Posts Tagged Legislation

INSIGHT: Clarifying Brexit’s affect on European IP Rights

I’ll leave my personal position on the Brexit vote for other arenas. This post will stick to discussing how the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union could affect your intellectual property rights in the UK and the remainder of Europe. First, the good news. For all

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NEWS : How does the government shutdown affect USPTO processing?

Without delving into the politics behind the government shutdown, many of my clients are curious about whether and how the current shutdown will be affecting any matters they have pending before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or applications that they’re considering submitting. Because the USPTO generates

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NEWS: Zak Shusterman quoted for backyard chicken advocacy

Zak Shusterman was quoted in a feature article in the Lewisboro Ledger headlined, Katonah residents raise uproar over backyard chickens by Reece Alvarez. His efforts in support of backyard chicken raising were previously mentioned here. Reece describes Zak’s presentation as “shining a wider light on the issue”. The article

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EVENT: Legislating backyard chickens

Zak Shusterman had the honor of speaking before the Town of Bedford, NY’s Zoning Board of Appeals in support of expanding residents’ rights to raise small flocks of backyard chickens. Zak provided testimony of his own experience keeping hens in the Village of Sleepy Hollow and rules

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Patent Reform, reformed again

Many patent lawyers, as well as a good number of the talented clients we represent, were disappointed by the America Invents Acts of 2011 (the “AIA”). One of the more commonly discussed provisions, implementation of the new First-to-File regime won’t take effect until March 16, 2013. After

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