If you’re sailing into the headwinds, you might be going in the wrong direction

Kristen Osenga

April 20, 2021

The decision of the FTC to not seek review at the Supreme Court is a good outcome, not just for Qualcomm, but for other innovative companies and innovation itself.

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Opinion: Waiving vaccine patents would imperil public health

Adam Mossoff

April 14, 2021

If the petition is approved, Pfizer, Moderna and dozens of other companies that raced to develop inoculations will be stripped of their intellectual property protections.

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Calls Grow to Abandon Regulations Eased Under Covid (Hello, Cocktails to Go)

Aaron Zitner and Julie Bykowicz

April 9, 2021

State and local governments have temporarily eased hundreds of regulations during the pandemic. Now, some want to abandon them for good.

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CDC extends eviction ban through June 30 as regulators vow crackdown

Katy O'Donnell

March 31, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that the federal eviction moratorium has been extended through June 30.

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Seismic Shift In The Regulatory Tide

Susan Dudley

March 24, 2021

In the two months since he took the oath of office, President Joe Biden has turned the ship of state onto a very different course from his predecessor.

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Dems pass on repealing Trump regulations — for now

Burgess Everett and Marianne Levine

March 17, 2021

Democrats have yet to use the Congressional Review Act to claw back any Trump-era regulations as of mid-March.

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Will the Biden CFPB clamp down on innovation and regulatory sandboxes?

Brian Knight

March 12, 2021

The CFPB has recently supported innovation, both among market participants and among the states, but the Bureau could stymie this work if it isn’t careful.

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Biden Orders Review of Trump Policy Related to Campus Sexual Assaults

Andrew Restuccia

March 8, 2021

President Biden signed an executive order on Monday directing his administration to review policies related to how schools handle allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

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Biden’s Hurdle: Courts Dubious of Rule by Regulation

Jacob M. Schlesinger

March 2, 2021

It’s too soon to know how any suits will ultimately be resolved, but they are a glimpse of a restraint on Mr. Biden’s ambitions, including curbing greenhouse-gas emissions, bolstering worker protection and reducing racial inequality.

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Stronger Protections for Content Will Keep Streaming Pirates At Bay

Zvi Rosen

February 26, 2021

It is now a federal crime to run a pirate streaming service for profit, the same as it has long been a federal crime to publicly perform copyrighted works for profit in a host of other settings.

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