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GrubHub Prevails in Driver Classification Case, Ruling Offers Insights for On-Demand Economy

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2/22/2018 - In a long-awaited decision, a San Francisco federal judge ruled that GrubHub properly classified a delivery driver as an independent contractor. The Feb. 8 ruling sheds meaningful light on the prominent and heavily-litigated issue of worker classification

Cray Scores Significant Patent Venue Win

Media Coverage

9/22/2017 - This precedential opinion establishes the standard that will control most venue determinations in patent cases going forward and limits abusive forum shopping.

Litigation Alert: Supreme Court’s Lexmark Decision Creates Uniform Federal False Advertising Standing Requirement

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3/27/2014 - Supreme Court’s Lexmark Decision Creates Uniform Federal False Advertising Standing Requirement, Widening the Door for Claims in the Ninth Circuit; It Also Suggests a New Approach to Determining Standing Requirements Under Other Federal Statutes.

Fenwick Employment Brief - April 14, 2005

Publication

4/14/2005 - U.S. Supreme Court Allows Disparate Impact Theory in Age Discrimination Cases/Employers May Not Require Medical Examination Before Making 'Real' Job Offer

Doctors Fear Copyright Crackdown on Medical Procedures

Media Coverage

1/4/2012 - Mitchell Zimmerman, Chair of the Copyright Group at Fenwick & West, was recently quoted in the San Francisco Examiner article

Why Flash is the Future of Storage in Data Centers

Media Coverage

8/23/2011 - Matt Kesner, Chief Information Officer of Fenwick & West, was recently quoted in The New York Times article “Why Flash is the Future of Storage in Data Centers.”

Fenwick Employment Brief - July 16, 2009

Publication

7/16/2009 - This Fenwick Employment Brief for July 2009 summarizes recent developments in the law.

Fenwick Employment Brief - May 12, 2010

Publication

5/12/2010 - Fenwick attorneys discuss Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores and other employment law news

Publicity rights vs. the First Amendment

Publication

2/19/2014 - Publicity Rights vs First Amendment Rights in advertsising referring to actual people living or dead.

Litigation Alert: KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc.—Ordinary Innovation is Obvious

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5/1/2007 - On April 30, the Supreme Court in KSR International v. Teleflex, announced that 'the results of ordinary innovation are not the subject of exclusive rights under the patent laws.

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Ninth Circuit Makes it Easier to Sue for Video Privacy Protection Act Violations But Harder to Win

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12/5/2017 - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Eichenberger v. ESPN that allegations that the Video Privacy Protection Act was violated are sufficient to establish Article III standing, but that the definition of “personally identifiable informat

Good News for Game Developers: Court Extends Protections for Using Others’ Trademarks in the Advertising of Artistic Works

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11/29/2017 - In a move that will likely benefit game developers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit explicitly held that First Amendment protection extends to use of third-party trademarks in the commercial promotion of an artistic work.

New Guidance from SEC Encourages Board Involvement in Excluding Certain Shareholder Proposals

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11/29/2017 - The staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2017, issued a new Staff Legal Bulletin regarding shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8.

Mobile-Phone Case at U.S. Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

News

11/22/2017 - Fenwick privacy lawyer Hanley Chew discusses Carpenter v. United States and how the case may limit law enforcement officials’ power to track persons using mobile phone data.

Court Says Glassdoor Must Disclose Anonymous Reviewers’ Information in Grand Jury Proceedings

Publication

11/16/2017 - In a case with free speech implications, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on November 8, 2017, affirmed the denial of Glassdoor, Inc.’s motion to quash a grand jury subpoena for the identities of the Glassdoor users who anonymously posted a

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Fall 2017

Publication

11/6/2017 - Fenwick & West Intellectual Property Bulletin. Covering current legal issues in patent, copyright and intellectual property law - Fall 2017

Fenwick and West's Digital Health Practice

Industry

11/2/2017 - Fenwick’s digital health clients play a crucial role in the shaping of this industry, which can be examined in part by the Digital Health Industry Map created by Fenwick.

Cleantech

Industry

11/2/2017 - Our Cleantech Practice has a long history of working with companies at the forefront of alternative energy and other cleantech-related technologies. We help clients in all areas of renewable energy – biofuels, chemical, electric, solar and wind.

What You Should Know When Establishing a 401(k) Plan: A Guide for New Plan Sponsors

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10/30/2017 - This article will attempt to give an overview of some of the most common practical issues and compliance problems that plan sponsors should be aware of when first establishing a 401(k) plan.