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Laches Limited To Being An Equitable Defense In Patent Cases
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

In SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, the Supreme Court made plain that laches is merely an equitable defense in


OSHA’s Attempt to Expand Citation Statute of Limitations Thwarted by Congressional Review Act Senate Vote.
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

On March 22, 2017, the Senate, by a vote of 50-48, passed a House of Representatives’ resolution which overturned the OSHA Rule seeking to expand the


Discovery. Section 1782. District court grants petition seeking documents from law firm to be used in an anticipated civil action by Petitioner against the law firm's client in the Netherlands pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

Petitioner Esther Kiobel ("Kiobel") is a woman whose husband was executed by the Nigerian military in 1995 in their suppression of a movement opposed


OSHA’s Attempt to Expand Citation Statute of Limitations Thwarted by Congressional Review Act Senate Vote
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

On March 22, 2017, the Senate, by a vote of 50-48, passed a House of Representatives’ resolution which overturned the OSHA Rule seeking to expand the


The Senate Narrows Employers’ Obligation to Accurately Record Work-Related Injury and Illness Records
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

On March 22, 2017, the Senate passed H.J. Resolution 83, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution (Resolution) that cuts the Occupational Safety


Amendments to the civil legislation re the institute of invalidity of transactions
  • Dentons
  • Kazakhstan
  • March 24 2017

The Law of 27 February 2017 The law of 27 February 2017 introduced very important amendments to the civil legislation, which entail significant


Supreme Court Rejects Laches Defense in Patent Cases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that laches is not a defense in the majority of patent cases. Justice Alito, writing for the 7-1 majority


Supreme Court eliminates key defense in many patent infringement suits
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

In a strong reversal of the Federal Circuit, the US Supreme Court held in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v First Quality Baby Products, LLC, No


Major Change, But Modest Impact
  • Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

On Tuesday March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a 7-1 decision in SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, ruling that


Legal Alert: Laches Unavailable as a Defense to Patent Claims Brought within 286’s Damages Period
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

In a 7-1 opinion, the Supreme Court has vacated the Federal Circuit’s en banc opinion holding that laches remains a defense in most patent