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“Ban the Box” Updates in Massachusetts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

“Ban the Box” laws prohibit or limit an employer’s ability to ask a job applicant about his or her criminal record. States, counties and cities have


USPTO Says Overlapping Range In Prior Art Insufficient to Invalidate Method of Treatment Patent
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

Pharmaceutical patents frequently claim treatment methods that utilize a range of amounts or concentrations for the active ingredient or excipients


California Departs from FLSA on Flat Sum Bonuses for Calculating Overtime Pay
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

In March 2018, the California Supreme Court, in Alvarado v. Dart Container Corporation of California, ruled on a method of calculating overtime pay


California Supreme Court Rules on Overtime Rate Calculation for ‘Flat Sum’ Bonus
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2018

The March 5 ruling, which will apply retroactively, establishes a method that will result in a much higher overtime rate than the federal method


Sixth Circuit Affirms Employer’s Use of Fluctuating Workweek
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2018

The Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s summary judgment decision finding that an employer, Plastipak Holdings, Inc., Plastipak


California Differs From Federal Law on How to Calculate Flat Sum Bonuses Into Overtime Regular Rate
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2018

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay overtime based on an employee’s “regular rate” of pay. While the FLSA only


Add One Line in Your Employment Contracts and Policies to Reduce Exposure to Misclassification Liability
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

Employers, even with the most robust and well-intentioned human resources departments, can still face the dreaded misclassification lawsuit for their


Patent Office’s Rulebook Update Supports Personalized Medicine Claims
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2018

Personalized medicine patent claims have been under assault since the Supreme Court’s Mayo v. Prometheus decision.1 At best, patent owners and


Online Advertising Method Survives Alice at the PTAB
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • USA
  • February 20 2018

In 2012, a fledgling startup, AdSupply Inc., filed a patent application for a method for delivering leave behind ads which are displayed behind the


An overview of patentability in Canada
  • Belmore Neidrauer LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • February 19 2018

An overview of patentability in Canada