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Yearly Archives from 2021

Did the City of Pasadena Infringe on the Rose Bowl Trademark?

Last week, U.S. District Judge Andre Birotte dismissed a lawsuit on behalf of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association (The Association) against the City of Pasadena. The lawsuit included several claims: The Association sought a declaration that the City of Pasadena did not have an ownership interest in the ROSE BOWL GAME trademark or the ROSE BOWL trademark. The Association sought a declaration that if a force majeure event should occur under the Master License […]

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VIDEO: 10 Day E-Verify Timeline

In this video, Immigration Business and Compliance attorney Giselle Carson talks about the new 10 day E-Verify Timeline.

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VIDEO: July 2021 Immigration Updates

Check out Business Immigration and Compliance attorney Giselle Carson’s July 2021 Immigration updates!

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VIDEO: Will there be a second H-1B lottery for FY2022?

In this video, Marks Gray Business Immigration and Compliance attorney Giselle Carson talks about whether she thinks there will be a second H-1B lottery for the fiscal year 2022.

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What’s Mine Is…Yours? Distinguishing Trade Secrets from Other Forms of IP

Written By Guest Author, Marks Gray Summer Law Clerk Corrine H. Bowden Let’s say you develop a formula, method, or process, build a client list, or other compilation of information at work that derives independent economic value for the company and your employer takes reasonable steps to keep it secret. Who owns it – you or your employer? What if you developed it for technology or equipment owned by your employer? Or if you developed […]

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O-1 Questions: What Articles Qualify as “Scholarly Articles”​?

One of the many possible things you can submit with your O-1 application to show that you are at the top of your field is a scholarly article (or several!) that you have had published. What exactly makes an article “scholarly,” though? What kinds of pieces should you submit? What Should You Submit as a “Scholarly Article” for Your O-1 Visa Application? Generally speaking, qualifying articles include those that have been published in peer-reviewed publications […]

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