Monthly Archives: September 2011

Thai Plant Variety Regulation on Hold as Plant Breeders Object to Access and Benefit Sharing Provisions

SciDevNet reports that Thai officials have suspended a regulation requiring plant breeders to obtain government permission before using wild plant varieties and certain domesticated varieties in the production of commercial plant varieties, and to share with the government the benefits … Continue reading

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Attorneys May Have Duty to Warn Clients about Confidentiality Risks of E-Mail Communications with Counsel While Using Employer’s Computer

In a recently-released ethics opinion, a committee of American Bar Association (“ABA”) opined that in some circumstances, an attorney has an obligation to warn an individual client that there is a risk that the client’s employer may gain access to … Continue reading

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