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Maintaining Business Operations in a Global Health Emergency
The mounting coronavirus pandemic requires a flexible and informed response. Our attorneys in the United States and China are helping businesses manage the legal and operational issues arising from this global outbreak.
Protect Your Patents
With patent portfolios valued in billions of dollars, protecting your investments is critical. Inter partes reviews and other evolving post-grant procedures have reduced the time and cost of patent litigation, but it’s uncharted territory. We guide you through the new decisions, practices, and landscape in our post-grant proceedings resource library.
CCPA Starter Kit
The Perkins Coie CCPA Starter Kit is a comprehensive collection of templates, checklists, and guidance designed to help companies address compliance obligations under the California Consumer Privacy Act and the California attorney general’s CCPA regulations.
China’s New Personal Information Protection Specifications
After undergoing several rounds of revisions to the 2019 draft specifications, the new Information Security Technology-Personal Information Security Specifications (GB/T35273-2020) (New Personal Information Specifications) were released jointly by the State Administration of Market Regulation and the Standardization Administration of China on March 6, 2020.
Eviction Relief for California Residential Tenants
Shortly after the shelter-in-place orders first went into effect this spring, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order allowing, but not requiring, local governments to impose temporary limitations on residential and commercial evictions in certain COVID-19-related situations.
DOJ Update Underscores Risks When Responding to Antitrust CIDs
The Antitrust Division (Division) of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an update to its Civil Investigative Demand (CID) forms and its investigative deposition process on September 10. When conducting civil investigations under the antitrust laws, the Division issues CIDs to obtain relevant documents, information, and sworn testimony. The update emphasized that any such materials produced to the Division may be used in other civil, criminal, or administrative cases.
DOL Clarifies Fluctuating Workweek Hours Requirement and Other Issues in New Opinion Letters
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently issued four opinion letters addressing various exemption and compensation requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including standards for reasonable approximation and reimbursement of business-related expenses and eligibility requirements for the fluctuating workweek method of calculating overtime pay. Though opinion letters are not binding in court, employers may rely on letters issued by the administrator as a good faith defense and bar to liability for wage claims arising under the FLSA.
Your Guide to the Legal Present and Future of the Cannabis Industry
The cannabis industry’s regulatory landscape is complex and continually evolving. Our blog keeps those interested in the cannabis industry up-to-date on the latest regulations as well as looking at litigation, technology and transaction trends.
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Clients rely on Perkins Coie for advice and guidance in the face of an emergency. For those currently dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and those anticipating its effects, our attorneys are helping businesses respond and prepare.
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