Trade Secret | Noncompete – Issues and Cases in the News – February 2016 Update

Trade Secret | Noncompete Issues and Cases in the News February 2016UpdateFebruary 21, 2016 Russell BeckFair Competition News, Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine, Noncompetes, Restrictive Covenants, Trade Secrets, Uncategorizedconfidential information, Economic Espionage Act, inevitable disclosure, Massachusetts, noncompete, noncompete bill, restrictive covenants, trade secret, trade secret audit, unfair competition There havebeen a few issues and cases making trade […]

Vaping in the News

We haven’t posted on vaping in a while; last time we looked it was in relation to how The ObamaTax treated it for rating purposes (Spoiler Alert: Smoking/Vaping bad, Meth use fine). It’s important to distinguish between vaping e-liquid with nicotine extract vs completely nicotine-free. Although artificial nicotine is available, there’s really no way for […]

Children and the Law News Roundup

A good week for juvenile justice! In Miller v. Alabama;the Supreme Court held that sentencing life without parole to juveniles was a cruel and unusual punishment. The issue was whether this 2012decision should apply only to future cases or did it also include past cases. InMontgomery v. Louisiana, the Supreme court held that the Miller […]

Good News For H-1B Visa Cap Seekers in 2016 – Prepare Now.

As the H-1B cap season for FY 2017 approaches, employers and potential employees alike must be prepared. For the uninitiated, the H-1B cap refers to the statutory limit placed on visas available for temporary workers in specialty occupations. Currently, this limit is set at 65,000, with an additional 20,000 reserved for those with advanced U.S. […]

Update:  NBC News Reports:  Potentially Lethal Blood-Clot Filter

In an article that appeared here in mid-September of last year, I reported on a series of reports aired on NBC news discussing the results of a year-long investigation into a blood-clot filter called recovery manufactured by the new jersey-based medical device giant C.R. Bard. The report revealed that the device, (which was) implanted in […]

Weekly summary: Albany Law School current

This week, Albany Law introduced that NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, leader of the Senate Democratic Conference, will certainly provide the 22nd Annual Kate Stoneman Day keynote address. The National Jurist released the short article Albany regulation pupils can take masters courses in background, criminal justice.Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and also Information Systems Antony Haynes […]