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Tacking as a defense to trademark infringement is a question for a jury

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

On January 21, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its first substantive trademark opinion in over ten years. In Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, a

Confidentiality agreement not enough to protect confidential information

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

Confidentiality agreements have become routine as a part of conducting business. Parties frequently exchange confidentiality agreements, or sign a

Ninth Circuit allows online shoppers to ignore arbitration agreement

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2014

In several earlier updates, we reported on Seventh Circuit cases striking down arbitration agreements in both the consumer and commercial contexts. A

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