In Cooperative Entertainment, Inc. v. Kollective Technology, Inc., the Federal Circuit held that useful improvements to computer networks can be patent eligible even when standard computing equipment is used.
It has been busy at the FCC.
Cellphones are not subject to the protections of the federal DNC Registry, a North Carolina magistrate judge has ruled, recommending that a Telephone Consumer Protection Act defendant’s motion to dismiss the suit be granted.
A plaintiff’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action claims failed in the face of an established business relationship defense, an Illinois federal court has ruled.
In Weisner v. Google LLC, the Federal Circuit held claims directed to mobile device location tracking contained an inventive concept that transformed the abstract idea of creating and using travel histories to improve computerized search results into a patent-eligible invention.
The battle over arbitration in California continues, with a divided panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts the state’s Assembly Bill 51, a law that prohibits employers from requiring employees to execute an arbitration agreement as a ...
Offering an employee a severance agreement that includes confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions runs afoul of Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), a divided National Labor Relations Bureau (NLRB) recently ruled.
A California appellate panel has weighed in on premium pay in a decision on remand from the state’s highest court, with an employer-friendly result.
Siding with an employee, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a daily-rate employee was entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) despite the fact he earned over $200,000 annually.
With the 2023 California legislative session underway, employers should keep an eye on several employment-related bills already pending.