Last year ended with historic tax reform legislation being signed into law following weeks of legislative ups and downs. But as we witnessed thousands of people descend upon the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit during January, we are reminded of an entirely different legislative area in need of congressional attention: self-driving cars.
Riot Games may well be right: A new era has begun in the world of esports.
Recently, the FCC made the controversial decision to repeal the Net Neutrality regulations from 2015. Net Neutrality is the principle that all information and data on the internet be treated equally. In a world with Net Neutrality regulations, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not allowed to speed up or slow down internet speeds based on the content, nor are they allowed to block any particular content, applications, or websites, for better or worse. In a world without Net Neutrality regulations, ISPs will be free to operate and administer the internet as they see fit and charge accordingly.
A case Foley handled on behalf of Booking.com was listed as one of the 10 most important trademark rulings of the year, according to Law360’s annual review of major rulings in trademark law.
Foley Partner Nate Lacktman was interviewed for The Hospital Finance Podcast, “Telemedicine Adoption Grows – Results of the 2017 Foley Telemedicine and Digital Health Survey,” where he discussed the survey findings, including the current adoption rate of telemedicine among providers and consumers, international opportunities for providers, telemedicine legal ramifications and the future of the industry.
Lacktman answered frequently asked questions about the legal ramifications of telemedicine services including how to handle physician licensing, establish appropriate doctor/patient relationships and prescribe drugs via phone or video. He also explained the regulations telemedicine entrepreneurs should be aware of as they begin building their business models.
Please join Foley’s Technology Industry Team on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Foley’s Boston office (111 Huntington Avenue, 25th Floor, Boston, MA 02119) as we host Brainbabe’s STEAM Conference Connection Kick-off.
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Deidre Diamond, CyberSN and Brainbabe Founder and CEO will be presenting. This is a MUST ATTEND event for all cyber security professionals; no matter your gender, skills, or experience. Join Us!
While garage parking is available at our office, note that we are also easily accessible by the T. From the Orange Line exit Back Bay Station and walk through the Copley and Prudential Malls to our building. From the Green Line (E train) exit Prudential Station and just walk upstairs.