Greenberg Traurig, LLP Sacramento, CA Document Search Results (6)
|The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016|
Kurt A. Kappes, Richard C. McCrea; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 30, 2016, previously published on May 4, 2016On April 27, 2016, Congress passed the “Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016.” The Act (the DTSA) passed the House by a vote of 410 to 2. The bill passed the Senate April 4, 2016, by a vote of 87 to 0. Congress enacted the DTSA largely due to its concerns about Chinese espionage and online...
|How ‘The Defend Trade Secrets Act’ Affects Your Employment Agreements|
Kurt A. Kappes, Adam B. Landa; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 30, 2016, previously published on May 13, 2016On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law. The DTSA is immediately effective, and applies to misappropriation that occurs after its enactment. The DTSA is the most significant expansion of intellectual property law since the Lanham Act was passed in the...
|Relief for Small Businesses Targeted by ADA Lawsuits in California|
Marc B. Koenigsberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2016, previously published on May 11, 2016After passing unanimously out of the California Senate and the Assembly, and with the unusual support of both business groups and trial lawyers, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 269 (Roth). The bill is intended to provide some relief to small businesses sued for alleged violations of disability...
Formula Revisited: Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo and the Future of Wage
& Hour Class Actions|
Shea Briana Brack, Michelle L. Ducharme, James M. Nelson; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 28, 2016Some important Supreme Court cases are hard to accurately capture in a sound bite, and this is one of them. In a narrow holding, the Supreme Court issued a 6-2 decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, 577 U.S. &under;&under;&under; (2016), addressing class claims for overtime compensation...
|Regulation of Bisphenol A (BPA) Will Soon Affect Consumer Products Distributed in California - Comments on Regulation due April 29, 2016|
Anthony J. Cortez, Maria C. Garcia, Greg Sperla; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 7, 2016, previously published on March 22, 2016Despite positive reviews from the EPA and European Food Safety Authority, Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic compound used to line canned goods and other consumer products, was added to the Proposition 65 list on May 11, 2015, as a chemical known to cause reproductive toxicity. Effective May 11, 2016,...
|California Approves New Mattress Recycling Fee|
Thomas L. Sheehy; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 20, 2015, previously published on October 8, 2015Mattress retailers and manufacturers face new requirements in California in 2016. Responding to attempts to over-regulate disposal of used mattresses, a coalition of manufacturers and retailers sponsored legislation to create an industry managed recycling program. The primary objective of the...