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HTMLDistrict Court Will Not Wait for the Publication of Technical Standards by The Department of Justice and Declines to Dismiss or Stay ADA Website Accessibility Litigation
Alisa N. Carr; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
November 24, 2016, previously published on November 11, 2016
On November 3, 2016, United States District Judge Mark G. Matroianni (D. Mass.) entered an Order denying Motions filed by Harvard University (“Harvard”) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) to dismiss or stay ADA Website Accessibility litigation filed by the...


HTMLOSHA Proposes Unexpected Changes to the Lockout/Tagout Standard
Daniel R. Flynn; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 10, 2016
OSHA originally enacted its standard addressing the control of hazardous energy, commonly known as lockout/tagout (“LOTO”), in 1989. In its preamble to the standard, OSHA clarified that the standard would only apply to “the unexpected activation of the equipment or to the...


HTMLSupreme Court of Ohio: 1989 Ohio Dormant Mineral Act was Not Self-Executing
Shana Smith; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2016, previously published on September 16, 2016
On September 15, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued opinions on three cases addressing the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act, O.R.C. 5301.56 (“ODMA”) and subsequently applied the decisions to dispense with ten additional cases. Of particular importance is the Court’s ruling in Corban...


HTMLFerraris, Rolexes, and Ball Gowns: Essential Holdings and Implications for Public Corruption Prosecutions in the Wake of McDonnell v. United States*
Laurel Brandstetter; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2016, previously published on August 9, 2016
On June 27, 2016, the United States Supreme Court, by unanimous decision, vacated the convictions of Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell. The decision provides important lessons and guidance for public corruption investigations and prosecutions. This update provides a...


HTMLADA Title III Reform Legislation Moves Forward in Congress
Alisa N. Carr; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on August 2, 2016
On July 7, 2016, the House Judiciary Committee voted to advance the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 3765) further along in the legislative process. Introduced in the House in October 2015 by Rep. Ted Poe of Texas, and co-sponsored by 54 bi-partisan legislators from 22 additional states,...


HTMLOSHA’s and U.S. Steel’s Settlement Provides Guidance on Injury and Illness Reporting Rules
Daniel R. Flynn; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2016, previously published on July 19, 2016
On July 19, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) and U.S. Steel reached a settlement agreement in a whistleblower action that OSHA had brought against U.S. Steel involving U.S. Steel’s injury and illness reporting rules.


HTMLBrexit: What EU Trademark Owners Should Know
Alan M. Kindred; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016
Voters in the United Kingdom (“UK”) recently voted in a referendum to secede from the European Union (“EU”). It is now up to the British government to invoke, or not to invoke, Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon to begin the two-year withdrawal process.


HTMLAttorney Opinions Regarding Infringement and Validity of Patents: Back in Vogue
Kenneth D'Alessandro, Jeffrey G. Sheldon; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2016, previously published on June 23, 2016
In the past, in patent matters regarding validity and infringement, it has been the general consensus among patent attorneys that a formal written attorney opinion was usually not needed. This was due to the difficulty of a patentee in proving willful infringement in order to receive enhanced...


HTMLOSHA Issues Final Rule on Recordkeeping Amendment/Enforcement Blueprint
Daniel R. Flynn; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 11, 2016
In keeping with its promise to continue to push rulemaking initiatives during the Administration’s final year, OSHA has now issued a final rule on the amendment to the recordkeeping standard first proposed in 2013. The bulk of the rule will take effect on January 1, 2017. Establishments with...


HTMLDOL Releases Final Rule Revising “White Collar” Exemptions
Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
June 7, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released the text of its Final Rule “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act” (the “Final...


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