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Using conviction records as a screening tool

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 1 2012

The retail industry is beset by shrink both from internal and external sources

The party's over

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 2 2010

Many dealerships treat their dealer trade drivers (DX drivers, auction drivers, hikers, etc.) as "contract labor" or "independent contractors," paying them a lump sum for their services and withholding no taxes

Ninth Circuit reverses course on Computer Fraud & Abuse Act

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 16 2011

More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good

Lawsuit serves up lessons for restaurateurs

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2011

A decision issued this summer by a federal district court in New York provides important lessons for professionals in the food services and restaurant industry regarding employee defection and trade secrets issues

5 keys to mediating non-compete and trade secret disputes

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 21 2012

Mediating a non-compete and trade secrets dispute is different than mediating general commercial disputes

Protecting trade secrets through employee surveillance: risky business

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 14 2011

The difference between having a trade secret and not can come down to the steps that a company takes to protect its secrets

An intoxicating trade secret: Sam Adams versus Anchor Steam

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 28 2011

Describing itself as doing business in the “Better Beer” part of the beer market, Boston Beer Corporation the maker of Sam Adams beers filed a lawsuit yesterday against competitors Anchor Brewing Company and Anchor Brewers & Distillers the maker of Anchor Steam beers as well as Judd Hausner

Protecting trade secrets: confidential information and customer relationships audits

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 16 2011

For any company seeking to protect its trade secrets, it is important to take reasonable measures designed to maintain the secrecy of the information at issue

Ninth Circuit rules for employers in protecting trade secrets

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2011

More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good

State Supreme Court clarifies the definition of "employ"

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 21 2010

Recently the California Supreme Court held that third-party merchants were not "employers" as defined by the Industrial Welfare Commission, in part because they did not control the conditions of employment for the subject agricultural employees (strawberry pickers), i.e., did not hire them, fire them, or even have a right to tell them what to do or direct their work