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Federal Circuit issues first opinion on an appeal from an inter partes review

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • February 18 2015

On February 4, 2015, the Federal Circuit issued its first opinion from an appeal of the merits of inter partes review ("IPR") decided by the USPTO

Reasonable accommodations for employees with multiple sclerosis - what does the law require?

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

With an estimated 400,000 people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ("MS") in the United States, it is not surprising that legal issues have flared up

Confidentiality agreement not enough to protect confidential information

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

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

In California, a settling defendant may not be truly out of the case

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that in cases where the trial judge has not certified that a settlement was reached in good faith, the non-settling defendants may later sue the settling defendant if the jury apportions additional fault to the settling defendant

Written sales representative agreement succeeds in limiting commissions of terminated representative

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2013

It is common for manufacturers and sellers of products to use independent sales representatives to generate sales. These arrangements can be "win

The top 6 employment challenges of 2014

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • January 10 2014

Are companies ready for 2014? Last year, we saw several significant changes and reminders to lessen the risks of suit. Here is our list of the Top 6

Company and its officers sued for unpaid wages

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2012

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor sued a New Hampshire painting and construction company and its president, vice-president and treasurer in their individual capacities to recover unpaid wages and liquidated damages for 57 employees

Appellate court finds choice-of-law clause does not trump territorial limitations of a consumer fraud action

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2012

Recently, the Second District of the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of a claimed violation of the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act (the “CFA”) because the alleged violation did not primarily take place in Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois permits international service of process via e-mail on Austrian defendant

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
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  • December 1 2010

Continuing a developing trend in federal litigation, U.S. District Judge John W. Darrah permitted Plaintiff, M&R Printing Equipment, Inc., to serve a complaint and summons on Austrian defendant, Dietmar Potscher, by e-mail

LG Electronics out in the cold as D.C. court denies company’s motion to retain ‘Energy Star’ labels on refrigerators

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2010

Whether to minimize utility expenses or save the planet, consumers are now more than ever concerned about "going green."