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Yearly Archives from 2017

Marks Gray P.A. Launches Newly Revamped Website

Marks Gray P.A., lawyers for enterprise, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly revamped website. The new website is located at the same address: https:// www.marksgray.com/. The site features clean, uncluttered design, enhanced content, a comprehensive overview of the firm, attorney bios, contact information, updated news, links to social media, blogs, newsletters, and easy access to essential information. The website also features an immigration and intellectual property section. The Marks Gray website will […]

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USCIS Plans for a New Form I-9

The latest Form I-9 just went into full effect on January 22, 2017, but there’s another Form I-9 in the works already! USCIS planned to issue the new form by July 17th, 2017. However, the new administration put a freeze on all new regulations, so it may be delayed until September 17, 2017 or later. Here’s what you can expect from the new release. Why is there a new revision already? The revision was primarily […]

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Top Occupations, States, and Employers for H-1B

The Department of Labor recently released the top occupations, states, and employers submitted for the H-1B. Perhaps not surprisingly, the top five occupations are related to computer sciences. California submitted nearly 25% of the applications received. And some of the top employers include Deloitte Consulting, LLP; Cognizant Technology Solutions, US Corporation; and Apply, Inc. Here are the complete Top 10 lists:

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Are You Eligible for a 10- or 60-Day Grace Period?

It’s good to know that some foreign nationals have a 10- or 60-day grace period to prepare to begin employment, plan to depart the United States, or take action to extend, change, or otherwise maintain lawful status. These grace periods are discretionary and do not provide for work authorization, but they can be very helpful to provide lawful status during a transition period, such as a change of employer. Who is eligible for a 60-day […]

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Bill Corley of Marks Gray P.A. presents on “Winning the Mediation” at the MedMarc Seminar in Naples, Florida

Bill Corley of Marks Gray P.A. recently presented on “Winning the Mediation” at the MedMarc Seminar in Naples, Florida.  Only .4% of civil cases filed in Florida go to trial, which makes winning the mediation of crucial importance. About Mr. Corley: William Corley, Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator, has a practice focused on civil litigation specializing in brain injuries, drugs and medical devices, mass tort litigation, products liability, and motor vehicle litigation. His clients […]

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Copyright Law Can Protect Your Company or Product Logo

Many companies take the time to protect their logos with US trademark registration, but certain logos with original artwork can benefit from another level of protection: a US copyright registration. A copyright is also something to consider if the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) refuses to register your trademark. It’s possible that US copyright law may still be able to provide legal protection. Let’s take a look at which logos are eligible and why […]

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