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Bankrupt Business Associate Agrees to $100K HIPAA Settlement for Medical Records Left at Dumpster
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

FileFax, Inc has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle potential HIPAA violations. FileFax, Inc. was a business associate that provided medical record


Unsecured PHI Leads to OCR Settlement with Closed Business
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 13, 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that it entered into a resolution


Shredding before suing? Think twice (update)
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

Patent owners are now on notice: The Federal Circuit has confirmed that shredding relevant documents after identifying litigation targets can lead to spoliation sanctions, even if the destruction occurred before litigation was "imminent" or "probable without significant contingencies."


Federal Circuit addresses duty to preserve
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently reviewed the decisions in Micron Tech., Inc. v. Rambus, Inc., 225 F.R.D. 135, (D. Del. 2009) (Micron I), and Hynix Semiconductor, Inc. v. Rambus, Inc., 591 F.Supp.2d 1038 (N.D.Cal. 2006) (Hynix I), two cases that analyzed substantially identical facts but reached widely disparate conclusions


Federal Circuit clarifies when the duty to preserve evidence kicks in
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2011

A pair of decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit seeks to set an objective standard for when the duty to preserve evidence begins


Territorial jurisdiction of the Jersey Employment Tribunal
  • Bedell Cristin
  • Jersey
  • September 21 2009

On 4 June 2009, the Jersey Employment Tribunal (the "Tribunal") handed down its judgment in the case of Wagner -v- Aviation Staffing Company Ltd


U.S trademark fraud: mitigating strict liability for false statements of use
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2008

The emphasis on “use” as the basis for establishing trademark rights has long been a distinguishing characteristic of the U.S. system


Hold separate arrangement accepted by the Commissioner of Competition pending the completion of a merger review
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 17 2008

On January 29, 2008, the Competition Bureau announced that a consent agreement had been registered with the Competition Tribunal in relation to the acquisition of SNF Inc. (“SNF”) by American Iron and Metal Company Inc. (“AIM”), thereby allowing the closing of the transaction subject to a hold separate arrangement