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New Year, New Act

  • January 04, 2021
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Potente, Business Lawyer and Company Formation

On December 21, 2020, the final version of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”), was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on December 27, 2020. The Act includes a $900 billion economic stimulus package as a result of the continued need for coronavirus relief. The Act also includes several updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) enacted under the CARES Act, including expanded uses of PPP loan funds, options to select a covered period, easier forgiveness application processes, and many more. Please check out this JacksonLewis P.C. article, which outlines some of the changes under the Act. For the full text of the Act please click here.

Potente, Business Lawyer and Company Formation
  • March 04, 2021
  • Blog

Proposed Legislation – California Leave

California employers should pay close attention to the 2021 legislative session. Amid the current pandemic, labor-related issues may soon look different.  Some of the new proposals, if signed into law, will affect paid sick leave, emergency childcare, expansion of the "family member" definition, and other important aspects of labor law....

Potente, Business Lawyer and Company Formation
  • January 14, 2021
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The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020

The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 became law on December 27, 2020. This new law ushered in uniform procedures in many facets of trademark litigation, but none more so than ex parte cancellation proceedings. In an effort to reduce bad faith filings and clutter, any petitioner may now file a...