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Conference on Subpoena Practice in Section 337 Investigations – On October 14, 2014 (2:00 – 4:00 p.m.), a conference was held in the Commission’s Main Hearing Room on subpoena practice in Section 337 Investigations. The...more
There have been major developments in the trade, trade adjustment assistance, Trade Agreements, Customs, 337/IP, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
TRADE PROTECTIONISM INCLUDING UNFAIR TRADE CASES DO NOT WORK...more
Earlier this week, Converse launched an all-out offensive to combat what it considers counterfeit and knock-off versions of its Chuck Taylor All-Star line of sneakers. Reports peg the number as at least 22 separate lawsuits...more
Welcome to Manufacturing Matters, DLA Piper’s specialist publication providing a round-up of legal news, sector updates and commentary for clients and contacts engaged in the manufacturing sector.
The UK Manufacturing...more
Patent litigation settlement agreements took centre stage in a speech by the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) and related White Paper – Patent Litigation Settlement Agreements: A Canadian Perspective – issued by the...more
ITC Judge Gildea Finds NPE Established Domestic Industry -
In 884 Investigation – On August 29, 2014, ITC Judge James Gildea issued a Notice of Initial Determination (“ID”) finding a violation by reason of infringement...more
Align Technology, Inc. v. U.S. Int’l Trade Comm’n -
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a ruling by the International Trade Commission (ITC, the Commission), finding that, under the ITC’s rules,...more
We are pleased to present the 43rd edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight recent cases that address whistleblower protections under the Dodd-Frank Act, trade...more
As indicated in the attached invitation, INVITATION VANCOUVER RUSSIAN SANCTIONS SPEECH, on September 3, 2014, from 10AM to 12PM, in an event sponsored by Deloitte Tax Law and the Canadian, Eurasian and Russian Business...more
X2Y Attenuators, LLC v. International Trade Commission -
Addressing the impact of an alleged disclaimer made in a patent on which asserted patents relied for priority, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...more
Fifth Annual "Live at the ITC" –
On July 30, 2014, the Fifth Annual Forum on Section 337 and Other Developments at the U.S. International Trade Commission, entitled Live at the ITC, was co-sponsored by the ABA-IPL...more
According to a recent initial determination by an Administrative Law Judge of the International Trade Commission, a purely revenue-driven NPE cannot prove the existence of a domestic industry by relying solely on the...more
India's competition authority, the Competition Commission of India (CCI), has begun scrutinizing and investigating pharmaceutical patent settlement agreements between brand and generic firms for potential anticompetitive...more
Commission Affirms No Domestic Industry Based On Research And Development In 859 Investigation –
On July 21, 2014, the Commission issued a Notice To Affirm In Part, Reverse In Part And Vacate In Part The Final Initial...more
In Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, the Federal Circuit held that ITC action that violated ITC’s own regulations warranted vacatur under the Administrative Procedures Act. While the case addresses...more
In an opinion dated July 18, 2014, in Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission (Fed. Cir. July 18, 2014, No. 2013-1240, -1363) 2014 U.S. App. Lexis 13717, the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a decision of...more
As it becomes harder for rights holders to control the flow of infringing medical products, Baker Botts’ Neil Coulson and Mark Whitaker review developing case law on both sides of the Atlantic.
Whether a company...more
Commission Enforcing General Policy In Favor Of Transparency With Respect To Settlement Agreements –
On July 7, 2014, Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea issued Order No. 66 in Certain Integrated Circuit Devices...more
After a hearing in an Investigation occurred between February 24 and March 7, 2014 and with the parties having submitted their opening post-hearing briefs on March 21, 2014 and their reply post-hearing briefs on March 28,...more
Dear Friends, there have been major developments in the trade, solar cells, tires, banking, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. In addition to the trade area, the banking and China antitrust areas have had important...more
On June 11, 2014, the U.S. International Trade Commission ordered the stay of its own cease and desist orders previously entered against ClearCorrect Operating, LLC (CCUS) and ClearCorrect Pakistan (Private), Ltd. (CCPK)...more
"INVEST" - Changes in the Government backed program for venture funding -
Last year the German Government introduced a program to support venture seed and pre-seed investments into innovative start-ups from private...more
U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Federal Circuit Standards For Patent Inducement Infringement And Indefiniteness –
In two decisions on June 2, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court materially changed the standards for patent...more
It is no secret that college textbooks are expensive, and the average student has little recourse when a professor assigns specific books and editions. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, over the years students have...more
State Department Increases Emphasis On International Commerce -
In an address at the annual meeting of the United States Export-Import Bank, Secretary of State John Kerry indicated an increased emphasis on...more
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