In a major blow to web publishers, Judge Kimba Wood of the Southern District of New York reversed her own ruling from just two months ago and revived a photographer’s copyright suit against Mashable, Inc. (Mashable), over Mashable’s use of an embedded Instagram photograph on its website.
On Wednesday, July 1, Governor Newsom ordered restaurants and other indoor activities in much of the state to close down for a three-week period, due to concerns about rising COVID-19 metrics.
In Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc.,the Supreme Court held that 35 U.S.C. Section 284 provides for enhanced damages in egregious cases.
The use of telehealth technology and services has increased by record levels in 2020, driven by the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent telehealth policy flexibilities temporarily implemented by federal, state and private payers.
On June 25, 2020, federal banking and securities regulators issued new regulations that will ease burdens on banks that involve themselves with certain types of investment funds.
Last week saw a rise in the number of cases reported in L.A. County, with over 2,000 new cases on five separate days. In addition, the County’s positive test rate rose to 9%, from 8%, as of Friday, June 26, 2020.
On Sunday, June 28, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered seven counties to close bars in their jurisdictions, due to rising COVID-19 metrics.
In a long-awaited ruling, the Supreme Court in Seila Law has ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional in that it limits the ability of the President to fire the director, unless with cause.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the United States, states, payors, and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services.
Medicaid has been a critical tool for states as they fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In Medicaid’s role as the largest payer in the nation and the largest source of federal funding to states, states are working to identify ways to use it as a lever for mitigating the effects of the pandemic.