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BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act was passed into law on December 31, 2018 (P.L. 115-406) pdf icon[PDF – 312 KB]external icon and amends the Public Health Service Act (Section 398A; 42 U.S.C. 280c-3-4). The activities outlined in BOLD are designed to create a uniform national public health infrastructure with a focus on issues such as increasing early …

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Lex Machina Releases 2022 Employment Litigation Report

While employment case filings declined throughout the pandemic to the lowest number in a decade, COVID-19 cases and damages awards have remained robust. Menlo Park, CA — August 4, 2022 — Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, today releases its Employment Litigation Report. The report examines employment litigation trends in federal district and appellate courts. It focuses …

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Did You Know There Was Such A Thing As A Vaccine Injury Lawyer ?

You will know after reading this article Vaccine Injury Lawyer by Ronald V. Miller, Jr. The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is a special federal program that provides no-fault compensation to individuals that are injured by a vaccine. The VICP is often referred to as Vaccine Court and it offers people who are harmed by …

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Killing Them Easier: USPTO “Reverses” the Federal Circuit on Genericness

Generic terms—terms that are primarily understood to be the name of a product or service—cannot be trademarks. [1] For example, one cannot register APPLE as a trademark for (you guessed it) apples. [2] When a trademark becomes generic, the mark falls into the public domain, and anyone can use it. [3] Because becoming generic terminates the former owner’s trademark rights, this …

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Victory for Animals and Free Speech as U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Kansas Ag-Gag Law

The court denying review of the case cements the Animal Legal Defense Fund-led coalition victory in Kansas for animal protection, food safety, and worker safety WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a major victory for animals, workers, and transparency in the animal agriculture industry, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals …

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The Supreme Court Strikes Down Railroad Regulation

During the “Gilded Age” of the 1880s and 1890s, the influence of large-scale corporations dominated not just the U.S. Congress but also the courts. Nowhere was this more evident than in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the 1886 Wabash case, excerpted below. With Wabash, the Court overturned its 1879 decision (Munn v. Illinois) allowing states to regulate …

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Immigration Tech In 2021: New Funding, New Features, New Future For The Industry.

 Roman Zelichenko  As the founder of an immigration tech startup and an immigration digital marketing agency focused on the immigration industry, finding time for journalistic reporting on immigration tech is tough. Indeed, this article was slated to be published in March 2021 covering just the first Quarter of 2021, then in June 2021 covering the first half, then Jan …

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