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FMLA-Related Updates from the DOL: New Opinion Letters and (Kind of) New Forms
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently released two new opinion letters relating to the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), which provides


CAFC Explains PTAB Burden Shift for Claimed Ranges
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

Since the Federal Circuit's decision in Magnum Oil, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has been mindful that the ultimate burden of persuasion


Petitioner’s Reply May Expand Arguments to Address New Claim Constructions Adopted After Institution
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

In Ericsson Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a final written decision of the


PTAB Must Consider Reply Arguments that Merely Expand on Petitioner’s Original Positions
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2018

In Ericsson Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, No. 2017-1521 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 27, 2018), Ericsson appealed a PTAB decision finding that claims 1-3


What Am I Doing Wrong?? Common FMLA Mistakes
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 4 2018

“What did I do wrong?” and “Am I doing this correctly?” are frequent questions from clients regarding FMLA administration. This is the seventeenth in


Employee Not Normally Dismissed Where Successful Internal Appeal Against Dismissal
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • August 29 2018

The case of Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Limited confirms that, where an employee appeals against his or her dismissal successfully, the effect is


So you just want to keep it casual?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 24 2018

The Federal Court handed down an appeal decision that has the potential to affect all employers who engage ‘casual’ employees. Now, more than ever


When a casual is not a casual - impact of Skene & next steps
  • KHQ Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 23 2018

Unfortunately, the hype you will have seen since the handing down of the recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court in WorkPac Pty Ltd v


A casual conundrum: Federal court confirms substance over form when assessing casual employment
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 22 2018

Whether an employee is casual or permanent has significant implications for the employee’s entitlements to various forms of paid leave, notice of


Shared parental leave and enhanced maternity pay: potential for indirect sex discrimination?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2018

Two appeals heard in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the cases of Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali, and Hextall v Chief Constable of