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New Partnership Audit Rules Impact Both Existing and New Partnership and LLC Operating Agreements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

On November 2, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the Act) into law, instituting for tax years commencing after


What Is the Printed Matter Doctrine?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals to the Federal Circuit addressed the obscure “printed matter doctrine,” concluding that a claim limitation should be


Party Raising “First Sale” Defense to Copyright Infringement Bears Initial Burden of Proof
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing the appropriate allocation of the burden of proof related to the “first sale” defense to copyright infringement, the U.S. Court of Appeals


Dismissal but No Fees for Innocent BitTorrent Defendant
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing whether a copyright infringement action based solely on IP addresses is frivolous or unreasonable, such that attorneys’ fees should be


Clarifying the Obscure (Claim Indefiniteness)
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Clarifying the application of the indefiniteness standard set forth in the Supreme Court’s Nautilus case, a divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the


2016 Proxy Season Checklist - What You Need to Know
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

As we roll into a New Year and a new public company reporting season, public companies should be aware of a number of rule changes and rulemakings


Farewell ‘Safe Harbor,’ Hello ‘Privacy Shield’: Europe and U.S. Agree on New Rules for Transatlantic Data Transfer
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • February 2 2016

After intense negotiations, and after the official deadline had passed on Sunday, 31 January 2016, the United States and the European Union have


Repeated Disparagement of the Prior Art in the Specification Can Operate as a Clear and Unmistakable Disavowal of Claim Scope
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing issues of claim construction, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s narrow construction


It Ends Not with a Bang but a Whimper
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

The patent case between Commil and Cisco, a case that made new law at the Supreme Court on the issue of the intent requirement in cases of induced


No Appellate “Second Guessing” of Witness Credibility Determinations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing whether nearly identical opening song lyrics showed copying and whether to give more weight to testimony from witnesses who contradicted