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What Constitutes a “Commercial Offer” to Trigger the On-Sale Bar?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

The on-sale bar defense under 35 U.S.C. 102(b) remains a topic of interest for the Federal Circuit. For example, the Federal Circuit, en banc, is


Spokeo v. Robins: Supreme Court Rejects Article III Standing Based Solely on Statutory Violation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

In Spokeo v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court (6-2) reversed the Ninth Circuit’s holding that an alleged violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act was


Top 10 Financial Institution Considerations for 2016: 10 - Fair Lending
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

In our initial article announcing our top 10 considerations for financial institutions in 2016, which can be found here, our tenth and final


Q&A on SCOTUS and Arbitration
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2016

Arbitration law used to involve non-ideological contract and statutory interpretation questions that rarely reached the Supreme Court. In the past


District Court Denies Preliminary Injunction in FTC Challenge to Merger of Pennsylvania Hospitals
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

On May 9, 2016, Federal District Court Judge John E. Jones III denied a motion by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a preliminary


Consumer-initiated text message telemarketing complies with TCPA prior express written consent requirement and E-SIGN Act?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Telemarketing practices in the United States are governed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as by specific Federal Trade


Doing Business in New Jersey? Your Website Terms & Conditions May be Plaintiffs’ Next Target
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

Doing business in New Jersey just got thornier. Recent decisions broadly interpreting the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice


Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately


Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC


Bank lender tie-in prohibitions - “caveat commodator”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

The recent uncertainty in the financial markets, as well as the general increase in the tightening of the credit market and the need to fashion more creative financing arrangements has caused a greater likelihood that certain practices may run afoul of the prohibitions on bank tying under the Bank Holding Company Act Amendments of 1970 (12 U.S.C. 1972) (“Act”