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A minor shift in patent term adjustment calculations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

Presented with a challenge to patent term adjustments as determined by the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) under 35 U.S.C. 154(b), the U.S


Federal Circuit clarifies entire market value rule, hypothetical negotiation date and use of settlement agreements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 6 2012

In LaserDynamics v. Quanta Computer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned an $8.5 million lump sum jury award and remanded the case for a new trial on damages


Beneficial owner of “Spank” has standing in copyright infringement suit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit concluded that the estate of the composer of the famous song “Spank” has statutory standing in a


TrafFix greases the functionality Skids
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

Breaking stride with several other appellate courts (including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit), the U.S. Court of Appeals for


M&A Corporate Governance: Oversight of the Board’s Financial Advisors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 16 2013

Recent decisions in the Delaware Court of Chancery highlight the need for increased oversight of financial advisors by corporations engaging in M&A


FTC signals stricter stance on injunctions for FRAND-encumbered patents
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 27 2012

Highlighting its continued focus on standard-setting processes, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently warned patent holders seeking injunctive


Quality Stores decision could lead to significant refunds of FICA tax
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that certain dismissal payments were Supplemental Unemployment Compensation Benefits (SUB) exemptfrom FICA taxesa clear split with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision in line with an Internal Revenue Service Revenue Ruling that significantly narrowed the criteria for determining whether certain separation payments qualify as SUB pay


Supreme Court rules that a state court has jurisdiction over a legal malpractice claim involving a federal patent issue
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

The Supreme Court of the United States, in Gunn v. Minton, determined that a Texas state court had jurisdiction over a legal malpractice claim, even


Appellee can rely on any ground supported by the record to defend the decision appealed from
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

Addressing obviousness in the context of dimensional claim limitations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed in part and


The Federal Circuit finds that Section 282 is not a safety net to protect against failure to disclosure relevant information during discovery
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

In a case addressing the issue of untimely disclosure of evidence to show the state of the art at the time of invention, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s evidentiary ruling excluding the prior art, finding that 35 U.S.C. 282 could not be used to argue timelines of discovery