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 Wesley Ross holds a plate of turnovers in his deli on Fourth Avenue. He had named the business the “Carnegie Deli” but was forced to change the name after being sued by New York's Carnegie Deli.

New York's Carnegie Deli puts Pittsburgh eatery in a pickle over trademark

Wesley Ross opened Carnegie Deli and Diner in February Downtown. The famous NYC deli did not take the name kindly.

4 days ago


Leaders managing ‘staggering’ costs of firm merger talks

Merger discussions could lead to lost revenue opportunities, making them a tricky proposition for firm leadership.

6 days ago


Distribution of child porn conviction rejected by court

The Third Circuit overturned the conviction because the images were never viewed by anyone else.

6 days ago


First-year associates’ salaries on rise in Pa.

At least one firm that has a presence in the state, DLA Piper, is paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.

1 week ago


Competition spurs firms to eye salary increases for first-year associates

At least one firm that has a presence in the state, DLA Piper, is paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.

1 week ago


Third Circuit sets FMLA return-to-work standard

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed the trial court’s decision to grant summary judgment to Reading Hospital.

1 week ago


Business Workshop: Keep ads honest

A recent rash of false advertising lawsuits should remind all businesses of their obligation to keep their advertising honest.

1 week ago


K&L Gates chairman emeritus Charles Queenan honored

Mr. Queenan has been recognized by The American Lawyer magazine with a lifetime achievement award.

2 weeks ago


Pa. ban on political contributions enjoined; ruling faces criticism

Pennsylvania’s law barring corporations and associations from making political contributions has now been permanently enjoined.

2 weeks ago


Judge criticizes NLRB role in UPMC labor dispute

Judge Arthur J. Schwab  rules that UPMC should comply with broad National Labor Relations Board subpoenas, but allows time for an appeal.

3 weeks ago


Lawrence County track, casino financiers facing lawsuit

The financiers behind the would be Lawrence County racetrack and casino have been sued by the project’s longtime consultant.

3 weeks ago



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