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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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We are dedicated to understanding our clients, their business goals and the industry-specific legal issues they face.

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Three Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Named to World Trademark Review 1000

Fredrikson & Byron is pleased to announce that Stephen Bergerson, Lora Mitchell Friedemann and John Pickerill were recognized in the 2014 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000).

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Grant Fairbairn Named Chair of the MN Intellectual Property Law Association’s Patent Litigation – ADR – CAFC Committee

Grant Fairbairn

Grant Fairbairn was appointed Chair of MIPLA’s Patent Litigation Committee.

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Health Care Reform Update: Anticipated Final Regulations Issued on Employer Mandate, Including New Phase-In Rules

The Affordable Care Act final regulations were recently published.

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SEC Publishes Its 2014 List of Examination Priorities

The National Examination Program (NEP) of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations published its 2014 examination priorities.

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Update: Filing Date Approaches for Fiscal Year 2015 H-1B Cap Cases

Employers may submit cap-subject H-1B petitions again on April 1, 2014, for the fiscal year (FY) 2015 H-1B program.

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“Donning and Doffing” Protective Gear Not Compensable Time for Union-Represented Employees

Supreme Court affirms time spent changing clothes is not compensable.

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Jeffrey Post Joins Gulf Coast National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Faculty

NITA selected Jeffrey to join the faculty of NITA Gulf Coast Regional Trial Advocacy Training Program.

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Medicare Providers and Suppliers Should Continue to Appeal Improper Denials, Despite Two Year Delay in Appeal Processing

The already long wait for a “day in court” is now even longer.

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Square Peg Meet Round Hole – Do Design Defects Breach a Warranty Against Defects in Material or Workmanship?

Read and find out what the Eighth Circuit Court decided.

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Patent Exhaustion of Method Claims – Clarifying the Rights of the Patent Owner

The Federal Circuit recently made an important clarification to the doctrine of patent exhaustion.

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