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U.S. District Court confirms FTC authority to regulate corporate data security practices

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 11 2014

On April 7, 2014, Judge Esther Salas of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied the first ever motion to dismiss filed in

District courts show reluctance to precluding non-U.S. expert or consultant access to even highly confidential material subject to U.S. court imposed orders of confidentialityprotective orders

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2012

In complex commercial litigation generally, the questions typically arise concerning who can review or have access to the confidential documents or data of the adversary

Supreme Court rules that clear and convincing evidence is required to establish the invalidity of a patent

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 13 2011

35 U.S.C. 282 provides that “a patent shall be presumed valid” and that “the burden of establishing invalidity of a patent or any claim thereof shall rest on the party asserting such invalidity.”

Largest patent infringement verdict ever affirmed on appeal

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2011

Recently, the Federal Circuit affirmed a $290 million verdict against Microsoft Corporation in its long running patent infringement battle with i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructures for Information Inc. (collectively, "i4i"

Federal Circuit reverses judgment that insurance companies infringed patent on computerized method for administering variable annuities

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2010

A recent decision by the Federal Circuit articulated two points with far reaching implications for companies in the financial and insurance sectors

"Implied" assertion of rights by patent licensing company supports declaratory judgment jurisdiction

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 13 2010

In a decision that continues the expansion of declaratory judgment jurisdiction in light of MedImmune, Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., 549 U.S. 118 (2007), the Federal Circuit has ruled that a patent holding company that brought a patent to the attention of a potential infringer and made an "implied" assertion of rights under the patent was subject to a declaratory judgment suit

First state AG in the nation sues to enforce HIPAA

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2010

Just weeks into the new year, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has sued Health Net of Connecticut, Inc. (“Health Net”), a health plan, for allegedly failing to secure patients’ private records, including medical and financial information, resulting in a breach that allegedly affected 446,000 customers