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Updates & Events

Recent News and Events

Fredrikson & Byron strives to provide clients current business developments and legal updates. See the list below for our most recent updates and events.

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USCIS Announces H-1B Lottery Conducted for FY 2016

USCIS conducted a random, computer-generated lottery to determine which H-1B cap-subject petitions would be formally received for adjudication and has begun the process of issuing receipt notices.

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Attorneys Eric Snustad & Charles Segelbaum Featured in The National Law Journal’s Twin Cities Counsel to Counsel Report

Shareholders Eric J. Snustad and Charles D. Segelbaum were featured in The National Law Journal’s Twin Cities Counsel to Counsel Report.

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Employer Confidentiality Rules and Other Policies: NLRB Report Discusses Lawful and Unlawful Language

On March 18, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel issued a 30-page memorandum offering guidance on several common employer policies and handbook rules.

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Supreme Court Ups the Ante for TTAB Cases – TTAB Cases No Longer “Litigation-Lite”

In a decision released March 24, 2015, the Supreme Court held that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) determination of likelihood of confusion in an opposition proceeding can bind federal courts in trademark infringement litigation.

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Attorney Robert Oberlies Named Co-Chair of Fredrikson & Byron’s China Practice Group

Fredrikson & Byron announced that Robert M. Oberlies has been named co-chair of the firm’s China Practice.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Phillips & Temro Industries Inc. in its Sale to Harbour Group

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Phillips and Temro Industries, Inc. (PTI) in its sale to Harbour Group.

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Eight Keys for Developing a Data Breach Response Plan

It’s an unfortunate fact of modern life—hacks happen. And they will continue to happen.

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Attorney Leigh-Erin Irons Makes Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” List

Leigh-Erin Irons was named a “40 Under 40” honoree by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Eurofins Scientific in its Acquisition of BioDiagnostics, Inc.

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel for Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA) in its acquisition of BioDiagnostics Inc. (BDI).

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Fredrikson & Byron Promotes Robert J. Hamilton to Chief Operating Officer – Hires New Chief Financial Officer Julie M. DuBois

Fredrikson & Byron has made changes to its management team.

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