February 2019

Six FAQs on Federally Registering Your Trademark, Brand Name or Logo

Question 1: Why seek a federal (U.S.) trademark registration?There are six important reasons to seek federal registration of your trademark or brand name. Plans to expand your business into other regions of the U.S. Concern about importation of counterfe…

Doctor Who Gave Drug Representative Electronic Medical Record Access Begins Probation & Expresses Remorse for Criminal Act

Laura B. Angelini provides her insights in a recent article about a recent case regarding the False Claims Act, where a doctor violated HIPAA upon sharing protected health information with a representative from a pharmaceuticals company.

An Employer’s 2019 Checklist: Four Essential Actions for Massachusetts Employers

2018 was a landmark year for employment law in Massachusetts – and 2019 is already shaping up to be a busy year for human resources teams, employment attorneys, and all of those who are responsible for establishing and communicating workplace policies.Go…

January 2019

2019 Real Estate Tax Abatement Process

Tax abatement season is here, with some fast approaching filing deadlines in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. If you have not already done so, now is the time for property owners to review their real estate tax assessments to de…

December 2018

4 Ways Massachusetts Employment Law Changed in 2018

2018 has been a busy year for employment law in Massachusetts, featuring a number of significant legal changes. Before ringing in 2019, take a moment to review four major developments of 2018, which will impact employers and employees next year and beyond.

September 2018

Right of Publicity Law: Rhode Island

Chris K. Bush and Amanda A. Garganese provide a Q&A guide to Rhode Island right of publicity laws. This Q&A addresses the types of persons and aspects of identity protected by the right of publicity, remedies for violations of the right, and more.