Chief Judge Stark Denies Toshiba’s Motion for Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement of Patent-in-Suit

Chief Judge Stark Denies Toshiba’s Motion for Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement of Patent-in-Suit

By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc. v. Toshiba Corporation, et al., Civil Action No. 09-354-LPS (D.Del., August 27, 2014), the Court denied the Motion for Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,630,163 of defendants’ Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. and Toshiba America, Inc. (collectively, “Toshiba”).

SUPERIOR COURT DECLARES WHEN ‘FULL CUSTODY ANALYSIS” IS REQUIRED.

By | Pennsylvania Family Law | August 28, 2014
SUPERIOR COURT DECLARES WHEN ‘FULL CUSTODY ANALYSIS” IS REQUIRED.

A Superior Court decision reported last month lends new insight to questions of what kind of record lawyers and judges must make in a child custody case.  The requirement of a thorough record has been a mainstay of appellate law for many years but the landscape shifted somewhat when the General Assembly passed its latest custody statute, effective in 2011.

Massachusetts Employers Must Grant Leave to Victims of Domestic Violence

Massachusetts Employers Must Grant Leave to Victims of Domestic Violence

On August 8, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law An Act Relative to Domestic Violence.  In relevant part, Section 13 of the law requires employers with 50 or more employees toprovide up to 15 days’ leave in any 12 month period if 1) the employee or family member of the employee is a victim of abusive behavior; and 2) the employee is using leave to seek medical attention, counseling, victim services or legal assistance, to secure housing, obtain a protective order, or appear in court as related to abusive behavior against the employee or a family member.