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By Keith Barritt
In January, 2017, the FDA released a final guidance document outlining its rules for giving nonproprietary names to biological products.
By Caroline K. Simons, Gus P. Coldebella, Thomas Chisena
The Plan focuses heavily on addressing the unlawful exploitation of IP theft as it manifests in the forms of counterfeiting and piracy.
By John Lane
Bankruptcy presents risks for, among many others, IP licensees. Fortunately, there is a provision in the federal bankruptcy law that is designed to protect IP licensees when a licensor becomes insolvent.
By Caroline K. Simons
One of the most important remedies a trade secret owner may want is a court order enjoining a former employee from going to a competitor and making use the trade secret there.
By Caroline K. Simons
A research report released last week on the supposed cyber vulnerabilities of St. Jude Medical's devices opens a worrisome new front on cybersecurity-related risk.
By Craig Countryman
Fed Cir affirms judgment upholding the PTO's patent term adjustment calculation. The patentee had filed its original application in 2002, yet the PTO did not take any action until 2006, when it issued a restriction requirement.
By Shirley Fujimoto, Jeffrey Sheldon
The FCC has adopted new procedures for providing public notice of towers that require Antenna Structure Registrations (ASRs).
By Keith Barritt
The Internet as we know it may soon be changing forever. From January 12, 2012, to April 12, 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is expected to accept applications for new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs) to the right of the dot, where .com is now.
By Nagendra (Nick) Setty
As we reported through our Fish & Richardson Bulletin and related webinar, the Federal Circuit’s recent decision in Forest Group, Inc. v. Bon Tool Co. announced a new standard for imposing fines under the false marking statute, 35 U.S.C. § 292.
By Matt Levine, Franceska Schroeder
It was disclosed last week in the press that the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") is conducting a broad investigation into accounting and disclosure compliance under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") for companies doing business with countries designated as state sponsors of terror.
By Chris Gober
On January 21, 2010, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that will fundamentally alter the political landscape by providing new opportunities for corporations to influence federal, state, and local elections.
By Cathy Reese, Joseph Warden
On January 5, 2010, the Delaware Court of Chancery implemented new arbitration procedures allowing for rapid resolution of eligible business disputes, including patent disputes