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Newsmakers

New Associations Rich Allen, CEO of Dufresne-Henry, has been selected to oversee Canada-based engineering firm Stantec’s East Coast operations following the firm’s merger with Stantec. Allen resides in the firm’s Boston office and was previously with Gadsby Hannah in Boston. ...

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Newsmakers

New Associations Brian R. Adams recently joined Genzyme Corp., the Cambridge, Mass.-based biotechnology company, as corporate counsel. He was most recently with Bingham McCutchen in Boston. Alyssa J. Huber recently joined software company Iona Technologies as corporate counsel. Huber was ...

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Patently Obvious?

Is the U.S. patent system in need of reform? This is no idle question. Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are weighing a variety of reform packages. And the U.S. Supreme Court has swung into action as it considers a variety of ...

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Newsmakers

William Alpine recently joined the legal department of Environmental Compliance Services in Wakefield, Mass. as staff counsel. Doris Bennett recently joined GTECH in West Greenwich, R.I. as assistant general counsel. She had her own practice in Sterling, Mass. GTECH is ...

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Case Law For In-House Counsel

U.S. Supreme Court Civil Procedure Removal Not Improper Even if Potential Co-Defendant Could Defeat Diversity Jurisdiction When a defendant validly removes a case to federal court, it s not required to negate the existence of a potential co-defendant whose presence ...

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Newsmakers

John N. Affuso has joined the legal department of the Massachusetts Port Authority as a senior legal counsel/real estate. Previously, he was counsel for the Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston. Elias Behrakis has joined VoiceSignal Technologies in Woburn, ...

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