Fenwick Employment Brief - February 7, 2007
2/7/2007 - A California court of appeal recently clarified which kinds of conduct will support a hostile work environment harassment claim under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2006
11/20/2006 - The GNU General Public License v2.0 ('the GPL') governs a majority of open source software. The GPL grants recipients the right to copy, distribute and modify covered software provided they do so in a manner consistent with the 'free' nature.
Fenwick Employment Brief - November 6, 2006
11/6/2006 - On October 10, 2006, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a disabled employee need not prove he was a 'qualified' individual to demonstrate disability discrimination.
Intellectual Property Bulletin Summer 2006
6/30/2006 - A patent gives its owner the right to exclude others from making, using and selling the claimed invention. Thus, patent rights give a patentee great control over who uses his or her invention.