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By Ulf Kreppel, Andrés Lorrio, Michelle Taylor, Vinicio Trombetti, Christine Van Gallebaert, Nick Wittek
Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple, transparent and standardised securitisation ...
By Mario Todino
The Italian Competition Authority has imposed a €60 million fine on Unilever's Italian subsidiary Algida, which sells impulse ice creams, for having implemented a complex system of exclusivity clauses and rebate schemes...
By John Evans, David Cochran
An expert asserting that a patent claim reciting different features than the prior art is nonetheless "equivalent" to the prior art must address and account for the recited limitations head-on, or otherwise lose persuasive authority.
By Jones Day's ITC Team
In a recent Order setting the procedural schedule for a 100-Day Pilot Program proceeding, Judge Lord provided a helpful outline for proofs necessary to establish the economic prong of domestic industry.
By Laura Fraedrich, Paul Lettow, D. Grayson Yeargin, Chase Kaniecki, Sara L. Rafferty
CFIUS is an interagency committee of the U.S. government that has the authority to review so-called "covered transactions"— i.e., transactions by or with any foreign person ...
By J. Andrew Jackson, Ryan McGovern
The U.S. Department of Defense has faced criticism from the Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office concerning its handling of commercial item procurements.
By Daniel Cody, Ann T. Hollenbeck, Laura Laemmle-Weidenfeld
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law on February 9, 2018, imposes changes on health care fraud and abuse laws that appear to reflect Congress's desire to reduce the draconian threat of strict liability under the Stark Law, while increasing penalties applicable to intent-based violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute ("AKS") and the Civil Monetary Penalties Law ("CMP Law").
By Jason M. Garr, Emily J. Tait
On February 5, 2018, the PTO filed a petition for rehearing of Bosch Auto. Serv. Sol'ns, LLC v. Matal, 878 F.3d 1027 (Fed. Cir., Dec. 22, 2017). The petition asks the panel "not . . . to alter its judgment, but only to clarify a sentence in its precedential opinion that could give rise to needless misunderstandings in the future."
By Albert Liou
In KSR Int'l Co. v. Teleflex Inc., 550 U.S. 398, 421 (2007), the Supreme Court stated that "common sense" can be considered in reaching a conclusion that a claimed invention is obvious.
By Mark Crean, Robert Speed
A major shareholder of Tap Oil Limited, a company listed on ASX, gave notice of an intention to spill the board, to remove all but one of the current directors, through a general meeting of shareholders.
By Adam Skinner, Zachary Sharpe, Zara Shafruddin, Jeffrey Jeng
The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration ("KLRCA") has officially changed its name to the Asian International Arbitration Centre ("AIAC").
By Kerri Ruttenberg
Kerri Ruttenberg, a Jones Day partner and the best-selling author of Images with Impact: Design and Use of Winning Trial Visuals, covers practical tips for creating effective images, talks about why it's important to ask
By Jones Day
In a recent Order, Judge Lord denied Complainant Macronix's motion for summary determination that the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement has been met.
By Jennifer Chheda
A recent written decision by the PTAB in connection with an inter partes review (IPR) proceeding is a reminder to patent prosecutors to carefully consider the possible construction of claim terms in a continuation or...
By Charles Chau, Joelle Lau
The high level of certainty of obtaining shareholders' approval for whitewash waivers could lead to potential abuse by parties looking to obtain or consolidate control through whitewash transactions in Hong Kong.
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