It has been one busy week on ILNToday, with some excellent contributions from our members around the world! My top five posts for this week are:
- Intellectual Property Bulletin of Kochanski Zieba Rapala & Partners: Our Polish experts at Kochanski Zieba Rapala & Partners delve into IP issues covering the question of whether opposition proceedings in a European patent case would have an impact on the Polish equivalent patent, and single color protection as trademark protection, which considers the details of the Louboutin case in the US.
- International Litigation in London: Paul Howcroft of Fladgate is best known for his commentary on art law, but here, he gives us his litigation roundup for 2011 in London.
- The Government of India has on January 10, 2012 relaxed the Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) policy to allow 100% FDI in single brand retail trading activities: An excellent update from LexCounsel in New Delhi, India on the latest news in Foreign Direct Investment in India.
- Here we go again: IRS reopens voluntary disclosure program for offshore accounts and assets: McDonald Hopkins addresses the details of the IRS’ latest voluntary disclosure program, including the requirements and penalties.
- The So-Called “Rule of 10”: A Myth about OSHA’s Lack of Jurisdiction Over Small Employers: Epstein Becker & Green’s Eric J. Conn and Amanda R. Strainis-Walker dispel the myth that OSHA does not have jurisdiction over employers or workplaces with fewer than 10 employees and goes through the list of partial exemptions.
It was difficult to choose only five posts this week, so I highly recommend that you take a look at ilntoday.com to see what else might be of interest to you – our attorneys have authored content on everything from employment law, to intellectual property to health law, and more!