles Baker signed H.B. 4841, a bill to take effect on July 1, that will expand the state’s occupancy tax to include short-term rentals and open the potential for local taxes on top of the state levy.
Arent Fox Sports Practice Group Leader Rich Brand, Partner Jennifer O’Sullivan, Counsel Maidie Oliveau, and Associate Justin Goldberg co-authored the article, “The Evolution of Digital Media Strategies in Major League Sports and the Legal Issues They Raise,” published by LawInSport.
The US Trade Representative (USTR) has released the first batch of approvals for exemptions from the 25% tariff on Chinese imports under Section 301 List 1. Of the 10,768 List 1 exclusions requests filed, the USTR has granted 984 exclusion requests (9%) and denied 1,257 requests (12%).
San Francisco – Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the addition of seven lawyers from Kay & Merkle, a San Francisco-based commercial, real estate, automotive, and litigation firm with deep ties in the Bay Area. The Kay & Merkle team joined the firm on January 1, 2019, enhancing Arent Fox’s ability
The US Government has been under a partial shutdown since December 21, 2018, and it is anyone’s guess when the shutdown will end. Congress has recessed until this week, and there is little word of progress among the parties.
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