On Wed., February 8, 2007, Intellectual Properties Owners Association (IPO) released the report of its legislation task force. Unlike the hundreds of academic analyses of the legislative history of s. 101 – and this report includes another – the Task Force took the further necessary and nervy step of proposing amendments to s. 101 to blunt the impact of the Mayo/Alice rules: … [Read more...] about Intellectual Properties Owners Association Proposes Legislative Fix for s. 101.
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The Intellectual Property Owners’ Association (IPO) recently released its 2014 IP Record, an annual report detailing global intellectual property trends. Now in its seventh year, the report draws from a range of sources, including the USPTO Performance and Accountability Report FY 2013, and WIPO 2013 World Intellectual Property Indicators, to provide extensive information on various facets of intellectual property. The trademark registration and application statistics in the report are interesting to parse, particularly as they relate to innovation, business development, and overall market strength. … [Read more...] about Trademark Highlights from the Intellectual Property Owners’ Association (IPO) 2014 IP Record
The proposal still could be put to a vote. In order to trigger an election, 25 percent of property owners who control at least 25 percent of the assessed land value would need to mail in their written opposition by the close of business Oct. 15, or submit a written form, in person, by the end of the public hearing Oct. 16. … [Read more...] about Property owners sue San Bernardino County over proposed fire protection zone expansion
Creditors should also know the legal consequences of the terms of their own insurance coverage, as well as the coverage of the of the parties with whom they contract, whether mortgagors or consultants. Does your insurance adequately respond to foreseeable risks or to changing conditions? The terms of the coverage offered to many financial institutions have changed as insurers have identified risks associated with the economic downturn. So-called "regulatory exclusions," limitations on the coverage provided to individual directors and officers for claims brought by receivers, expanded conflict-of-interest exclusions and exclusions to lender liability coverage for mortgage-related claims are among the limitations that insurers have attempted to impose in recent renewals. … [Read more...] about Insurance and the Accidental Property Owner
If there is a hidden condition or defect, a property owner can claim he didn’t know about it and can’t reasonably have been expected to know about it or fix it. If the property owner has done everything possible to keep the property safe, the fact that you fell and got injured may not be his fault. Lack of reasonable knowledge is a valid defense against a negligence claim for a slip and fall injury. To prove otherwise is a complicated process involving review of records of maintenance, past claims, and any other information that might suggest the property owner should have known and fixed the hazard. … [Read more...] about Falling Down: Is the Property Owner at Fault?