The IP5 Patent Prosecution Highway Program has been available to U.S. patent applicants for just over two years. It was implemented to permit cooperation between the five largest Patent Offices.
The Wall Street Journal ran a major story on November 1, 2016, describing the growing trend of lawsuits brought by a handful of plaintiff law firms representing blind individuals against hundreds of website operators including well-known names such as Foot Locker, Toys ‘R’ Us, Brooks Brothers and the NBA.
The two lawsuits filed in Texas federal court to enjoin implementation of the Department of Labor’s new salary requirements for exempt employees have not yet been decided. This means that the effective date of these new salary requirements is just around the corner. Are you ready?
Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Securian Financial Group in its expansion into the Canadian market.
Fredrikson & Byron has been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in 28 practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®in 2017.
Fredrikson & Byron announces the addition of four associates to the firm’s Minneapolis office.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2017 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for retirement plans. Some limits have increased, and some have remained the same.
With the November 8 general election looming, employers should be reminded of Iowa’s voting right statute, Iowa Code § 49-109.
On October 13, 2016, John Stout opened the Twin Cities Business Outstanding Directors Awards event by describing some of today’s most important governance themes.
Attorney John H. Stout was recently elected a Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, an organization of leading corporate governance lawyers including prominent general counsel and respected academics from the U.S. and Canada.