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Jones Day | USA | 11 Apr 2019

Precedential Opinion Panel On Printed Publications

Inter Partes review can only be based on prior art consisting of patents or printed publications. 35 USC 311(b). Patents are easy to spot because…
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Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo | USA | 10 Apr 2019

California Court of Appeals Confirms (Again) That Claims Brought Under the Private Attorneys General Act Cannot Be Arbitrated

Representative claims brought under the California Private Attorney General Act of 2004 ("PAGA")…
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 27 Feb 2019

California Appellate Court Affirms Broad Scope of ERISA Preemption in State Law Privacy Case

Seyfarth Synopsis: In an unpublished yet fascinating decision, the California Court of Appeal held that ERISA § 514 preempts state law causes of…
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Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP | USA | 21 Feb 2019

Can the Buyer in an Asset Sale Ever Have COBRA Obligations as a Result of the Sale?

The question raised by this blog post can be answered with one sentence: The buyer in an asset sale will be obligated to make COBRA continuation…
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Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP | USA | 15 Feb 2019

"She slept her way to the top!" = sexual harassment

A good reason to swear off gossiping at work. In a very interesting decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for my Fourth Circuit, a three-judge panel…
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IAM | USA | 13 Feb 2019

Supreme Court declines to narrow on-sale bar

In Helsinn Healthcare SA v Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc, the Supreme Court has unanimously declined to narrow the on-sale bar to public sales only…
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George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC | Cyprus | 7 Feb 2019

Nature of foreign arbitral award not altered despite judicial recognition by another EU member state

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied to the court to set aside a Cypriot court order which had allowed the ex parte recognition and enforcement of a Dutch judgment pursuant to the EU Brussels Regulation or, alternatively, the recast EU Brussels Regulation. The applicants raised several arguments to support their application – in particular, the fact that the......
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Ropes & Gray LLP | USA | 14 Nov 2018

Use of 'ticking fee' in Novartis-AveXis transaction

Novartis AG recently entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AveXis, Inc – a US-based, clinical stage gene therapy company – for approximately $8.7 billion pursuant to a two-step tender offer transaction. Notably, the Novartis-AveXis merger agreement contained a variation of a 'ticking fee' provision in the event that Novartis elected to extend the closing date of the transaction in......
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Hogan Lovells | Mexico | 12 Nov 2018

Energy regulatory bodies to lose independence under new government

A member of the House of Representatives recently introduced a legislative proposal that seeks to amend the Organic Law of the Federal Public Administration. The proposed reform aims to grant the central government significantly more control over the public administration, including with regard to the energy sector. Essentially, the National Hydrocarbons Commission and the Energy Regulatory......
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Smart & Biggar | Canada | 10 Sep 2018

Alexion denied leave to appeal in case challenging constitutionality of PMPRB's remedial powers

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed Alexion Pharmaceuticals' application for leave to appeal the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc v Canada (Attorney General). The Federal Court of Appeal had dismissed Alexion's challenge of the constitutionality of certain Patent Act provisions relating to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's remedial powers.
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