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Rebuttal Presumption of Irreparable Harm Still Alive When Assessing Trademark Preliminary Injunctions

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In one of the first decisions to construe the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TMA), the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found that a district court properly applied the TMA’s rebuttal presumption of irreparable...more

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District Court Rules Twenty-Two Month Delay in Filing Copyright Case Favors Denying Plaintiffs’ Request for Preliminary Injunction

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In Jacobs et al v. The Journal Publishing Company et al, 1-21-cv-00690, District Judge Martha Vazquez of the District Court of New Mexico recently held Plaintiffs’ twenty-two-month delay in filing suit rebutted any...more

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Threat of ITC Exclusion Order Is Too Speculative to Constitute Irreparable Harm

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by a federal district court denying a defendant’s motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin a parallel International Trade Commission (ITC)...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Federal Circuitry

Last Week In The Federal Circuit (July 11-15): The FRAND vs. ITC Fight That Wasn’t

Precedential opinions: 3 Non-precedential opinions: 4 Rule 36: 1 Longest pending case from argument: Lanclos v. United States, No. 21-1750 (219 days)... ...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Koninklijke Philips N.V. v. Thales DIS AIS Deutschland USA LLC (Fed. Cir. 2022)

The Federal Circuit today affirmed a decision by the District Court denying defendant Thales DIS AIS Deutschland USA's motion for preliminary injunction to prevent patentee plaintiff Koninklijke Philips N.V. from obtaining an...more

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Franchisee 101: The Small Business on Main Street

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A federal district court denied a motion for preliminary injunction brought by pizza franchisor, Breadeaux’s Pisa, LLC, seeking to stop a former franchisee from operating a competing pizza business. The franchise agreement...more

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AGs Call for Reconsideration of Keystone Pipeline Permit

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Montana AG Austin Knudsen led a coalition of sixteen AGs calling on President Biden to reconsider his administration’s revocation of President Trump’s permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, reiterating that the decision...more

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Ninth Circuit Limits CFAA to Digital "Breaking and Entering," Finds LinkedIn Likely Has No CFAA Claim Against Web Scraper

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On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reaffirmed a California district court’s order preliminarily enjoining LinkedIn from denying hiQ Labs, a data analytics company, access to...more

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Key Aspects of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

A non-disclosure agreement (“NDA” or “confidentiality agreement”) is a legally enforceable contract that creates a duty for one or more parties to keep certain information confidential. The party disclosing the confidential...more

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Franchisee 101: Franchisor’s Tough Mountain to Climb for TRO

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A California federal court denied Mountain Mike’s Pizza a temporary restraining order (“TRO”) against one of its franchisees who did not renew its franchise agreement and opened a new restaurant under a different name. In...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

[Webinar] Combatting Misrepresentations in Trademark Prosecution and Maintenance: The Trademark Modernization Act and Beyond -...

The Trademark Modernization Act, many aspects of which went into effect December 27, 2021, implemented numerous changes to United States trademark practice, including codification of letters of protest, changes to the...more

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Rule Changes Under the Trademark Modernization Act

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Regulations implementing the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TMA) went into effect on December 18, 2021. The new rules and procedures are multifaceted and address several aspects of trademark law, both with respect to...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Sixth Circuit Won’t Lift Ban on Contractor Vaccine Mandate

A federal appeals court ruled it will not lift a ban in three states on President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors. On Jan. 5, 2022, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to stay an injunction...more

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Franchisee 101: No Shaking Franchisor’s TRO

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An Indiana federal court granted hamburger and milkshake franchisor, Steak n Shake, a temporary restraining order (“TRO”) against a franchisee to enforce post-termination obligations under franchise and area development...more

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Trademark Owners: What You Should Know About the USPTO’s Final Rules Implementing the TMA

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The Trademark Modernization Act (TMA) was signed into law on December 27, 2020, and the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced its final rules for implementing the TMA, the majority of which will...more

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CMS Vaccine Mandate Blocked Nationwide

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On November 29 and 30, 2021, two separate federal district courts—the Western District of Louisiana and Eastern District of Missouri—issued injunctions blocking enforcement of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...more

King & Spalding

New Kidney Transplant Allocation Policy Survives Eighth Circuit Legal Challenge

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On November 8, 2021, the Eighth Circuit affirmed a district court order that denied an attempt to preliminarily block the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network’s (OPTN) policy changing the manner in which donor kidneys are...more

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Judge Noreika Denies Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Patent Infringement Action

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By Memorandum Order entered by the Honorable Maryellen Noreika in Vertigo Media, Inc. et al. v. Earbuds Inc., Civil Action No. 21-120-MN (D.Del. October 14, 2021), the Court denied plaintiffs Vertigo Media, Inc. and Remote...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

How can an emergency injunction save your business?

In this episode of "The Entrepreneur Advisor," Partner Steven Malitz of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Litigation Practice discusses how emergency injunctions may be obtained and used as a tool to protect business interests....more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Court of International Trade Issues Preliminary Injunction in Unprecedented Section 301 Litigation

Yesterday, in the unprecedented “In re Section 301 Cases” litigation, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) entered a preliminary injunction that suspends the liquidation of plaintiffs’ unliquidated entries from China...more

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California Labor Code Section 226: Clarifications on Compliance with Wage Statement Overtime Listings

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Anyone who has considered filing a petition for writ of mandate from a superior court ruling knows the odds are not in favor of the court granted this extraordinary relief. Apart from clear error, the requirement of showing...more

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Home Health Agency Unable to Block HHS From Recouping $2.8 Million in Alleged Overpayments

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An Arizona District Court judge held last week that the court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction over a home health agency’s (HHA) procedural due process claim because the HHA had failed to present its claim to HHS first and...more

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Franchisee 101: Bad to the Bone

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A group of franchisees sued OsteoStrong, a franchisor of bone density improvement centers. They claimed omissions in the FDD about bankruptcies and lawsuits, and misrepresentations of patent rights to equipment and...more

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Western District Of Texas Sanctions Patent Infringement Defendant For Discovery Abuse And Misconduct

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On April 6, 2021, the Western District of Texas ordered that preliminary injunction relief was appropriate to prevent irreparable harm to the plaintiff due to the defendant’s “discovery abuse and related misconduct.”...more

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Federal Court denies stay of decision issuing NOC for RUZURGI

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On September 30, 2020, the Federal Court dismissed an application by Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (Catalyst) and KYE Pharmaceuticals Inc (KYE) (collectively, the applicants) for an interlocutory injunction to stay the...more

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Information for EU and Swiss Residents

JD Supra's principal place of business is in the United States. By subscribing to our website, you expressly consent to your information being processed in the United States.

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You can make a request to exercise any of these rights by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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We will make all practical efforts to respect your wishes. There may be times, however, where we are not able to fulfill your request, for example, if applicable law prohibits our compliance. Please note that JD Supra does not use "automatic decision making" or "profiling" as those terms are defined in the GDPR.

  • Timeframe for retaining your personal information: We will retain your personal information in a form that identifies you only for as long as it serves the purpose(s) for which it was initially collected as stated in this Privacy Policy, or subsequently authorized. We may continue processing your personal information for longer periods, but only for the time and to the extent such processing reasonably serves the purposes of archiving in the public interest, journalism, literature and art, scientific or historical research and statistical analysis, and subject to the protection of this Privacy Policy. For example, if you are an author, your personal information may continue to be published in connection with your article indefinitely. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
  • Onward Transfer to Third Parties: As noted in the "How We Share Your Data" Section above, JD Supra may share your information with third parties. When JD Supra discloses your personal information to third parties, we have ensured that such third parties have either certified under the EU-U.S. or Swiss Privacy Shield Framework and will process all personal data received from EU member states/Switzerland in reliance on the applicable Privacy Shield Framework or that they have been subjected to strict contractual provisions in their contract with us to guarantee an adequate level of data protection for your data.

California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, our customers who are California residents have the right to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

You can make a request for this information by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

Some browsers have incorporated a Do Not Track (DNT) feature. These features, when turned on, send a signal that you prefer that the website you are visiting not collect and use data regarding your online searching and browsing activities. As there is not yet a common understanding on how to interpret the DNT signal, we currently do not respond to DNT signals on our site.

Access/Correct/Update/Delete Personal Information

For non-EU/Swiss residents, if you would like to know what personal information we have about you, you can send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com. We will be in contact with you (by mail or otherwise) to verify your identity and provide you the information you request. We will respond within 30 days to your request for access to your personal information. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. If you would like to correct or update your personal information, you can manage your profile and subscriptions through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard. If you would like to delete your account or remove your information from our Website and Services, send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please refer to the date at the top of this page to determine when this Policy was last revised. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised policy on the Website. By continuing to use our Website and Services following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.

Contacting JD Supra

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How We Use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to:

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There are different types of cookies and other technologies used our Website, notably:

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Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

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