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District Court Grants Supplemental Motion for Award of Attorneys’ Fees after Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal on Appeal

After the district court dismissed plaintiff’s patent infringement claims, finding the patents directed to patent-ineligible subject matter, and awarded attorneys’ fees based on the exceptional case doctrine, the Federal Circuit affirmed both determinations. The defendant filed a supplemental motion for … Continue reading

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Supplemental Military Leave: benefits for officers and employees of the State of New York as the employer

NO HEARING SCHEDULEDThis proposed amendment to the Attendance Rules for Employees in New York State Departments and Institutions is a consensus rule making amending 4 NYCRR 21.15 and 4 NYCRR 28-1.17 to extend the availability of supplemental military leave benefits … Continue reading

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The Death of the Supplemental Register?

Let’s all hope that the Supplemental Trademark Register is not on the death watch. It appears though to be on life support, at times, and especially with the USPTO’s heightened focus on “merely informational” matter, including laudatory messages. This is a … Continue reading

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Argument preview: Justices to decide whether dismissal as untimely of Supplemental Security Income claimant’s request for review is final decision subject to judicial review

After a hearing, an administrative law judge denied Ricky Lee Smith’s application for supplemental security income benefits based on disability. The ALJ’s decision was dated March 26, 2014, and under the agency regulations, Smith was required to request review of … Continue reading

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Student Loan/Credit Card Debt Counterclaims have No Supplemental Jurisdiction in the Middle District of Florida

What happens to the original debt when a consumer files an unlawful debt collection lawsuit?  Sometimes the creditor will file a counterclaim to force the underlying debt to judgment in an effort to turn the tide in favor of the … Continue reading

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