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Rockefeller Supports Blind Trust for Members of Congress
HNN Huntingtonnews.netFebruary 1, 2012

The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act) says US Representatives and Senators may not use information they gain in their role as Members of Congress. “Elected officials have a duty to our constituents to be above board in ...more »

Reportage: Looking to liability
Insurance AgeFebruary 1, 2012

Arguably, what the wide vista of liability reveals is that a broker's learning does not cease with their product knowledge. For Neil Grimshaw, director at Ravenhall Risk Solutions, educating clients on risks and building a long-term partnership is a ...more »

Intellectual Property News and Stories

IntraOp Medical wins Patent Defense Suit Protecting Their Intellectual Property
PR Newswire (press release)February 1, 2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntraOp Medical Corporation (OTC: IOPD) is pleased to announce that the German Supreme Court dismissed the patent nullification case that IntraOp Medical had appealed, and have upheld IntraOp's Mobetron ...more »

Entertainment Law
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Panel Discusses Tennessee Password-Sharing Restrictions at Law School
InsideVandyFebruary 2, 2012

William Ramsey, an attorney at Neal & Harwell PLC who practices entertainment law, voiced opposition to the new law on the grounds that it could be misused and that appropriate laws already exist. Michael King, Director of Digital and Legal Affairs at ...more »

Cultural Institutions
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Alexander Avdeev "I am very impressed on how Dagestan culture evolves"
Republican Information AgencyFebruary 17, 2012

On February 17 during the working visit to Dagestan the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Avdeev, the Head of the Republic of Dagestan Magomedsalam Magomedov and other officials visited several cultural institutions, ...more »

Patent Prosecution
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Judges discuss comparative law
Canadian Jewish News (blog)February 3, 2012

Participants earn credit hours toward the continuing education lawyers are required to take. Usually, local lawyers give expositions on a particular field of law, with a Lubavitch rabbi offering Judaism's perspective. For Chabad director Rabbi Moishe ...more »

Appeals court set to hear Alabama trademark suit
Fox NewsFebruary 1, 2012

The university filed suit in 2005 alleging that Moore violated trademark law in painting scenes from football games by showing Crimson Tide players in their crimson and white uniforms without permission. The suit also contends that Moore reissued ...more »


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