Education Law News and Insights

Coronavirus: Guidance For Schools

Published: Nov 25, 2020
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This winter, schools have had to cope with a particularly difficult cold and flu season and, now, are grappling with how to respond to concerns about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”). What is Novel Coronavirus? The Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) has been closely monitoring the 2019-nCoV, which was first...

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Back To School: CFPB And ED Agree To New MOU

Published: Nov 23, 2020
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A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the US Department of Education (ED) appears to signal an end to the turf war between these two agencies regarding the handling of complaints related to federal student loans. It also ends a period during which the CFPB...

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American University Bests “American University Of Kuwait” In TTABowl

Published: Nov 21, 2020
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In an 80-page opinion, the TTAB granted a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark AUK AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF KUWAIT & Design (shown immediately below) for "educational services, namely, providing courses of instruction at the college level," finding that respondent had not used the mark in commerce prior to the...

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