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HTMLDeadline Extended for Canada’s New Electronic Travel Authorization Program
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 10, 2016
In an update to Canada’s announcement of a new Electronic Travel Authorization Program (eTA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has relaxed the eTA registration requirement until “fall 2016”.

 

HTMLThe Federal Circuit Newly Recognizes Patent-Agent Privilege
Patrick T. Driscoll, Christina Sperry; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
On March 7, 2016, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recognized “a patent-agent privilege extending to communications with non-attorney patent agents when those agents are acting within the agent’s authorized practice of law before the Patent Office.”

 

HTMLMassachusetts Legislature Reaches Compromise on Opioid Legislation
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
On March 10, the Senate voted unanimously to pass a bill that offers long-awaited measures aimed at tackling the state’s growing opioid abuse crisis. After House approval the previous day and seven weeks of conference committee negotiations, the bill is now on the governor’s desk, and...

 

HTMLMassachusetts SJC Lightens Plaintiffs’ Summary Judgment Burden in Employment Discrimination Cases
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
Last week, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a seminal ruling in Bulwer v. Mt. Auburn, which clarified the type of evidence an employment discrimination plaintiff needs to defeat a summary judgment motion. In doing so, the SJC lightened plaintiffs’ burden of proof concerning...

 

HTMLNew York Federal Court Judge Expresses Dismay Over NYC Human Rights Law Claim Legal Standard
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 10, 2016
Sometimes a judge says what many of us are already thinking. In Rivera v. Crowell & Moring L.L.P., Katherine B. Forrest was that judge.

 

HTMLThe Department of Homeland Security Previews Final Rule Governing STEM OPT
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 9, 2016
Today, March 9, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security previewed the final rule governing STEM OPT, to be released on Friday. This rule is effective May 10, 2016, except the addition of 8 CFR 214.16, which is effective from May 10, 2016 through May 10, 2019. Under the new rule, a qualifying F-1...

 

HTMLNew Class Action Filed Challenging NCAA’S Scholarship Caps and Transfer Rules
Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 9, 2016
In the latest chapter in the litigation wars against college athletics, on March 8, 2016, another antitrust class action was filed against the NCAA in its “home court,” the United States Southern District of Indiana. This latest suit, Deppe v. NCAA, Case No. 1:16-cv-00528, gathers in...

 

HTMLUSCIS Launches Known Employer Pilot
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 4, 2016
On October 1, 2015 USCIS announced the launch of the Known Employer Pilot Program. Yesterday, March 3, USCIS confirmed the participation of five employers in the pilot. The purpose of the Known Employer Program is to expedite processing of certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa petitions via a...

 

HTMLIn Daubert Ruling Excluding Both Parties’ Damages Experts, Judge Andrews Rejects FRAND Portfolio Rate as Ceiling on Reasonable Royalty, and Finds Use of Surveys Not Properly Tied to Relevant Technology
Robert J. Moore, James Wodarski; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 3, 2016
On February 25, 2016, Judge Richard Andrews granted the parties’ cross-motions to exclude both sides’ damages experts in M2M Solutions LLC v. Motorola Solutions, Inc., C.A. No. 12-33-RGA, Dkt. Nos. 295 and 296 (D. Del. Feb. 25, 2016), and in doing so provided a salient reminder to all...

 

HTMLApple vs. FBI: The House Judiciary Committee Hearing and Takeaways
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 3, 2016
Among the major headlines dominating not only the recent news cycle, but also this week’s RSA Conference in San Francisco, has been Apple’s challenge to the federal government’s request that Apple assist in unlocking the iPhone recovered from the perpetrators of the shootings in...

 


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