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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Increases Extensions to Deadlines under the CARES Act
As a further update to earlier posts regarding recent actions taken by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USPTO announced this week an increased extension of time for the filing of various pat...
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“First Come, First Served:” SBA Issues Critical Guidance for Payroll Protection Program Loans
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued an Interim Final Rule controlling how $349 billion in short-term business loans under the CARES Act will be allocated. While the SBA is seeking comments from the public, the rule is effective immedia...
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CARES Act: Loan Assistance for Small Businesses
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes a number of loan access, deferment, and forgiveness provisions of interest to small businesses (which, for purpos...
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CARES Act Impacts Employer Retirement Plans
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act"). The CARES Act contains a number of provisions that affect employer-provid...
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CARES Act Creates Potential Employer Incentives to Maintain Payroll
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. Employer obligations and opportunities under federal law continue to rapidly evolve. The stimulus bill (the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act")),...
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CARES Act Amends Bankruptcy Code to Address COVID-19 Dislocation
Section 1113 of the CARES Act amends certain provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and will apply to the year following the date on which this new law goes into effect. These changes are primarily designed to benefit small businesses and individuals who...
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