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  • Utah Employment Law Letter

    Kirton McConkie employment litigation lawyer Ryan Frazier states in this article that while theft is a legitimate reason for discharging an employee, it does not prevent the employee from initiating a lawsuit to test the limits of the at-will-employment doctrine. Click the article title to read.

    October 2014
  • World Trademark Review

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney Nicholas Wells was interviewed for this article. To read more click the article headline. The USPTO’s statistics for the year to date report that just 2.6% of international trademark applications (Madrid) are approved upon first action, compared to 34.1% of applications via TEAS Plus and 17% by TEAS. For applicants this creates a number of challenges, and begs the question of whether the direct route to registration is a better option.

    October 14, 2014


Legal Alerts

  • Legal Alert

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released additional details about President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform. What is clear is the reform benefits employers far more than anticipated. Expect these reforms to be implemented on a rolling basis. Click the alert title for more information.

    November 24, 2014
  • Kirton McConkie legal alert

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.

    April 7, 2014