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By Marwan Elaraby, Sultan Almasoud, Sanjarbek Abdukhalilov, Iain Elder, Matthew Powell, Brendan Hundt
Reform of how public healthcare and related services are delivered in the Kingdom is one of the Government's most important priorities.
By Jordan J. Altman
Jordan Altman discusses the necessary steps—from developing source code to active filings—in protecting a FinTech company's intellectual property rights during an M&A transaction...
By Philip Urofsky, Danforth Newcomb, Stephen Fishbein, Brian Burke, Christopher LaVigne, Barnabas Reynolds, Mark Lanpher, Susanna Charlwood
The first six months of the Trump Administration saw several notable developments for US sanctions, with particular implications for Russia and Iran.
By Philip Urofsky, Danforth Newcomb
After a banner year in 2016 that included a record twenty-seven corporate enforcement actions, the two U.S. enforcement agencies, the DOJ and the SEC, continued this momentum over the course of...
By Richard Alsop, Harald Halbhuber, Ilir Mujalovic, Lona Nallengara, Erika Khalek
On June 29, 2017, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance announced that, beginning on July 10, 2017, it will permit confidential submissions of draft registration statements for all...
By Malcolm Montgomery, Lisa Brill, Paul Balaam
The purpose of this article is to highlight how the distinguishing factors impact the way that owners and lenders approach the negotiation of key elements of hotel financings in the United States.
By Russell Sacks
On April 25, 2017, FINRA issued Regulatory Notice 17–18, Social Media and Digital Communications, addressing certain frequently asked questions regarding the use of social media...
By Thomas Makin, Christopher LaVigne, Alan Goudiss, Mark Hannemann, Matthew Berkowitz, Eric Lucas
Yesterday, the Supreme Court held in an 8–0[1] decision that the disparagement clause in the Trademark statute—which prohibits the registration of trademarks that may "disparage . . . or...
By Danforth Newcomb, Philip Urofsky, Manuel Orillac, Antonia Stolper
On June 16, 2017 during a speech in Miami, President Trump announced changes to US sanctions targeting Cuba. The speech announced two substantial changes to the previous administration's...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
A patent may be challenged under an America Invents Act ("AIA") covered business method ("CBM") review if it "claims a method or corresponding apparatus for performing data processing or...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
Inter partes review proceedings ("IPRs") can be powerful weapons in the hands of a petitioner seeking to invalidate potentially threatening patent claims.
By Cynthia Urda Kassis, Alexandro M. Padrés, Robert O'Leary, Ignacio Valenzuela Nieto
This long sought-after event will become a reality once Transmisora Eléctrica del Norte SA (TEN) completes the construction of its double-circuit...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
The defendants in a recent case in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas argued that one of the patents in suit had died before it ever lived.
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
In Rothschild Connected Devices Innovations, LLC v. Guardian Protection Servs., Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the "CAFC") reversed and remanded a decision...
By Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 1, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the "CAFC") issued an opinion in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharms USA, Inc.7 discussing the prior-art provisions...
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