1. Commerce Issues Final Rule Targeting Connected Software Applications

On June 16, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a final rule , to be effective July 17, implementing the Protecting Americans’ Sensitive Data From Foreign Adversaries and amending the Securing the Information and Communications Supply Chain (ICTS) regulations, which will have potential impacts on transactions involving certain technology and software. The ICTS rule gives Commerce the authority to prohibit certain transactions involving a foreign adversary that pose an undue risk to national security. Under this final rule, Commerce has expanded and institutionalized its review process with eight new criteria […]

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A string of major stories dominated headlines and drove news interest in the United States over the last year, including the war in Ukraine, the landmark Supreme Court decision overturning the constitutional right to abortion, and the 2022 midterm elections. Meanwhile, US news organisations have faced another wave of layoffs and downsizing.

Tentative evidence suggests that both news interest and news trust are rebounding in the US after significant drops last year. Our 2023 US survey finds that 73% of respondents report accessing news at least once per day, up 6 percentage points from the previous year, while interest […]

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Q&A with Arnold & Porter PTAB Practitioner Aaron Bowling

Aaron joined Arnold & Porter’s IP practice in November 2021 after more than eight years of practice, including a judicial clerkship with Judge Jimmie V. Reyna of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. How would you describe your practice?

I’ve had the good fortune of working on our Nike litigation team for many years, assisting on patent and trademark litigations in district court, appellate court, the PTAB, and the International Trade Commission. Thanks to the Nike team’s leadership, those litigations have provided a wealth of fantastic […]

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The Marine Corps is conducting third-party home inspections for all Public Private Venture military housing units across its U.S. installations beginning Jan. 18. These inspections are part of the requirements established in the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

The third-party inspections are mandatory and will begin in January, ending by October, and will include all Marine Corps privatized family housing across all 20 U.S. bases and stations, approximately 23,117 units. The goal of these inspections is to provide the Marine Corps information on the condition of privatized homes so that we can work with our Public […]

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