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Even Spider-Man can't defeat ban on post-patent expiration royalties
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

Fifty years ago, in Brulotte v. Thys Co., the U.S. Supreme Court held that "a patentee's use of a royalty agreement that projects beyond the


Joint employers potentially liable for involvement in co-joint employer’s worker misclassification, but no private right of action
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

California employers may be responsible for their involvement in a co-joint employer's willful misclassification of employees, but the associated


Employee’s California wage and hour class action continues, Texas forum selection clause unenforceable for public policy reasons
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

In Verdugo v. AlliantGroup, L.P., a California appeals court disregarded a forum selection clause requiring a California employee to pursue her wage


OSHA guidance on restroom access for transgender employees, broader model employment policy
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers earlier this month


Reminder: California paid sick leave requirements effective July 1, 2015
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

AB 1522 (Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014) becomes effective July 1, 2015. Under the Act, starting July 1, 2015, employers are


Update on recent and anticipated federal regulatory developments
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

According to the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) most recent Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, proposed rules revising the regulations implementing the


Ruby Tuesday settles female-only job claim for $100k
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday, Inc. will pay $100,000 and take preventative action to resolve an EEOC sex discrimination action, after the company


Employer’s motive, not confirmed knowledge of accommodation need, is basis of religious accommodation violation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Federal anti-discrimination laws ("Title VII") prohibit an employer from refusing to hire a candidate to avoid accommodating a suspected, but


New York City passes ban-the-box ordinance
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Joining San Francisco and other jurisdictions, the New York City Council recently passed legislation restricting when employers may inquire into


California’s Eraser Law: what IP attorneys and owners need to know
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Hector recently graduated from UC Berkeley and is anxious about his upcoming job interview. He is about to enter the adult world. But he has also got