Dunnington Client Alert: Five Essential Questions for Foreign Entities with U.S. Business Operations in Light of COVID-19

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Donna Frosco, Partner

May 20, 2020

Multinational and foreign business and non-profit entities conducting business in the United States may find the layers of regulations inherent in the United States’ federal/state/local regulatory scheme rather complex in “normal” times.  For that reason, Dunnington created a “Doing Business in the United States” brochure which you can find here.

However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, things have become even more complicated. To help foreign entities with U.S. operations identify issues states-side business units may face in these unprecedented times, we offer the following questions for consideration and provide information, examples and resources which may be helpful in assessing your particular circumstances. Read More

Intellectual Property and COVID-19: U.S. Trademark Office and U.S. Copyright Office Extend Deadlines

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Intellectual Property and COVID-19:

U.S. Trademark Office and U.S. Copyright Office Extend Deadlines

The United States Patent & Trademark Office has extended certain filing deadlines for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the Trademark Office had waived certain late fees (see DUNNINGTON’s previous post here).

Citing Authority granted by the CARES Act on March 27, 2020, due dates for most filings with deadlines between March 27, 2020 and April 30, 2020 now have been extended by 30 days, provided that they are accompanied by mandatory statements of COVID-19 impact. Read More

Déclaration de Dunnington face à l’épidémie du COVID-19

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25 Mars 2020

Chers clients, collègues, partenaires commerciaux, employés et contacts, nous souhaiterions vous faire part d’un bref avis relatif à l’épidémie du COVID-19.

Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller s’engage à protéger la santé, la sécurité et le bien-être continus de l’ensemble de son personnel pendant que nous continuons à vous fournir des services.

Nous avons mis en place un plan d’urgence afin de pouvoir fournir à nos clients un service ininterrompu tout en travaillant à distance, comme les circonstances actuelles le justifient. Nos avocats et notre personnel continueront de répondre à vos besoins juridiques et commerciaux, à la fois en poursuivant leur travail sur les affaires en cours mais également en aidant à résoudre de nouveaux problèmes qui pourraient survenir, qu’ils soient ou non liés à l’épidémie du COVID-19.

Toutes nos pensées accompagnent ceux touchés par l’épidémie du COVID-19. Nous espérons que tous restent en sécurité et en bonne santé.

Nous demeurons à votre disposition pour toutes questions que vous pourriez avoir.

COVID-19 Client Alert – Essential Legal Issues

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Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP

COVID-19 Announcement:

Dear Clients and Colleagues:

Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP is dedicated to protecting the continued health, safety and well-being of our entire staff while we continue to provide services to you.  First and foremost, our thoughts are with all those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, and the medical professionals relentlessly working around the clock to fight this new global pandemic. Read More

Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19

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Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19:  Needed Guidance For Commercial Property Insurance Policyholders Forthcoming From the New York Department of Financial Services

On March 10, 2020, the New York Department of Financial Services used its powers under Section 308 of the New York Insurance Law to compel every property/casualty insurer in the state to answer, by March 18, 2020 urgent questions that policyholders have and to provide detailed information on its business interruption insurance coverage both to the DFS and to individual policyholders.  Read More