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Drafting Patent Acquisition Agreements

28/04/2022 Companies may purchase third party technology from time to time. When acquiring patents from outside the company, or from related entities, there are…

Trends in Paternity Leave

31/03/2022 Parental leave was, once again, in the forefront of public discourse, as the internet debated the appropriateness of Parag Agrawal, the CEO of…

Evaluating COVID-19 as a Disability Under the ADA

31/03/2022 In December 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") updated its guidance, clarifying that COVID-19 may qualify as a disability…

The Impact of "Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021" on Employer's Arbitration Provisions

31/03/2022 On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law H.R. 4445, “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.” This…

When Caregiver Discrimination May be Unlawful Under Employment Discrimination Laws

31/03/2022 Over the past two years, we have heard much about the burden on “caregivers” during the pandemic. Whether it was caring for school age children while…

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