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Federal Court: Franchisors and Other Businesses Do Not Create Joint Employment Via “Brand Protection” and Indirect Control (US)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 2 2018

Earlier this decade, hardly a week passed without some court or agency interpreting the joint employment doctrine more expansively than before


DOL Issues New Opinion Letters on Wage and Hour Issues - Compensability of Health-Related Rest Breaks
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

The DOL recently issued three new Wage and Hour opinion letters on its website giving employers additional guidance on compensation for travel time


The Psychological Approach to Employment Consulting and Business Success.
  • Bufete Díaz Mirón y Asociados
  • Mexico
  • March 1 2017

In most cases, workplace interactions resemble perfect laboratory type conditions to asses, determine or witness psychological experiments, or to see


PTAB Declines to Institute IPR on Immersion’s Indefinite Means Plus Function Claims
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

Petitioners are finding themselves caught in a Catch-22. The PTAB declares claims too indefinite under Section 112 to construe, but then declines to


Even in Social Media Age, Web Presence Without Specific Showing of Customer Interaction is Not Enough for Personal Jurisdiction
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Ask any 1L - personal jurisdiction has always been a tricky issue. But in the internet era, even courts have grappled with how to determine whether


Picturing the Commons
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

Earlier this week we posted a story briefly exploring the history of copyright and the commons, as a companion piece to a post about creating a new


Developments in electronic transactions
  • ByrneWallace
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 29 2016

The eIDAS Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions (Regulation No. 9102014) will come into force this


Expanded Video Game Liability Post-Pokémon Go?
  • Raymond Law Group LLC
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

Pokémon Go, a free iPhone and Android gaming app, was released recently and promptly followed by a media frenzy. The app is built on Niantic Inc.'s


The Travails of the Telecommuting Accommodation
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

An employee has asked to work from home because of his disability. Do I have to provide him with that option? With technology making it easier than


New Bill on Telemedicine is Submitted to the Russian Parliament
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Russia
  • July 19 2016

On 30 May 2016 a bill on telemedicine (the “Bill“) was submitted to the lower house of the Russian Parliament for consideration introducing a new