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Good faith belief in invalidity no defense to active inducement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court (Justice Kennedy writing for the majority) has now eliminated a defense that has been available to parties accused of actively


Wood laminate flooring design “not a slavish copy of nature”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

Addressing the copyrightability of a laminate flooring design depicting maple planks, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held that the


Supreme Court rules on Wartime tolling of FCA statute of limitations and FCA’s first-to-file bar in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

On May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter (S. Ct. No. 12-1497), a case


Ohio Supreme Court rules city of Cleveland’s taxation of nonresident NFL players’ compensation out-of-proportion to games played at the Browns’ stadium
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

On April 30, 2015, out-of-state professional football players earned victories against the City of Cleveland, Ohio. In a pair of cases decided by the


Federal Circuit narrowly interprets limitations period for foreign tax credit refund claims
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

Generally, a taxpayer must file a claim for refund within the later of three years from the time the return was filed, or two years from the time the


PTAB: we are disinclined to acquiesce to your rehearing request
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

In a decision denying rehearing of the order denying institution of an Inter Partes Review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board


Cleaning up a trademark damage mess
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

In one of three parallel actions for trademark infringement involving competing paper towel manufacturers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth


The “totality of the specification” can override a district court’s factual findings
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

Giving little deference to the district court’s factual findings, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a district court’s claim


Federal Circuit acknowledges 284 review issue may be raised by OctaneHighmark cases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a revised opinion in Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. In the revised opinion the Court added a


Court holds defendant’s interpretation of ambiguous regulation need not be ‘most reasonable’ interpretation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

A recent district court decision delivered a decisive blow to False Claims Act (FCA) relators seeking to survive summary judgment in cases based on