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USPTO Proposes Change in Claim Construction Standard for Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

Since the enactment of the America Invents Act in September 2012, the USPTO has evaluated a patent’s validity in post-grant proceedings1 with a


Securing Your IP Litigation Recoveries: Remedy by Judge or Jury?
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently vacated a $77 million verdict against Intersil Corp. in a patent and trade secrets suit


Uncertainty of IPR Estoppel in District Courts Continues
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

One of the early-recognized pitfalls of inter partes review (IPR) proceedings was the statutory estoppel of 35 U.S.C. 315(e)(2) barring petitioners


Texas Supreme Court Recognizes Realities of Horizontal Drilling in Key Lease Clause Ruling
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2018

On Friday, June, 1, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion holding that as a matter of law, Murphy Exploration & ProductionUSA complied with an


SEC Updates Interpretations of Proxy Rules and Related Schedules 14A and 14C
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

The staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued updated compliance and disclosure


Highlights of the UAE Federal Arbitration Act (Law No. 6 of 2018)
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 21 2018

On 3 May 2018, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE, signed the first-ever UAE Federal Arbitration Law (Federal Law No. 6 of


What the U.S. Withdrawal from the JCPOA Means for U.S. Sanctions Implementation and Enforcement
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA, European Union, Iran
  • May 15 2018

On May 8, 2018, the President announced his decision to cease the United States’ participation in the Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”


House Subcommittee Considers Sunset of the Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2018

The Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents (“CBM”), created by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“AIA”), is set to sunset in


Protecting Trade or Trade Secrets: How Intellectual Property Issues Impact Trade Dispute Between United States and China
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • China
  • May 1 2018

Ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China have both dominated mainstream news headlines and thrust debates about intellectual


Texas Tax Amnesty Program
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2018

The Texas Tax Amnesty Program opens today, allowing Texas taxpayers to “get right” on Texas taxes without penalties or interest. All tax periods prior