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By Laura Fraedrich, Justin Huff, Chase Kaniecki, Diego A. Ortega
The Situation: The National Defense Authorization Act ("NDAA"), which contains the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act ("FIRRMA"),
By Mark Douglas
On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, No. 16-1215, 138 S. Ct. 1752, 2018 WL 2465174 (U.S. June 4, 2018), that an individual debtor's false statement ...
By Charles Oellermann, Mark Douglas
In the wake of scandal-driven bankruptcies filed by nearly 20 U.S. Roman Catholic dioceses and religious orders, scrutiny has been increasingly brought to bear on the benefits and burdens...
By Dan Moss, Ryan Sims, Mark Douglas
In In re Avanti Commc'ns Grp. PLC, 582 B.R. 603 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2018), Judge Martin Glenn of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York entered an order under chapter 15...
By Benjamin Rosenblum, Mark Douglas
In In re SIMA Int'l, Inc., 2018 WL 2293705 (Bankr. D. Conn. May 17, 2018), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut ruled that a chapter 7 trustee's rejection of an intellectual property license agreement ...
By Ryan Sims
In Grasslawn Lodging, LLC v. Transwest Resort Properties Inc. (In re Transwest Resort Properties, Inc.), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered, in connection with a "cramdown" chapter 11 plan, ...
By David E. Anderson, David Maiorana
On July 27, 2018, the Federal Circuit reversed the PTAB's finding that Petitioner GoPro, Inc. failed to establish the public availability of an alleged prior art printed publication.
By Angel Huang, Jessie Tang, Ross Keene
China's National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Commerce released a shortened version of the "Foreign Investment Market Entry Special Administrative Measures"...
By Christopher Morrison, Anthony M. Masero
Massachusetts just passed an economic development bill that will significantly impact Massachusetts businesses. The three most important changes relate to noncompetes...
By Gregory Castanias, Daniel Kazhdan, David Raimer, Emily J. Tait
On July 27, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its en banc opinion in NantKwest, Inc. v. Iancu, No. 16-1794 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2018), holding that a patent applicant...
By Matthew Johnson, Richard Graham Jr.
The USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has published an update to the AIA Trial Practice Guide (TPG) containing additional guidance about trial practice before the Board.
By Andy Stanton, Jayant W. Tambe, Roberto Castillo, Courtney Lyons Snyder
This review in Pennsylvania comes at a time when public pension plans across the country are facing substantial unfunded liabilities.
By Dean Griffith
As the commercial and recreational markets for drone technology continue to expand, federal and state regulators are turning their attention to rules for operators, public safety issues, and personal privacy concerns
By Jürgen Beninca, Renato Antonini, Matt Evans, Chase Kaniecki
Both transactions were prevented based on concerns of risk to public order and national security.
By Laura D. Sheldon
The United States currently significantly lags behind Europe's offshore wind power generation (which totals nearly 16,000 MW), with only one offshore wind farm in operation,
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