The Department of State and USCIS announced jointly that certain individuals who are stuck in family and employment-based immigrant visa backlogs can start their immigrant visa paperwork or apply for adjustment of status before their priority dates become current.
Pat Kelly has more than 25 years of experience as a commercial lawyer representing clients both domestically and internationally.
District Court in Octane Fitness Remand Awards Majority of Requested Attorneys’ Fees Under Section 285Category: Legal Update, News
In a lawsuit that redefined the standard for an exceptional case under 35 U.S.C. § 285, the District Court awarded defendant Octane Fitness $1,778,030 in fees and costs.
Want to Preliminarily Enjoin the Sale of an Infringing Device? Be Prepared to Show the Value of Your PatentCategory: Legal Update, News
The District Court of Minnesota denied a patent holder’s motion to preliminarily enjoin the sale of an infringing device.
Ron Garber, Katherine B. Ilten, John F. Kapacinskas, Paul J. LaVanway, Zachary D. Olson, Karla L. Reyerson, Kevin C. Riach and Mark H. Tranovich have been elected shareholder.
Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel for Audax Private Equity and Moelis Capital Partners in its sale of Quest Construction Products.
The Supreme Court Decides: The DOL’s Interpretation Regarding Pay for Mortgage Loan Officers Is EnforceableCategory: Legal Update, News
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided that the federal DOL’s Administrator’s Interpretation that mortgage loan officers typically must be paid as nonexempt employees under the federal FLSA is enforceable.
A recent federal court decision addressed the discoverability of text messages, instant messages and voicemails.
Six Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were named 2015 Great Plains Super Lawyers, and three Fredrikson attorneys were named 2015 Great Plains Rising Stars.
Should a patent infringement lawsuit be stayed where an IPR challenges some, but not all, of the asserted claims? Magistrate Judge Hildy Bowbeer recently grappled with that issue.