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By Jason Engel, Erik Halverson
On October 4, 2017, the Federal Circuit held en banc that the proper interpretation of 35 U.S.C. 316(d) and (e) requires the Petitioner in an inter partes review (IPR) to prove all propositions....
By Neil Baylis, Raminta Dereskeviciute, Alessandro Di Mario
There have been a number of key developments in the European Union ("EU") and United Kingdom ("UK") sanctions regimes over the summer of 2017.
By Serena Totino
On 1 October 2017, the second part of the European trade mark reform entered into force...
By Jonathan Lawrence
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued a statement on initial coin offerings on 22 September.
By William J. Simonitsch
Hurricane Irma left millions of businesses in the Southeastern United States without electricity for days and in some instances more than a week.
By Amanda Makki, Corbin T. Santo, Ryann D. Roberts
On September 20, 2017, the CMS released an informal RFI seeking stakeholder feedback on the future direction of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation ("CMMI").
By Joanna A Diakos, Dean A. Brazier
In Alan Kahn v. Michael D. Stern, et al., C.A. No. 12498-VCG (Del. Ch. Aug. 28, 2017), the Delaware Chancery Court granted a motion to dismiss the stockholder plaintiff's claims...
By Richard A. Hardwick
A simple loan agreement will set out the terms of the debt and interest provisions, repayment and acceleration events. That sort of agreement is often sufficient for intragroup or shareholder debt.
By Molly Suda, William M. Keyser, Donald A. Kaplan, Elizabeth P. Trinkle
UPDATE 10/5/17: On October 4, 2017, pursuant to authority delegated to the Director of the Office of Energy Policy and Innovation...
By David D. Christensen, Jennifer J. Nagle, Brandon R. Dillman
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued its first no-action letter, pursuant to a policy designed to encourage innovation in the fintech marketplace by creating...
By David D. Christensen, Jennifer J. Nagle, Brandon R. Dillman
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently issued its first letter pursuant to a no-action letter policy launched in February 2016.
By Nigel R. Lokan
As part of the K&L Gates Business Bytes series, Sydney partner and patent attorney, Nigel Lokan, discusses the use of innovation patents as strategic tools for clients.
By Cameron Abbott, Olivia Coburn
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
By David D. Christensen, Jennifer J. Nagle, Brandon R. Dillman
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued its first no-action letter, pursuant to a policy designed to encourage innovation in the fintech marketplace.
By Jim Bulling, Felix Charlesworth
On 28 September 2017, the ASIC released Information Sheet 225 which provides its view on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and their application in relation to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
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