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Court Holds Compensation Paid to Four Sons Was Not Reasonable
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Reasonable compensation is a fact based analysis, and once again has been decided against the taxpayer. In Transupport, Inc. v Commissioner, T.C


“Who’s on First?” Routine in Broadway Play Strikes Out as Transformative Fair Use
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determined that a Broadway play's verbatim use of William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's on


Evolving Post-Alice Law on Patent Eligibility
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In two recent cases addressing patent eligibility of software patent claims, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found the challenged


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


Ninth Circuit Joins Octane Fitness Trend for Trademark Cases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in Octane Fitness (IP Update, Vol. 17, No. 5), in which it examined the fee-shifting


US Supreme Court to Review Patent Exhaustion Doctrine
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 2 2016

On December 2, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States granted cert in a key case regarding the scope of the patent exhaustion doctrine


Termination of Distribution Agreement Does Not Affect Licenses to Cloud-Based Access
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

After finding that a copyright infringement question analyzed by the district court was more properly a contract interpretation issue, the US Court of


Amazon.com Does Not Have to Put Out the Fire
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

Addressing an interlocutory appeal, the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed a district court's denial of a preliminary injunction


Predictions on False Claims Act Enforcement in the Trump Administration
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

While there are a number of executive policies that will be affected by the presidential election, there are several reasons to expect modest change


Disavowal of Claim Scope in a Trash Bag Patent
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court's narrow claim construction, finding that the specification and prosecution