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Japanese parent may be jointly liable with its subsidiary

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

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

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • 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

Company and its officers sued for unpaid wages

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • 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

Protecting "Cracker Barrel" trademark: Kraft Foods has good week, Starbucks and Cracker Barrel do not

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • November 26 2013

As was widely reported, on November 12, Kraft Foods won a $2.23 billion arbitration award against Starbucks arising from Starbucks' early termination

Seventh Circuit gives green light to carriers' indemnity claims against purchaser

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

A purchaser whose employees personally intervene in negotiations between shipping intermediaries can be bound by the terms of the bill of lading

Court denies motion to enjoin DHS from implementing STEM OPT

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • August 18 2008

The U.S. District Court for New Jersey recently denied a preliminary injunction request filed by the Programmers Guild Inc., the American Engineering Association and Bright Future Jobs in conjunction with ten individuals trained in the computer programming and engineering fields to enjoin the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from implementing the STEM OPT program

LLC not responsible for attorneys' fees incurred by member and CEO

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2009

In our litigious society, one of the important considerations for a business person serving as an officer or director of a corporation is the ability to be indemnified when the business person is sued in his or her capacity as officer or director