Legal Articles: Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.

 







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Adobe PDFFighting FMLA Claims: Strengthen Your Leave Protocol Now
Deborah H. Share; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 8, 2014, previously published on November 2014
A more thorough FMLA leave protocol has been shown to be a potent defense to the legal claims of an employee terminated for failure to return from leave. In reversing the trial court, the Third Circuit recently ruled that an employee who took FMLA leave, and was subsequently terminated, was...

 

Adobe PDFAmending Claims During an Inter Partes Review
John McKeague; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 8, 2014, previously published on December 1, 2014
One of the procedures open to the Patent Owner in an Inter Partes Review ("IPR") is to file a Motion to Amend the Claims. This is usually three months from the date of institution of the IPR. These motions are rarely granted. Recently, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB")...

 

Adobe PDFHooters Decision Very Revealing
Vito A. Gagliardi; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2014, previously published on June 2014
Last month, in a case pending before the National Labor Relations Board, an administrative law judge ("ALJ") ruled that a waitress fired by a Hooters franchise was entitled to reinstatement and back pay because her "discharge was motivated by her protected concerted activity"...

 

Adobe PDFTwo Weeks' Vacation: Just What the Doctor Ordered
Kerri A. Wright; Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 2014
Recently, in Hurley v. Kent of Naples, Inc., 746 F.3d 1161 (11th Cir. 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a $1 million award in favor of an executive of Kent of Naples, Inc., who had claimed his company violated the Family Medical Leave Act when it refused to...