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States Cannot Claim Sovereign Immunity to Shield Their Patents From IPR
In a precedential decision, issued June 14, 2019, the Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB's ruling against the University of Minnesota, declining to dismiss petitions for inter partes review.
United States
5 Jul 2019
Taxpayers Cannot Sue Out-of-State Taxing Authorities In Local Courts
The Respondent in the case, Gilbert Hyatt, was a California resident who moved to Nevada.
United States
21 May 2019
Supreme Court Denies Cert On Tribal Sovereign Immunity Question
On April 15, the Supreme Court denied a petition for certiorari filed by Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, leaving intact the Federal Circuit's ruling that tribal sovereign immunity does not apply in inter partes reviews.
United States
15 May 2019
Sixth Circuit Affirms IRS Immunity In Financial Privacy Case
On July 5, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court decision from the Eastern District of Michigan regarding a "John Doe" ...
United States
26 Oct 2018
Patent Transfer To Native American Tribe Does Not Immunize Patents From Inter Partes Review
This ruling may have eliminated the practice of transferring patents to Native American tribes for immunization from IPR proceedings.
United States
27 Jul 2018
Tribal Sovereign Immunity Doctrine Does Not Insulate Tribes From Board Actions
In a case of first impression, the PTAB recently decided that the doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review proceedings.
United States
5 Mar 2018
PTAB Revokes Filing Privileges For Repeated Rules Violations
In September 2017, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe moved to dismiss six instituted trials on petitions filed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
United States
25 Jan 2018
PTAB Recognizes Limits To Eleventh Amendment Sovereign Immunity
In a pair of near identical decisions issued on December 19, 2017, an expanded PTAB panel found that the Regents of the University of Minnesota had waived its defense of sovereign immunity ...
United States
11 Jan 2018
Antitrust Immunity For State Agencies Continues To Narrow
In another court decision narrowing state action immunity, a federal district court in Texas has denied the Texas Medical Board's ("TMB") motion to dismiss an antitrust challenge to its new rules on telemedicine providers.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Recent Decision On Sovereign Immunity Highlights Need For Advance Planning When Transacting With Foreign Sovereign Entities
When do commercial activities in the United States strip foreign states and state-owned entities of sovereign immunity and subject them to jurisdiction in U.S. courts?
23 Dec 2015
Sovereign Debt Update - October 7, 2013
On October 7, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Argentinaís petition for the court to review a October 26, 2012 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (see NML Capital, Ltd. v. Republic of Argentina, 699 F.3d 246 (2d Cir. 2012)) upholding a lower courtís orders barring Argentina from paying holders of debt restructured in 2005 and 2010 without also paying in full holdout bondholders holding $1.5 billion in defaulted bonds
United States
15 Oct 2013
The Cuban Insider Trading Case
On July 17, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading case against Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks.
United States
5 Aug 2009
The Supreme Courtís Granholm v. Heald Decision: What it Means for Interstate Wine ShippingUnited States
Have you ever wanted to buy a bottle or case of wine from a charming little winery in Napa or Sonoma County you once visited while on vacation, only to have your hopes dashed when you visited the wineryís web site and learned that it couldnít legally ship wine to your state?
United States
21 Jun 2005
U.S. Supreme Court Tackles International Antitrust Issues
As economic globalization marches on, one question that emerges repeatedly is how far the U.S. legal system can and should reach beyond its own borders.
United States
1 Sep 2004
Introduction of Labor From The New EU States: What Will be The Immediate Impact?
On May 1, 2004, the European Union (EU) expanded by 10 new states so that the EU now comprises 25 member states.
7 Jul 2004
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