Posts by Thomas Baer

On your next visit to Jenkins, check out the Practice Centers available on our Bloomberg Law computers. The Bloomberg Practice Centers group together a variety of resources for a number of legal practice areas including Antitrust Law, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Labor & Employment, Tax,...
The Supreme Court has allowed an antitrust lawsuit filed by iPhone owners to proceed against Apple with a decision on Apple, Inc v. Pepper . The outcome of the case may issue a setback to Apple and other tech companies who run online marketplaces. A lawsuit filed in a US District Court in...
The trade war between the US and China has escalated this month, with both the US and China introducing new tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods. Last week, the US announced that it would be raising tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. China then retaliated with increased tariffs on $...
From May 1 - 7, the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the American Library Association is celebrating Choose Privacy Week . Choose Privacy Week “promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrates libraries and librarians’ unique role in protecting privacy in the library and in...
The PA Supreme Court has adopted a new rule , effective May 1, 2019 that allows parties to cite unpublished opinions in the intermediate appellate courts for persuasive authority. The provision to Rule 126 allows parties to rely on unpublished non-precedential memorandum decisions of the Superior...
Happy National Library Week! Jenkins is excited to announce a new addition to our NewsBank database! You can now take advantage of your Jenkins membership to gain greater access to daily Philadelphia news with the Philadelphia Inquirer Collection. In addition to our current text version, the...
The 5th edition of Kohn on Music Licensing by Bob Kohn is now at Jenkins. This title “is a guide to the licensing process from both sides of the deal - helping copyright owners understand how to maximize the value of their songs and recordings while helping those who wish to use music for...
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), known as "vapes", entered the market as an alternative to combustible tobacco for smokers. Vapes produce an aerosol vapor often containing nicotine and flavoring that users inhale. Many users view ENDS as a tool for smoking cessation . They do contain...
Having trouble keeping up with current events? Check out the Newsbank Hot Topics Quick Link for monthly updates on topics that are trending in the news. Navigate to Hot Topics from the Quick Links menu on the right side of the Newsbank homepage. With the Hot Topics Quick Link, Newsbank develops...
If you are in need of the ultimate resource for real property, try out Powell on Real Property . The 16 volume set is a definitive treatise for property law issues. It covers numerous topics including real property rights, landlord-tenant, easements, mortgages, foreclosures, tax issues, and more...