- Jan 05 2017
In an article published in the January/February 2017 issue of Law Practice Magazine, Michael H. Trotter discusses compensation for new associates in prominent law firms.
- Dec 28 2016
In an article published by Law360 on December 23, 2016, Bryan F. Jacoutot provides insight on the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case of Gloucester County School Board v. Grimm, scheduled to be heard next term. This case represents an opportunity for transgender individuals to secure unfettered access to the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.
- Dec 06 2016
In an article published in the December issue of Restaurant Startup & Growth, Bryan F. Jacoutot discusses how the fate of the overtime expansion rule underwent a monumental shift in a two-week period. "Between the election of Donald Trump and the continuation of a Republican-controlled Congress on November 8, and an injunction on November 23, the expansion went from being a foregone conclusion to, very possibly, dead in the water," said Mr ...
- "Solo Shot: Is Supplying Only One Staple Component of a Patented Invention for Assembly Overseas Enough to Trigger Infringement Liability?" ABA PreviewNov 21 2016
In an article published by ABA Preview on November 21, 2016, Michael A. Cicero provides insight on the Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. case. Section 271(f)(1) of the Patent Act imposes patent infringement liability for supplying “all or a substantial portion of the components of a patented invention … in such manner as to actively induce the combination of such components” overseas. The question for decision is whether “substantial portion of ...
- Nov 15 2016
In an article published by the HR Daily Advisor on November 15, 2016, Raanon Gal provides insight on the recent ruling made by the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on whether an hourly computer employee whose employer withheld his final three weeks had a minimum wage claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The appeals court affirmed a lower court’s finding that the employee’s exempt status under FLSA doesn’t “evaporate simply because the employer ...
- "Transfer Pricing Adjustment Challenges Receive Green Light from the Tax Court,” Journal of TaxationNov 11 2016
- Nov 09 2016
- "When a Patent 'Laches' on to Doctrine: Should There be a Patent-Specific Approach to the Defense of Laches?" ABA PreviewOct 21 2016
In an article published by ABA Preview on October 21, 2016, Kelly Casey Mullally provides insight on SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC in regards to patent law. The Supreme Court decided in 2014 that the doctrine of laches could not be invoked to shorten the three-year statutory limit for obtaining legal relief in a copyright-infringement lawsuit. In a subsequent case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided that ...
- "What the Election Means for Your Restaurant and the People You Employ," Modern Restaurant ManagementOct 20 2016
In an article published by Modern Restaurant Management on October 20, 2016, Bryan F. Jacoutot provides insight on what the upcoming election means for the restaurant industry in terms of new regulations. Mr. Jacoutot discusses what he believes to be one of the most significant economic regulations coming down the pike in 2016: the expansion of the overtime rule. This proposed idea will provide overtime accessibility to about 4.5 million previously ineligible ...
- Author, The Business Owners' Guide to Handling Tax Issues and the IRS: Tips for Avoiding Trouble with the IRSOct 2016
Vivian D. Hoard is the author of The Business Owners' Guide to Handling Tax Issues and the IRS: Tips for Avoiding Trouble with the IRS, which can be found on Amazon.com. Ms. Hoard provides guidance for business owners in addressing common disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.
The book covers a variety of topics helpful to business owners, including:
• Options for handling an IRS audit when negotiations fizzle out with the examination division.
- The role of ...