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Tax Court Affirms That Reportable Transaction Penalty Is Constitutional
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

In Thompson v. Commissioner, 148 T.C. No. 3 148 (2017), the US Tax Court confirmed that the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 6662A penalty for


The FCA and Medical Necessity: An Increasingly Tenuous Relationship
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 7 2017

On January 19, 2017, another district court ruled that a mere difference of opinion between physicians is not enough to establish falsity under the


Battat v. Commissioner: A Primer on the History of the US Tax Court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

In Battat v. Commissioner, the US Tax Court recently affirmed its own constitutionality, in releasing an opinion relating to the President’s


DOJ Trial Machine is Staffed Up, Fired Up
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 8 2017

The DOJ Antitrust Division scored another trial win this time in a real estate foreclosure bid rigging case. Yesterday’s win follows


Altera Corporation Files Answering Brief in Commissioner’s Ninth Circuit Appeal of Altera
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

In Altera Corp. v. Commissioner, 145 T.C. No. 3 (July 27, 2015), the Tax Court, in a unanimous reviewed opinion, held that regulations under Section


Infringement of Method Claim Still Requires Performance of Every Claimed Step
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

Addressing the issue of divided infringement, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the district court's dismissal of patent owner's


2017 Intellectual Property Law Year In Review
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

In a year where politics dominated the headlines, intellectual property law still captured a share of the nation's spotlight. 2016 brought big


What does it take to trademark your name?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Addressing the question of when a professional name can be protected as a trademark, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit found that


Federal Circuit Instructs TTAB to Revisit Software Services as Evidence of Use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

On appeal from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reviewed the issue of trademark use in


Prosecution History Disclaimer of Claim Scope Must Be “Clear and Unambiguous” in View of the Prosecution History as a Whole
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

Addressing the issue of prosecution history disclaimer, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the district court's claim construction