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The Devil Is In the Details: New Board Members Likely To Change Law In Nuanced Ways
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

The end of September in most years sees a spate of new NLRB decisions, sometimes dozens, issued on or about September 30, to coincide with the end of


Burden of Proving Unpatentability of Amended Claims Placed on IPR Petitioners
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

In an en banc decision, the Federal Circuit in Aqua Products, Inc. v. Matal addressed the question of who bears the burden of proving that claims


CAFC’s Aqua Products decision almost certainly guarantees PTAB will be at top of new USPTO Director’s to-do list 06 Oct 17
  • IAM
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

In emails and conversations with a series of IPR specialists this week in the wake of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s (CAFC) decision


Timely Joinder Cannot Save Untimely IPR When Nothing to Join
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 3 2017

In IPR2017-01054 and IPR2017-01055 (Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC v. Hospira Inc.), the PTAB denied institution of inter partes reviews of U.S. Patent Nos


Take Two: The Supreme Court Again to Decide the Constitutionality of Public Sector Union “Fair Share Fees”
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

As we previously reported, in July 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided to hear an appeal of a case from the United States Court of Appeals


Supreme Court Corner Q3 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

Simon Shiao Tam leads a dance-rock band and sought to trademark the band's name: The Slants. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) upheld the


A Glimmer Of Hope: The Supreme Court Now Has A Chance To Resolve A Circuit Split And Pronounce That Mortgage Underwriters Qualify For The Administrative Exemption
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

As our readers may recall, we took issue with the Ninth Circuit’s July decision in McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Bank, which held that mortgage


Supreme Court Grants Certiorari (Again) to Address Circuit Split on FLSA Automobile Dealer Exemption
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

After effectively “punting” on the issue last year, the U.S. Supreme Court has again granted certiorari to resolve a circuit split regarding whether


EEOC Ordered To Pay $1.9 Million For Frivolous Claims Against Trucking Company
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

Employers should have this ruling handy when challenging whether the EEOC fulfilled its pre-suit obligations under Title VII. It is undoubtedly a


Will the Supreme Court Finally Remove Doubt That an Employer Can Mandate That Employees Enter into Arbitration Agreements with Class Waivers?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2017

In the first argument of the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in three cases presenting the issue of whether