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Middle market focus: why some boards struggle

USA - July 17 2015 I’ve recently had several conversations with CEOs about the state of their boards of directors. Few feel they have the perfect boards, though many

Comprehensive ruling on personal jurisdiction and transfer issues offers cautions and gems for in-house counsel and trial lawyers

USA - July 20 2015 In a 46-page order, Judge Timothy Batten denied a motion to dismiss under FRCP 12(b)(2) and (3) for lack of personal jurisdiction and improper venue

Patent case transferred from Georgia, plaintiff's principal place of business, to California, defendant's principal place of business

USA - July 15 2015 Judge Amy Totenberg granted the motion brought by Noction, Inc. ("Noction") to transfer the patent infringement action brought by Internap

Restriction requirement: to traverse or not to traverse?

USA - October 8 2013 During the pendency of a patent application, the US Patent and Trademark Office can restrict claims, requiring that the Applicant elect a sub

FCC closes loopholes and expands Telephone Consumer Protection Act “TCPA” consumer protections in Declaratory Ruling and Order

USA - July 17 2015 On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC" or "Commission") released a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") Declaratory

Sugartown takes on Old Navy in copyright infringement action over Lilly pulitzer fashion designs

USA - July 30 2015 Sugartown Worldwide, LLC ("Sugartown"), a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business in Pennsylvania, filed suit for

Georgia becomes the first state to mount a direct challenge against unauthorized publishing of annotated code

USA - July 29 2015 In what has already become news in the copyright community nationwide , the State of Georgia has launched a legal campaign against Public.Resource

Sarvint retains jurisdiction in the Northern District in another order from judge Batten

USA - July 28 2015 Judge Batten denied a motion brought by Carré Technologies, Inc. (“Carré”) to dismiss apatent infringement action brought by Sarvint Technologies

Doin' the deed: state conveys 300 acres of urban property to City of Raleigh

USA - July 24 2015 Anyway, enough about the political row. Let's talk about the real estate, which is rolling, with open fields and mature trees and which features an

N.C. Court of Appeals addresses public records, closed session and "personnel matters"

USA - July 22 2015 In The Times News Publishing Co. v. The Alamance-Burlington Bd. of Education, No. COA15-99 (July 21, 2015), the Court of Appeals considered the