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Assignments in the United States do not always pass muster in Europe

European Union, USA - January 15 2013 In the United States, where an inventor must assign ownership of patent rights to his or her employer or another company, he or she signs an

Massachusetts publishes final regulations on new Earned Sick time law

USA - June 23 2015 On June 19, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General posted on her office's website final regulations relating to the Commonwealth's recently-enacted

The expanding leave entitlements of Massachusetts employees

USA - June 17 2015 Massachusetts employers may be thinking at this point that score cards are needed to keep up with the ever-increasing varieties of leave to which

USPTO now gives applicants two months to reply to restriction requirements and other actions without applicants having to pay a fee

USA - January 15 2014 In our November issue, we highlighted some patent rule changes that have since taken effect as part of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of

High court rejects EEOC’s pregnancy bias guidance

USA - June 11 2015 On March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a major rebuke to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by unanimously rejecting the EEOC's most

Nutter bank report, June 2015

USA - June 30 2015 The FDIC is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would change the way small banks are assessed for deposit insurance. Under the June 16

Massachusetts publishes final regulations on new Earned Sick time law

USA - June 23 2015 On June 19, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General posted on her office's website final regulations relating to the Commonwealth's recently-enacted

The expanding leave entitlements of Massachusetts employees

USA - June 17 2015 Massachusetts employers may be thinking at this point that score cards are needed to keep up with the ever-increasing varieties of leave to which

Federal Circuit finds Sequenom’s diagnostics patent claims patent ineligible subject matter under Mayo

USA - June 12 2015 In Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., et al. V. Sequenom, Inc. et al., Nos. 2014-1139 and 2014-1144 (Fed. Cir. June 12, 2015), the Federal Circuit affirmed a

High court rejects EEOC’s pregnancy bias guidance

USA - June 11 2015 On March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a major rebuke to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by unanimously rejecting the EEOC's most