Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Llinks Client Alert – Commercial IP(May-June 2021)

Llinks would like to share our views on the most recent hot topics and legal updates on the Commercial IP with “Llinks Client Alert – Commercial IP(May-June 2021)

 

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July 1st Marks the First Day of School for Student-Athletes Seeking to Exploit NIL Rights

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has waved the white flag and surrendered on the issue of collegiate name, image and likeness (NIL) rights. This comes less than two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a resounding blow to the NCAA on the subject of educational benefit limitations in the unanimous Alston v. NCAA decision (Alston). Framed as an interim policy, the NCAA has deferred to state legislation and individual college policies, and will allow student–athletes to earn money from the exploitation of their NIL rights for the first time. Read more…

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: A Deeper Dive into Rainmaking Tactics (Part 2 – Ideal Clients)

Join us for this week’s rainmaking recommendation from trainer and coach, Jaimie Field.

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1,327,910

That’s how many lawyers there are in the United States according to the American Bar Association’s 2021 Demographics.

437,540

That’s the number of law firms in the United States in which many of those attorneys practice.

These are huge numbers!  How do you find a way to get new clients when there are so many other lawyers competing for new business?

I have been saying, for almost 20 years, that you cannot be all things to all people.  You need to:

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NY DOL Issues Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Standard and Model Plan

As discussed in our recent Alert, the HERO Act (the Act) requires all private employers in New York to implement an airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plan in accordance with standards issued by the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL). Among the purposes of the Act is to ensure that employers are ready to implement immediate safety measures in the event of a future airborne infectious disease outbreak. Read more…

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Attorney Miriam Leskovar Burkland Named to 2021 Salute! Top 50 Women in Law by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer

ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 8, 2021 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard is proud to congratulate Miriam Leskovar Burkland on her selection to the 2nd Annual Salute! Top 50 Women in Law by Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer. “Guidance. Encouragement. Success. Leadership. That is what it takes to become a Salute! Top 50 Women in Law award honoree. Nominees were evaluated by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin & Chicago Lawyer Women’s Advisory Board and chosen by the CDLB & CL selection committee for their work to mentor and promote other women in the profession, their success in the legal community, and being a shining example of leadership.”

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Llinks Client Alert – Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy(June 2021)

Llinks would like to share our views on the most recent hot topics and legal updates on the Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy with ” Llinks Client Alert – Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy(June 2021)

 

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Новое постановление Верховного Суда по вопросам кассационного обжалования по ГПК РФ

Верховный Суд 22.06.2021 принял постановление № 17 «О применении судами норм гражданского процессуального законодательства, регулирующих производство в суде кассационной инстанции»1, отменяющее аналогичное действовавшее ранее постановление Пленума ВС РФ от 11.12.2012 № 29. Постановление регулирует применение норм ГПК с учетом изменений, внесенных Федеральным законом от 28.11.2018 № 451-ФЗ «О внесении изменений в отдельные законодательные акты Российской Федерации», частично дублирует положения предыдущего постановления, но содержит также и новые важные позиции. Рассмотрим основные положения Постановления № 17.

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Franchi highlights potential conflict issues with SPAC transactions

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have seen a widespread acceptance and exponential level of usage these past two years. Though we are only halfway through 2021, $98.9 billion has already been raised by SPACs, surpassing the total amount raised in 2020, which was already a record-breaking $83.4 billion.  Read more…

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Gradual Damages and the Starting Point of Prescription

By Emily Dikranian, from our Insurance Law Practice Group

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July 7, 2021 — On May 20, 2021, the Court of Appeal, in the case of Ville de Mascouche c. Architectes Rivest-Jodoin & Associé, 2021 QCCA 859 affirmed the decision of the Superior Court (2019 QCCS 1996) which granted a motion to dismiss on the grounds of prescription.

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What if our Post-COVID Barriers to Change are…People?

We’re slowly, slowly easing back into a post-COVID world (maybe? Delta variants, anyone?) and with that brings a lot of stress and a lot of change. Potentially.

As we’ve discussed over the past couple of weeks, there may be some temptation to slip back into “the way we’ve always done things,” and while that may feel comfortable and familiar, it’s not a good enough reason to do it. And if you are thinking that you can get away with doing it at your law firm, take heed – recent studies and articles are saying, not so fast:

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