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IRS, PBGC and DOL Provide Additional Hurricane Relief
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

The IRS issued an announcement paralleling the relief granted to Hurricane Harvey victims to those in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma. Announcement


House Financial Services Subcommittee Focuses on Bill to Reduce FCRA Class Action Liability
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2017

On September 7, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on six proposed bills for


Another Example of Practical Estoppel in IPR Practice
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2017

Earlier this year, the Federal Circuit held that statements made by patentees in an inter partes review (IPR) can constitute prosecution disclaimer


President Trump Turns to the U.S. International Trade Commission for China IP Investigation
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2017

From the earliest days of his campaign, President Trump has spoken out on alleged Intellectual Property misconduct by China. Now he is turning to the


Expanded Panel of the PTAB Provides Guidance on Serial Petitions for Inter Partes Review of the Same Patents
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

An expanded panel of the PTAB recently provided additional guidance on when it may exercise its discretion not to institute proceedings. Petitioner


Ninth Circuit: “Zombie” Cookie Installer Cannot Compel Arbitration Based on Verizon Arbitration Agreement
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

Takeaway: Non-parties who seek to rely on equitable estoppel to compel arbitration of claims based on an arbitration agreement they did not sign face


At the ITC, It’s Always “Standing” Room Only
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

Intellectual Ventures Refiles Against Auto Makers After Patent Assignment Fails ITC Scrutiny The U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”


DOL Signals Changes to Fiduciary Rule; SEC Commissioner Calls Rule “Misguided”
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2017

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed an extension of the transition period of its Fiduciary Rule from January 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019. (See our


Challenging the Reign of Kingdomware - Federal Circuit May Decide Whether Veterans or AbilityOne Participants Receive Priority in VA Procurements.
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

On Friday of last week, while most of the country was getting ready for the Labor Day Holiday, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in PDS Consultants


IRS Allows Easier Access to Retirement Funds for Hurricane Harvey Victims
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2017

The IRS issued an announcement that may allow participants and beneficiaries of 401(k) plans or 403(b) plans that have been affected by Hurricane