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Supreme Court Holds Church-Affiliated Hospital Pension Plans Qualify as Church Plans
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

In an 8-0 opinion penned by Justice Kagan, today the United States Supreme Court held a pension plan "maintained by a principal-purpose organization


What the Supreme Court’s Latest Patent Decision Means for Automotive Suppliers
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Although U.S. patent law has long-established limits on enforcement after a Patented product has been sold, the technological innovations may put a


Supreme Court Overrules and Rewrites 25 Years of Federal Circuit Law on Patent Exhaustion
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

In keeping with recent erosion of patent rights, patent owners' power to control the post-sale use and sale of their patented products was severely


6 timekeeping practices that reduce your risk of wage-hour liability
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

Last week, I wrote about a study describing how certain timekeeping systems could create wage and hour liability through, among other things, making


US - Commerce issues report on MTB with CBP input
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

The Department of Commerce has issued a 646 page report commenting on submissions to the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) seeking temporary


New Law Opens Door for Public Disclosure of Employer Wage Law Violations
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

A new Colorado bill signed into law on April 13 and made effective immediately has opened the door for an employer’s violations of wage laws to be


Seventh Circuit Holds Sexual Orientation Bias Exists Under Title VII
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit in an en banc (all member of the court participating as opposed to only three) decision held that Title VII’s


Federal Circuit to PTAB: Prior Art Cannot Anticipate Absent Disclosure of All Claimed Features
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

In Nidec Motor Corp. v. Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor Co., No. 2016-1900 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 14, 2017), the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion


CBM Eligibility: Patent Must Have a Claim that Contains, However Phrased, a Financial Activity Element
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

A patent that is merely incidental to a financial activity is not sufficient to render that patent eligible for CBM review. Secure Access, LLC v. PNC


Federal Circuit Vacates PTAB’s Obviousness Determination Due to “Inadequate” Rationale - Buchanan PTAB Report
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

On February 14, 2017, the Federal Circuit vacated an obviousness determination by a panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) due to an