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Internet-based document sharing applications scrutinized
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

On July 8, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC) located in


Its time for the Supreme Court to decide if state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

Growing disagreement among federal courts over whether state anti-SLAPP statutes apply in federal court makes clear that the Supreme Court is going


Reflections on the origins of the NY franchise act
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

I recently had occasion to review the legislative history of the New York Franchise Sales Act (NYFSA)-click here to see for yourself. Here are a few


Proposed overtime regs: big impact to pay thresholds
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

Recently, the Department of Labor revealed its long-awaited proposal to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime rules. According to the DOL


Federal Circuit expands scope of functional claiming
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

A recent Federal Circuit panel decision in Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC altered the evidentiary standard for determining whether a patent claim


Lost wills: what to do when the original can’t be found
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

Virginia law requires that an original will be probated (as opposed to a copy). Occasionally, this poses a problem as no one can locate the original


Proposed overtime regs: big impact to pay thresholds, 60-day comment period now open
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

Earlier this week the Department of Labor revealed its long-awaited proposal to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime rules. According to


Decision holding Washington state’s anti-SLAPP statute unconstitutional could impact DC anti-SLAPP statute
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Last month, the Washington Supreme Court held that state's anti-SLAPP statute was unconstitutional because it required trial courts to weigh


Virginia Supreme Court issues new ruling regarding missing wills
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The Virginia Supreme Court recently issued a ruling relating to missing wills and the legal standard courts must apply when an original will cannot


Berwick v. Uber: small decision, uber-sized headache
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

In a somewhat unexpected, but not that surprising, ruling, the California Labor Commissioner, on June 3, 2015, issued a 12-page decision in favor of