Latest - Page 4

  • DWI with Open Container in Texas

    Insights from a Top Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston A charge of driving while intoxicated (DWI) can be a scary experience. When the offense is compounded with an open container charge, you ...

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 11 readers -
  • Fast Food Drive-Thru Safety

    November 16 is National Fast Food Day. This is a day where fast food lovers across the country celebrate by going through a fast food drive-thru or dining at a fast food restaurant. If you’re planning to go to a drive-thru in honor of this holiday, you should follow the drive-thru safety tips below in order to ensure your safety and the safety of others.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Cigarette Tax Evasion and Whistleblower Awards

    Common methods of cigarette tax evasion include: Sale of unstamped cigarettes or untaxed tobacco products. Intentionally importing or smuggling tobacco products from outside the state without payment of the appropriate state and local taxes. Sale of cigarettes with counterfeit or missing tax stamps.

    Due Diligence- 8 readers -
  • Class Actions: What Might Be On Your Horizon as a Direct Marketer?

    Companies who have faced class action lawsuits, even (and maybe especially) frivolous ones, won’t soon forget the experience. Just getting a case dismissed, or fending off class certification in the first place, can be extraordinarily costly and stressful. The amounts at stake are often huge–with potential downsides of “per violation” penalties in the four or five figures; cos ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • B&I Partners Offer Webinar on Factor Presence Tax Nexus

    On September, 27, 2017, partners Martin Eisenstein and Matthew Schaefer co–led a webinar for Strafford Publications on “Factor Presence Nexus for State and Local Taxes: Meeting the Challenges of Developing State Standards.” The webinar provided corporate tax advisers with guidance on attempts by many states to enforce so–called “factor presence nexus” on nonresident corporate ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 8 readers -
  • A Sovereign Shield

    A previously-little known loophole in the patent system, which permits Native American tribes to assert sovereign immunity as defense in inter partes review (IPR) is getting a great deal of attention these days, following an unpopular deal by Allergan to shelter its patents with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 6 readers -
  • Crutchfield Files Court Challenge To Massachusetts “Economic Nexus” Regulation

    On October 24, 2017, Crutchfield Corporation filed suit in the Circuit Court for Albemarle County, Virginia, against officials in the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, challenging the validity of Massachusetts’ new “economic nexus” regulation. Crutchfield, represented by George Isaacson, Martin Eisenstein, and Matthew Schaefer, asserts that the new rule violates the Commerc ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 6 readers -
  • U.S. Golf Manufacturers Council Submits Amicus Brief on Inter Partes Review

    On October 26, 2017, the U.S. Golf Manufacturers Council (USGMC) filed an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court in support of the respondents in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group, arguing that the inter partes review proceedings through which the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office cancels invalid patents plays a vital and successful role in ensuring patent quality.

    Brann & Isaacson- 7 readers -
  • Brann & Isaacson Congratulates Its Six Super Lawyers For 2017

    Brann & Isaacson congratulates its Super Lawyers honorees for 2017: George S. Isaacson—Tax and Business Litigation Martin I. Eisenstein —Tax, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate Martha E. Greene—Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, and Estate & Trust Litigation Peter J. Brann— Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Stacy O.

    Brann & Isaacson- 8 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!