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Take care to avoid reverse discrimination claims

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Most discrimination cases involve claims that an employer discriminated against a minority employee on account of race, against a foreign employee

New guidance from the Federal Circuit on motions to stay litigation pending a PTAB proceeding

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

In VirtualAgility Inc. v. Salesforce.com, Inc., No. 2014-1232 (July 10, 2014), the Federal Circuit issued its first opinion directed to the issue of

More changes in Delaware: Judge Stark revises patent case procedures

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark of the District of Delaware recently issued revised procedures for managing patent cases that are assigned to him. These

Federal Circuit holds that even functional claims require structural fence posts

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

In AbbVie Deutschland Gmbh v. Janssen Biotech, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court decision that found AbbVie's patents directed to

The doctrine of equitable assignment is alive and well in Wisconsin

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

That was the holding of the Wisconsin Supreme Court in an opinion issued on Thursday in Dow Family, LLC v. PHH Mortgage Corporation, 2014 WI 56. The

EEOC effectively declares pregnancy a "disability" requiring reasonable accommodation even when the pregnant employee is not disabled

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has recently declared that pregnancy alone, even without other underlying medical conditions, may require

Why are method of treatment claims and method of manufacture claims subject to scrutiny under the USPTO patent subject matter eligibility guidance?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

The USPTO has asked for written comments on its patent subject matter eligibility guidance by July 31, 2014. In this article, I discuss why

Iowa Supreme Court decision boosts renewable energy development

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

A recent Iowa Supreme Court decision may give a boost to small-scale renewable energy development in that state. On July 11, the court issued its

Recent court decision may impact 340B Drug Pricing Program "Mega-Reg"

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

A federal district court invalidated the first regulation published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) addressing the 340B

NLRB fallout from President’s unconstitutional recess appointments continues

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

As we noted when the decision was released, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the President's 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor