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By Charles Moellenberg Jr., Robert Kantner
Federal legislation to regulate driverless cars has stalled in the U.S. Senate.
By Timothy Heverin
In a recent "same-party" joinder opinion, the PTAB broke with previous decisions to hold that it did not have authority under 35 U.S.C. § 315(c) to join new issues to an instituted IPR.
By Michael A. Lavine, Matthew Johnson
On November 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected a petition to review the PTAB's refusal to deny IPR institution under § 325(d), in a case where the challenged patent had survived several previous validity challenges ...
By David Cochran, Matthew Johnson
A Shift in Patent Litigation Strategies.
By Alexis Gilroy, Lisa Han, Claire Castles
Earlier this year, Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 ("BBA"), which expands coverage for telehealth in Medicare Advantage ("MA") plans beginning in 2020.
By Laura Fraedrich, Javier Cortés, Chase Kaniecki, Christopher M. Tipler
The Situation: The United States, Canada, and Mexico recently reached an agreement in principle to revise and replace the North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") ...
By Robert Levent Hergüner, Yang Li Ph.D. (Alex), Joseph Sauer
On Tuesday, November 13th, the PTAB Bar Association held its inaugural Thought Leader Summit.
By Daniel Kazhdan, David Maiorana
On the other hand, the Court left open the possibility that the ITC could refuse to do so.
By Susan Gerber, Matthew Johnson
The PTAB has discretion to deny "follow-on" petitions that challenge the validity of a patent that has been previously subjected to inter partes review.
By Fernand Lavallee, Cherie J. Owen, D. Grayson Yeargin
The decision requires agencies to analyze the contents of a bid, rather than mechanically rejecting it on a technicality.
By Edward Kennedy, Lori Hellkamp, Richard Nugent, Kelly Rubin
On November 26, 2018, the U.S. Treasury released proposed regulations under section 163(j) of the Internal Revenue Code, which, as amended by last year's tax reform, generally limits deductibility of net business interest expense ...
By Yuichiro Mori, Toshiaki Takahashi, Benjamin O. Lang, Harukuni Ito, Yuki Yoshida, Kyosuke Katahira, Kazumasa Watanabe, Michelle M. Blum, Perri Blitz
On October 22, 2018, the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy published an "Overview on Draft Ministerial Order on Partial Revision of Ordinance for Enforcement of Act on Special Measures ...
By Lucas Wilk, Evan J. Sylwestrzak, Roger Dobson, Laura E. Thomas
Section 553C of the Corporations Act 2001 (WA) ("Act") provides that if a creditor and a company in liquidation have mutual dealings, the creditor must offset any sum the creditor owes to the company in liquidation...
By Matthew Johnson
On November 27th, Acting Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge Jacqueline Bonilla presented a webinar on the PTAB's proposed Motion to Amend pilot program.
By Matthew Skinner, Zachary Sharpe, Lydia Ni
A bank owner and an investor entered into an agreement in which the investor would provide the funds necessary for a merger of two banking entities in return for a minority interest in the acquired bank.
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