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|Is Mail Dead?|
David P. Hendel; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 3, 2014Is mail dead? Let’s ask Google, the ubiquitous source of all things online. This should be a lay-up on the home court of those who would say yes. And guess what. The top ten results for a Google search of “Is mail dead?” produces seven articles on why e-mail is dead, two unrelated...
|Seed Coatings Work in Early Spring But Don’t Plant Too Late - USDA Research Suggests|
Matthew R. Grant; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 8, 2014The Agricultural Research Service arm of the USDA recently published research conducted by one of its plant physiologists, Russ Gesch, on the subject of early planting of coated seeds. Gesch’s research confirmed what seed producers and coating resellers have claimed, “sowing seeds...
|Emissions of Greenhouse Gases from Livestock - New Regulations Coming?|
Robert F. Wilkinson; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 4, 2014The Obama Administration is targeting emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs), particularly methane, from the agricultural industry as a component of its recently announced Climate Action Plan - a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions. According to EPA’s inventory of GHG emissions, the sources of...
|Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations After Barko v. Halliburton|
Kevin P. McCart; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 25, 2014Read the press about Judge James Gwin’s decision in United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Co., No. 1:05-cv-1276 (D.D.C. Mar. 6, 2014), and you might see it as the beginning of the end for the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations. While the ultimate implications of the...
|Eastern District of Texas Adds New Local Patent Rule in Hatch-Waxman Cases|
Joseph E. Cwik; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 28, 2014Following the lead of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas just announced the adoption of a General Order amending the disclosure requirements for cases under the Hatch-Waxman Act, 21 U.S.C. § 355. The new rule takes...
|Avoiding Privilege Pitfalls: Barko Calls for Caution|
Matthew P. Diehr, Matthew T. Schelp; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 3, 2014, previously published on April 2, 2014Corporations conducting internal investigations need to be wary that information learned and materials generated in the course of these investigations may later fall into the hands of adversaries in litigation.
|New Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions Impacts Energy and Agriculture Industries|
Sarah Dotson Mathews; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 01, 2014On Friday, March 28, 2014, the White House unveiled its comprehensive, interagency strategy to reduce methane emissions as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan introduced last summer. The President’s Climate Action Plan proposed three key pillars upon which strategies would be...
|Business Associates: First Step in a Breach ‘Kill Chain’|
Deborah H. Juhnke; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 2, 2014, previously published on March 26, 2014The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today released its analysis of the 2013 Target Data Breach, using the “intrusion kill chain” framework from Lockheed Martin as its analytical tool. In short, the analysis shows that although Target likely failed at multiple...
|Northwestern University - The NLRB Should Have Passed|
Terry L. Potter; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 2, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014The Regional Director for the Chicago office of the NLRB issued a decision this week finding that football players receiving scholarships at Northwestern University constituted an appropriate unit for purposes of collective bargaining under the NLRA. From my perspective, the decision is flawed in...
|Pass-Through Claims Without a Contract—Severin Doctrine Part Two|
Thomas F. Rath; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 01, 2014The Severin doctrine restricts the ability of prime contractors to hold the government responsible for costs incurred by subcontractors. It is often of limited practical effect because it can usually be avoided by contract. Liquidation agreements, sponsorship agreements, pass-through agreements,...