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Federal Circuit Affirms Tribal Sovereign Immunity Does Not Apply to IPR
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

The Federal Circuit recently affirmed the PTAB’s decision that tribal immunity cannot be asserted in an IPR (Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharma

Norton Simon Museum Wins Appeal Over Nazi-Looted Cranach Paintings
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld the judgment against Marei von Saher on her claims against the Norton Simon Museum in

Tribal Sovereign Immunity Denied, Will State Immunity Hold at the PTAB?
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2018

Last Friday, the Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial & Appeal Board's (PTAB) denial of tribal sovereign immunity as a patent owner defense to

Federal Circuit Holds that Tribal Sovereign Immunity Does Not Bar Inter Partes Review
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • July 20 2018

In a closely-watched case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held today that a Native American tribe may not assert sovereign

Federal District Judge Puts On Hold Parts of AB 450 Which Prohibited Employers From Voluntarily Consenting To A Federal Immigration Agent’s Request To Enter Nonpublic Areas or For Voluntarily Providing Records
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 5 2018

On July 4, 2018, Federal District Judge John A. Mendez granted a preliminarily injunction enjoining the State of California, Governor Brown, and

PTAB’s Sovereign Power Superior to StateTribes
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

On June 4th, the Federal Circuit will hear arguments in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. As a reminder this case will explore

Challenges to Sovereignty: Will Allergan’s IPR Immunity Defense Survive?
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2017

In September of this year, drug maker Allergan Inc. made waves when it announced a creative licensing arrangement for patents relating to its eye drug

UK Supreme Court confirms the limited scope of state and diplomatic immunity from employment claims: Benkharbouche and Reyes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 29 2017

In two judgments handed down on 18 October 2017, the Supreme Court (the "Court") has allowed certain employment claims made by foreign nationals

Russian Sanctions Redux: What the New Sanctions Bill (Soon to Be Law) Means For Trade with Russia
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA, Russia
  • July 28 2017

On July 27, 2017, the Senate voted 98-2 to pass a bill, HR 3364, to impose additional sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea (the “Bill”). The

Exploring Tribal Sovereign Immunity with Lewis v. Clarke
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 9 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that tribal employees can be sued in their individual capacities for torts they commit while acting within the