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Supreme Court Decision Highlights Risks Related to Federal Programs, Contracts and Grants
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has settled a disagreement among the circuits by holding that, “at least in certain circumstances, the implied false


U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether Stanford owns patents for invention funded with federal dollars
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court has granted the appeal of a Federal Circuit decision that rejected on standing grounds a university’s claim to patents that arose out of an NIH-financed research project involving technology for detecting HIV levels in a patient’s blood.


Washington statutes of limitations do not apply to binding arbitration proceedings
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2010

In December of 2009, in Owners Association vs. Satomi, LLC, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the private binding arbitration provisions in the purchase and sale agreements for three condominium projects were enforceable.


Washington Supreme Court holds that state statutes of limitations do not apply in arbitration
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

Unless the parties' agreement expressly provides for application of state statutes of limitations in arbitration, those statutes do not apply to bar stale claims.


Supreme Court puts some distance between the government and qui tam relators in False Claims Act litigation
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2009

The Supreme Court ruled today in a case involving the False Claims Act (FCA), denying qui tam relators one of the procedural benefits afforded to the federal government in FCA litigation.


New False Claims Act amendments impose liability for the knowing and improper retention of overpayments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 22 2009

On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed legislation containing a number of significant amendments to the federal civil False Claims Act (FCA) and its whistleblower or qui tam provisions, 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq.


New False Claims Act amendments may change the way research institutions respond to discovery of overpayments on their federal grants and contracts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 21 2009

On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed legislation containing a number of significant amendments to the federal civil False Claims Act (FCA) and its whistleblower or qui tam provisions, 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq.


Jeffrey R. Blackwood
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP