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Eric Ostroff on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Profession

Eric Ostroff talks on Legal Talk Network about the impact artificial intelligence will have on the legal profession.

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2018 Chambers USA Guide Ranks Meland Russin & Budwick And Its Attorneys in Bankruptcy/Restructuring And Commercial Litigation

The 2018 Chambers USA Guide, a prestigious ranking of the nation’s top firms and attorneys published by Chambers and Partners, recognizes the work of Meland Russin & Budwick and its attorneys in the practice areas of Bankruptcy & Restructuring and Commercial Litigation.

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Facebook Wants to Play Dating Game—Its Lawyers Could Face IP, Trade Secret Challenges

If legal fights in the online dating industry are any indication, Facebook’s legal department would be smart to strategize about its inroads into this new line of business.

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Home Health Care Companies Protected by Noncompete Pacts

The referral sources for home health care companies can be protected by noncompete agreements because they qualify as a legitimate business interests under the state law on restrictive covenants in contracts, the Florida Supreme Court ruled.

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Defend Trade Secrets Act: Lessons From Year 1

How the time flies: The Defend Trade Secrets Act, the culmination of a yearslong bipartisan effort to create a federal system of trade secrets law, was signed into law by President Barack Obama one year ago Thursday.

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Lessons for Employers from Obama’s Push Back Against Noncompetes

Too many employers overuse noncompete agreements. For example, highprofile companies have recently received negative press for forcing low-level employees, often with limited or no access to proprietary information, to sign noncompete agreements.

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Glenn Beck Media Outlet Says Texas Suit Trumps Del. Filing

Glenn Beck’s media outlet TheBlaze.com told the Delaware Chancery Court on Monday that it should halt proceedings in a suit its former CEO brought against the company — seeking an order that it foot the defense bill for a related Texas suit accusing him of mismanaging Beck’s production company — characterizing it as “forum shopping.”

Posted in Eric W.Ostroff - Media and Events, In the News, Meaghan Murphy - In the News, Peter D. Russin - In the news

Glenn Beck’s News Outlet Says Ex-CEO Can’t Get Indemnity

The former CEO of Glenn Beck’s news outlet TheBlaze Inc. on Wednesday asked a Delaware court to order the company to foot the bill for a suit accusing him of mismanaging Beck’s production company, just days after TheBlaze asked a Texas state court to do the opposite.

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Trade Secrets Bill Clears House, Obama to Sign Into Law

The House’s overwhelming passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act April 27 promises to start a shift of trade secrets cases to federal courts, attorneys say. The bill, which cleared the House 4102, now moves to President Barack Obama, who has promised to sign it. It passed the Senate April 4.

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MOVERS: Senior-level hires and promotions

At Meland Russin & Budwick in Miami: Zachary James has been promoted to partner. He concentrates his practice on business litigation and complex commercial matters. James has a bachelor’s from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from UM. Eric Ostroff has been named administrative partner. Ostroff, a trial lawyer, focuses his practice on business litigation. He has a bachelor’s from Emory University and a law degree from UM.

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