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  • Labor & Employment Digest: July/August 2015

    Labor and employment attorneys must deal with a veritable alphabet soup of acts and organizations in their day-to-day practice. From the ADA to the FMLA, these acronyms drive the conversations that L&E attorneys have every day. And, whether these matters pertain to employee discipline, pregnancy and the workplace or paid...

  • Bill Shreve and the Glaukos success story: When having an IP attorney pays off

    It’s no secret that for many start-ups and small businesses, resources are limited -- time and money being two of them. But leaving room in the budget for intellectual property can not only help with growth and protecting interests, it can also play a critical part in a company’s long-term...

  • 'That's so gay!': Workplace bullying of LGBT employees

    35 percent of LGBT employees report that they have lied about their personal lives at work and 30 percent felt both distracted at work and unhappy or depressed at work. Meanwhile, 24 percent avoided work functions and 22 percent searched for a different job because of real or perceived unwelcoming...

  • Cybersecurity: The energy industry case

    The energy sector's method of preparing for cyber threats and promoting appropriate regulation is instructive in planning for the inevitable "cyber regulation" of other industries such as manufacturing, transportation, and communications. This article discusses the "lessons learned" from the energy sector and helps explain how those lessons could apply to...

  • Controlling the Grey Market in the U.S. and E.U.

    This is the first of a series of articles that will discuss new legal developments and strategies in six specific niche areas of brand protection relating to (1) the grey market, (2) FCPA/Regulatory compliance, (3) criminal enforcement, (4) running investigations, (5) online monitoring, and (6) data breaches. This first article...

  • Maria Sendra joins Dentons as a new corporate practice partner

    Sendra will be joining the Palo Alto office

  • Cosmeceuticals: The next wave of class-action litigation

    Dr. Albert Kligman, the dermatologist who invented the widely used acne medicine Retin-A, is credited with coining the term “cosmeceutical,” a term that consumers and the media use to refer to cosmetic products that claim to have medicinal or drug-like benefits. Cosmeceuticals are reported to be the fastest growing segment...

  • Kaye Scholer team achieves PTAB victory for Olympus

    Kaye Scholer IP partner Deborah Fishman and counsel Katie Scott were part of the team that recently secured a victory for Olympus America Inc. before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

  • Apple may face class action L&E suit

    The Apple employees in question claim that they were forced to endure demoralizing searches, as managers took time to inspect employee devices and compare their serial numbers with the devices they were authorized to use.

  • Kristine Blackwood joins Squire Patton Boggs as partner

    Squire Patton Boggs recently announced that Kristine Blackwood joined as partner in the Healthcare Public Policy Practice. She joins the Washington, D.C. firm after serving as Deputy Director for Congressional Oversight and Investigations at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislation....

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