Document(s) published by this organization: 8
|A Look at Diversity Beyond the United States: Germany|
Dirk Schwenn; Wong Fleming;
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 2015Diversity initiatives are not just an American concept. Some countries, in fact, have become diversity leaders in ways that the United States has yet to match. An example of this is Germany, where they are not just promoting diversity; they have made it a legal requirement. In January 2015, the...
|Counterfeiting in China|
Daniel C. Fleming; Wong Fleming;
May 25, 2015, previously published on April 2015China has become a feeding ground for widespread piracy and counterfeiting of intellectual property rights. What follows below is a detailed discussion of the problem and some thoughts on how to mitigate these problems when doing business in China.
|Associate Suspended for Double-Crossing His Firm|
Ian S. Clement; Wong Fleming;
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 2015A state disciplinary committee delivered a one-year suspension from the practice of law to Gary Robert Novins for engaging a client in an unethical, dishonest, and misrepresentative personal services agreement. Matter of Novins. Attorneys who seek to profit from their firm’s malpractice...
|Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act - California Assembly Bill 1522|
Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele; Wong Fleming;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 2014Commencing on July 1, 2015, all employers are required to provide employees working in the State of California with paid sick leave. Employees who are covered by the bill must work in California for 7 or more days in a calendar year and will earn no less than one hour of paid sick leave for every...
|Employers Receive Greater Protection under 4th Circuit: Two Free Slurs Rule|
September 25, 2014, previously published by The Gavel - Wong Fleming The Gavel, Diverse Viewpoints in the Law on Spring 2014What defines a hostile work environment has been and remains to be a formidable line neither employer nor employee wishes to touch let alone cross
|New York City and New Jersey Enact New Employment Laws Affecting Pregnant Employees|
September 25, 2014, previously published by The Gavel - Wong Fleming Diverse Viewpoints in the Law on Winter 2013Starting January 30, 2014, employers doing business in New York City will have to comply with new legislation with respect to pregnant workers. The Pregnant Women’s Fairness Act, Local Law No. 78, which was signed into law by New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, on October 2, 2013, takes...
|I Just Got Served With Paperwork. What Do I Do Next?|
Rachel Luke; Wong Fleming;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014If you are served with any legal pleading, your first step should be to read through the documents. The second thing to do is contact an experienced attorney for a consultation. Your next steps will depend on the type of pleading you were served. Inaction can result in a default judgment.
|Athlete’s’ Rights of Publicity Trump First Amendment in Video Game Context|
Barron L. Stroud; Wong Fleming;
August 22, 2013, previously published on August, 2013In a recent decision by the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, obviously intended to give guidance in a murky area of the law, the rights of publicity of a college athlete in a video game trumped the First Amendment arguments of video game manufacturer Electronic Arts (EA). Ryan Hart v....