As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the United States, states, payors, and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services.
In CTB Inc. v. Hog Slat, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit found that a chicken feeder design was not eligible for trade dress protection because it improved the way the feeders worked, and was therefore eligible only for patent protection because it was functional and not ornamental.
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Enforcement Bureau last week issued two fines, one for $6,000 and another for $5,200, for violations of its contest rules, as two sweepstakes were not conducted as advertised.
As New York officials work to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we wanted to provide a resource center for the state's key executive orders and agency guidance.
To support our clients during the COVID-19 pandemic, we provide below links to the Governor’s Executive Orders and California County directives and mandates.
Most of California’s 58 counties are moving to reopen the majority of their business sectors, consistent with Phase 3 of Governor Newsom’s COVID-19 Resilience Roadmap.
With the November 2020 general election less than four months away, the County of Los Angeles is actively preparing to ensure that the region’s voting systems are operable and adequate.
Last week, L.A. County’s positive test rate continued to rise, reaching over 10%. Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer noted that cases are surging, hospitalizations are rising, and the county is seeing a lot more community spread.
On July 7, the CFPB issued its long-awaited final rule (the 2020 Final Rule) amending the regulations that govern payday loans, vehicle title loans and certain high-cost installment loans.
On Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom took action to address the rising number of COVID-19 infections in California, ordering all counties across the state to close indoor activities including restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.