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Key Takeaways: Software Patent Prosecution Requires Data-Based Strategies Due to Patent Office Inconsistencies
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2017

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys Kate Gaudry, Ph.D. and Thomas D. Franklin recently presented at the Practising Law Institute’s 11th Annual Patent Law


DOL Puts Advisers on Notice: Fiduciary Rule Will Be Effective June 9th
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

On March 2, 2017, the DOL extended the applicability date of the Conflict of Interest Rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") from April 10, 2017 to June 9, 2017


DOL Signals the Fiduciary Rule Will Become Final
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

The Department of Labor (DOL) has now made clear that it intends for its controversial "Fiduciary Rule" to become effective on June 9, 2017. The


Clarity on Doctrine of Equivalents Analysis for Chemical Claims
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On May 19, 2017, the Federal Circuit addressed and modified a rare grant of a preliminary injunction based on the doctrine of equivalents. In doing so


Inconsistent Claim Construction in IPR and Court Not Allowed
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

For the first time, the Federal Circuit held that statements made by a patent owner during an IPR can narrow the scope of the claims in district court


5 Key Takeaways: Patent Strategies Applicable for Repurposing & Rescuing of Drugs
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

Kilpatrick Townsend Partner Ken Weber, Ph.D. recently presented “The Role of Patents in Repurposing and Rescuing Old Drugs” at the STC 2017 Spring


What does Spokeo mean? The Eleventh Circuit’s Unusual Debate about the U.S. Supreme Court’s Controversial Decision
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

Takeaway: The decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), where the U.S. Supreme Court evaluated Article III standing in the context


4 Key Takeaways: The Problem(s) with NDAs
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Kilpatrick Townsend Partner Nancy Stagg recently participated in a roundtable organized by the San Diego Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel


SEC Amends Crowdfunding Rules
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Under the Jumpstart our Business Startups Acts of 2012 (the "JOBS Act"), the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted rules allowing for


“No Ransom, No Cry” - Trump’s Latest Executive Order on Cybersecurity and Preventing the Next “WannaCry” Virus
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical