ArrayAnnie Chen is a Trademark Paralegal with 6 years of trademark prosecution experience and more than 15 years of experience in the legal field. Ms. Chen has been with Orrick's Orange County Office as a Trademark Paralegal since January 2008. Prior to that time, Ms. Chen was a Real Estate Paralegal in the Los Angeles office.  Before starting her paralegal career, Ms. Chen worked as a legal secretary in the Real Estate Group of the Los Angeles and Tokyo offices.Array

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Oh F**k: Employee’s Profane Facebook Post is Protected Activity

On April 21, 2017, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) ruling that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or Act) when it discharged a catering employee for posting a vulgar comment on social media directed at his supervisor. In NLRB v. Pier Sixty, LLC (2d Cir. 2017), the court determined that the employee’s post, under the particular circumstances of the case, was not so “opprobrious” as to lose protection under the NLRA. READ MORE