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New York Proposes First State Cybersecurity Regulations For Financial Services Companies; Federal Agencies Push For Enhanced Standards To Prevent "Cyber Contagion"
Over the last month, federal and state regulators have proposed new regulations to address cybersecurity challenges to financial services companies.
United States
11 Nov 2016
US Once Again A "Safe Harbor" For European Data With Launch Of EU-US Privacy Shield
As reported by this firm, the European Court of Justice struck down the European Commission's Safe Harbor Decision ("Safe Harbor") in October 2015.
United States
16 Sep 2016
USPTO Issues New Rules for Patent Office Trials
Completing a rule-making cycle that began last August, the USPTO published a final set of rules for patent office trials, including inter partes reviews...
United States
15 Apr 2016
Supreme Court To Continue Undoing Rigid Tests In Patent Cases?
On October 19, 2015, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases, Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, U.S., No. 14-1520, and Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc...
United States
7 Nov 2015
U.S. No Longer Safe Harbor For European Data
On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice ruled that the EU Data Protection Commission's U.S. Safe Harbor Decision is invalid.
European Union
23 Oct 2015
Third Circuit Decides The FTC Will Be The Primary Authority On Data Breach And Privacy
The appeals court next considered whether Wyndham had fair notice that its specific cybersecurity practices could fall short of the unfairness provision of the Act.
United States
28 Sep 2015
Post-Expiration Royalties Remain Stuck In Web Of 50-Year Precedent
On June 23, 2015, the United States Supreme Court upheld a 50-year old prohibition against a patent owner collecting royalties following the patent's expiration.
United States
1 Jul 2015
VirtualAgility Inc. v. Salesforce.Com: Federal Circuit Reverses District Court And Requires A Stay Pending A Patent Office Review Of A Covered Business Method Patent
The Federal Circuit had its first occasion to opine on an AIA provision allowing immediate interlocutory appeals from a district court’s denial or grant of a motion to stay.
United States
21 Jul 2014
United States
30 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Makes Landmark Rulings On Attorney Fees In Patent Cases
The Supreme Court made it much easier to recover attorney fees in patent lawsuits, issuing two unanimous decisions overruling Federal Circuit precedent.
United States
2 May 2014
The Top Ten Things You Should Know About The Innovation Act Of 2013 (For Now)
Companies that find themselves either defending against patent infringement lawsuits or enforcing their own patent infringement claims should pay close attention to the Innovation Act of 2013 (H.R. 2639).
United States
30 Dec 2013
Inequitable Conduct Claims One Year After Therasense
Frederick Frei and Sean Wooden analyse case law around inequitable conduct one year after the landmark decision in Therasense v Becton Dickinson, and find that the defence remains viable.
United States
15 Aug 2012
A Sharply Divided En Banc Federal Circuit Decision Limits Intervening Rights To Claims Textually Modified In Reexamination
The doctrine of intervening rights protects third parties from some infringement claims based on changes to the scope of a patent made through post-patent issuance processes (including in re-issue and re-examination proceedings).
United States
26 Mar 2012
Post-Grant Review Aspect Of New Patent Law
Post-grant review provisions of the new patent law may affect a potential patent infringement defendant’s strategies in filing a declaratory judgment (DJ) action.
United States
25 Jan 2012
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