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Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 1.27.2020 | Top Story: Apple Stock Has Surged Over 2019, Consumers Divided on Future

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Apple stock has surged over the past year, but consumers are divided over the stock price’s future. Apple’s software services and hardware products create an identity crisis that impacts the company’s future valuations....more

Jones Day

A Compelling Decision – Board Addresses Scope Of Work Product Protection

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In a series of IPR proceedings between Petitioner Adobe Inc. and Patent Owner RAH Color Technologies LLC, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board declined to extend attorney work product protection to deposition questions seeking...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Global Financial Innovation Network Announces Plans to Improve the Framework for Cross-Border Testing of Innovative Firms

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The Global Financial Innovation Network has published a report on lessons learned during the cross-border testing of innovative firms and their products. The GFIN was launched at the start of 2019 and is a network of...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

iLife Technologies, Inc. v. Nintendo of America, Inc. (N.D. Tex. 2020)

With the eligibility rubric of Alice v. CLS Bank, an applicant/patentee must navigate a minefield of pre-issuance and post-issuance validity challenges under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in order to obtain and enforce a patent....more

Benesch

Benesch DSO Industry Report - Q4 2019

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Benesch Secures Summary Judgment Win Dismissing Case for SmileDirectClub - In a precedent-setting win for teledentistry pioneer SmileDirectClub and New Jersey consumers, the Superior Court of New Jersey rejected an...more

Perkins Coie

New Jersey Buries the Needle on Electric Vehicles With New Legislation

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed landmark legislation (S2252/A4819) on January 17, 2020 that is poised to dramatically accelerate the electrification of New Jersey’s transportation sector. The legislation increases...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Ex Rel. Radio - False Claims Act: The Risks to Small Business Government Contractors

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"False Claims Act: The Risks to Small Business Government Contractors" is the fifth episode of "Ex Rel. Radio," our multi-part series on the False Claims Act, which includes commentary on potential pitfalls for government...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Delaware Chancery Court Holds That Stockholders Had a “Proper Purpose” to Seek Board Materials From Opioid Distributor, and Orders...

In a 63-page decision issued on Jan. 13, 2020, in Lebanon County Employees’ Retirement Fund v. AmerisourceBergen Corporation, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery found that stockholders of...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Estimating the ROI of Telehealth Programs

Editor’s Note: Healthcare providers are increasingly deploying telehealth capabilities that will extend services to patients in rural areas, provide high-quality care to individuals with complex conditions and reduce costs...more

Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP

Klasko Immigration Attorney Explains the Essentials in a Virtual Roundtable

Recently Lisa Felix, one of the experienced employment based immigration lawyers at Klasko Immigration Law Partners, participated in a virtual roundtable with CorporateLiveWire as an expert panelist alongside other notable...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Privacy & Cybersecurity Issues To Watch In 2020

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2020 may very well be the most impactful year for data privacy and cybersecurity in the United States. In honor of Data Privacy Day, we discuss some of the reasons why that may be the case. In short, as privacy and...more

Baker Donelson

Data Privacy Day 2020 – What Actions Businesses Can Take

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Happy Data Privacy Day! Today, January 28, is a day to raise awareness, foster dialogue, and empower companies to act to ensure proper privacy (and security) of all types of data and information....more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Court Approves Historic Equifax Data Breach Settlement

The aftermath from one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history is nearing the end, as the presiding judge approved a proposed class action settlement resolving claims arising from Equifax’s September 2017 data breach. ...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Florida’s Proposed Privacy Legislation: An In-Depth Analysis for Corporate Counsel

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The Florida Senate and House of Representatives are considering two bills (SB 1670 and HB 963) that, if adopted, will amend Florida law to create the state’s first comprehensive privacy law (though they do not go nearly as...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Webinar] 2019 Q4 Healthcare Enforcement Roundup - February 5th, 2:30 pm ET

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The final quarter of 2019 brought forward new guidance and proposed rules with major implications for healthcare companies, enforcement developments in healthcare private equity investing and opioid litigation matters, among...more

Association of Certified E-Discovery...

[Event] ACEDS Central Texas Chapter: Lunch & Office 365 eDiscovery Implementation – Practical Considerations - February 10th,...

O365 is changing the way we interact with data across our organizations. Join the ACEDS Central Texas Chapter as we dive into the latest features available to legal and compliance. Panelists will provide diverse perspectives...more

BakerHostetler

Be Sure to Ask Your Scientists the Right Questions or Risk Losing Patent Protection

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Under the first-to-file patent system in place in the U.S. and globally, a publication that pre-dates an effective filing date can preclude the patenting of an invention. ...more

Knobbe Martens

Federal Circuit Review - December 2019

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Specification’s Narrow Description of the Invention Results in Disavowal of Claim Scope - In Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. v. ITC., Appeal No. 18-2191, the consistent description in the specification of a particular...more

Jones Day

China Accelerates Blockchain Adoption in the New Decade

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The Situation: Authorities in China have cracked down on privately developed cryptocurrency, yet have heavily invested in and encouraged the development of other blockchain applications and services. The Result: The rapidly...more

Hogan Lovells

California’s Data Broker Registration Deadline Looming

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Alongside its flurry of CCPA amendments last term, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 1202 (AB 1202), the nation’s second “data broker” registration law. AB 1202 requires “data brokers” to register with and pay...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Health Care Update 01-27-20 - An analysis from DRM's Health Law Team

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Governor delivers budget address - Gov. Phil Scott delivered his budget address on Tuesday, focusing on the demographic crisis and a shrinking workforce as the state’s biggest challenges....more

CloudNine

Court Rules Defendant’s Production Need Not Be Lost in Translation: eDiscovery Case Law

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In NY Machinery v. The Korean Cleaners Monthly, No. 2:17-12269-SDW-ESK (D.N.J. Jan. 6, 2020), New Jersey Magistrate Judge Edward S. Kiel, noting that “Rule 34 does not address which party has the obligation to translate...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

New York Court Issues Sanctions For Overuse of “Attorneys’ Eyes Only” Designations

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A recent decision from a New York state court should serve as a warning to parties litigating in New York: if you over-designate documents “Attorneys’ Eyes Only” in discovery, you face the risk of sanctions. The decision was...more

Dentons

New CFIUS rules under FIRRMA: what foreign investors and US businesses need to know

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On January 17, 2020, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Investment Security published the final version of new regulations implementing major changes to the process by which the Committee on Foreign Investment in the...more

Littler

Germany: Waiver of Priority Checks for the Immigration of Skilled Workers

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The German government seeks to promote the prospering of the German economy as finding skilled employees from the German labour market becomes more difficult for many employers, especially in the industries of nursing care...more

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