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Navigating the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code
  • McCabe Curwood
  • Australia
  • September 18 2018

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has made an important ruling regarding the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code, confirming that small


PTAB Debates Standard for Reasonable Number of Substitute Claims
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

Given the complications associated with amending litigated claims, amendment is still relatively rare at the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB). Yet


Sixth Circuit Upholds Mandatory Arbitration Of FLSA Claims
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

In August, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (covering Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee) upheld an arbitration agreement


New IRS Guidance Regarding Section 162(m)’s Deduction Limitation for Executive Compensation - Increased Complexity and Reduced Availability of Grandfathering
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) recently issued Notice 2018-68 (the “Notice”) that provides guidance regarding the application of Section


National Labor Relations Board Proposes New Joint-Employer Rule
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 14 2018

Rule Would Return To Direct and Immediate Control Test, But Adds New Requirement That Such Control Be “Substantial” On September 14, 2018, the


Ninth Circuit Rules that Requiring Disabled Job Applicant to Pay for Post-Offer MRI Violates the ADA
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

Consider this scenario: Your team previously interviewed a job applicant for an open position at your company. The applicant was intelligent


Court Disqualifies Law Firm in Patent Suit, Finding No Quick Fix for Rule 1.7 Violation
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

Chief Judge Saris in the District of Massachusetts recently granted a motion to disqualify the Sunstein law firm from representing Altova in a patent


Pfizer Loses Out On Its Follow-On Petition Challenges to Genentech’s anti-HER2 Patents Because It Did Not Follow General Plastics Guidance
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

Recently, Pfizer was denied institution of two follow-on inter partes review (IPR) petitions, IPR Nos. 2018-00330 and 2018-00331 (“the 2018


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


The Sheriffs are in Town: Recent Developments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) Enforcement and Investor Education
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

In the months following director William Hinman’s noteworthy speech on whether and when a digital asset is subject to securities laws, U.S. regulators