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  • Duane Morris Attorney Adam Berger Named to Global Gaming Business’ “40 Under 40” List
    Duane Morris associate Adam Berger, an associate in the firm’s Cherry Hill office, has been named to Global Gaming Business magazine’s “40 Under 40” list. Mr. Berger was chosen by the GGB Advisory Board for this recognition, and the feature will run in the November issue of the magazine. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Friday, September 23rd, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • Changing Seasons of FDIC Shared-Loss Programs
    As we head into autumn, many of us change our seasonal wardrobes, replace the filters in our home heating/cooling systems, swap our summer screens for winter’s storm windows and ready our vehicles for winter. Bankers participating in a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) shared-loss program should consider adding one more ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Banking LawPublished on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • Duane Morris’ Charles Fastenberg to Present Lorman Educational Services Webinar on “Understanding New York Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations”
    Duane Morris special counsel Charles Fastenberg of the firm’s New York office will present the Lorman Educational Services webinar, “Understanding New York Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations,” on Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern time). This webinar will provide insights for contractors and vendors so they ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Rises to $10.20
    Effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage to be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with Federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658 will be $10.20 per hour.  The U.S. Department of Labor announced the increase in the federal contractor minimum wage in today’s Federal Register.  The increase ... read more
    Posted to Government Contracts and LitigationPublished on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016By Michael J. Schrier
  • The Eighth Circuit Gives Defendants New Ammunition Against Data Breach/Misuse Cases
    Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo v. Robins, courts have begun to ratchet back prior decisions on the minimum standard to plead an injury sufficient to establish Article III standing. The recent Eighth Circuit opinion in Braitberg v. Charter Communications adds to the growing number of cases defendants will ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016By Sandra A. Jeskie
  • The Different Layers of the Internet
    Most of us regularly use the surface level of the internet. But there are other deeper and darker levels. So, let’s briefly explore three levels of the internet. First, there is the “surface web.” As you read this blog, you are operating on the surface web. When you access your ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Successful Motions to Amend Claims at the PTAB
    In April, the USPTO released the results of a study on claim amendments in AIA proceedings. The study showed that of 118 Motions to Amend Claims filed at the PTAB, just six had been granted. The abysmal success rate of patent owners seeking to amend claims (just 5% by the ... read more
    Posted to PTAB PracticePublished on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016By Justus Getty
  • “Illegal But Equitable” To the Rescue?
    At the continued urging of a New York City official, and to meet certain deadlines, a contractor performed substantial quantities of work for the City before the contract was signed, and without the contract even having been publicly bid. The work, which was satisfactorily performed, called for the construction of ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016By Charles Fastenberg
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey Increases Protections for Cellphone Billing Records in State of New Jersey v. Lunsford
    By Eric R. Breslin Cellular telephone billing records are another mundane aspect of modern life. They arrive monthly in the mail or online and hardly anyone I know (at least) spends any great amount of time reviewing them for accuracy or content. In most households, they go into the “to ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris White Collar Criminal LawPublished on Monday, September 12th, 2016By DuaneMorris3
  • Got Drone? New FAA Regulations: To Infinity and Beyond!
    Drones are coming down in price, and they no longer are confined for deployment by military officials and high-level business moguls. So, can you just go out and buy and use a drone, completely unfettered? Sorry, no. Not under new FAA rules. But where there is a will, there is ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Friday, September 9th, 2016By Eric J. Sinrod