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Digital health equity: Narrowing the digital divide by ensuring a fair, equitable, and just opportunity to access digital health

Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law | May 24, 2022

Washington, DC Healthcare counsel Sarah Swank co-authored this article for the American Health Law Association publication, exploring what digital health equity is, current barriers and legal considerations related to health equity, and tactics and solutions that could potentially improve digital health equity.

Patent opportunities growing for cannabis businesses

Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal | May 24, 2022

Chicago associate George Dandalides and Boston associate Juliet DeFrancisco, both of the Intellectual Property group, co-authored this article, which explains how cannabis and cannabis-adjacent businesses might be able to take advantage of patent protection opportunities for their products.

Intellectual property enforcement before the International Trade Commission

Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal | May 24, 2022

Washington, DC partner Evan Langdon, leader of NP’s International Trade Commission Section 337 team, Washington, DC associate Josh Rodriguez, and Los Angeles associate Vince Capati, all of the Intellectual Property group, contributed this article discussing the sharp increase in IP complaints and ancillary proceedings before the ITC, and why IP owners are filing suit there rather than in federal court.

ACLU blasts Montana's delay on trans birth certificate order

The Advocate | May 23, 2022

This article highlights a claim by the ACLU of Montana and NP that the state of Montana is failing to comply with a recent court order blocking a state law that would restrict the ability of transgender people to change their gender designation on their birth certificates. The NP team involved in this matter includes Complex Dispute partners Seth Horvath and Tina Solis, partner Tom Hecht, and associate Christina Kurow, all of the Chicago office.

Wake up call

Bloomberg Law | May 20, 2022

This roundup of notable legal industry news and attorney moves includes the arrival of Buffalo Global Finance counsel Emily Dinsmore to the firm.

Schneps Media celebrates New Yorks Power Professionals

amNY Metro | May 19, 2022

Long Island Government Investigations & White-Collar Defense partner Tim Sini is featured in this article as one of New York’s “Power Lawyers” honored by the publisher at an event last week. The article notes that Tim and his fellow honorees come from “diverse backgrounds and from diverse industries making for an incredible opportunity for developing new and meaningful connections.”

Gender discrimination claims vs RISD dismissed

Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly | May 19, 2022

This article discusses a judge’s dismissal of hostile work environment and disparate treatment claims against the Rhode Island School of Design, finding that the plaintiff’s lawsuit failed to put forth plausible allegations of gender-based discrimination. Providence partner Steven Richard, leader of NP’s Higher Education and Title IX teams, and department attorney Caitlyn Smith, both of the Construction & Real Estate Litigation group, are representing RISD in the case.

Varsity Blues dads can remain free while appealing convictions

Bloomberg Law | May 19, 2022

The following article covers a federal judge granting bail to a parent while he appeals his conviction in the college admissions case, and quote Boston Government Investigations & White-Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly. In addition to Brian, the parent’s defense team includes Boston GIWC partner Josh Sharp and associate Lauren Maynard.

Parents convicted in college scam remain free during appeal

Associated Press | May 19, 2022

The following article covers a federal judge granting bail to a parent while he appeals his conviction in the college admissions case, and quote Boston Government Investigations & White-Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly. In addition to Brian, the parent’s defense team includes Boston GIWC partner Josh Sharp and associate Lauren Maynard.

US Supreme Court set to rule on campus sexual assault

Times Higher Education | May 19, 2022

Providence partner Steven Richard, leader of NP’s Higher Education and Title IX teams, is quoted throughout this article on the possibility of the Supreme Court addressing Title IX student-on-student liability by clarifying the standard by which an educational institution should consider an act of harassment or assault to have occurred, and defining what corresponding action it then must take.

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