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Battle Heats Up Over Ownership Of ‘Worst Movie Ever Made’

January 30, 2017

GeekNation
By Michael Hinman

Montgomery McCracken attorney James L. Gannon, II was quoted on GeekNation.com on an article about independent film Manos: The Hands of Fate…

A Disparaging Trademark

December 20, 2016

IP Litigator
By James L. Gannon, II

Montgomery McCracken associate James L. Gannon, II authored the article, “A Disparaging Trademark?” The article on Asian-American rock band The Slants…

Employee Benefits Alert – ACA’s Automatic Enrollment Requirement is Repealed

January 27, 2016

In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) added Section 18A to the Fair Labor Standards Act requiring employers with more…

Employee Benefits Alert – IRS Extends Due Dates for ACA Information Reporting

January 6, 2016

In a Benefits Alert dated November 25, 2015, we reminded you of the deadlines for meeting the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) information reporting…

Employee Benefits Alert – 409A Special Timing Rule

December 15, 2015

REMINDER: Employers with Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans Must Timely Withhold FICA Taxes Employers maintaining nonqualified deferred compensation plans should remember…

2015 Year-End Employee Benefits Round-Up

November 25, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, plan sponsors may wish to review their employee benefit plans and programs and consider…

Year-End Employee Benefits Round-Up

November 25, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, plan sponsors may wish to review their employee benefit plans and programs and consider…

PPACA Reinsurance Fee Deadline Approaching: Self-Funded Plans Beware

October 1, 2014

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) requires insurance issuers and self-funded group health plans to pay a fee…

Final ACA Regulations Released – More Delays for Employer Mandate

February 14, 2014

The U.S. Treasury Department has just released its final regulations implementing the employer shared responsibility requirements under the Affordable Care…

IRS Further Relaxes “Use-It-or-Lose-It” Rule for Health Flexible Spending Accounts

November 7, 2013

On October 31, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued IRS Notice 2013-71, which modifies the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule for health flexible…

Montgomery McCracken Represents Comar, Inc. in Recapitalization with Graham Partners

October 29, 2013

Montgomery McCracken advised Comar, Inc. and its shareholders regarding a recapitalization transaction with private equity firm Graham Partners. The team,…

Treasury Department and IRS Issue Post-Windsor Guidance

September 12, 2013

By now, most of you are probably aware of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor.  In…

Employer Mandate Under the Affordable Care Act Delayed Until 2015

July 19, 2013

The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced that implementation of the employer mandate requirement of the Affordable Care Act…

Action Steps for Meeting HIPAA’S September 23, 2013 Deadline

June 26, 2013

With all of the activity surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it has been easy for group health…

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

June 7, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its companion bill, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (signed into…

James Gannon Presents on Contract Law in the Electronic Age at PBI Seminar

May 2, 2012

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP associate James L. Gannon, II was a panelist at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute program entitled…

Does Your Employment Contract Actually Vest Ownership of Your Employee’s Patent Rights in Your Company?

October 3, 2011

In a year when the U.S. Supreme Court has decided several intellectual property-related matters, on June 6, 2011 the Court…

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol: Helping to Protect Trademark Owners

November 19, 2010

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it isn’t very welcome among Trademark owners.  At its most basic,…

“Take-Down” Compliance Protects Google from Accusations of Internet Piracy

September 15, 2010

Reports that copyrights are dead are wildly exaggerated, but Google-owned YouTube won a major victory this summer when a federal…

Intellectual Property Alert: “Use It Or Move It” to Maximize Your Investment

July 7, 2010

Intellectual property (IP) rights are perhaps the most valuable assets held by a company, even though they are often described…

Risk Management and E-Discovery: Qualcomm Review

May 7, 2010

The Legal Intelligencer

Almost three years ago, we wrote about the tension between a lawyer’s defense of his own professional conduct and his…