Copyright Office Moves to Electronic DMCA Registry

Many companies have taken advantage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (DMCA) safe harbor provision and designated an agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement. Doing so provides some insulation against infringement claims as it affords companies the chance to remove the allegedly infringing material before a formal claim is asserted. In the past, companies 

The Supreme Court Issues Significant FDCPA Decisions

Written by: Attorney Christopher M. Candon & Joseph M. Harris In this past term, the United States Supreme Court took action on several cases that may significantly shape bankruptcy and/or insolvency law.  In a few short months, the Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision that ended the practice of non-consensual structured dismissals (Czyzeweski v. Jevic, 

Attorney General Issues Gender Identity Guidance for Public Accommodations

Earlier today, Attorney General Maura Healey issued guidance for businesses to comply with the Massachusetts’ new transgender right law. Beginning on October 1, 2016, transgender people will be allowed to use bathrooms, locker rooms, changing rooms, and similar facilities that correspond to their own gender identity.  The law also requires all public accommodations, including restaurants 

New NH Law Protects Employees Who Request Flexible Schedule from Retaliation

With remote work and telecommuting more commonplace not to mention the many law in recent years that involve workplace accommodation and the cultural shift towards more of a work-life balance many employees are requesting flexible work schedules. Some employers are better equipped or more receptive to these requests than others. Now, there is a new