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Sixth Circuit Signs Off On EEOC Subpoena In UPS Disability Discrimination Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

The Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a U.S. District Court’s decision granting the EEOC’s application to enforce a subpoena in a disability

Supreme Court Biosimilar Patent Dance Decision Largely Favors Biosimilars
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2017

On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. (No. 15-1039), deciding that 42 U.S.C. 262(l)(9)(C

Different Invalidity Conclusions by PTAB and Federal Courts Prohibited in Inter Partes Reexamination But Permissible in IPR
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

In Fairchild (Taiwan) Corp. v. Power Integrations, Inc., Appeal 2017-1002 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 21, 2017), the Federal Circuit determined that no inter

Guilty pleasures - securing a reduction in sentence for guilty pleas in health & safety cases
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2017

It is fair to say that following the introduction of the sentencing guidelines in February 2016 there has not been much ‘good news’ for those who fall

Federal Circuit Gives PTAB Free Hand on Claim Construction
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

The Federal Circuit recently held that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is not constrained by parties’ proposed constructions and may, in fact, adopt

Website Information Can be Reliable Evidence for Prior Patent Use
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

Judge Lefkow granted in part plaintiff Peerless’ renewed Fed. R. Civ. P. 50(b) motion for judgment as a matter of law as to invalidity and, in the

PTAB Nixes Reliance on Technical Report: Not Publication
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

We have previously written about disputes regarding whether a prior art reference qualifies as a publication in AIA trials.1 In a recent decision

Federal Circuit Extends Prosecution Disclaimer to IPR Proceedings
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

On May 11, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed an issue of first impression: whether statements made by a patent owner during

NLRB’s Micro-Union Standard May Be Set For Reversal
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Change is coming. We noted recently that the administration is thinking about changing the newly adopted persuader regulations. We also know that a

Federal Circuit Expands Scope of Prosecution Disclaimer to IPR Proceedings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

In its opinion in Aylus Networks, Inc. v. Apple Inc., the Federal Circuit expanded the scope of prosecution disclaimer to statements made by a patent