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U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Patent Rights by Expanding Patent Exhaustion
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

In another decision against patent owners, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to expand the scope of the patent exhaustion doctrine


U.S. Supreme Court Finds Overseas Service of Suits by Mail is Permitted
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • Global, USA
  • June 7 2017

The United States Supreme Court, in an unanimous decision, held that, as long as the receiving country has not objected via the Hague


Does Your Company Need an Employment Agreement? Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

Your company is planning to hire a new accounting manager. You have already decided whom to hire, and you are now working on new employee orientation


Another Illinois Case Decides When an Asset Purchaser is Responsible for Liabilities as a Mere Continuation of the Seller
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

In our Risk Management Update of December 23, 2015, we discussed an Illinois case that had to decide when a successor entity purchasing the assets of


Supreme Court Cracks Down on Forum Shopping in Patent Lawsuits
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

In a highly-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided to crack down on forum shopping in patent infringement lawsuits by


Effects of Assignor's Bankruptcy on Assignment of Payment Stream
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

In a May 2, 2017 decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decided the fate of a stream of rental payments from the bankrupt owner of a residential


California Supreme Court rules on fee awards in forum selection clause dismissals
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

This past week, the California Supreme Court weighed in on whether trial judges should award attorneys' fees against the losing side where the


Discrimination: Chicago Appellate Court Rules that Sexual Orientation is Sex Discrimination
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

After the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 135 S. Ct. 2584 (2015), a person could get married to a same-sex partner on


Employer Outsmarts Itself and Loses Over $5 Million
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Juanita Berry worked as Vice President of Major Accounts for Telamon Corporation, an Indiana telecommunications company. Using her relationship with


California - Agreed to Arbitrate? Think Again! Which Agreements are Enforceable?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

Asking employees to sign an arbitration agreement is becoming more popular among employers in recent years. By signing such an agreement, employees