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Federal Court Delays Implementation of New DOL Overtime Rules

November 22nd, 2016

On November 22, 2016, a judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor (“DOL”) from implementing its new regulations on “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). These new regulations, which previously were to take effect on December 1, 2016, would have raised the salary threshold for the “white collar” exemption to $47,476 annually (increased from $23,600).

Although the court only issued a preliminary injunction, the implementation date of the regulations is delayed until the court takes further action which may include the

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MMM CLIENT ALERT | EPO to Enforce Dual Party Execution of Assignments

November 10th, 2016

By Mary An Merchant, JD, PhD & Richard T. Timmer, PhD

Effective November 1st, new guidelines came into effect for patent applications before the European Patent Office (“EPO”). One significant change affects what the EPO will accept as evidence of transfer of ownership of a patent application, an assignment. The EPO will now strictly enforce the requirement that an assignment of a European patent application have the signature of both parties involved in the assignment, the assignor(s) (the party giving up ownership) and the assignee(s) (the party receiving ownership). Assignments executed (signed) by both parties have been required for ownership transfer

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TAG Southeastern Software Association: MegaTrends – Nov. 9th

November 9th, 2016
Data Security-Privacy

Join the TAG Southeastern Software Association and a panel of industry experts, including MMM’s Alex Woollcott, for the annual forum on the impact of emerging issues and trends in the software industry.

This conference will examine the two issues of the need for computer security versus the requirement to protect privacy of data and people’s information.

In today’s world, information security is a very significant issue technically and from

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Mobile Labs Receives Patent for Mobile Device Cloud

November 1st, 2016
Mobility Law & Compliance

Press Release via:
PC Business Products
November 1, 2016

Mobile Labs has been awarded a third patent relating to the deviceConnect mobile device cloud. The new patent joins two others the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Mobile Labs in the past year.

These patents recognize our development team’s leading innovations in accurate and high-performance mobile app and device test automation tools, platforms, and management, said Don Addington, President and CEO of Mobile Labs. We are pleased the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recognized their achievements. The Mobile Labs patent applications were managed by the Atlanta law firm of Morris,

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