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False claims and trade agreements some good news for contractors

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2014

On August 29, 2014, the DC Circuit upheld a ruling on summary judgment rejecting claims under the civil False Claims Act (FCA) and finding that a GSA

Parties at the ITC should be prepared to produce physical samplesprototypes

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

Compared to other countries, the scope of discovery in the United States is broad and not limited to information admissible at trial. Particularly at

A whistle-stop tour of customs whistleblower cases: import compliance increasingly at issue in whistleblower lawsuits

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

The US False Claims Act (FCA) provides an opportunity for a private party to sue, on the government's behalf, any individual or company that has made

Cross-use of discovery in an ITC investigation and parallel district court litigation is not always permitted

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

In addition to filing a complaint at the US International Trade Commission (ITC), a complainant who seeks monetary damages often will also file suit

Another major sanctions settlement by a foreign bank: Royal Bank of Scotland pays $100 million to federal and New York State regulators

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 11, 2013, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

The ITC takes an expansive approach as to US subcontracted components used in foreign-assembled products for purposes of the domestic industry analysis

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2013

In Certain Kinesiotherapy Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-823, the International Trade Commission (ITC) reaffirmed the principle that

Impact of incomplete notice of prior art

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

The International Trade Commission (ITC) continues to be a popular venue for enforcing intellectual property rights through Section 337

International discovery issues

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2013

Section 337 investigations at the US International Trade Commission (ITC or Commission) almost always involve at least some non-US-based companies

Does it ever make sense for foreign companies to “roll the dice” in an antitrust case?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • March 27 2013

On March 14, a jury sitting in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York found that Chinese suppliers of Vitamin C had acted in

Coordinating litigation strategies in parallel district court and ITC proceedings

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2012

Patentees have been increasingly using the International Trade Commission (ITC) as a forum to enforce their rights due to the ITC’s in rem jurisdiction, nationwide subpoena power, expedited proceedings, and ability to issue powerful exclusion orders