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USCIS has finalized guidance on determining whether a new job is in the “same or similar” occupational classification with respect to job portability.
USCIS announced it has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the H-2B cap for the first half of FY 2016. March 15, 2016, was the final receipt date for new H-2B worker petitions requesting an employment start date before April 1, 2016.
USCIS will accept comments until April 27, 2016, on the revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9.
DHS published a final rule amending regulations to expand optional practical training for students with U.S. degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law, creating a new federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation.
Employers face ever-increasing threats to the security of their trade secrets. Now, thanks to Congress, employers have a new tool to combat such threats (along with new potential headaches).
The U.S. government has recently announced an expanded program that provides many foreign STEM graduates with an extended employment period.
Three blind law school graduates just filed a federal class action lawsuit in Texas.
What is the future of patent protection for biotechnology in light of the Federal Circuit’s latest decision on patentable subject matter?
Important changes in the regulations governing European Union Community Trademarks may affect the scope of your trademark protection for CTM applications filed before June 22, 2012.