A brand owner’s non-traditional trademark application will sometimes gain the critical attention of multiple direct competitors. Gibson Guitar’s unlucky number is apparently fifteen.
In an effort to preempt another “Bridgegate” scandal, New Jersey State Senator Loretta Weinberg has sponsored a bill to extend whistleblower protection to employees who disclose incidents of wasted public funds, governmental abuse, or gross mismanagement.
On October 6, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit entertained oral argument in the interlocutory appeal of the district court’s denial of Myriad’s motion for preliminary injunction against Ambry Genetics. In re BRCA1- and BRCA2- Based Hereditary Cancer Test Patent Litigation, Case Nos. 14-1361, -1366.
Halloween celebrations in the workplace can be a treat for employees but the trick is in the employer’s execution. Costumes present a particularly tricky issue because well-intentioned “creativity” can quickly deteriorate into an employee relations nightmare.
An article just published in today’s New York Times deserves a read: it is about a woman who lost her desperately-needed job when her doctor insisted that she not work overtime because of a high-risk pregnancy.
Many myths surround cannabis laws and this is the first post we will be doing as part of an intermittent series of posts examining some of the more prevalent ones.
This morning the Carnival Magic returned to the U.S. as the sun arose over the sleepy little town of Galveston.
China’s theatrical box office market may be huge but the ancillary revenues (i.e. non-box office) are still relatively small in China.
According to an October 16, 2014 press release, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) reports a ”record 755 enforcement actions covering a wide range of misconduct, and obtained orders totaling $4.16 billion in disgorgement and penalties…” for the fiscal year-end ending in September 2014.
With two and a half months still to go, 2014 has been one of the toughest years on record for freedom of speech in the USA.