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The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020, or TMA, was signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020, and is the latest in a series of initiatives to update and strengthen U.S. trademark law. The TMA makes it easier for trademark owners… Continue reading Trademark Modernization Act Sets New Procedures, Rules
Employers in the city of Dallas can now disregard the Dallas paid sick leave ordinance. The ordinance, found in Chapter 20 of the Dallas City Code, originally went into effect on August 1, 2019, and required employers with five or… Continue reading Federal Judge Says Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Violates State Minimum Wage Law
The directors of Crowe & Dunlevy elected attorney Roger A. Stong to serve as the firm’s president and CEO for 2021 and named four other attorneys to serve on its executive committee. Continue reading New Executive Committee Named at Crowe & Dunlevy
The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma could potentially have much broader state and tribal jurisdiction implications. Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group Chair Mike McBride III discusses the history of the Five Tribes as well… Continue reading How We Got to McGirt, ‘the Most Important Sovereignty Decision in the History of Oklahoma’
The Oklahoma House of Representatives recently passed the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (OCDPA) requiring businesses to inform consumers of how their personal information is being used. Anthony Hendricks and Jordan E.M. Sessler discuss the OCDPA’s opt-in requirement and the… Continue reading Is Oklahoma About to Change Data Privacy as We Know it?
Benchmark Litigation has named Oklahoma City-based Crowe & Dunlevy as its Oklahoma Firm of the Year for 2021. Firm receives seventh honor in last nine years. Continue reading Benchmark Litigation Awards ‘Firm of the Year’ to Crowe & Dunlevy
This is not a leadership “how to” article. It is an article borne out of Women’s History Month and a rumination about leadership and the presumptions on which leaders are or are not chosen. Dictionary definitions of “leadership” and “leader”… Continue reading Leadership Presumptions
With the end of 2020 came the end of mandated leaves under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The end of the mandates, though, did not mean the end of the FFCRA. Instead, Congress has extended and expanded the… Continue reading Voluntary FFCRA Leaves Extended and Expanded
The pandemic has transformed how business owners consider force majeure, a lease clause limiting the liability of tenants and landlords in the event of a catastrophe. Real Estate Practice Group member Zach Allen discusses the likelihood of these clauses to… Continue reading Here’s How the Pandemic Is Changing ‘Act of God’ Clauses in Real Estate Contracts
The U.S. Supreme Court’s McGirt decision continues to have ramifications across the state of Oklahoma. Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group Chair Mike McBride III joined OETA’s The Oklahoma News Report to discuss a recent ruling that expands McGirt to… Continue reading McGirt Decision Expands