By Robert G. Brody and Alexander Friedman
Did you know that your employment practices could violate antitrust law? This is the message to be gleaned from joint guidance recently issued by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division.
By Jason Straight
IT security professionals will tell you that the bulk of spending on cybersecurity in large organizations in recent years has been toward perimeter tools like firewalls. And yet the relentless pace of major data breaches has shown no signs of letting up.
Internal investigations are becoming increasingly common in the modern workplace. But how, exactly, can companies conduct investigations efficiently and effectively, while still protecting innocent employees?
By Jacqueline C. Wolff
Increased enforcement of the immigration laws that impact on the hiring of employees is on the horizon.
By Cynthia Lambert Hardman
The America Invents Act gave patent owners the right to move to amend their patent claims. To date, however, this right has been more illusory than real. Given their dismal success rate so far, many hope that the tide will turn in favor of granting more motions to amend.
By Tony Mauro and Scott Graham
Nearly 70 years after it became law, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in January on whether §2(a) of the Lanham Act violates the First Amendment. The case, Lee v. Tam, focuses on the provision that forbids registration of trademarks that "disparage" people, institutions, beliefs or national symbols.