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On account of the huge backlog of patent applications and the resultant delay in acquiring patents, several inventors have traditionally chosen to stay away from Indian markets. There is finally some effort to change this situation. As per Indian Patent
By: Rich May. The New Year will bring changes to both the Massachusetts minimum wage and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that employers (and employees) should be aware of. Read more.
By: Spiegel Sohmer. In Restaurant Canada v. Ville de Montreal, the Honourable Marc St-Pierre, S.C.J. dismissed the arguments from major fast food franchisors contesting a new City of Montreal by-law that restricted the operation of fast food restaurants throughout most parts
By: Boase Cohen & Collins. Football in Switzerland, cricket in England and rugby in Japan have offered rich entertainment for Boase Cohen & Collins Senior Partner Colin Cohen, but Hong Kong’s ongoing social turmoil continues to be uppermost in his thoughts. Here,
By: Russell Kennedy. The new Australian Human Rights Commission Regulations 2019 (Regulations) were recently introduced, arguably expanding the circumstances in which an employer can discriminate on the basis of a current or prospective employee’s criminal record under Commonwealth law. Read
By: Smith Anderson. North Carolina barbecue icon, Wilber’s Barbecue in Goldsboro, will once again be serving its traditional pit cooked barbecue — thanks to Smith Anderson client, Goldpit Partners, LLC, swiftly stepping in to revive the restaurant. Read more.
By: Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. On November 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Ohio clarified that a declaratory judgment claim that an oil and gas lease terminated for lack of production is subject to the 21-year statute of
By: Russell Kennedy. The Supreme Court of Victoria recently released its judgment of Veniou v Equity Trustees Limited VSC 832. Russell Kennedy acted for Equity Trustees in successfully obtaining summary judgment and defending the application made by a grandchild who