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Legal Pulse

Legal Pulse is a quarterly newsletter that analyzes trends in the previous quarter that impact real estate professionals.

Latest News and Updates
May 27, 2015
The United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board upholds NAR’s opposition against a member’s trademark application for REALT OR REALTY based on NAR’s trademark rights in the REALTOR® trademarks.
May 20, 2015
NAR's Board of Directors approved the funding request recommendations made by the Legal Action Committee for two cases, both involving patent infringement lawsuits.
May 18, 2015
Beware of scammers posing as title company representatives. Fraudulent communications may appear authentic due to info collected from hacked emails.
May 11, 2015
In an important decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit allowed a business to challenge a U.S. Army Corps’ assertion of Clean Water Act jurisdiction without the business have to make a costly application for a permit.
May 8, 2015
Frequently asked questions regarding worker classification of real estate agents by brokerages, compiled by NAR's Legal Affairs department.


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