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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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USPTO Sends Trademark Owners a Strong Message to Use and Prove Usage of TMs

In July 2019, the U.S. Trademark Office announced it would implement new rules to clarify what constitutes an acceptable specimen to show use on goods.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents APi Group, Inc. in its Sale to J2 Acquisition Limited

Fredrikson & Byron, in association with Faegre Baker Daniels, acted as legal counsel to APi Group, Inc. in its sale to J2 Acquisition Limited for approximately $2.9 billion.

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Immigration Attorney Kayla Hoel Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Attorney Kayla C. Hoel has joined Fredrikson & Byron in the Immigration Group. Hoel advises clients navigating the complexities of Immigration law.

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Fredrikson & Byron Hires Seven New Associates

Fredrikson & Byron announces the addition of seven associates to the firm’s Minneapolis office.

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Fredrikson & Byron Announces Results of 2019 Board Elections

The results of Fredrikson & Byron’s 2019 board elections have been announced.

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Despite Courts Enjoining Department of Homeland Security Public Charge Rule, State Department Proceeding with Implementing its Own Version

Last week, four courts issued injunctions barring the Trump administration from implementing the controversial public charge rule that would dramatically change the way immigration law operates in the United States.

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Office of Foreign Labor Certification Announces Schedule for E-Filing of LCAs

Affected LCA programs include the H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 visa classifications

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USCIS Reminds Employers: Only Unrestricted Social Security Cards Are Acceptable for I-9 Purposes

USCIS has reminded employers that they may accept only unrestricted Social Security cards for I-9 verification purposes, and they have updated the form accordingly.

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State Department Issues Reminder About Uses of Passport Books/Cards Under ‘Real ID’

The Department of State recently issued a reminder about upcoming changes to domestic air travel documentation requirements under the Real ID Act, which requires all state-issued identification documents to meet a set of minimum security standards.

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Resigns

After just six months serving as Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, Kevin McAleenan handed in his resignation on October 12. McAleenan was the fourth DHS Secretary of the Trump administration.

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