What’s New on PLI PLUS

We add content to PLI PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly update our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts, and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

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Treatise Update – Langer on Practical International Tax Planning (Fifth Edition)

Regularly updated, Langer on Practical International Tax Planning gives you the latest news on the legal, tax, business, financial, social, political, technological, geographical, and regional factors to consider when developing and implementing customized planning strategies for clients. It is an invaluable tool for tax and estate planners, tax attorneys, accountants, and sophisticated investors.

This new release updates the treatise with up-to-date practical information and analysis to help preserve your clients’ assets.

Highlights include:

  • New section 36:6.1[E] explores a 2002 revenue procedure providing the exclusive steps for requesting a determination under section 4672(a)(2) that a substance be added to, or removed from, the “list of taxable substances” under section 4672(a).
  • New section 42:1.6[D][7][c] discusses whether a taxpayer is entitled to treat as DPGR gross receipts derived from providing customers access to computer software for the customers’ direct use.
  • New Chapter 88 explains that in 2022 the Fifth Circuit addressed whether agreements entered into by Exxon (with Qatar and Malaysia) were mineral leases, or mineral “sales.” The court noted that the answer was “worth” a billion dollars.
  • Miscellaneous revisions are found throughout the other chapters published in this release.

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What’s New on PLI PLUS

We add content to PLI PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly update our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts, and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

Click here to see what we added in December 2022!     

Treatise Updates – Kane on Trademark Law: A Practitioner’s Guide (Seventh Edition) and Likelihood of Confusion in Trademark Law (Second Edition)

PLI Press is pleased to announce updates to two of our Trademark treatises – Kane on Trademark Law: A Practitioner’s Guide (Seventh Edition) and Likelihood of Confusion in Trademark Law (Second Edition)

Kane on Trademark Law deals with trademark law on the whole, providing court-tested practical suggestions on how to quickly spot potential conflicts and save time on searches, overcome common descriptiveness rejections, amend registrations, and prepare witnesses for depositions. 

Likelihood of Confusion in Trademark Law focuses specifically on a major factor for determining whether a trademark has been infringed – the probability that consumers will mistake the alleged infringing mark for the original.  It illuminates the pivotal multiple-factor test, providing a strong grasp of the key elements used by the courts to determine if likelihood of confusion exists.

Updated topics from Kane on Trademark Law include:

  • Trademark selection: Chapter 2 now incorporates the USPTO’s new examination guidelines related to genericness rejections (see section 2:1.2) and decisions from the Federal Circuit regarding the registration of .SUCKS (see section 2:5.3) and book titles and characters as trademarks (see section 2:8).
  • Proving a statutory cause of action: Coverage of Meenaxi Enterprise, Inc. v. Coca-Cola Co., regarding the elements the claimant must prove to maintain a statutory cause of action under the Lanham Act for activities solely conducted outside the United States (see sections 19:4.5[D] and 22:5).

Highlights from the new information in Likelihood of Confusion in Trademark Law include:

  • New color illustration of trademark and trade dress infringement cases: An illustration from Sabhnani v. Mirage Brands, LLC (Perfumes & Cologne, see Appendix A49) has been added to Appendix A.
  • Consumers and their degree of care: New commentary in section 6:2 analyzes how empirical research into actual consumer behavior compares with old assumptions and new constructs of consumer behavior.

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Treatise Update – Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition)

The recent increase in federal enforcement of consumer financial services laws and regulations makes it a priority for companies to take stock of their current financial products, to identify potential risks, and to enhance consumer satisfaction efforts.  Fortunately, the treatise Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition) aids in that process by providing attorneys, compliance personnel, and business professionals with legal, regulatory, and procedural guidance regarding the various financial products, accompanied by many helpful charts, tables, and other graphics.

Highlights from the updated release include:

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New Edition! New York Elder Law (Second Edition)

PLI Press is proud to announce the publication of the new edition of New York Elder Law

This authoritative book assists lawyers, social workers, health care personnel, gerontologists, retirement planners, and the like advocate for seniors and address common concerns, including ensuring control over one’s financial affairs and paying for and determining the scope of long-term medical care. The discussions focus on the most common, and often most confusing, subject areas: Medicare, Medi-gap Insurance, Medicaid Eligibility, Medicaid Home Care, Nursing Home Rights, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Decision Making. The treatise contains numerous time-saving checklists to help readers stay current with rapidly changing laws.

Some of the highlights from the new edition include:

  • Chapter 3, Medicaid for the Elderly, Blind, or Disabled addresses postponed changes to the state’s Medicaid Program, specifically the Medicaid home care application process (see §3:8.1). In addition, the chapter contains new information about the application requirements for those seeking to be considered a Medicaid applicant in “immediate need” for home care services (see §3:6.2[C]) and a new exception for undocumented immigrants age 65 or older (see §3:6.9[D]).
  • New Chapter 5, Nursing Homes focuses on resident rights and operator obligations.  It guides the reader through the entire nursing home experience, from admission to discharge.
  • New Chapter 6, New York Power of Attorney discusses major changes to the New York power of attorney law. 

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New Title! California Employment Law

PLI Press is proud to announce the publication of the new treatise California Employment Law.

This comprehensive resource delves into the statutes and case law governing the employer-employee relationship in California, providing practical guidance on the state, local, and federal rules and regulations.  The treatise analyzes key provisions of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), the California Labor Code and Wage Orders, and state leave laws. 

In addition, it provides extensive coverage of local leave and wage ordinances.  It highlights the significant differences between California employment law and federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”).

Notably, the book covers the following important areas:

The treatise also contains an extensive index, which makes topics easily accessible to attorneys, compliance professionals, and HR specialists.

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What’s New on PLI PLUS

We add content to PLI PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly update our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts, and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

Click here to see what we added in November 2022!