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A woman who secretly videotaped sexual harassment by her supervisor at work can pursue copyright infringement claims against a Washington law firm that allegedly made the video public—but only if she drops her anonymity.
"We would rather pay real dollars in high defense costs than give a dime to abusive patent trolls," Overstock general counsel Mark Griffin told members of a House subcommittee. "In the short run, it is cheaper and less risky to pay the troll to go away. But the trolls never actually go away."
Under fire for a series of suits that challenge company wellness programs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday voted to move forward with regulations that would clarify how such programs can comply with both the Affordable Care Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act.
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An expert panel’s proposals for liberalizing disability accommodations for the Law School Admission Test would undermine the exam’s integrity, the organization that administers the test has argued in court papers.