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Seventh Circuit strikes down another arbitration provision

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

In an earlier Update, we reported on a 7th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals case that struck down an arbitration provision. (Deborah Jackson, et. Al

Court strikes down bogus arbitration provision

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

Courts generally bend over backwards to enforce a freely negotiated arbitration provision, especially between commercial parties. But a recent case

Court of Appeals reverses and remands Fogo de Chao L-1B case

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

A legal battle over the delineation of what constitutes "specialized knowledge" one of the requirements of the L-1B Intracompany Transferree work

U.S. courts refuse to enforce patent claims directed at sales outside the U.S.

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

In Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., (Fed. Cir. Oct. 22, 2014), the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court ruling of no direct

EEOC's failure to engage in conciliation results in dismissal of the CVS case

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

As we discussed at our Annual Employment, Labor and Benefits Seminar on October 2, recently, the EEOC has been attacking severance agreements

Parties held to contract; investor in distressed loans loses chance at windfall

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2014

Courts, especially the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, are noted for holding parties to the terms of their contract, particularly sophisticated

H-1B employer found personally liable for violating INA

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

A doctor who ran several clinics in Tennessee and Florida was held personally liable for violating the wage violations under the Immigration and

Fictional clean slate computer program used in Batman movie is not infringing existing trademark

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A recent decision of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals discussed the concept of "confusion" with respect to an unusual trademark infringement claim

Japanese parent may be jointly liable with its subsidiary

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

Todd Brown worked in the New Business Development Group for Daikin America, Inc. ("DAI"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. ("DIL"

Overlooked problems with induced infringement

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

The focus of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Limelight Networks Inc. v.Akamai Technologies Inc. has been on divided infringement, but