This morning, my fellow leaders of the Chicago Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLAC) and I met with Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and several of her fellow USPTO executives, including the impressive Dr. Christal Sheppard, Director of the Detroit Office.
When a class is certified in a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action, the employer turns over names and addresses and the opt-in letters go out. Nowadays, there is a distinct variation on this theme.
We all need heroes and people whose bravery, commitment and skill make us feel like there is good in the world. These people inspire us to do our own best work and be our own best personal and professional selves.
€ 1.55 bn of revenues for the Internet of Things (IoT) in Italy shows a growing market, but the report from the Communications Authority stresses the need for regulatory changes to boost the sector.
A common complaint against the CFPB is that the agency wields too much power without enough accountability. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling recently described the CFPB as “single most powerful and least accountable Federal agency in all of Washington.”
Distracted driving is the number one cause of workplace deaths in the United States.
Scam artists steal millions of dollars per year from unsuspecting victims.
Almost two years ago, the ACA enforcement agencies jointly published a set of lengthy, detailed, final rules applying the ACA’s enhanced health status discrimination prohibition to employer-administered wellness incentives.
Earlier today, the EEOC published its much anticipated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) regarding the interaction between wellness plans and the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).
We’re getting information now about how the death penalty and capital punishment fared in 2014. The first quarterly report from the NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund has been released.