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USPTO Adjusts Guidance for Filing Cannabis-Related Trademarks

July 24, 2019

The use of a mark in commerce must be lawful, so the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) will…

New Jersey Supreme Court Will Review Employer’s Obligation to Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use

July 22, 2019

This week, the New Jersey Supreme Court announced that it would consider whether the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination’s (NJLAD’s)…

Vessel Forfeiture Issues for Carriers Involved in U.S. Government Drug Trafficking or Other Criminal Investigations

July 11, 2019

On June 17, 2019, at the Port of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), U.S. federal law enforcement seized over 16 tons of cocaine…

Beware of Impairment Provisions in Bankruptcy Claim Sale/Assignment Agreements

July 9, 2019

Bankruptcy Claims Trading Claims trading plays a huge role in bankruptcies.  In 2018, it is reported that there were nearly…


Bylined Articles

Bankruptcy Mediation

July 10, 2019

Edward Schnitzer, the chair of our firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group, published a scholarly essay entitled “Bankruptcy Mediation” in the…

No-Poach Agreements Versus Antitrust Law

April 19, 2019

Philadelphia Bar Reporter
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

For those who may not be familiar with no-poach agreements, they have historically been agreements between two or more companies…

Comparison of Euro. Competition, U.S. Antitrust Laws

February 22, 2019

Philadelphia Bar Reporter

There is a divergence between European and U.S. competition law governing private rights of action, collective actions, resale price maintenance,…

New Incentive to Invest in Distressed Communities

January 11, 2019

Philadelphia Bar Reporter
By Ernest D. Holtzheimer

“Qualified Opportunity Zones” were introduced just one year ago by the 2017 tax reform, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,…

In the News

Former AUSA rejoins Montgomery McCracken in Cherry Hill

August 15, 2019

By Gabrielle Saulsbery

Former Assistant United States Attorney and supervisor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey Fabiana Pierre-Louis…

Citizen takes environmental issue into his own hands with lawsuit over Bucks County development

August 2, 2019

Pennsylvania Record
By Karen Kidd

A citizen lawsuit filed recently against developers of an upscale, 14-homesite community in Nockamixon Township is an example of how…

The New Rules of Booze: Customers, makers benefitting as landscape shifts

July 12, 2019

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Kenneth Hilario

The Fine Wine & Good Spirits store on Lancaster Avenue in the heart of Wayne is not your old Fine…

Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar Team Adds Prosecutor

June 17, 2019

By Matt Fair

After nearly a decade as a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia, A. Nicole Phillips has joined the ranks of Montgomery…

Press Releases

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

August 15, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of…

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis Rejoins Montgomery McCracken in New Jersey

July 31, 2019

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken announced today that Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) and supervisor for…

Alfred W. Zaher Appointed to the Board of the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus

July 16, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA– Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that its Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Alfred W. Zaher has been…

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicole Phillips Joins Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations Practice

June 11, 2019

Philadelphia, PA – Montgomery McCracken announced today that A. Nicole Phillips, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) in the Criminal…