- Blog: Hunton Employment & Labor Law PerspectivesEEOC Issues LGBTQ+ Restroom Guidance On One-Year Anniversary of BostockPosted on June 24, 2021 by Christy E. KielyEmployers remember the seminal Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., where the Court held that Title VII’s “because of sex” protections extend to sexual orientation and transgender status. Now, on the one-year anniversary of that influential case, the EEOC has issued guidance to clarify whether employers can segregate bathrooms by gender or sex. That question was conspicuously left unresolved in Bostock.
- Blog: ALTIUS BlogsWEBINAR VIDEO | IP Update #4: Trade Secrets - Be Aware and Be PareparedPosted on June 23, 2021 by During our fourth online IP Update, you will learn more about trade secrets and how your company can take care of its sensitive information. Presenters Sophie Lens and Hans Verstrepen will answer questions such as: What is a trade secret? How does a trade secret differ from an intellectual property right and why choose one over the other? What measures should a company implement to best protect its trade secrets? What measures are available in the event of a breach and how can you ensure that the secret is not further disclosed in the course of the legal proceedin...
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsDOL Rules that Audio Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations with Plan’s Insurer may have to be DisclosedPosted on June 22, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupThe DOL recently issued Information Letter 06-14-2021 addressing whether the claims procedure regulations under ERISA require plan fiduciaries to provide, upon request, the audio recording and transcript of a telephone conversation between a claimant and a representative of the plan’s insurer relating to an adverse benefit determination. The claims regulations under ERISA provide that a […] The post DOL Rules that Audio Recordings and Transcripts of Telephone Conversations with Plan’s Insurer may have to be Disclosed appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogInventions ‘made in Spain’: How can you protect them properly?Posted on June 22, 2021 by Editor1In accordance with the Spanish Patent Law, the first application for a patent made in Spain must be filed at the Spanish Patents and Trademarks Office and penalties can be imposed in the event of the breach of this requirement. This is why it is important to be able to justify the registration of […] La entrada Inventions ‘made in Spain’: How can you protect them properly? apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
- Blog: BuildSmartEnforcing Electronic Contracts in Texas When the Other Party Denies SigningPosted on June 17, 2021 by Justin T. Scott and J. David PughAs an ever-increasing amount of contract negotiation and execution is done online, new legal issues have arisen from such transactions. Consider the following scenario: You are a general/prime contractor. You have a subcontractor’s electronic signature on an arbitration agreement. When a dispute arises with the subcontractor, you raise the arbitration agreement and attempt to submit...Continue Reading
- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEuropean Commission publishes finalised SCCsPosted on June 11, 2021 by Davinia BrennanThe European Commission has published its final Implementing Decision on new standard contractual clauses (SCCs) for the transfer of personal data to third countries. The new SCCs have been expected for some time in order to address the entry into force of the GDPR and the requirements of that regime. The delay to the update...Continue Reading…