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Challenge to John Doe Summonses Fails on Sovereign Immunity Grounds
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2018

On July 5, 2018, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a decision by the Eastern District of Michigan, which had dismissed a challenge to the IRS’s use of John


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


District Court denies service provider’s motion to dismiss on several grounds, rules Bureau’s structure is constitutional
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

On August 3,the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana denied a Texas-based service provider’s motion to dismiss a suit brought by the CFPB


Native American Tribes’ Patents Not Immune from Challenge in the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Ladas & Parry LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2018

On July 20 in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Allergan, Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the


The Federal Circuit Finds Tribal Sovereign Immunity does not Apply in IPR
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • July 24 2018

On July 20, 2018, the Federal Circuit held that tribal sovereign immunity is not available as a defense in IPR. Allergan Pharmaceuticals owned


Federal Circuit: No Tribal Sovereign Immunity in IPRs
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

On Friday, July 20, 2018, the Federal Circuit, in a precedential opinion, affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's ("PTAB's") decision that tribal


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


Tribal Sovereign Immunity does not insulate against patent IPR proceedings
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2018

Tribal immunity does not insulate patents owned by Native American tribes from inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. So held the U.S. Court of


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


Native American Law Watch - Summer 2018
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • July 3 2018

As Chief Justice Roberts put it in his concurring opinion in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren, “There should be a means of resolving a mundane