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Recent Developments Have Let the Air Out of Slack Fill Lawsuits

While the proliferation of slack fill claims may concern food and beverage manufacturers, recent legal developments indicate that the viability of these claims may be short lived.

TCPA Shakeup: Analysis of the D.C. Circuit’s Long-Awaited Decision in ‘ACA International’

‘ACA International’ has changed the current TCPA class action landscape. To minimize the risk of litigation, companies engaging in telephonic advertising must carefully review their advertising programs to ensure compliance with the decision

Potential Pitfalls of the BitLicense

The BitLicense imposes significant operational burdens for virtual currency businesses operating in New York or engaging in activities aimed at New York residents.

Will Sovereign Immunity Shield Patent Owners From IPR Challenges?

One of the most interesting issues that’s being litigated in patent law these days is the ability to sue a sovereign entity for patent infringement or challenge the validity of a patent owned by a sovereign entity at the U.S. Patent Office.

New EU-Mexico Trade Agreement: What Lies Ahead for the Future of ISDS?

On April 21, 2018, the EU and Mexico announced an “agreement in principle” to update the terms of their 2000 Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation Agreement. The new agreement advances the EU’s mission to transform the traditional investor-state arbitration in favor of a permanent bilateral investment court. It also follows similar treaties and free trade agreements between the EU and Canada, Vietnam, and Singapore. This article explores how this recent trend could affect international companies and individuals with investments in the EU.