Thu Apr 15, 2021 | | General

Honoring Our Military Kids – Purple Up

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April 15, 2021 – Honoring Our Military Kids – Purple Up

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Thu Apr 9, 2020 | | Covid-19, Trademarks

Relief for Trademark Registrants and Applicants Affected by COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a major effect on many businesses throughout the country. Due to the pandemic and its effects, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), in accordance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), is extending the time for trademark applicants and registrants to file certain documents or pay certain fees which would ordinarily have been due on or after March 27, 2020. Such documents include responses to an Office Action, statements of use (or requests for extensions), and renewal applications that were due between, and inclusive of, both March 27, 2020 and April 30, 2020.Ā  Due dates have now been extended by thirty (30) days from the initial date from when the filing or payment was due, as long as the filing is accompanied by a statement that the delay was due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Thu Mar 26, 2020 | | Charter School Insights, Copyright, Covid-19, Education

Remote Learning & Copyright Law Considerations

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, schools across the country are forced to rapidly institute remote or distance learning plans for their teachers and students. While remote learning has the potential to be a worthy substitute for in-class lessons, it can present numerous challenges in terms of copyright law compliance. School administrators and teachers should familiarize themselves with some basic copyright law considerations when posting lessons online.

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Fri Jan 15, 2016 | | News

The New York City Fair Chance Act

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For many, the New Year is a time to reset, plan for the future, and resolve to do things differently/better in the coming year. With the enactment of The Fair Chance Act (the “Act”) on October 27, 2015, individuals applying for jobs with certain New York City employers are given the opportunity to pursue a new beginning and be judged on the merits of their experience without potentially being screened out at the application stage due to past behavior.

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