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Supreme Court Sharpens Focus on Arbitration and Class Actions

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: October 28th, 2013

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This blog previously explored the Supreme Court’s June 2013 decision in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, in which […]

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Supreme Court Defines “Supervisor” for Purposes of Harassment Claims

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: July 22nd, 2013

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An employer’s liability for workplace harassment could turn on whether the harasser meets the Supreme Court’s newly adopted definition of […]

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Supreme Court Focuses on Arbitrations and Class Actions

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: June 23rd, 2013

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According to Justice Elena Kagan, the Supreme Court’s recent decision confirming a corporation’s ability to require arbitration in the event […]

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With a Little Help from My Friends: Study Finds the Roberts Supreme Court the Friendliest Court to Business in Decades

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: May 28th, 2013

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The decisions of the current Supreme Court are the friendliest to business of any court since World War II, according […]

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Supreme Court Holds that the “First Sale” Doctrine Applies to Copies of Copyrighted Works Lawfully Made Abroad

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: April 21st, 2013

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Copyrighted works imported into the United States from abroad are subject to the same “first-sale” rules as items purchased in […]

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Covenant Not to Sue Forestalls Trademark Invalidity Claim

Posted: January 21st, 2013

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On January 9, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court in Already, LLC v. Nike, Inc. unanimously ruled that Already could not […]

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Employers: Beware of the Cat’s Paw

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: April 11th, 2011

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On March 1, 2011, the US Supreme Court issued an important decision affirming the viability of the “cat’s paw” theory […]

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