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Monthly Archives from January 2019

FY2019 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions Still Untouched Pending Adjudication

It’s hard to believe, but as we start to prepare for another H-1B season, a number of fiscal year 2019 H-1B cap-subject petitions are still pending with the California Service Center. Many of these petitions have yet to receive their initial review. Essentially, they haven’t even been touched since they were filed and accepted for processing! What’s worse: USCIS has thus far provided no timeframe for when these cases might undergo initial review. They’re just […]

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Marks Gray, P.A. is pleased to announce Logan K. McEwen joins the firm.

Logan K. McEwen is an associate who practices in the areas of commercial litigation, intellectual property, and real estate.  He assists businesses to navigate through regulatory compliance, consumer relations, business-to-business agreement, and litigation issues. He advises on a wide array of topics from transactional reassessment, contract drafting to business organization review. Mr. McEwen received a B.A., with honors, in Legal Studies from the University of West Florida where he obtained the Department of Justice Studies Outstanding […]

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5 New Year Tips for Business Owners

Happy New Year! As we start off 2019, here are a few tips for business owners that can help prevent bigger problems down the road. Read and make sure you understand all contracts you sign. I am always amazed at the number of business owners who come to me for assistance after they have signed an agreement. They are usually upset that the other party is not performing the way the business owner thought the […]

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The First Amendment and the “Purported Fan” Who Posted an Ugly and Hateful Image of FSU Coach Being Lynched

On November 24, the FSU Seminoles lost to the Florida Gators 42-14, giving the football team a 5-7 record and making them ineligible for a bowl game for the first time in over 30 years. Following that loss, a man named Tom Shand posted an image in a Facebook group of FSU’s head coach – an African American – being lynched. There was an immediate outcry from others in the Facebook group, leading the creator […]

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Giselle Is Dancing with the Stars for Charity!

Giselle is thrilled to be training for Jacksonville’s Dancing with the Stars to benefit the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus. This organization inspires Excellence, Discipline, and Teamwork among young singers. Save the date: April 27, 2019.    You can see all the details and read about the event at I would appreciate your vote! Vote for Giselle

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Shareholder Crystal T. Broughan Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

Marks Gray Intellectual Property attorney, Crystal T. Broughan is, once again, featured in Attorney at Law Magazine First Coast. Ms. Broughan’s article, Trademark Scams details how she became a mark for scam mail while she was filing her own law firm’s trademark application. Learning the clients of the companies she serves most likely receive the same mail from bogus companies who claim to provide trademark protection. She shares tips on identifying trademark scams and the importance […]

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