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  • License Agreement Restrictions Can Provide a Real Advantage to Patent Holders
    November 20, 2017

    Generally, a patent owner's rights are exhausted after an authorized sale; the patent owner cannot sue a downstream customer who purchased an authorized patented product from a third party reseller. So how can a patent owner control the resale of a patented product?

  • The Impact of U.S. Immigration Changes Over the Past Year Under the Trump Administration: What You Need to Know
    November 15, 2017

    In this alert, Roxanne Levine explores the impact on businesses of sweeping U.S. immigration changes over the past year under the Trump Administration. The policy changes she discusses include: increased worksite enforcement by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, increased challenges in the H-1B visa petition area, the increase in personal interviews related to adjustment of status applications, the implications of the USCIS’s rescinding its policy of giving deference to previously adjudicated nonimmigrant petitions where parties, facts and circumstances of the case remained the same and the State Department’s change in policy to issuance of timing of activities in the United States.

  • What the Earned Sick and Safe Time Act Means for New York Employers
    November 9, 2017

    On November 6, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law an amendment to the NYC Earned Sick Time Act, expanding coverage to New York City workers to now include paid "safe time."

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