COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 20.
Deciding who invented patents can be "one of muddiest concepts in the muddy metaphysics of the patent law."
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the three appeals from the Federal Circuit's Arthrex decision, consolidating those three cases for briefing and argument.
On remand, the petitioner first argued that the mandate rule prevented the PTAB from revisiting the time-bar issue.
Later decisions backed away from that hardline stance, finding that some RPI errors made without deceptive intent were fixable.
It is well-established that a counterclaim for invalidity in a district court litigation does not trigger the 35 U.S.C. § 315(a) bar.
The Supreme Court has held the PTAB's "decision to deny a petition is a matter committed to the Patent Office's discretion," and that there is "no mandate to institute review."
An uptick in fraud prosecutions and litigation has historically followed federal crisis relief programs.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Oct. 20, 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and 11 state attorneys general filed a significant civil antitrust lawsuit against Google LLC in the District of Columbia District Court
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Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
Join Partner David Krouk as he presents "From Cunningham to Coblentz – the Pros and Cons of Consent Judgments" for the 2020 FDLA Virtual FINS Conference.
Duane Morris LLP
Among the precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 is social distancing. In the workplace, that generally means being at least 6 feet away from another person.
Duane Morris LLP
Many portfolio companies are experiencing operational and financial challenges like never before
Since the enactment of Proposition 13 ("Prop 13") in 1978, California has taxed property on a "one size fits all" basis, that is, all property whether commercial, industrial, residential...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The chapter reviews the enforcement trends, the DOJ Procurement Collusion Strike Force, the Leniency programme, the Compliance Program Guidance, and recent case developments.
The Australian Federal Government has extended the JobKeeper Payment Scheme ("Scheme") with modifications for an additional six months, until 28 March 2021.
Employers face an increased risk of COVID-19-related employment practices liability ("EPL") claims as more employees return to the workplace while the virus continues to spread in many states and cities.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board sustained this opposition to registration of GS GEMS STYLE HAIR BOTOX for various non-medicated hair care products...
Court rulings to date on the jurisdictional turf war between FERC and the bankruptcy courts have been a mixed bag.
Similar to the laws in the United States and Europe, Chinese law allows those accused of patent infringement to commence actions for declaring non-infringement of patents...