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Untangling Confusion about FLSA Exemptions for Highly Compensated Employees

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an interesting Fair Labor Standards Act decision. The case focused on who is and is not exempt from overtime requirements. And the result – as the court noted – is likely to … Continue reading

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Retirement Accounts May Be Up but Highly Concentrated

Not that many Americans have sufficient stocks to take advantage of the market. The total amount of money in retirement accounts might be at all-time highs.  However, that money is heavily concentrated in a small percentage of the population and … Continue reading

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Highly Anticipated En Banc Fifth Circuit Opinion Reframes Maritime Contract Analysis

In a highly anticipated ruling, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc decision in In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., No. 16-30217 (5th Cir. Jan. 8, 2018).  The case called upon the court to determine whether … Continue reading

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Twenty Percent Royalty Rate Appropriate Where Plaintiff Was Highly Unlikely to License Its Patent to Defendant, a Direct Competitor

After the district court determined that the plaintiff's patent was infringed and was not invalid based on anticipation or obviousness, the district court held a bench trial on the issue of damages. The district court first analyzed the issue of … Continue reading

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The seven habits of highly annoying lawyers

Or, perhaps, the companies that hire them. Let's see if we can find all seven in this highly effective – certainly highly earnest! – item from Mark Malek at the Tactical IP blog. But first, while I haven't looked into … Continue reading

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