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Posting Land for Hunting in NC (Purple Paint)

If you own land & want to post it so no one else hunts, fishes, or traps on your land, here are two pertinent links.

One is to the North Carolina Wildlife regulations. It’s a very informative document.

The next link is to the NC Statutes regarding posting your property.

Patent holder bears burden of proving infringement in licensee declaratory judgment action for non-infringement

In Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC, the Supreme Court held that "when a licensee seeks a declaratory judgment against a patentee to establish that there is no infringement, the burden of proving infringement remains with the patentee."

New Law RE: Mandatory Arbitration in NC casesbelow $25,000.00 & Attorney Fees in Personal Injury Cases

The new legislation in 7A-37.1 passed in June of 2013 orders that cases for amounts below $25,000 be sent to mandatory, non-binding arbitration. The fee is $100.00, which is to be divided between the parties . This can be waived if all parties consent to waive the arbitration hearing. 

A party to the arbitration can appeal the case de novo (start brand new).

The purpose is to offer an economical, more efficient method to resolve disputes.

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