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Patent Infringement Defense Leveraging Contested Proceedings
Implementing a Counterfeit Enforcement Program
Design Patents: New Implications from the Hague Agreement
Patent Litigation and the Proposed Innovation Act of 2013
Developing a Business Strategy that Deters Counterfeiters
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
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Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Starting a new business? Intellectual Property 101 Presented by Prof. Islam & PA Thomas Lewry
Warranty vs. Indemnity
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Demonstratives in Post-Grant Proceedings
On November 15, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) adopted special rules for determining whether “exclusive” licenses of pharmaceutical patents are required to be reported to the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the...more
The news of Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs for $3.2 billion cast a spotlight on an ongoing debate in startups: Should they bother to seek patents to protect their inventions or not?
U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Parens Patriae Suits Are Not Removable to Federal Court as “Mass Actions” Under the Class Action Fairness Act -
On Jan. 14, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a parens patriae...more
We are proud to celebrate three years of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter with this 36th edition. This month, we highlight developments in the following areas, which are likely to have an...more
Part of my quest is to convey to business owners, particularly those of middle market and lower middle market companies, the tremendous opportunity to “build” proactively. Within this low organic growth environment, companies...more
Japan’s METI Submits Amicus Brief in the TFT-LCD Litigation Seeking to Limit the Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Antitrust Laws -
On Oct. 31, 2013, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry submitted a brief in...more
The US Federal Trade Commission, with the concurrence of the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, has amended the premerger notification rules to clarify when a transfer of exclusive rights to a patent or part...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced revisions to the rules under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) that will apply to certain transactions involving the transfer of patent rights in...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finalized certain amendments to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) premerger notification regulations clarifying the scope of reportable transactions involving transfers of patent rights in the...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it has finalized amendments to the premerger notification rules (HSR Rules) that provide a framework for determining when a transaction involving the transfer of...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has revised the rule for determining when a transfer of exclusive rights to a patent in the pharmaceutical industry (including biologics and medicine manufacturing) results in a potentially...more
Pharmaceutical companies that use exclusive patent licenses to bring drugs and medicines to market must now notify the U.S. antitrust agencies of more of these types of licensing transactions and await approval before...more
Background. One item on the negotiation checklist for patent licenses in the pharmaceutical sector is compliance with the U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) Premerger Notification Rules. The HSR rules require that certain patent...more
Rules from the Federal Trade Commission include new requirements for reporting pharmaceutical patent transfers.
On November 6, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released finalized amendments to the premerger...more
Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued its final rule (the “New Rule”) to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) Act Premerger Notification Regulations to clarify and expand the coverage of the HSR Act to patent...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued final changes to the premerger notification rules to expand the circumstances that require pharmaceutical industry companies to report proposed acquisitions of exclusive patent rights...more
The Federal Trade Commission has announced an amendment to the premerger notification rules under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “Act”), which will require increased reporting of...more
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced final changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act premerger notification rules that will broaden the circumstances under which parties must file premerger notifications in...more
Chicago-based partner Cathy Birkeland explains why companies might choose the dual track Mergers and Acquisition (private confidential auction process) and Initial Public Offering process over single track.
Chicago-based partner Cathy Birkeland explains the dual track Mergers and Acquisition (private confidential auction process) and Initial Public Offering process.
- Filing a registration statement
- Finding a buyer while...more
Brian Von Hatten, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, suggests buyers considering purchasing assets of another entity use strategies for limiting risk exposure involving intellectual property and license agreements. ...more
Investors Plead Guilty to Rig Bids at New Jersey Municipal Tax Auctions
by Frank L. Brunetti on October 3, 2013
Two financial investors who purchased municipal tax liens pleaded guilty today for their roles in a...more
Ecotality Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
by Joel R. Glucksman on October 3, 2013
Ecotality, a green-energy company backed by the U.S. government, has followed in the footsteps of many other electric car battery...more
Sellers may inadvertently violate the terms of a license agreement or take on liability to a buyer or software publisher when dealing with software licensing. Scott & Scott, LLP Attorney, Brian Von Hatten, shares risk...more
New York Tops List of Cities with Optimal Business Health
by Joel R. Glucksman on October 1, 2013
Some municipalities are faring better than others in the health and vitality of their businesses and consumer spending. A...more
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