News & Events
Daniel Wuersch will be on a panel discussing U.S. product liability issues at an event organized by the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce in Zurich on March 29, 2017 –http://amcham.ch/events/p_events_ch.asp?EId=975&Chapter=Zurich.
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”) in Vienna, Austria, on 15-17 March, 2017
Partner Thilo C. Agthe will be a panelist at the Fourth International Colloquium on Secured Transactions hosted by Working Group VI of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”) in Vienna, Austria, on 15-17 March, 2017. Mr. Agthe will discuss aspects of intellectual property law licensing in the context of international commercial transactions. […]
On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order relating to visa issuance, screening procedures and refugees. The Executive Order is entitled “Protecting The Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the U.S.”. Among other provisions, Section 3 of the Executive Order, “suspends” the immigrant and nonimmigrant entry of nationals from certain designated countries for […]
We are pleased to announce that Linda Shudy Lecomte, Esq, is speaking on Saturday, February 18, at 11 am at the Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Center in a panel discussion of the USPTO and toy manufactures.
Effective December 23, 2016, fees for most applications and petitions filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will increase. The increases in fees range from as little as $15 to as much as hundreds of dollars for some common categories. What will change under the new Fee Rule: USCIS will increase its filing fees […]
Vor der Praesidentenwahl: Wie denkt Amerika? [Leading up to the presidential election: What are Americans thinking?]
We are pleased to announce that Hilde Holland, Esq, is participating in IHK Schwaben’s USA-Business-Lounge, a moderated panel discussion on the topic of “Wohin treibt America? Anmerkungen zu einem bizarren Praesidentschaftswahlkampf”[Which way America? Comments on a bizarre presidential election] as well as a Q & A session for visa and immigration to the USA. Join her on […]
Enhanced Damages and Attorney’s fees easier to obtain PTAB decision on whether to institute IPR proceedings are final and unappealable PTAB use of “broadest reasonable claim construction” in determining validity in IPRs upheld. Enhanced Damages/Attorneys’ Fees: Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., 136 S. Ct. 1923 (June 13, 2016): Supreme Court rejects the Federal […]
Wuersch & Gering won an appeal denying US jurisdiction over claims against LFoundry GmbH, a German technology company, by our client’s bankrupt French subsidiary, LFoundry Rousset, SAS, and a class of individual French plaintiffs. LFoundry GmbH, Atmel Corporation of California and its French subsidiary, Atmel Rousset, SAS, were sued in 2014 in the United States […]
Daniel Wuersch wrote an article in Neue Zurcher Zeitung encouraging foreign companies to show respect for the complexity of the US legal system rather than succumbing to fear when doing business in the United States.
After receiving the directive from President Obama in 2014, last week, the U.S. Department of Labor announced its Final Rule to update and modernize regulations governing exemption of executive, professional and administrative employees from minimum wage and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Last updated in 2004, the new regulations: increase the salary level […]
Operation of FIRPTA in General Under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”), gain from the disposition of a US real property interest (“USRPI”) by a non-US person is treated as income which is effectively connected with the conduct of a US trade or business and is therefore subject to income tax at […]
We are pleased to announce that Maria Luisa Palmese joined our firm as a partner. Ms. Palmese will bring patent and IP litigation capabilities to our intellectual property practice. Ms. Palmese has over 25 years of experience representing clients in patent litigation, prosecution and counseling, as well as trademark and design protection matters. Ms. Palmese […]
Wuersch & Gering represented NSI-MI Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of Quadrant Management, Inc.) in its acquisition of MI Technologies, LLC, a leading global supplier of radio frequency and microwave products, systems and services, and the related acquisition financing transaction. In February 2015, the NSI Group acquired Nearfield Systems, Inc., a leading provider of turn-key […]
Anyone watching or reading the news over the last few months will have noticed an increase in stories concerning drones. These stories reach from the mundane (drones being used to inspect pipelines and powerlines) to the ridiculous (a man shooting down his neighbor’s drone with a shotgun). Drones are a fairly new technical innovation and, […]
We are pleased to advise you that Hilde Holland, Esq., the partner leading our U.S. Immigration Division, is giving two immigration seminars in Germany in November 2015. November 9, 2015, IHK Frankfurt: “Praxisworkshop: Visa-und Einwanderungsrecht USA, 13:30 to 16:30 For details see: http://www.frankfurt-main.ihk.de/veranstaltungen/8/44183/Praxisworkshop_Visa-_und_Einwanderungsrecht_USA/index.html#763. November 11, 2015, IHK Duesseldorf: Visa-Sprechstunde USA, 9:00 to 14:00 For details […]
Wuersch & Gering represented ASH Group in its acquisition of Meyer Products LLC and Swenson Spreader LLC from the Louis Berkman Work Products Company LLC. ASH Group is a leading European manufacturer of ice and snow removal and street cleaning equipment with approximately $350 million in sales and 1,300 employees worldwide. This acquisition marks ASH […]
Wuersch & Gering recently obtained a rare antitrust summary judgment dismissing a complaint asserting Robinson-Patman Act claims. Courts rarely dismiss antitrust claims at the summary judgment stage because the application of economic and competition law to contested facts often does not render such motions ripe for pre-trial adjudication. In this case, evidentiary holes in the […]
Wuersch & Gering represented ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCW) (“ARCW”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Quadrant Metals Technologies, LLC (“QMT”) in ARCW’s recent acquisition of Advanced Forming Technology, Inc. for $43 million in cash and convertible note, with acquisition financing of $25 million provided to QMT by T.D. Bank, N.A.
The partners of Wuersch & Gering LLP are pleased to announce the admission of Peter C. Noyes to our partnership. Peter Noyes joined our firm as a Senior Counsel in 2010. His practice focuses on corporate transactions and securities law, with an emphasis on investment management, including advice to private investment funds and investment advisers […]
Human Resources Professionals, Recruiters and Employers, this is your opportunity to gain U.S. Immigration and Employment Law knowledge. Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 9am to 5pm. See attached for full details.
Wuersch & Gering Advises Evatec on U.S. Part of its Acquisition of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment Wuersch & Gering represented Evatec Ltd. in the acquisition of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies business in the United States. This acquisition was part of Evatec’s acquisition of Oerlikon Group’s global Advanced Technologies business (http://www.evatecnet.com/about-us/news-archive/acquisition-of-oerlikons-advanced-technologies-segment). Wuersch & Gering’s team included Daniel […]
Maureen R. Monaghan has joined our firm as senior counsel in our taxation group.
Direct and indirect investors in Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities may now begin submitting claims to the USD2.35 Billion Madoff Victim Fund to recover their losses.
Francesco Di Pietro will chair and speak at the AIJA seminar taking place in Rome, Italy from October 24-26, 2013 on Piercing the Corporate Veil. See attached AIJA program for more details.
Wuersch & Gering LLP represented LGT Capital Partners in its acquisition of Clerestory Capital Advisors, a New York-based investment advisory firm focused on real estate funds, co-investments and secondary investments.
Janet R. Murtha has joined our firm as a partner in our corporate group. Ms. Murtha’s practice focuses on structuring and advising private investment vehicles, and securities, commodities and derivatives regulation. View Ms. Murtha’s profile here.
Marco E. Palmese joined our firm as a partner in our corporate department. Mr. Palmese’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and securities law. He is bi-lingual Italian/English and regularly represents Italian and other European clients. View Mr. Palmese’s information here.
Wuersch & Gering represented ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCW) in its recent acquisition of Quadrant Metals Technologies, LLC for $31.4 million in stock.