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Monthly Archives from February 2018

WEBINAR – How to Prepare for the New H-1B Cap Season: What You Need to Know

The Trump Administration policy “Buy American, Hire American” is leading to many changes in immigration, particularly with H-1B processing. Join us for a one-hour webinar to discuss the following and more: H-1B application timeline New required documentation Proving the professional nature of the occupation My H-1B is filed, now what? What’s next? Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST   Register Now

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Broughan Presents at FSU’s JMI for Global Entrepreneurial Studies

On January 30, 2018, Crystal Broughan gave a presentation titled “Intellectual Property 101” to a class of non-profit executives at Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurial Studies in Jacksonville. The Jim Moran Institute at the FSU College of Business aims to “cultivate, train, and inspire entrepreneurial leaders through world-class executive education, applied training, public recognition and leading-edge research.” The institute offers programs, expert speakers series, and an annual leadership conference for small business owners and […]

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Attorneys Meagan L. Logan and Tyler J. Oldenburg Defense Verdict Published in DRI Legal Journal

Congratulations to shareholders Meagan L. Logan and Tyler J. Oldenburg. Their defense verdict in, America’s CNG, LLC v. City of Lake City  was featured in DRI’s “And The Defense Wins”.   The plaintiff claimed that the City of Lake City refused to perform its obligations under a fully executed agreement, which required the City to sell natural gas to the Plaintiff over a ten year period of time.  Plaintiff further claimed that, as a result of the […]

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Attorneys Jeptha F. Barbour and Austin C. Sherman Defense Verdict Appears in National Legal Journals

Congratulations to Marks Gray shareholder Jeptha F. Barbour and associate Austin C. Sherman. Their recent defense verdict, Phyllis Brantum v. Waste Pro of Florida, Inc. appeared on the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) website and printed in DRI’s “And The Defense Wins”.  On November 15 2017, Mr. Barbour and Mr. Sherman obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death case involving alleged chemical exposure to benzene. The case was tried in Tallahassee, Florida. The plaintiff’s attorney […]

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Frederick H. Kent III featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record

Firm president, Frederick H. Kent III was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record. For Jacksonville’s Kent family, the practice of law is a three-generation tradition. Mr. Kent shares his family archives and oral history with Associate Editor, Max Marbut in the January 15, 2018 edition of the newspaper. Mr. Kent said , “my grandfather was exiled to Jacksonville. He called it ‘Siberia,’ , but he met my grandmother and they fell in love. “. The move […]

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Can I Copy Just a Little Bit of This Copyright Protected Work?

It’s true that courts can dismiss infringement cases where the alleged use is considered de minimis, which means it was so insignificant that the court would not decide on the case. However, don’t let this trick you into believing you can copy a little bit of a copyright protected work and get away with it. There is no magic amount of content or number of words that you can copy lawfully. The use of just […]

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