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Strategic Use of a Reissue Application in the Context of an Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceeding

USA - January 2 2018 In Legend3D, Inc. (Petitioner) v. Prime Focus Creative Services Canada Inc. (Patent Owner), Case IPR2016-00806, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board…

Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Agent Before Buying a House

USA - December 19 2017 Buying a new house could be very exciting, since you will have a brand new space to fix and design to suit your lifestyle. You have to consider many…

Australian Housing Market Proves Resiliency With More Sales, Permits

Australia - October 17 2017 Australia’s housing market proved to be resilient with more sales and home permits, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the…

Fifth Circuit Questions the Use of Claim-splitting Tactic by Plaintiff; Orders District Court to Consider Whether Plaintiff’s Proposal Destroys Adequacy

USA - June 12 2017 On May 9, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Slade v. Progressive Sec. Ins. Co, Case No. 15-300010, 2017 WL 1843737 (5th Cir. May…

‘Excessive’ Shipping Fees May Be Next Target of Consumer Class Actions

USA - May 30 2017 Retailers offering online, telephone or catalog purchases may want to review the shipping fees charged to their customers in the wake of several class…

The Supreme Court, Reversing the Federal Circuit, Holds that “Residence” in the Patent Venue Statute Refers to Only a Domestic Corporation’s State of Incorporation

USA - May 24 2017 In a brief, well-reasoned opinion, a unanimous eight-member Supreme Court held that 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) is a stand-alone provision governing venue in…

Arguments for Class Arbitration with an Agreement That Doesn’t Mention It, Again Fail

USA - May 3 2017 The predicted demise of litigation over the availability of class arbitration has not taken place. And the new cases occur in many areas of the law…

Recent Developments in Transgender Issues

USA - May 3 2017 On February 22, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Obama Administration’s guidance related to transgender students’ access to bathrooms and…

Sixth Circuit Narrowly Construes CAFA’s Local Controversy Exception

USA - May 2 2017 Congress passed the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) in 2005 to address a series of well-documented abuses of the class action process. Among the…

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument In Significant FDCPA Case

USA - April 27 2017 This month, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case with potential to affect companies that purchase consumer debt and then collect it for…