Way back on August 17, 2017 (seems like a lifetime ago), we brought you information regarding the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and its impact on those doing business in the EU*.
And now, guess what–the GDPR goes live on May 25, a week from today. » Read More
Yesterday, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Dugan v. TGI Fridays, Inc. __ N.J. __ (2017). The opinion, which you can read here, provides a good summary of the most recent law governing class certification in New Jersey. » Read More
This week in international business, we have a case going to the Supreme Court, which may determine whether a tougher standard for patentability may be enforced; Canada’s “trade-mark” law reform; millions of new Google shares on the market; and Mississippi extends trade-secret protections to universities and colleges.» Read More
Norris McLaughlin, in cooperation with The Somerset County Business Partnership, PNC Wealth Management, PNC Bank, and WithumSmith+Brown, PC, recently presented “Doing Business Internationally: Promises & Perils,” a panel-style breakfast seminar. Presenters included Robert C. Gabrielski, Member of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus; Michele Stacey, Vice-President of International Banking Group at PNC Bank; Jeffrey Placido, Director of Foreign Exchange for PNC Capital Markets; Kimberlee Phelan, Partner of WithumSmith+Brown; and Mike Kerwin, President of the Business Partnership.» Read More
In this week’s REWIND of international business news, we have the patent war between Apple and Samsung, an update on Google proposed EU settlement, and Nintendo says “Game Over” to patent trolls.» Read More