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Class Action as Defense: Fifth Circuit Rules Pending Class Action Subsumes Class Member’s Duplicative Individual Claim
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

Employers facing multiple litigations can take solace in the fact that, sometimes, too much of a bad thing can be helpful. In Ruiz v. Brennan


Ex-General Counsel Dodged Privilege Claims Before $14.5 Million Verdict
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

In our last post, we detailed how Sanford Wadler, the former General Counsel of Bio-Rad Laboratories, won a $14.5 million verdict against Bio-Rad


USDOL Prevails in Kansas in Another Decision on Fiduciary Rule
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

On February 17, 2017, a federal district Court in Kansas upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s conflict of interest rule and related exemptions in a


Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics - February 1, 2017
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Through February 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 161 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs. The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in


What Claim Construction Standard Applies If a Patent Expires During IPR Appeal?
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2017

In Personal Web Technologies, LLC v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 2016-1174 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 14, 2017), the Federal Circuit upheld the PTAB’s construction of


What and How Obamacare Is Doing at the Court of Federal Claims
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

Millions of Americans who were able to obtain health insurance as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Obamacare”


Patent Owner’s Challenge to Wayback Machine Evidence Fails
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

We have previously written about disputes over prior art used in an AIA Patent Trial. A recent case presented challenges to materials obtained from


New Framework for Adjudicating National Interest Waivers
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

USCIS has established a new standard for adjudicating national interest waiver petitions by naming the Administration Appeals Office’s (AAO) Dec.27


Seventh Circuit Affirms Denial of Class Certification for Failure to Show Commonality under Dukes in Vacation Pay Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2017

Last week, in McCaster et al. V. Darden Restaurants, Inc. et al., No. 15-3258 (7th Cir. Jan. 5, 2017), the Seventh Circuit relied on Wal-Mart Stores


Colorado Supreme Court Ruling May Result in Disclosure of Trade Secrets
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

Earlier this month, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a party in litigation seeking to prevent responsive discoverable information from