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Farran Law Firm | Lebanon | 12 Feb 2019

Beirut Supreme Court confirms that trademark ownership is acquired through use, not registration

In a drawn-out dispute between the Kataeb Political Party and The Modern Media Company (MMC), the Beirut Supreme Court has confirmed that ownership of a trademark or trade name is acquired through use and not through registration with the relevant authorities. However, the MMC believes that the court made a serious error in its decision and has thus appealed to the country's highest court.
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LeClairRyan | USA | 20 Nov 2018

Is Religious Freedom on a Collision Course with Newly Gained Civil Rights?

Since the United States Supreme Court issued Obergefell in 2015, there have been dark predictions that religious freedom and other, more recently…
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Ogletree Deakins | USA | 11 Oct 2018

National Coming Out Day: The Legal Pipeline Continues to Flow for LGBTQ Employees

An estimated 9 million adults in the United States are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Eighty-seven percent of U.S. residents report knowing…
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Ius Laboris | USA | 26 Jun 2018

Supreme Court sides with wedding cake baker in gay rights case

On 4 June 2018, the United States Supreme Court, in a 7-2 ruling, found in favour of Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakes, who refused to make a…
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Jenner & Block LLP | Japan | 11 Jun 2018

ジェナー&ブロック レポート - The Jenner & Block Report - June 2018

Welcome to the June 2018 edition of the Jenner & Block Report, a digest of updates about legal developments in the United States that we believe are…
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Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 30 May 2018

What the Supreme Court’s “epic” decision means for employers

On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that waivers of class and collective…
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Lane Powell PC | USA | 25 May 2018

Major Win for Employers: Supreme Court Approves Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

On May 21 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers can require employees to resolve their disputes via individual arbitration. The Court's 5-4…
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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 24 May 2018

SCOTUS Holds Class Action Waivers Do Not Violate the NLRA

In a major win for employers, the U.S. Supreme Court held that arbitration agreements with class action waivers do not violate the National Labor…
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Clyde & Co LLP | USA | 22 May 2018

New US Supreme Court ruling: individualized arbitration agreements are enforceable

The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on May 21, 2018. Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, No. 16-285, slip op…
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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 22 May 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Enforceability of Mandatory Employment Class Action Waivers

On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court upheld the legality of arbitration agreements containing class action waivers. In a 5-4 decision…
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