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Nominative Fair Use: The Second Circuit Joins Neither The Third Nor Ninth Circuits In Its Approach
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In an important decision delineating the boundaries of fair use of another person’s trademark, the Second Circuit announced a standard by which


Is a lawyer immune from a legal suit? The doctrine of ‘Advocate’s Immunity’
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

In simple terms, advocate’s immunity is a doctrine of the common law which operates to prevent an unhappy litigant from suing their lawyer over the


Claims to Managing Electronic Messages Held to be Not Patent-Eligible
  • Bejin Bieneman plc
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

A court was easily able to analogize claims of two patents directed to electronic messaging to manual communications processes; the court


Are emails sent at work private?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2016

In Garamukanwa v. Solent NHS Trust 2015, the EAT has upheld a finding that Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights was not engaged


Trade Secrets Directive
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2016

On 14 April 2016, the European Parliament approved the new European Union Trade Secrets Directive which will create a minimum legal benchmark to


“Can I have my job back?” - reinstatement and re-engagement in the employment tribunal
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2016

In circumstances where an employment tribunal upholds an unfair dismissal claim, it is open to the tribunal to make an order for reinstatement or


Are provisions contained in a staff handbook capable of being incorporated into an employment contract?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2016

The case of Department for Transport v. Sparks 2016recently confirmed that provisions contained in a staff handbook or policy are capable of


Health Alert (Australia) 30 May 2016
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • May 30 2016

The Supreme Court of New South Wales heard an application for approval of a settlement of personal injury proceedings in which medical negligence was


Bucking the Trend: PTAB Grants Motion to Amend, Allows Grouping of References
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 30 2016

In a rare move, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) granted a motion to amend in an inter partes review (IPR), allowing entry of


Drugs, lies and dismissal: employee ordered to pay indemnity costs
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 30 2016

A truck driver who knowingly brought an unfair dismissal claim based on a fabricated drug test result has been ordered to pay his employer's costs of