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New York City Adopts MeToo Era Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

As mentioned in our prior Alert concerning recent amendments to the state of New York’s laws prohibiting workplace sexual harassment, Mayor de Blasio


New USPTO Proposal for Claim Interpretation in PTAB Proceedings Would Strengthen Patent Rights
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently proposed to apply a different claim construction standard in post-grant review proceedings (i.e


Delaware Law Updates - Corbat and the Caremark Tradition: Directorial Negligence Does Not Mean Bad Faith
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2018

In Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System, et al. v. Corbat, et al. (“Corbat I”), the Delaware Court of Chancery underscored the high


Tesla’s Stock Option Grant to Its CEO
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2018

On January 21, 2018, Tesla, Inc. (Tesla), the electric car manufacturer (also in the business of sustainable energy generation and storage), granted


New Laws in the MeToo Era: New York Requires More of Employers to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

New York State employers must adopt more stringent anti-sexual harassment policies and procedures under amendments to existing state laws embedded in


Delaware Law Updates - That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles: When Neither Party Prevails in the “Predominance of the Litigation,” Each Side Must Bear Its Own Attorneys’ Fees
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

While the Delaware Court of Chancery will generally uphold contractual prevailing-party fee-shifting provisions, a party must actually “prevail” in


Buy American, Pack American: The New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

On April 19, 2018, President Trump issued National Security Presidential Memorandum No. NSPM-10 (the “Memorandum”), which outlined a new Conventional


USPTO Issues Guidance on PTAB Proceedings in Light of SAS Institute Case
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

In SAS Institute Inc., v. Iancu et al. (584 U.S. ___ (2018)), the U.S. Supreme Court addressed whether the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) is


Delaware Law Updates - Advancement Rights in Delaware Limited Partnerships
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

In Weil v. VEREIT Operating Partnership, L.P., C.A. No. 2017-0613-JTL (Del. Ch. Feb. 13, 2018), the Delaware Court of Chancery dealt with the issue of


New York Federal Court Rolls Over Insurer’s Attempt to Defeat “Blast Text” TCPA Coverage Claim
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

In a resounding win for policyholders, a New York district court found coverage for a nearly $50 million class-action claim alleging that US Coachways