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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

Who is a supervisor? the ball is in the Supreme Court's court

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2012

On November 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in a case where the main question presented was who is a "supervisor" under the employment discrimination laws

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

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • 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

H-1B employer found personally liable for violating INA

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • 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

75 workers misclassified as independent contractors cost company over $500,000

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • May 7 2012

Last week, a U.S. District Court judge in Chicago issued a default judgment against Skokie Maid and Cleaning Service for failing to answer a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Labor

Visteon files bankruptcy

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2009

Visteon Corporation and related affiliates (“Visteon”) filed voluntary bankruptcy petitions on May 28, 2009, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (“Bankruptcy Court”

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

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

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

Fire safety supplier’s non-solicitation provisions extinguished by Illinois appellate court

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • January 3 2011

Until the Illinois Supreme Court directly rules on the standards for reviewing restrictive covenants used by Illinois employers, whether a particular non-compete or non-solicitation provision is enforceable may depend on where in Illinois the case is brought