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Tracking Tax Guidance and Court Cases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 14 2017

Oftentimes, taxpayers rely on various authorities in planning transactions and reporting them for tax purposes, as well as defending them during an


Tax Court Rejects IRS Reliance on “Cursory” Analysis in Revenue Ruling
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 19 2017

We have previously discussed, in March and October of 2016, the various levels of deference given to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance, whether


Courts Rejects Challenge to OVDP Transition Rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) currently offers non-compliant US taxpayers several different relief programs to report foreign assets andor


Federal Judge Blocks Merger of Nuclear Waste Disposal Companies Rejecting “Failing Firm” Defense
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

On June 21, 2017, US District Judge Sue L. Robinson blocked EnergySolutions, Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS


Ninth Circuit Remands False Claims Act Case against Tribal College for Determination of Sovereign Status
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

On July 10, 2017, US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a December 3, 2014, district court dismissal of False Claims Act (FCA


Employee “No-Poaching” Agreements Remain in the Antitrust Crosshairs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

There have been a series of investigations, class action suits and high value settlements involving agreements not to solicit employees. In addition


Indirect Patent Infringement Can Be Based on Willful Blindness and Circumstantial Evidence
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

In a case remanded by the Supreme Court of the United States "for further consideration in light of Commil" (IP Update, Vol. 18, No. 6), the US Court


Teachings incorporated by reference for anticipation purposes need not be individually named
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

Finding that material not explicitly contained in the single, prior art document may still be considered for purposes of anticipation if incorporated by reference into the document, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed and remanded a district court’s summary judgment that patents were not invalid for anticipation


Circuit Divide: Is Registration a Precondition for Copyright Infringement Suits?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

Addressing the regional circuit split over whether copyright registration occurs when a copyright application is filed or when the Register of


When can a design patent continuation applications claim priority to a parent?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

Addressing the issue of when and under what circumstances a design patent application can receive the benefit of the written description of its parent