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Delaware Court of Chancery Invalidates For-Cause Removal Requirement for Unclassified Boards of Directors
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

On December 21, 2015, Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery invalidated provisions in a company’s certificate of incorporation and


ITC Requires Strict Adherence to Filing Requirements
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

In Certain Wireless Standard Compliant Electronic Devices, Including Communication and Tablet Computers, Inv. No. 337-TA-953, Order No. 44 (Jan. 22


Strategic Use of PTAB’s 325(d) Discretion
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

The AIA provides PTAB panels a significant amount of discretion in managing their docket, from joinder provisions to the ability to stay or


Supreme Court Restricts Defendants' Use of Settlement Offers to "Pick Off" Named Plaintiffs in Class Action
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

The Supreme Court in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, No. 14-587 (Jan. 20, 2016), held that a Defendant’s unaccepted offer to fully satisfy the


Supreme Court Grants Cert in Challenge to PTAB Procedure
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

On January 15th, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Cuozzo Speed Tech. V. Lee, agreeing to hear a challenge to the Federal Circuit’s February


Standard for Indefiniteness in PGR Proceedings - Nautilus or Packard?
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

In PGR2015-00018, Petitioner Telebrands Corp. filed a petition for post-grant review of claims 1-14 of U.S. Patent No. 9,051,066 (filed September


Construction Managers and Contractors: Improve Your Mergers & Acquisition and Dissolution Checklists to Avoid Expired License Exposureand Worse
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Dissolving a newly acquired or existing affiliate of a construction or construction management firm can have adverse unintended legal consequences


Third Circuit Rules that Courts, not Arbitration Panels, Have Final Word on Class Action Arbitrability
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

The history and proceedings of the Third Circuit's recent decision inChesapeake Appalachia, LLC v. Scout Petroleum, LLC, No. 15-1275, 2016 U.S. App


PTAB Designates Two Decisions As Precedential
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

On January 12, 2016, the PTAB identified two of its recent decisions as being precedential. These two decisions are in line with prior panel


U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Clauses and Class-Arbitration Waivers in Consumer Contracts
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

The United States Supreme Court's recent decision in DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia upheld a binding arbitration clause in a consumer service agreement