Will Congress Solve the Patent Eligibility Conundrum?​

The bevy of precedential decisions interpreting and applying 35 U.S.C. § 101 in recent years, from both the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, has created a thicket of patent eligibility rulings that have restricted the ability to patent certain technologies and can be difficult to apply with consistency

Will Texas Soon Join the Ranks of States Enacting Privacy Legislation?​

Texans like the adage “Everything is Bigger in Texas”. So, as the Lone Star State follows its counterparts and the federal government in discussing broad sweeping privacy protections, legislators introduced two (competing) privacy bills this session: the Texas Consumer Privacy Act and the Texas Privacy Protection Act.

Sexual Harassment in Hospitals

Much has been written lately about the #MeToo movement and its presence in workplaces as diverse as universities, movie and TV studios. Hospitals are no exception.

California’s “Your Data, Your Way” Initiative​

California keeps making privacy headlines for its trailblazing California Consumer Privacy Act(“CCPA”), set to take effect January 1, 2020, but there is another set of privacy bills making its way through the California state legislature, that, if passed, will provide consumers with further privacy protections.

New York Employees Get Up To Three Hours of Paid Time Off to Vote​

A revision to New York’s election law gives workers in the state up to three hours of paid time off to vote, Governor Andrew Cuomo highlighted in an announcement released on April 1, 2019, about New York’s enacted budget for fiscal year 2020.

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