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By Alan Friel
"Data is today's gold. Everyone is rushing to mine data. Here in California, we are not unfamiliar with gold rushes… [in fact,][w]e are better than Captain Kirk and the Enterprise.
By John Carney, Steven Dettelbach, George Stamboulidis
On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski announced, at the Global Investigations Review Live in New York, the release of a new policy ...
By Nicholas C. Mowbray, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Laura E. Jehl, Elizabeth Ann Smith, J. Brian Davis
On Oct. 9, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued additional guidance regarding the taxation of cryptocurrency.
By BakerHostetler  
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have found themselves under the microscope as calls for antitrust investigations into "Big Tech" companies escalate
By Lindsay Holmes, Lee Rosebush, Lance Shea
FDA Releases Report on Foodborne Illnesses – The FDA posted a report titled "Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2017 for Salmonella,...
By Heather McDonald
In March 2019, after a seven-year-long legal battle, a Manhattan jury found defendant landlord 375 Canal LLC contributorily liable for trademark counterfeiting and infringement and awarded Omega...
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
On Aug. 29, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that an employer's misclassification of its employees as independent contractors does not,...
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
A middle school teacher who was injured after she had a hypoglycemic event in front of her students as a result of low blood sugar levels, which she claimed occurred because the schoo...
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
On Aug. 6, New Jersey Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver signed the Wage Theft Act (WTA), which amends the New Jersey Wage Payment Law, the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law and the New Jersey Wage Collection Law.
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
As we reported in our summer newsletter, the New York Legislature passed legislation to expand the pay equity law;
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
On Aug. 20, Gov. Cuomo signed a law to (1) expand the definition of "victim of domestic violence," (2) specifically make victims of domestic violence...
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
As we reported in our summer newsletter, in late June the New York Legislature passed a bill that vastly changed the discrimination and harassment landscape for employers.
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
Following up on our previous report in our Employment Law Spotlight Blog, on Aug. 15 New Jersey banned salary history requests.
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
As we previously reported in our Employment Law Spotlight Blog, on Aug. 20 New Jersey expanded job protections for employees and applicants who use medical marijuana.
By R. Scott Feldmann
In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit reversed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) finding of obviousness invalidating a patent's method claims for administering a drug...
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