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By Scott Johnson, George (Chip) Cannon Jr., Shawn Whites
On April 18, 2019, the FERC granted Sunrun, Inc. (Sunrun) limited waivers of FERC's filing requirements for obtaining qualifying small power production facility (QF) status under the under the PURPA.
By Esther Lander, Courtney L. Stahl
In response to a court order reinstating an Obama-era pay data collection rule, the EEOC has announced that covered employers will be required to report pay data and hours worked...
By David C. Vondle, Ryan S. Stronczer, Cono A. Carrano, An Hoang
On May 1, 2019, a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Amarin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. ITC.
By Lamar Smith, Ed Pagano, Christopher Treanor, Hans Rickhoff, Ryan Thompson, Christina Barone
As we previewed in a prior alert, the executive branch is now soliciting additional input related to artificial intelligence (AI).
By Jenna M. Pellecchia, Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
The Federal Circuit has affirmed a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board finding nonobvious the claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,772,209 (the "'209 Patent"), which are directed to a method of treating cancer.
By Andy Rosbrook, Rachel J. Elsby, Daniel L. Moffett
The Federal Circuit recently upheld a district court's decision to tax a patent infringement plaintiff with its opponent's attorneys' fees based on an inadequate presuit investigation into infringement...
By Svetlana Pavlovic, Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
A recent decision from Judge Connolly in the District of Delaware provides guidance on the scope of inter partes review (IPR) estoppel.
By Ezra Zahabi, Jan-Paul Bruynes, James Campbell
Legislative reform to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has now been finalised and the changes are expected to take effect in or around June 2019.
By Rex Heinke, Gregory Knopp, Gary McLaughlin, Donna Mezias, Jonathan Slowik, Susan Kay Leader
The 9th Circuit rejected two independent arguments for applying Dynamex only prospectively.
By John Wittenzellner, Charles Everingham IV
That concern, added to the findings on the three factors, counseled the court to deny HTC's motion to stay.
By Matthew Wetzel, Nathan A. Brown, Sudhana Bajracharya, Christin Helms Carey, Howard R. Sklamberg, M. Todd Tuten
Currently, CMS bases new technology add-on payments on the cost to the hospital for the new medical technology.
By Wynn Segall, Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke, Dallas Woodrum, Maka Y. Hutson, Chiara Klaui, Amanda Lowe
These actions constitute the most substantial escalation of U.S. sanctions against Cuba by the Trump administration.
By Seamus C. Duffy, Michael Stortz, Marshall L. Baker, Shelly Kim
The Supreme Court has once again affirmed that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) protects a party's right to individualized arbitration, and preempts state policy that would force resolution of broader
By Matthew Wetzel, Nathan A. Brown, Howard R. Sklamberg, Taylor Lea Jones, Eugene E. Elder, Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Christin Helms Carey, Daniel Graver, Marlee Gallant
These two discrete matters may not signal a new government enforcement strategy to hold private equity and venture capital investors liable under the False Claims Act,
By Hamish Lal, Scott M. Heimberg, Josephine Kaiding
In international construction arbitration, the use of liquidated damages to address the consequences of failure by a contractor to finish the works by the date set for completion is widespread.
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