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Ninth Circuit Affirms Ruling That Plaintiffs Have Article III Standing In Illinois Biometric Privacy Class Action
On August 8, 2019, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a California district court's decision allowing plaintiffs to proceed on claims against Facebook
United States
22 Aug 2019
Supreme Court Clarifies That Judges, Not Juries, Must Determine Whether FDA Actions Preempt State Failure-To-Warn Claims Against Drug Manufacturers
On May 20, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht that, in analyzing whether a state law failure-to-warn claim against a drug manufacturer is preempted by federal
United States
11 Jun 2019
Delaware Supreme Court Reaffirms Importance Of Deal Price In Appraisal Litigation
In Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.,1 the Delaware Supreme Court again endorsed deal-price-minus-synergies as a foundational method for valuing companies
United States
7 May 2019
The Ropes Recap: Mergers & Acquisition Law News - June 2016
Linked is the First Quarter 2016 edition of the Ropes & Gray M&A Newsletter.
8 Jun 2016
Federal Circuit Unanimously Declines Invitation To Limit Venue In Patent Infringement Cases In In Re: TC Heartland LLC
This case involves a patent infringement suit over liquid water enhancer products filed by Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC in the District of Delaware against TC Heartland LLC, an Indiana-based company.
United States
4 May 2016
SEC Charges Underwriter And Bankers In Connection With Offering By China-Based Issuer
On March 27, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against an investment bank and two of its bankers for failing to adequately review and escalate a due diligence report.
United States
1 Apr 2015
Supreme Court Decides Nautilus V. Biosig And Unanimously Eliminates Federal Circuit's "Insolubly Ambiguous" Standard For Indefinitenes
The Supreme Court ruled that "a patent is invalid for indefiniteness if its claims fail to inform... those skilled in the art about the scope of the invention."
United States
3 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Federal Circuit's En Banc Decision In Limelight v. Akamai And Rejects The Application Of Induced Infringement Under § 271(b) To Situations Where There Is No Direct Infringer Under § 271(a)
The Supreme Court ruled that a party can be liable for induced infringement under § 271(b) only when one party has committed direct infringement under § 271(a).
United States
3 Jun 2014
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