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COVID-19 Resources

Schwabe has formed a group to advise clients on the legal implications of COVID-19.

 

Spanning several key industry groups, we aim to give insight and guidance on what you should know and the actions you should take related to COVID-19. Below you’ll find information regarding:

Industries:

Services:

RSS feed to current, related legal articles

Healthcare and Life Sciences

 

PODCAST | COVID-19: Telehealth and Telemedicine

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19 and Patient Information Disclosure and Reporting (updated 3/18/20)

 

ARTICLE: WA and OR Executive Orders Regarding Deferral of Non-Emergent Healthcare

 

ARTICLE: Health Plan Provisions of New COVID-19 Related Legislation

 

VIDEO | COVID-19: Healthcare and Life Sciences

 

Natural Resources

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: HR 6201 for Natural Resource Industry

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Impacts on Environmental Compliance, Inspections, and Enforcement

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Updates for Agricultural Employers

 

ARTICLE: Indian Law: Shelter-in-Place Orders and Exclusion of Non-Residents in Response to COVID-19

 

Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail

 

ARTICLE: Force Majeure in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail; and Food and Beverage

 

VIDEO | COVID-19: Impacts to Food and Beverage Industry

VIDEO | COVID-19: Retail, Distribution, and Employees

VIDEO | COVID-19: Impacts to Contracts, Markets, and Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail

 

Real Estate and Construction

 

ARTICLE: OSHA Publishes Guidance On Preparing Workplaces

 

ARTICLE: Reporting or Recording a Diagnosed Employee to OSHA

 

ARTICLE: Preserving Your Payment Rights through Lien and Bond Claims

 

ARTICLE: Potential Impacts on Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Applicability of Force Majeure Clauses for Landlords and Tenants

 

ARTICLE: Oregon Governor’s Executive Order and the Real Estate and Construction Industry

 

ARTICLE: Washington State Department of Ecology Adjusts Business Practices Due to COVID-19

 

ARTICLE: Prepare for Tomorrow by Reviewing Your Contract Today – Termination Clauses

 

ARTICLE: What Does Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Proclamation Mean for the Construction Industry in Washington?

 

ARTICLE: Summary Sent to AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter Members on Governor Inslee’s Proclamation

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Cities and States Move to Restrict Non-Residential Evictions

 

IN THE NEWS: What will the local real estate industry look like after the pandemic?

 

IN THE NEWS: Rent is Due Tomorrow, and It's Not Going to be Pretty

 

VIDEO | COVID-19: Real Estate and Construction Contracts

VIDEO | COVID-19: Employment in the Real Estate and Construction Industry

VIDEO | COVID-19: Impacts to Construction and Real Estate

VIDEO | COVID-19: Court Delays, Litigation, and Mediation

 

Technology

 

RSS FEED: COVID-19 Patent Office Updates

 

Transportation, Ports, and Maritime

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Updates for Vessels and P&I Clubs

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Paid Leave for Maritime Employees

 

ARTICLE: Washington Open Public Meetings During COVID-19

 

ARTICLE: Force Majeure Clauses, and Considerations for the Transportation, Ports, and Maritime Industry

 

VIDEO | COVID - 19: Ports and Maritime

 

Contracts

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19 and Force Majeure Clauses

Many organizations may be parties to contracts where the counterparty is seeking to cancel its obligations because of COVID-19. This situation is arising in relation to various commercial relationships, including supply agreements, events planning contracts, and numerous other types of agreements. Here are some considerations to keep in mind for those who find themselves in this situation.

 

VIDEO | COVID-19: Contracts and Force Majeure Provisions

VIDEO | COVID-19: Contracts and Supply Chain Disruptions

 

Employment

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19 and New Federal Paid Leave Requirements

 

ARTICLE: Can Employers Require a Coronavirus Exposed Employee to Stay Home?

 

ARTICLE: FAQs for Unionized Employers

 

ARTICLE: Emergency Imposition of Paid Family Medical and Sick Leave

 

ARTICLE: Temporary Relaxation of Requirement for I-9 Forms

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19 and Retirement

 

VIDEO | COVID-19: What Employers Should Do

 

Immigration

 

ARTICLE: Immigration and COVID-19

 

Indian Law

 

ARTICLE: Tribal Emergency Response to COVID-19

 

ARTICLE: Impacts of H.R. 6201 on Tribal Governments

 

ARTICLE: Shelter-in-Place Orders and Exclusion of Non-Residents in Response to COVID-19

 

Patents and Intellectual Property

 

Patent & Trademark Office Updates - COVID-19

 

VIDEO | COVID-19: Filing Patents and Intellectual Property 

 

Privacy and Data Security

 

ARTICLE: COVID-19: Practical Considerations Before Disclosing Information

 

IN THE NEWS: Seattle-area Employers Coping With the Coronavirus Crisis Face Expanded Data-Protection Challenges

 

Tax

 

ARTICLE: Taxing Authorities Make Moves to Address COVID-19

 

ARTICLE: Recent Updates to the Oregon CAT in Light of COVID-19

 

ARTICLE: Tax Authorities Continue to Make Moves to Address COVID-19

 

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Below is an aggregated news feed of relevant COVID-19 content, curated with our clients and industries in mind.

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COVID-19 Task Force
Business and Corporate
Carmen M. Calzacorta
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Kurt Hansen
Kurt F. Hansen
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Michael A. Herbst
Michael A. Herbst

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Adam C. Rainone
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Lisa Schaures

Lisa E. Schaures
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Thomas Tongue

Thomas Tongue

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Employment

Jean Ohman Back

Jean Ohman Back
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Stephanie P. Berntsen

Stephanie P. Berntsen

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206-689-1235

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Nyika Corbett
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Amanda T. Gamblin

Amanda T. Gamblin

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503-796-2903
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Walter W. Miller
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Tom Payne
Tom Payne

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503-796-2942
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Elizabeth A. Schleuning

Elizabeth A. Schleuning

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Environmental Regulation and Litigation
Carson Bowler
Carson Bowler
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503-796-2078

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Brien Flanagan
Brien Flanagan
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Ryen Godwin
Ryen Godwin
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Elizabeth Howard
Elizabeth Howard
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David Stearns
David Stearns
Associate

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Lindsay Thane
Lindsay Thane
Associate

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HIPAA and Patient Information
Kelly T. Hagan
Kelly T. Hagan

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503-796-2423

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Intellectual Property
Nika F. Aldrich
Nika F. Aldrich
Shareholder

503-796-2494

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Karri Kuenzli Bradley, Ph.D.

Karri Kuenzli Bradley, Ph.D.
Industry Group Leader
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Peter E. Heuser

Peter E. Heuser

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Immigration
Bradley D. Maier
Bradley D. Maier

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Indian Law
 
Sarah Lawson
Sarah Lawson
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Connie Sue Martin
Connie Sue Martin
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Land Use
 

Ken Katzaroff

Kenneth Katzaroff
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Aaron Laing
Aaron Laing
Shareholder

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Garret Stephenson
Garrett Stephenson
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Leasing
 
Amy Hanks Cornelius
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Brendan S. Crowley
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Lisa Lowe

Alicia L. Lowe
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Loren Snow
Associate

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Katherine Wax
Katherine Wax

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Litigation
 
David R. Boyajian
David R. Boyajian

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503-796-2943

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Heather A. Cunningham
Shareholder

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Josh Dennis
Josh Dennis
Associate

‎503-796-2985‎

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Molly Henry
Molly Henry
Shareholder

206-405-1969

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Stephanie Holmberg
Stephanie Holmberg
Industry Group Leader

‎503-796-2953‎

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Christopher H. Howard

Christopher H. Howard
Shareholder

206-407-1524

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Darien S. Loiselle
Shareholder

503-796-2069

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Adam Murray
Adam Murry
Associate

‎360-597-0801‎

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Kainui M. Smith

Kainui M. Smith
Associate

206-407-1567‎
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Paige B. Spratt
Shareholder

360-905-1433

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Kelly Walsh
Kelly Walsh
Shareholder

360-905-1432

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Privacy and Data Security
Xavier Clark
Associate

503-796-2062‎

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Tax
Dan Eller

Shareholder

503-796-3762

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Alee Soleimanpour
Associate
John Way
M. John Way
Shareholder

206-407-1569

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