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PTAB Enters Sua Sponte Patent Eligibility Rejections
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

We’ve written previously about ex parte decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) affirming patent eligibility rejections that seem to be


The Ninth Circuit’s Decision In In Re Hyundai Underscores The Challenges Of Certifying Nationwide Classes
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2018

Last week, a split Ninth Circuit panel in In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Economy Litigation vacated the certification of a nationwide class for


Hart-Scott-Rodino and Interlocking Directorates Thresholds Rise for 2018
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

On January 29, 2018, the FTC published the latest annual adjustments to the statutory thresholds under both the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust


DOJ Issues New Memo Limiting Use of Agency Guidance Documents in Civil Enforcement Cases: What It Means for Health Care Enforcement
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

On January 25, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memorandum limiting the use of agency guidance documents in affirmative civil


Federal Circuit Emphasizes Need For Reasonable Expectation Of Success
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

In Genzyme Corp. v. Dr. Reddy’s Labs. Ltd., the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court decision upholding Genzyme’s Orange Book listed patent for


Despite SEC’s Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Digital Realty Trust Appeal Over “Whistleblower” Definition, U.S. Supreme Court Seems Skeptical
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

As we reported in our October and July 2017 newsletters, the U.S. Supreme Court is currently reviewing a circuit split concerning whether the


Seventh Circuit Rejects Ex-CEO’s Would-Be Whistleblower Claims
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

On January 11, 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Orion Energy Systems, Inc


SEC Announces Two Substantial Whistleblower Awards in One-Week Period
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

Within just five days of each other, the SEC announced, on November 30 and December 5, 2017, two separate whistleblower awards totaling more than $20


2017 Whistleblower Office Report Emphasizes Increasing Tips and Record Awards
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA, Ireland
  • January 30 2018

On November 15, 2017, the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower issued its Fiscal Year 2017 annual report. The report highlights an increase in the number


Buyer Beware: I-9 Compliance in Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2018

With a new tax law and a booming American economy, mergers and acquisitions will occur at a busy pace in 2018. In a prior post, we explained some of