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HTMLUncertainty Continues to Swirl Around DOL’s Overtime Rule as Employers Make Compliance Push
Michael Scott Arnold, Gauri P. Punjabi; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 21, 2016
As all HR professionals and employment lawyers know (even those currently living under rocks), the Department of Labor’s final overtime rule is scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016 - less than two weeks from now. The DOL published the rule back on May 18, 2016 providing employers...

 

HTMLArbitration Agreements - Incorporation by Reference of an Arbitration Clause in Another Document Is a Simple Matter ... Isn't It?
Gilbert Alan Samberg; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 17, 2016
Drafting an arbitration clause for your agreement is a straightforward matter most of the time. Sometimes it can be as simple as incorporating by reference an arbitration provision in another document or agreement. Easy peasy. Or is it?

 

HTMLAn Overview of Representations and Warranties Insurance
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 15, 2016
The prospect of unknown business risks between buyers and sellers is often a major hurdle in mergers and acquisitions deal negotiations. Neither side wants to assume responsibility for issues such as financial statement errors, taxes, contracts, intellectual property, or undetected compliance...

 

HTMLCleantech Open Northeast 2016 Recap
Thomas R. Burton, Sahir Surmeli; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 22, 2016
On October 27, 2016, Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast division of Cleantech Open, a global cleantech accelerator for early-stage clean technology companies, announced the 2016 regional winners of the competition. Four companies focusing on water, efficiency, and energy generation received...

 

HTMLDroning Along: What Commercial Real Estate Property Owners Should Consider in the Drone Age
Jennifer Sacco Smith; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 15, 2016
Drone use in the real estate industry has exploded in recent months. The utility of drones in sales, marketing, construction, surveying, and inspection of real property is undeniable. There is vast potential for commercial use of drones in the real estate industry. Their use has become very...

 

HTMLBREAKING NEWS: New Overtime Rule Derailed; Will not Take Effect on December 1.
David Barmak; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 22, 2016
In a stunning turn of events for employers, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has entered a nationwide injunction, ruling that the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which was slated to go into effect on December 1, is unlawful. As a result, at least for...

 

HTMLAn Ombudsman in Shining Armor: Spotlight on the USPTO Patents Ombudsman Program
Christina Sperry, Lily Zhang; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 11, 2016
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) introduced the Ombudsman Program on April 6, 2010 with the ostensible goal of advancing patent applications that have stalled during the examination process. Since its inaugural year, which saw a mere 268 inquiries, the Ombudsman...

 

HTMLLong-Awaited High Skilled Worker Regulations Published by the Department of Homeland Security
Bret A. Cohen; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 21, 2016
In a welcome development, on November 18, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule benefitting many highly skilled nonimmigrant foreign workers and EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 employment-based immigrant workers and their employers. The final rule will take effect on January...

 

HTMLFailure to Let Patent Owner Address Unpatentability Arguments Relied on by the Board Violates Administrative Procedures
Vincent Marc Ferraro, Brad Michael Scheller; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 15, 2016
The Federal Circuit has ruled that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board cannot deny Patent Owner an opportunity to address portions of a prior art reference first discussed in Petitioner’s Reply, and then rely on those same portions to hold the claims unpatentable.

 

HTMLIntellectual Ventures Petitions Federal Circuit for Full Court Review
Sandra J. Badin, Matthew A. Karambelas, Michael T. Renaud; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2016, previously published on November 21, 2016
Last week, Intellectual Ventures (IV) petitioned the full Federal Circuit to review the panel opinion in Intellectual Ventures v. Symantec, which invalidated two of its patents under section 101. Both patents - the ‘050 and the ‘610 - are directed to filtering email or file content. (IV...

 


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