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HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 2: Explaining the Look-Back Measurement Method to Employees
Alden J. Bianchi, Edward A. Lenz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014
Many applicable large employers—i.e., employers that are subject to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility rules—have a pretty good sense of what these rules are, how they work, and what they plan to do to comply. A subset of these employers has gained a...

 

HTMLTrademark Licensees May Be Protected in a Licensor’s Bankruptcy Even After a “Free and Clear” Sale
Eric R. Blythe, Kevin J. Walsh; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
The Bankruptcy Code generally permits intellectual property licensees to continue using licensed property despite a licensor’s bankruptcy filing. However, because the “intellectual property” definition in the Bankruptcy Code does not include “trademarks,” courts have...

 

HTMLEEOC’s Attempt to Limit Reach of Severance Agreements Hits Roadblock... Again
Michael S. Arnold, Daniel R. Long; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2015, previously published on December 16, 2014
A federal judge in Colorado has once again stymied the EEOC’s efforts to successfully challenge an employer’s standard separation agreement as violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. The decision in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. CollegeAmerica Denver, Inc.,...

 

HTMLCAFC Delivers Another Decision on Patentability of Myriad Patents
John Bauer, Ashraf Shovon; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
In Univ. of Utah Res. Foundation et al. v. Ambry Genetics Corp., No. 2014-1361 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 17, 2014), the Federal Circuit once again has weighed in on the patent eligibility of Myriad Genetics, Inc.’s patents related to BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. In this case, a panel of three judges of the...

 

HTMLCorrective Action Earns Verizon End to FTC’s FiOS Router Investigation
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014
Corrective action taken by Verizon Communications to fix security issues with its FiOS and DSL routers resulted in the FTC closing its investigation to determine whether Verizon’s distribution of the routers was an unfair or deceptive practice.

 

HTMLEU Sets Sights on Google.com Search Results
Susan L. Foster; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 27, 2014
(LONDON) The highly influential Article 29 Working Party, composed in part of representatives of the EU’s national data protection offices, has announced that the right to be forgotten applies to .com as well as country-specific search results.

 

HTMLLiberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone Designated for Temporary Protected Status
William L. Coffman; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
Due to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced the designation of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, beginning Friday, November 21, 2014. Eligible nationals from these three countries...

 

HTMLGovernor Patrick Proposes State Budget Cuts; Speaker DeLeo Opposes
George K. Atanasov, Julie Cox, Amarynth Sichel; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
This morning Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo indicated that he will not support the Governor’s plan to trim the state budget to close a projected $329 million mid-year budget gap.

 

HTMLRecent Changes in US Immigration Processes and Technology
Susan J. Cohen, Cassie M. Ramos; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented changes recently that affect many individuals seeking to travel to the United States, US employers of H-1B and L-1 workers, and users of some USCIS services. This advisory reviews these recent developments, including changes to the...

 

HTMLTax Court Characterizes Technology Executive’s Merger Proceeds as Ordinary Income
Jonathan R. Talansky; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 2, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
On October 30th, the U.S. Tax Court ruled that a key executive of a technology company acquired by Google for $93 million was required to report a large portion of his merger consideration as ordinary compensation income. Perhaps even more than the substantive tax principle it stands for, the case...

 


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