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Law firm Archer Greiner breaks into lobbying business

The governmental and public affairs affiliate was formed to help clients with their strategic planning and to advocate for them at all levels of government, according to the firms’ senior executives. “Governmental and regulatory agencies affect people every day,” Archer & Greiner’s president, Christopher Gibson, said in a statement. “In an increasingly complex world of ...

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THOUGHTCRIME

Baker was so terrified someone would steal her idea — and with it, her potential revenue — that she refused to tell friends or even most of her family what she was working on. “I told only my sister, and I made her swear that she wouldn’t tell anybody,” recalled Baker, whose website, Aligned Signs, ...

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Can’t support ballot question on minimum wage

It’s one of those bills that seems like it would be a good idea in theory, but in practice creates another headache for a business community that’s already in search of some Excedrin. We encourage business owners to vote no on the referendum. We’re sympathetic to the plight of those who don’t earn a sustainable ...

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DLA Piper moves out to Short Hills

According to the announcement, the firm moved into the class A office building at 51 JFK Parkway on Oct. 21. DLA Piper will occupy more than 21,000 square feet of office space on the first floor, and the lease also provides options that will allow the firm to expand occupancy within the building over time. ...

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Myriad sues BioReference over patent infringement on cancer test

Salt Lake City-based Myriad filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Utah, both companies said today. The dispute relates to the ongoing controversy over to what extent companies can claim patents on discoveries involving human genes. Myriad Genetics alleges that BioReference, through its genetic sequencing laboratory, GeneDx Inc., is infringing on Myriad intellectual property ...

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