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  • Philps v. Ritchie-Smith Feeds and another, 2017 BCHRT 67

    Our client filed a discrimination complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal against his former employer and union. After filing with the provincial Tribunal, the employer asserted that the matter fell within federal jurisdiction. Out of an abundance of caution, we did not withdraw our client’s provincial complaint until the Canadian Human Rights Commission accepted jurisdicti ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 13 readers -
  • Big Week For IP In The Supreme Court

    While the political world roils, the Supreme Court issued two major IP law decisions this week. In SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products, the Court, in an opinion by Justice Alito, held that the equitable doctrine of laches could not be asserted as a defense in patent cases. Laches is an old doctrine under which, in the absence of a statute of limitations, a def ...

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 9 readers -
  • Reasons for Car Recalls

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issues Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) that establish minimum performance requirements for motor vehicles. Air bags, brakes, safety belts, and other vehicle components must meet FMVSS in order to be used by the public. If they do not meet those requirements after sale of the vehicle, a recall of individua ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Nation’s Top Consumer Complaints of 2016

    Not too many would be shocked to hear that topping the nation’s list of consumer complaints during the year 2016 would be. And the Winner IS………. Illegal Debt Collection Practices Debt collection efforts by creditors and collection agencies. I’m not sure about the general public, but I can tell you from experience in representing consumers as well as receiving calls made to me ...

    Bond and Botes- 10 readers -
  • Common Branding Mistakes Your Law Firm Might Be Making:

    Most attorneys know it’s important to have a law firm brand but usually underestimate just how much work goes into building a great one. Law firm branding needs to be well thought out, well researched, and well planned. There’s more to branding than just throwing a logo on all of the content you create and share on the web.

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 9 readers -
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