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Making Your Mark A distinguishing trademark is the heart of effective brand strategy

As members of the firm’s intellectual property practice, Danielle M. DeFilippis and Ami Bhatt of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. regularly counsel clients on trademark matters. Their remarks here on establishing strong branding strategies have been edited for length and style   MCC...

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Nonunion Employers: From email to social media, the National Labor Relations Act reaches beyond union workers

Many employers with nonunion workforces are blissfully unconcerned about the National Labor Relations Act. David E. Cassidy of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, who focuses on labor and employment issues, explains below why that could be a huge mistake. This has been edited for length and style....

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Insurance Coverage & Recovery

Clean Up Your Environmental Insurance: For NY, NJ & PA companies, CGL policy review is critical

Norris McLaughlin attorneys discuss the basics of environmental coverage law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York under comprehensive/commercial general liability (“CGL”) policies. MCC: For companies in the NY/NJ/PA area, talk about some of the state-specific factors relating to...

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Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know in 2015

MCC: Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act") has been in effect for several years now, some commentators have suggested that 2015 is a significant year in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Are there important 2015 events that...

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Increased Federal Scrutiny Warrants Another Look at I-9 Compliance

Editor: Please tell us about your background. Pollack: I have been practicing immigration law for nearly 20 years, including business immigration, family immigration, deportation issues, and worksite enforcement, including I-9 compliance. I’ve just concluded my term as chair of the New...

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Intellectual Property

Recent Developments In False Advertising Law

Editor: There were three key false advertising cases decided this year. Pom Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Company, 134 S.Ct. 2228 (2014) (Supreme Court), Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., 134 S.Ct. 1377 (2014) (Supreme Court), Merck Eprova AG v. Gnosis S.P.A., 760 F...

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Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley On The March

Editor: Tell us about your professional background. Allinson: I have been a business lawyer in Norris McLaughlin’s Allentown office since our firm, Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, merged with Norris McLaughlin & Marcus in October 2009. Prior to the merger, I practiced with Tallman...

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