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ROZARIO Obtains Defense Verdict After Jury Trial

July 2018  | Managing Partner, Rovin Rozario, obtained a defense verdict after a lengthy and highly contested jury trial, whereby the plaintiff alleged negligence against our client and resulting serious injuries. The jury disagreed with the plaintiff’s version of how the accident occurred and found that the plaintiff was entitled to no monetary award. A special…

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LAW AND TECHNOLOGY: The Importance of Copyrighting Your Software

Introduction As a software developer or a business owner, protecting your rights in your intellectual property is one of the most important things you can do. While copyright protection is technically automatic once your work is fixed in a tangible medium, if you have not registered your copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office, fighting a…

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ROZARIO Secures Licensing Agreements for a $65 Million Development Project in the Bronx

July 2018  | As real estate development continues to rise in New York, our Client, a Manhattan Development Company, sought access to adjacent properties during the construction of a $65 Million development project in the Bronx. Despite initial resistance from the property owners, Managing Partner, Rovin Rozario and Partner, Christopher Tucker,  successfully secured six licensing…

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS INDIVIDUALIZED ARBITRATION CLAUSES IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

Employees Can Waive Their Right to Class Actions in Arbitration Agreements On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States passed down a ruling in the case Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, which would affect employees’ rights and legal interpretations of employment contracts nationwide. [1] In recent history, employers have compelled employees to…

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LAW AND TECHNOLOGY: The Rise of the Internet of Things and its Legal Implications

Last year, I bought my dad light bulbs for Christmas. These were not just any light bulbs. As my dad would be quick to show you, he can now turn off the lights by simply saying, “Good night Siri.” My parents’ house is full of gadgets like this. I can unlock the front door by…

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USCIS DEFINES NEW GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS FILING H1-B VISA APPLICATIONS

On February 22, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a Guidance to employers that in order for H-1B Visa applications to be approved, employers must provide contracts and itineraries for employees who will work at a third-party location or jobsite. The USCIS Guidance makes clear that petitions must show by a “preponderance of…

Christopher Tucker Joins ROZARIO as Partner

  February 13, 2018 | Rozario & Associates, P.C., is pleased to announce that, as of February 20, 2018, Christopher Tucker will be joining the firm as a Partner.  Christopher will lead the General Litigation group.  

2019 H-1B VISA CAP AND PETITION PROCESS

Each year, there is a limit to the number of H-1B visas issued.  For H-1B visas, there is a cap of 65,000 visas for eligible beneficiaries holding a bachelor’s degree and an additional 20,000 H-1B visas for eligible beneficiaries holding a US Master’s degree or higher each fiscal year. Because there are more petitions filed…

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EMPLOYERS GET READY- OVERTIME PAY WILL CHANGE SOON

On May 2, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1180, also known as the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 (the “Act”). The Act amends the overtime pay rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide greater flexibility for both employers and employees.[1] The Act has already garnered support from the White…

ROZARIO Notice of Address Change

  October 4, 2017 | As of October 15, 2017, ROZARIO will be relocating to 55 Broadway, Suite 2002, New York, New York 10006.  

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