Morristown Employers: Are You Complying with the New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance?

Morristown Employers: Are You Complying with the New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance?

As flu season rolls through and allergy season commences, it is pretty much inevitable that workers will need some time off to address their health or their family’s health issues. While most employers do in fact give employees some paid time off each year to be used for sick leave, in many places, the law Read more about Morristown Employers: Are You Complying with the New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance?[…]

The Doctrine of Unclean Hands: When Deals Get Dirty

The Doctrine of Unclean Hands: When Deals Get Dirty

By Winifred E. Campbell, Esq. This month, a U.S. district judge for the Northern District of California determined that Merck & Company, Inc. (“Merck”) will have to pay the attorneys’ fees for Gilead Sciences, Inc. (“Gilead”) based on the doctrine of unclean hands related to Gilead’s defense of a messy patent infringement litigation. There’s no Read more about The Doctrine of Unclean Hands: When Deals Get Dirty[…]

Trade Secrets: New Legislation Makes It Easier to Enforce Your Rights

Trade Secrets: New Legislation Makes It Easier to Enforce Your Rights

By: Christopher J. McHattie, Esq. and Christie McGuinness Ever wonder why other soda companies can never quite get their soda to taste like Coca Cola’s? Coca Cola has maintained its competitive edge by keeping its recipe for soda a very well protected ‘trade secret,’ which, legend has it, has been kept under lock and key Read more about Trade Secrets: New Legislation Makes It Easier to Enforce Your Rights[…]

Keep Calm and Protect Your Intellectual Property Post ‘Brexit’

Keep Calm and Protect Your Intellectual Property Post ‘Brexit’

By, Clayton D. Shorrock, Esq. As we all know, on June 23, 2016, the UK, the worlds’ fifth largest economy, voted to leave the European Union. The so called “Brexit” will have major implications on intellectual property rights in the UK and throughout Europe. While the UK will not officially leave the EU for a Read more about Keep Calm and Protect Your Intellectual Property Post ‘Brexit’[…]

Florida’s New “True Origins of Digital Goods Act” (the “Act”) May Affect Your Website

Florida’s New “True Origins of Digital Goods Act” (the “Act”) May Affect Your Website

Starting July 1, 2015, the Act, Florida Statute 501.155, will take effect. The Act reads, in pertinent part: A person who owns or operates a website or online service dealing in substantial part in the electronic dissemination of commercial recordings or audiovisual works, directly or indirectly, and who electronically disseminates such works to consumers in this state Read more about Florida’s New “True Origins of Digital Goods Act” (the “Act”) May Affect Your Website[…]