Laws and Regulations

Making Changes To Patent Law

Patent laws have not changed much since 1952. It appears that Congress is ready to try and change that, though. The Associated Press reports that the Senate is taking charge with the Patent Reform Act. It will overhaul a 1952 law, and and help bring the system in line for the 21st century. Congress has […]

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Lawyers Are Using Social Media

According to, while most law firms, big and small, tend to err on the traditional side, social media has created new opportunities for attorneys to flourish as thought leaders and entrepreneurs. A recent survey from communications consultancy Greentarget notes that, “While the more traditional marketing channels for law firm credentialing continue to dominate …

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Derby Mom Sues Over Lead Law In just days a new federal law goes into effect, which will virtually shut down the craft industry. The law, aimed at protecting children, requires all items for kids, including those made by local artisans, be tested for lead. The problem is that those tests are expensive and it’s sparked a class action lawsuit

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