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By A. Pfeffer, K. Patrick Herman
Under 35 U.S.C. §315(e)(1), a petitioner who files a petition for inter partes review (IPR) that proceeds to a final written decision...
By Trade Secrets Watch
The Waymo v. Uber trade secrets litigation has been underway for less than two months but the case has already hit quite few speed bumps with multiple discovery battles...
By Employment Law And Litigation
"[A] single discriminatory act does not, by itself, warrant a broader patter-or-practice investigation." That was the conclusion the Tenth Circuit reached recently when it affirmed a federal district court's denial of an EEOC subpoena request.
By Trade Secrets Watch
In a dispute over ripped off recipes, counsel for victorious plaintiff Dalmatia Import Group hailed the jury verdict as the first of its kind under the Defend Trade Secrets Act...
By Employment Law And Litigation
The Second Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a class action of New York City "black car" drivers who alleged they were misclassified as independent contractors by their dispatchers.
By Financial Industry Review
On April 19, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Airport Operating Lease ABS Rating Criteria.
By Charles Allen, Carmen Wong
In early 2005, a subsidiary of listed Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (0003.HK) bought a controlling stake in a Chinese joint venture company.
By Antitrust Watch
Like a merger, a JV can raise antitrust questions upon its formation. That is especially true if the JV is so tightly integrated that it looks substantially like a merger.
By Alessandro Mainardi, Giovanni Leoni, Camillo Melotti Caccia
The option for the Flat Tax is communicated in the income tax return for the fiscal year in which the individuals transfer their residence to Italy or in the following year.
By Employment Law And Litigation
Recently, in McLane Co., Inc. v. EEOC, case number 15-1248 , the United States Supreme Court clarified the standard for when an appellate court reviews a trial court's order to enforce or quash a subpoena from the EEOC.
By Employment Law And Litigation
On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council passed an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law prohibiting employers or their agents from inquiring about the salary history of an applicant
By Securities Litigation, Investigations And Enforcement
The Fraud Section's new guidance goes deeper, reflecting an approach that will assess not only the existence but also the design and integration of policies and procedures.
By NorCal IP
It is not uncommon for parties to race to file competing patent suits in their preferred districts once negotiations break down and litigation appears necessary.
By Antitrust Watch
On March 24, 2017, the PRC National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") issued draft Guidelines for Price-Related Behavior of Industry Associations ("Guidelines").
By Financial Industry Review
On April 6, 2017, the European Commission published a speech that considered a number of areas in the financial services sector where action can be taken to reduce uncertainty and strengthen recovery.
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