Tydings is the Maryland member of Meritas, a global alliance of more than 7,700 lawyers serving in nearly 200 independent, local law firms across more than 97 countries. Meritas has released a whitepaper offering a primer to the complex and confusing global cannabis industry as it st... Read more >
Tydings, a Baltimore law firm that serves individuals and businesses in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia through its offices in Baltimore and Towson, announces that Danielle H. Russell has joined the firm as an associate in its litigation department and health care group.
Ms. Russell concentrates her... Read more >
Direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) telemedicine has been defined as the use of smartphones, computers, or standard telephones to obtain medical treatment or advice without a face-to-face meeting, or a prior relationship with the treating physician. The practice of DTC telemedicine began to gain tr... Read more >
On May 2, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) released Examination Guide 1-19, providing guidance related to its handling and examination of trademarks for cannabis and cannabis-related goods and services. This procedural clarification comes in the wake of the Agr... Read more >
Most private employers need to be aware of two new Maryland laws that went into effect on October 1, 2019. The first grants protection for employees who require leave to donate an organ or bone marrow. The second adds new penalties to any employer who violates the current Equal Pay for E... Read more >
The Baltimore City Council was active this spring, enacting new and amended ordinances affecting workplace rights.
Lactation Breaks and Accommodations.
Baltimore City enacted a sweeping ordinance, which took effect in April 2019, requiring employers with two or more full-time equivalent ... Read more >
Currently, in Maryland, an expert in a medical malpractice claim who testifies as to the “standard of care” is required to devote no more than 20% of her professional activities to activities that directly involve testimony in personal injury claims. Generally, the standard of ... Read more >
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the tenth consecutive year, name Tydings to the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list.
Tydings was named to the Best Law Firms list for the Baltimore metropolitan region in 12 practice areas: arbitration, bankruptcy litigation, bankruptcy/creditor... Read more >