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Eastern District of Michigan Uses TCPA’s Plain Language to Define an ATDS and Grant Summary Judgment to Defendants

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

On October 11, 2018, Judge Gershwin Drain of the Eastern District of Michigan granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment, finding that the...

Supreme Court Declines to Review a Government Contractor’s TCPA Immunity

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

On October 29, 2018, the Supreme Court denied, without explanation, a TCPA class action plaintiff's Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, which sought to...

Director Iancu to Unravel Panel Stacking Decision?

Ropes & Gray LLP

Four years ago, a divided panel of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) denied issue joinder under 35 U.S.C. 315(c) as a matter of law (i.e...

Delaware Court Holds Chapter 7 Trustee Can Sell Avoidance Claims

FisherBroyles LLP

In Claridge Associates, LLC, et al. V. Anthony Schepis (In re Pursuit Capital Management, LLC), Adv. P. No. 16-50083 (LSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Nov. 2...

U.S. Labor Department Changes Position on Use of Tip Credit

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

As previously reported in EmployNews, litigation involving pay for tipped employees continues to vex employers in the hospitality industry. Many of...

Contract variations: a short guide

Travers Smith LLP

Contracts are often amended to take account of changed circumstances. But care is needed to avoid the pitfalls. Think about the rest of the contract...

Apotex not permitted to plead promise-based invalidity grounds in Section 8 lansoprazole action

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed Apotex's motion to plead promise-based invalidity grounds in a Section 8 lansoprazole action...

10 things to bear in mind regarding arbitral confidentiality

King & Wood Mallesons

One reason for electing for arbitration as a dispute mechanism is often the confidentiality of the proceedings. But what exactly does that mean? Here...

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin

Gowling WLG

In 2012, M was working as an insurance representative for Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. After his contract with Industrial...

New Zealand Patent Fees to Increase Effective 1 May 2019

Watermark Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand is proposing to significantly increase a number of fees to improve cost recovery. Action taken in the...

GUI designs in Australia

FB Rice

The position regarding the valid registration of designs for graphical user interfaces (GUIs) in Australia is currently unclear. We discuss below the...

Mineral and Energy (Financial Provisioning) Bill passed - New financial assurance and environmental rehabilitation regime for Queensland

HopgoodGanim

The Mineral and Energy (Financial Provisioning) Bill 2018 was introduced into Queensland Parliament on 15 February 2018, with only minimal changes to...

Intra-EU mobility- concept of residence

Immigration Law Associates

Assessing intra-EU mobility cases, the concept of residence, cannot be given an interpretation which permits its autonomous and uniform application...

Eastern District of Michigan Uses TCPA’s Plain Language to Define an ATDS and Grant Summary Judgment to Defendants

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

On October 11, 2018, Judge Gershwin Drain of the Eastern District of Michigan granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment, finding that the...

Vom Arbeitnehmer zum Geschäftsführer - und wieder zurück? Formfehler bei der Beförderung“ zum Geschäftsführer

Ius Laboris

Nicht selten befördern“ Unternehmen verdiente Arbeitnehmer zu Geschäftsführern. Der neue Geschäftsführer gehört dann zum Arbeitgeber-Lager“ und...


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