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Advocate’s View: Appellate courts reject commercial tenant attempts to avoid rent obligations

During the COVID outbreak in 2020, New York and several other states issued restrictions on in-person business operations in an attempt to reduce the spread of the virus. These measures significantly impacted commercial real estate as tenants struggled to pay ...

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IP Frontiers: First impressions of the Copyright Claims Board

In December 2020, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (the CASE Act) was signed into law at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CASE Act provided for the creation of a Copyright Claims Board (CCB) by amending Title ...

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Legal Loop: New York courts and bar take tech forward steps

How much did the pandemic change your life? What about your law practice? Were the effects significant or peripheral? Did your law firm change the way it functioned in order to adapt to remote working challenges? Or did your firm ...

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Commentary: Penalties and punishments for weapons charges in New York

The state of New York has some of the most restrictive weapon laws in the country, and New York City has codified even more severe restrictions. If you are facing a criminal weapons charge, or if you just have questions ...

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