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SIPO Reports Faster Processing of Patent Applications
  • AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office
  • China
  • May 24 2017

China's intellectual property authority is making an effort to shorten the examination time for patent applications. According to Shen Changyu, head


WeChat is back online
  • Gowling WLG
  • Russia
  • May 24 2017

One week after access to WeChat, China's most popular social media app, was cut off in Russia for failure to comply with recently introduced


Belgian Financial Regulator's Tightening of Investor Protection Against Unfair Contract Terms
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium
  • May 22 2017

On 6 February 2017, Belgium's financial regulator (Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority ("FSMA")) moved to fortify the protection of


CFPB Requests Information Regarding the Small Business Lending Market
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

On May 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) held a field hearing and issued a notice and request for information related to the small


Software Application Insufficient to Substantially Transform Existing Hardware Components Into a Visitor Management System
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

In a Final Determination published in the Federal Register today, Customs & Border Protection held that application software installed on existing


The SAP v. Diageo decision - a realistic approach to indirect access?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

Following the high court decision in the case of SAP UK Limited (SAP) v. Diageo Great Britain Ltd (Diageo), routine software arrangements many


June 2017 Visa Bulletin Update: EB-1 Final Action Dates Retrogression for China and India
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

According to the June 2017 Visa Bulletin released by Department of State and effective June 1, there will be significant retrogression in the EB-1


Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make in Employment Applications
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Employment applicationsalmost every employer in the country uses them. They can seem innocuous, but they contain a number of minefields of which


CMS Aims to Stabilize Exchanges but Does Not Address Issuers’ Biggest Questions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently finalized its proposed "market stabilization rule" (Final Rule). The Final Rule is


Amendments to Examination of Invention Applications Relating to Computer Programs
  • DEQI Intellectual Property Law Corporation
  • China
  • May 16 2017

According to the Guidelines for Patent Examination before amended, a claim relating to an algorithm, or mathematical computing rules, or computer