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Alice’s patent invalidated as “abstract,” but court declines to articulate standard applicable across industries

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 20 2014

In deciding Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, the Supreme Court yesterday invalidated Alice's patent to software for intermediated settlement of

Bitcoin - calls for regulation - part eight

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, Hong Kong, India, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 1 2014

"Virtual currencies", and bitcoin in particular, continued to attract a lot of attention. The sudden shutdowns of Mt. Gox (Japan), a large bitcoin

This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi

Trends in Canadian securities actions

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

A report by Cornerstone Research found that the number of securities class actions filed in the U.S. last year ticked up slightly. Yet that number

Franchising cross border between the United States and Canada

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 30 2013

In 2013, I was fortunate to attend both the Canadian Franchise Association ("CFA") and the International Bar AssociationInternational Franchise

Anti-corruption digest - April 2013

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Canada, India, Indonesia, Poland, South Korea, Uganda, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

On April 22, 2013, Ralph Lauren Corporation entered into non-prosecution agreements with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the United

Franchise laws in the U.S., trends for Canadian franchisors

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 12 2013

This map shows U.S. state franchise laws, broken out by type of laws. It was last published in February 2013 as part of a presentation to the

New pilot automated US-Canada entryexit recording program for certain ports of entries

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 9 2012

On September 30, 2012, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Canada Border Services Agency began a pilot entryexit program whereby routine biographical information regarding travelers is collected at four designated land ports

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Canadian multinational Bombardier Transportation, is accused of paying a bribe to win a Gauteng Rapid-Rail System tender worth 26bn Rand in 2005

CFTC sues Royal Bank of Canada for years long wash sale scheme

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 4 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed an enforcement action against the Royal Bank of Canada alleging a years long, riskless wash sale scheme conducted by a small group of RBC personnel to generate certain lucrative Canadian tax benefits