Innovation in the Legal Services Sector

Hype

While product-oriented innovation is well-established as a business practice, innovation in service-oriented sectors, such as legal, accounting, and consulting, has had a slower progression – until now. Ideation & Collaboration Legal Services

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Private Operating Foundations: A Legal Option for Hands-On Philanthropists

Pearlman + Pearlman

The post Private Operating Foundations: A Legal Option for Hands-On Philanthropists appeared first on Perlman and Perlman.

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Can Your Employer Legally Make You Get the Covid-19 Vaccination?

Tishkoff

As COVID-19 vaccines become available, many employers will have a strong case for requiring employee vaccinations, so long as their vaccination policies have certain exceptions, are job-related and are consistent with business necessity, legal experts say.

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Donor Match-Making – Legal Considerations for Matching Gift Campaigns

Pearlman + Pearlman

Key Legal Considerations. The following are key legal issues to consider when conducting matching gift campaigns. The post Donor Match-Making – Legal Considerations for Matching Gift Campaigns appeared first on Perlman and Perlman.

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What is a legal injunction?

Tishkoff

A legal injunction is a court order to take a particular action or refrain from it. There are three types of legal injunctions: permanent injunctions; temporary restraining orders; and preliminary injunctions.

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Can Your Employer Legally Make You Get the Covid-19 Vaccination?

Tishkoff

As COVID-19 vaccines become available, many employers will have a strong case for requiring employee vaccinations, so long as their vaccination policies have certain exceptions, are job-related and are consistent with business necessity, legal experts say.

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From Affirmative Action to Affirmative Algorithms: The Legal Challenges Threatening Progress on Algorithmic Fairness

Partnership on AI

Technologists must take note, and should urgently pay attention to the possible legal challenges to their current approaches to mitigating algorithmic bias. . The AI Community Can No Longer Afford to Ignore the Legal Challenges to Algorithmic Fairness Efforts .

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To Prevent Algorithmic Bias, Legal and Technical Definitions around Algorithmic Fairness Must Align

Partnership on AI

PAI research highlights a divergence between legal and machine learning terminology related to fairness and bias. This dissonance in definitions becomes especially problematic given the role the courts and legal system might play in creating accountability mechanisms around algorithmic bias.

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Does the non-use of your trademark because of COVID or the pandemic mean you legally abandoned your rights?

Tishkoff

If a mark owner stops using a trademark for a sufficiently long period, his rights may become vulnerable to third-party claims of abandonment. To maintain a federal trademark registration, trademark owners periodically must file declarations of continued use with the USPTO.

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Franchise Development and Legal Steps Franchisors Should Take to Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic

Internicola Law Firm

Short-Term: Brace for Impact, Defensive Measures, Legal Adjustments. Re-Evaluate Franchisee Legal Obligations – Even if your franchise agreement requires payment of minimum royalty obligations, now is probably not the time to enforce these obligations.

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Does the non-use of your trademark because of COVID or the pandemic mean you legally abandoned your rights?

Tishkoff

If a mark owner stops using a trademark for a sufficiently long period, his rights may become vulnerable to third-party claims of abandonment. To maintain a federal trademark registration, trademark owners periodically must file declarations of continued use with the USPTO.

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legal management: what a law firm can learn from an it company

Stackfield Blog

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The Distinction: Data Privacy versus Protection

Compare The Cloud

One must understand the difference between these terms to avoid confusion about legal obligations and rights. While data privacy authorizes who has legal access to information, data protection focuses on protecting users’ details from unauthorized use.

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IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of Adaptive Instructional Systems Consortium

ISTO / IEEE

Since its inception in 1999, ISTO has partnered with 50+ international industry groups providing the legal and operational frameworks and best practices required to accomplish technical missions quickly and cost-effectively.

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5 Tips for Fintech Companies to Handle Compliance

Compare The Cloud

However, the Financial Technology environment – in terms of both business and legal aspects – is fairly dynamic when it comes to legal compliances that these FinTech companies need to tackle in order to stay ahead.

What is Asset Protection?

Tishkoff

Asset protection is a set of legal techniques, and a body of statutory and common law, dealing with protecting assets of individuals and business entities from civil money judgments. Use separate legal devices, such as placing each piece of real estate in a separate LLC.

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IEEE ISTO Marks 20 Years of Helping Small Groups Quickly Develop Technical Specs

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO sets up a legal infrastructure within which each group operates. It takes care of the financial, legal, and tax documents that are required, as well as setting up websites, holding meetings, organizing events, and other duties. The technologies include blockchain, Internet of Things, and smart cities.

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What is Civil Law?

Tishkoff

Civil law, or civilian law, as a legal system, originated in Europe. Conversely, in civil cases both parties are directly involved and usually are each represented by legal counsel.

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What are Property Disputes?

Tishkoff

A Property dispute refers to any legal dispute involving real property, also known as real estate. Property disputes may involve specific fact and legal issues. Real property is immovable property attached directly to the land.

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To Incorporate Or Not to Incorporate…That is the Question!

ISTO / IEEE

Step Two: Forming a Legal Entity. The next crucial set of decisions is how to establish and maintain your organization as a credible, legal, operating entity. Drafting Legal Governing Documents. As such, your organization can enjoy the full protection of the ISTO legal umbrella from the minute you sign a Participant Program Agreement. Gaining 501(c)(6) Legal Status. Seeking advice from legal counsel during such exchanges is strongly advised.

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Prepare Your Partnership by Following a Structured Alliance Process

Peter Simoons

For instance, departments that have their say on legal and intellectual property will be part of the alliance formation. Tip 14: Prepare Your Partnership by Following a Structured Alliance Process.

Trust or Control? “My CEO Wants a Joint Venture”

Peter Simoons

There is simply no need for the additional elements and costs of creating a joint venture using a separate legal entity. “ My CEO wants a Joint Venture ” is one of many quotes (or similar) that I often hear when in conversations with potential clients.

What is a Trademark Infringement Defense?

Tishkoff

A trademark infringement defense is a legal case brought by a defendant to prove they did not infringe on someone else’s trademark. Trademark infringement is the unauthorized use of a trademark or service mark on goods that compete or are related.

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How to Partner With Other Companies to Grow Your Business

B Plans

Before you envision the fuss and expense of joining forces legally with another entity, take a step back. Form strategic partnerships with other legal firms around the nation. When you want to scale your business , you have a few choices. You could toss more money into marketing.

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How Inbound Marketing for Law Firms Works

TRG Blog

Let also not forget the great problem of the legal services, market saturation in many countries. Amid the uprising digital transformation trend today, the vast majority of law firms still employ traditional offline marketing strategies.

IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Formation of LaSAR Alliance

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO provides today’s industry alliances and trade associations with turnkey legal and operational support. New Member Program in Augmented Reality Wearable Devices. PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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The Difference Between a Partnership and an Alliance

Peter Simoons

Add to that the fact that in some countries the word partnership has a legal meaning with obligations attached to it and you should consider carefully if it’s the right word to describe what you mean. Do you ever wonder what the difference is between partnerships and alliances?

Hybrid Meetings that Work: Tips for Your Successful Event

ISTO / IEEE

ISTO provides today’s industry alliances and trade associations with turnkey legal , operational and event marketing support. by Michelle Hunt, Director, Alliance Management Operations, ISTO .

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Why Community Service and Giving Are a Core Part of The Spur Group

PLM Alliances

Just a few short months later, our community was roiled again by the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, bringing attention once again to the devastating effects of systematic racism in our legal institutions.

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Franchising vs Business Opportunity

Internicola Law Firm

In a business opportunity transaction the legal terms or names for the parties vary and follow more generic names like buyer and seller.

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Don’t Hire a Franchise Consultant if you see these Warning Signs!

Internicola Law Firm

Legal FDD Development. They’re all legal services which should be prepared by a law firm – not a consultant. Franchise consultants should not be representing that they’re going to be handling the legal aspect of franchising your business.

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Agree on a Set of Alliance Core Values and Operating Principles

Peter Simoons

You could argue that this should already have been covered in the legal contract that forms the foundation of the alliance. Tip 9: Agree on a Set of Alliance Core Values and Operating Principles.

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What is Tort Law?

Tishkoff

In the context, of torts, “injury” describes the invasion of any legal right, whereas “harm” describes a loss or detriment in fact that an individual suffers. A tort is a civil case in which one party alleges that another caused physical or emotional harm.

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IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization Announces Its 2021 Board Members

ISTO / IEEE

Since its inception in 1999, ISTO has partnered with 50+ international industry groups providing the legal and operational frameworks and best practices required to accomplish technical missions quickly and cost-effectively. PISCATAWAY, N.J.,

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Being Business Forward Prepared Us For This Pandemic

PLM Alliances

Here are some of the operating principles that have allowed us to transition quickly to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the legal requirements of our government leaders: Standardize equipment and service - all laptops are the same make model and have the same image.