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December 2017 Archives

Useful facts for budding marijuana entrepreneurs

You may remember a time (not so long ago) when many people would have never dreamed that marijuana could be a product for a legitimate business in the United States. Since then, much has changed throughout the nation. Medical marijuana and recreational marijuana are definitely hot topics that often incite contentious debates in private communities as well as public political disputes.

Patent transfer deals suffer defeat by administrative court

A case involving the University of Minnesota was reviewed by a United States administrative court earlier in December. The case, which involved the court's right to review the validity of patents, shot down the argument by the school that its sovereign status granted it immunity from such an idea.

Should you appeal an unfavorable court decision?

No matter what kind of legal disputes you find yourself navigating, sometimes a court hands down a decision that fails to address your needs or rights. Depending on the nature of the initial decision and the methods the court used to reach it, you may have to absorb the harm and move on, or you may find grounds to appeal the decision to a higher court. It is important to understand that, while appealing decisions is relatively common, it is significantly different from dealing with initial litigation.

How does a deposition work in civil litigation?

Civil litigation is one of the most common forms of litigation in the country. One part of the process includes the deposition. The deposition should never be overlooked. It is very important as it can help discover quite a bit of evidence for either side. So, how does a deposition work in civil litigation?

Renewing a 5-year educator license in Ohio

If you are a teacher working in the state of Ohio, you should know the steps required to renew a five-year educator license. If you are not currently employed at a school in Ohio, you should also know how to renew such a license in the event that you want to obtain employment in the future. We will take a look at the steps involved in this process.

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