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Court rejects mortgage company’s motions to dismiss in two separate TCPA actions
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

On August 2, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied a mortgage company’s motions to dismiss in two putative class actions


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


Expenses Under 35 U.S.C. 145 Does Not Include Attorneys’ Fees
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

In Nantkwest, Inc. v. Iancu, No. 2016-1794 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2018), the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc (excl. Chen, C.J.), affirmed the district


Funeral home seeks SCOTUS review of transgender bias case
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2018

But will the EEOC be allowed to defend? This should be interesting. You probably remember the case of EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes


1 Year Of TC Heartland, 7 Lessons About Patent Venue
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2018

The patent venue statute provides that patent suits may be filed where the defendant "resides" or "has committed acts of infringement and has a


Federal Circuit: “All the Expenses” Does Not Mean “Attorneys’ Fees”
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

Last Friday, the Federal Circuit issued its en banc opinion in NantKwest, Inc. v. Iancu, No. 16-1794 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2018). The Court held, by a


The Supreme Court Rules That Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2018

As I noted in a prior post, the differences between arbitration and litigation go well beyond the fact that arbitration generally is a quicker and


En Banc Federal Circuit Rejects Shifting USPTO’s Attorney Fees To Patent Applicants In 145 Actions
  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
  • USA
  • July 27 2018

The Patent Act provides two options for patent applicants seeking judicial review of an adverse decision by the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board:


Institution Denied: Pending Federal Circuit Appeal Warrants Denial of IPR
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • July 27 2018

The PTAB recently exercised its discretion to deny institution of an IPR proceeding because a potentially dispositive claim construction issue was


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