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Aerospace and Defense Series: Trump AdministrationPotential for Increased Antitrust Leniency for Vertical Transactions in the Defense Industry
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has called for a dramatic increase in defense spending including purchases of new ships and warplanes as well as the


Split Sixth Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal of Reverse False Claims Case Involving Fracking Leases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

Last week, a 2-1 split panel on the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of U.S. ex rel. Harper, et al. V


December 2016 Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure: Electronic Service and Word Counts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

December 1 is an important day for federal litigators and for tax practitioners with cases pending in federal district and appellate courts. It


Court Holds Compensation Paid to Four Sons Was Not Reasonable
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Reasonable compensation is a fact based analysis, and once again has been decided against the taxpayer. In Transupport, Inc. v Commissioner, T.C


CDFI Fund Announces $7 Billion Allocation of New Markets Tax Credits
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

On November 17, 2016, the US Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced the largest


PTAB Uses 315(e)(1) Estoppel to Narrow IPR Scope
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In two recent final written decisions (FWDs) rendered in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board


Reconsideration of Institution Decisions Is Also “Final and Nonappealable”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In an opinion addressing whether a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) to reconsider a decision on institution is "final and


11th Circuit Shoots Down Firearms Retailer’s Appeal in Trademark Infringement Case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

Addressing issues of priority and secondary meaning, the unlawful use defense and the right to jury trial, the US Court of Appeals for the 11th


PTO Releases New Memo on Recent Subject Matter Eligibility Decisions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In a memorandum to patent examiners dated November 2, 2016, the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) addressed recent subject matter eligibility


“Who’s on First?” Routine in Broadway Play Strikes Out as Transformative Fair Use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determined that a Broadway play's verbatim use of William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's on