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FTC Outlaws Non-Competes

Employers may be losing what has historically been an important tool in protecting their business from unfair competition. On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission adopted a new regulation that essentially nullifies employer contracts, workplace policies and...

IP Alert: USPTO to increase various fees

Effective January 2, 2021, the USPTO will increase its trademark and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) fees for the first time in approximately three years.  Many fees are a significant increase, doubling the current costs.  In considering the increases, the...

The Final Countdown: Three, Two, WAIT… Not Yet.

By Christina L. Winsor203-358-0800CWinsor@dmoc.com The UK was set to leave the EU on March 29, 2019. However, March 29 has come and gone and BREXT has not yet occurred. The British Members of Parliament (MP) have rejected the current deal to leave the EU...

Estate Planning Documents Your 18 Year Old Should Have

What is a parent to do when the college nurse refuses to answer questions about her sick child because the college infirmary does not have written permission to communicate with the parent? Your teenager depends on you for food, shelter, clothing and...