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By John L. Abramic, Vishal Gupta, Ryann Muir
The Supreme Court has rejected a Federal Circuit rule that effectively allowed a patent owner to file suit anywhere a defendant does business.
By Lynda Zengerle, Elizabeth LaRocca, Dana J. Delott
The US Department of State (DOS) has authority to revoke the visa stamp of individuals who have been charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DUI) or related charges.
By Cameron Arterton, Lisa Zarlenga, Robert J. Kovacev, Caitlin R. Tharp
Recent changes within the IRS Office of Appeals (Appeals) have resulted in clarifications and modifications to IRS Appeals policy.
By Charles Michael
In an opinion yesterday, Judge Swain ruled that "leave and mail" service under the CPLR was inconsistent with due process when used on a nonresident, at least where the case arises outside New York.
By Lisa Zarlenga, Leslie Belcher, Jason Abel
In March, after five tax reform hearings, the Finance Committee asked stakeholders and the public to submit ideas to the working groups.
By Stewart Baker
Matt Blaze, a well-known public cryptographer and NSA critic, offered what seemed like a modest concession in the relentless campaign against NSA intelligence gathering
By Jason Weinstein
In the aftermath of the TARGET breach announced last month, there has been much talk of how to respond to large-scale breaches of this type.
By Edward Krauland, Stewart Baker, Timothy Walsh, Stephen Heifetz, Michael Gershberg, Peter Jeydel
A large number of attempted foreign acquisitions of US businesses ran into CFIUS trouble in 2012.
By Stewart Baker
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, reviews foreign investments for national security risks.
By Jason Weinstein
Following up on my recent commentary on the Target data breach, I had an opportunity to discuss its fallout in a video interview with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN.
By Ruth Kochenderfer, Deanna Cook
In Phillips v. Parmelee, No. 2011AP2608, 2013 WL 6818145 (Wis. Dec. 27, 2013) (applying Wisconsin law), the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that an asbestos exclusion in a liability policy barred a duty to defend and indemnify a building seller for claims that the seller failed to disclose that the building contained asbestos.
By Edward Krauland, Meredith Rathbone, Jack Hayes, Anthony Rapa
On December 19, 2013, the US Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule (Final Rule) amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-774, to impose certain requirements for exporters that deal with parties listed on the Unverified List (UVL) and to clarify the criteria for designation of a person on the UVL.
By Darren Abrahams
A recent judgment by the EU General Court demonstrates a willingness to expand the circumstances where the right to environmental information trumps the right to protection of commercial interests.
By Taras A. Gracey, Doug Peterson, Amanda K. Streff
Although the first written decision by the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) cancelled claims 10, 14, and 17 of US Patent No. 6,778,074 (the ’074 patent) and denied Patent Owner’s (Cuozzo’s) Motion to Amend Claims in its first written decision, the first inter partes review (IPR) was not a total loss for the patent owner.
By Jason Weinstein
On Thursday, TARGET announced that it had been the victim of a cyber attack in which hackers stole data on credit and debit cards of as many as 40 million customers who made purchases at the height of the holiday shopping season.
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