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By Babak Kusha
It all began more than 15 years ago with a great idea, an airplane trip, and a cocktail napkin.
By Audra Dial
Careless employees remain the greatest threat to trade secret theft, according to the recently released "Second Annual Study on the Cybersecurity Risk to Knowledge Assets,"...
By Michael J. Breslin
less Simple = Less Secure - The more features and complexity in a distributed application, the more potential vulnerabilities; Ask: What is our strategic goal? What functionality is necessary...
By Michelle Tyde
The status of the seller's IP and its treatment in the hands of the buyer is an integral IP issue in M&A transactions.
By Calla E. Yee, Stephen Feingold, Theodore Davis Jr.
Every trademark lawyer knows that between the fifth and sixth year after registration the trademark owner must file an affidavit of use.
By Susan Pangborn, James Smith, Russell Jones, Randall Avram, Craig McDougal, Christin Jones
In our October 9, 2015 Legal Alert, we informed readers that California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Fair Pay Act, which amended the existing California equal pay statute.
By Gary Bronstein, Christina Gattuso, Aaron Kaslow, Edward Olifer, Eamonn K. Moran
The court's reasoning relied heavily in part on the fact that the CFPB is an independent agency headed by a single director and not by a multi-member commission, and that the director is only removable by the president "for cause."
By Randall Avram, Susan Pangborn, James Coil III, Kathryn McConnell
On September 7, 2015, President Obama signed an executive order requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to offer their employees paid sick leave.
By Erica Dominitz, Julie Lierly, Heather Habes
Hartford filed an action for declaratory relief regarding the new Fluor Corporation's right to insurance coverage under the policies.
By John Alden, Randall Avram, Russell Jones, Susan Pangborn, Charles Feuss, Drew Kifner
The revised standard announced by the NLRB allowed it to rely on BFI's indirect control over the employment conditions of workers supplied by Leadpoint.
By Allison Dobson Ph.D.
Perhaps the most significant proposed change is the allowance of "new testimonial evidence" to accompany a Patent Owner Preliminary Response.
By John Jett, Rupert Barkoff, Christopher Bussert, Marc Lieberstein, James Faris Jr.
Under the previous standard, a company such as a franchisor could be a joint employer if it had direct and immediate control over working conditions.
By Vanessa Tollis, Charles Hodges II
The United States finally took its first step toward a more competitive tax position for intellectual property in the United States.
By Caroline Spangenberg, Edmund Kneisel
Perhaps no case has generated as many citations and commentary on the subject of liability coverage for "construction defects" as Weedo v. Stone-E-Brick, Inc., 81 N.J. 233, 405 A.2d 788 (1979).
By Paul Haughey
On July 17, the PTAB posted two representative/informative opinions on its website. One dealt with the scope of estoppel, and the other with discovery requests.
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