Policy work

Provided input to the office of Utah House Representative Mike Schultz, whose bill on Post-Employment Restrictions was signed into law 23 March 2016. It restricts the term of Utah non-compete agreements to one year and provides for ex-employees who successfully defend themselves against such lawsuits to recover attorney's fees.

 

Provided input to Senate bill Mobility and Opportunity for Vulnerable Employees (MOVE Act), September 2015.

 

Private address to Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Management, 8 July 2015.

                                                                                                                    

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding Non-compete bills H1701, H1719, H1761, S169, and S957.” Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Management, 23 June 2015. [download testimony]

 

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding MA House Bill H4082, an Act Relative to Noncompete Agreements. Massachusetts Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, 1 July 2014.

 

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding MA House Bill H4045, An Act to Promote Growth and Opportunity. Massachusetts Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, 27 May 2014. [download testimony]

 

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding HI House Bill SB3126 SD2, A Bill for an Act Relating to Employment Agreements.” Hawaii Committee on Economic Development & Business, 14 March 2014. [download testimony]

 

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding MA house Bill H1794, An Act Regarding Noncompetition Agreements.” Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 10 September 2013.

 

Private address to Massachusetts Secretary for Housing & Economic Development, 3 March 2012.

                                                                                                                                             

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding MA house Bill H1794, An Act Regarding Noncompetition Agreements.” Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 15 September 2011.

 

M. Marx. “Testimony regarding MA House Bills H1794 and H1799, Acts Regarding Noncompetition Agreements.”  Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 7 October 2009.

 

 

Technical articles in conference proceedings

M. Marx and C. Schmandt. “CLUES: Dynamic Personalized Message Filtering.” Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (1996) [download]

 

M. Marx and C. Schmandt. “MailCall: Message presentation and navigation in a non-visual environment.” Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (1996) [view]

 

N. Yankelovich, G.A. Levow, and M. Marx. “Designing SpeechActs: Issues in Speech User Interfaces.” Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (1995) [download]

 

M. Marx and C. Schmandt. “Putting People First: Specifying Proper Names in Speech Interfaces.” Proceedings of the 7th annual ACM symposium of User Interface Software and Technology (1994) [download]

 

M. Marx and C. Schmandt. “Reliable Spelling Despite Unreliable Letter Recognition.” Proceedings of the American Voice Input/Output Society (1994) [download]

 

 

U.S. patents

7,321,856  “Handling of speech recognition in a declarative markup language.” (2008) [link]

 

7,143,039 “Providing menu and other services for an information processing system using a telephone or other audio interface.” (2006) [link]

 

7,140,004 “Method and apparatus for zero-footprint phone application development.” (2006) [link]

 

6,606,598 “Statistical computing and reporting for interactive speech applications.” (2003) [link]

 

6,173,266 “System and method for developing interactive speech applications.” (2001) [link]

 

5,995,928 “Method and apparatus for continuous spelling speech recognition with early identification.”  (1999). [link]