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Oklahoma-based pizzeria Mazzio’s Italian Eatery filed a preemptive “declaratory” lawsuit in federal district court against the Carlson Lynch law firm on February 2, 2016.
Nearly 95 percent of M&A deals triggered shareholder litigation. However, a Delaware court crackdown on disclosure-only settlements in takeover litigation has driven the current litigation rate to less than 22 percent.
The Conference Board weighed in on the debate over special compensation arrangements between activist hedge funds and the directors they place on public company boards.
Institutional proxy advisor ISS added three new compensation policy FAQs to address problematic pay practices that can lead to a recommendation to vote against pay and equity compensation plans.
Public company compensation committees operate in an increasingly challenging environment. We have compiled recommendations to assist compensation committee chairs in navigating these demands.
A recent decision by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board serves as a good reminder that the title of a single work cannot be a trademark. Independent Media Corporation (PVT) Ltd. v. BOL Enterprise (PVT) Ltd., decided January 14, 2016.
You may be making it easier for a party to later invalidate the patent.
Read more for a trademark trial and appeal board update.
As in past years, the Minnesota Bar Association’s “Midwest Legal Conference on Privacy & Data Security“ was fantastic.