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Substantive Legal Articles and Updates

ACC Tennessee highly values our relationship with sponsoring organizations.  In our effort to provide additional trustworthy substantive benefits to our members, we turn to our sponsors expertise and insight across the legal profession.  In this section you will find timely articles of interest, submitted by our valued sponsors, that are in addition to those included in educational materials at our local programs.

Sec Heightens Issuers' Cybersecurity Disclouser RequirEMENTS

Article by Steven Barrett, Robert Joseph, Andrew Spector and Robert Fritsche of Husch Blackwell

International Patenting: Outlining the Process & Costs

Article by Stephen Adams of Chambliss

Who Owns ai-generated intellectual property...from ai's perspective

Article by Adam Weiland, Michael Bradford and ChatGPT of Luedeka Neely 

A Death Knell for Standard Boiler-Plate Severance Agreements: Key Considerations for Individualized Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements after the National Labor Relations Board’s McLaren Macomb Decision

Article by Kaitlyn Hansen and Jennifer Robinson of Littler

The SPD Opportunity – SECURE 2.0, Cybersecurity and More

Article by Sarah Lowe of Frost Brown Todd LLP. 

Delta Great? Tennessee Legislature Passes Industry-Friendly Bill to Regulate Psychoactive, Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids

Article by Hunter Robinson, Whitt Steineker and Richard Swor of Bradley

Patent Uniformity in europe

Article by Gary L. Montle and Wesley M. Barbee of Patterson IP. 

Avoiding Deal Litigation

Article by Jason Callen, Philip Guess, and Beau Creson of K&L Gates

Once more unto the breach - executive leadership lessons from hbo's 'band of brothers'

Article by Mark A. Dreher of Butler Snow LLP

The information in this Thought Leadership should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on specific facts and should not be considered representative of the views of its authors, its sponsors, and/or the ACC.  This Thought Leadership is not intended as a definitive statement on the subjects addressed.  Rather, it is intended to serve as a tool providing practical advice and references for the busy in-house practitioner and other readers.


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