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HTMLSpotlight on Privacy in the Automotive Industry
Mark A. Aiello, Chanley T. Howell, Adam C. Losey; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014
Privacy is a hot topic these days, and the automotive industry is no exception. Connected cars, in-car location services, telematics systems, event data records (black boxes), driverless cars, online consumer targeted advertising, vehicle-to-vehicle communications, mobile apps for cars, data...

 

HTMLAppellate Courts Split on Validity of Key ACA Regulation
R. Michael Scarano; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014
In two important decisions issued July 22, 2014, both addressing the validity of a key regulation promulgated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), two federal appeals courts reached opposite conclusions, possibly setting the stage for another ACA showdown in the Supreme...

 

HTMLHave Accelerators Reached Saturation Point?
Gabor Garai; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014
A few weeks ago, I attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new MassChallenge accelerator space. There were hundreds of people there, including the founders of TechSandBox, an accelerator in Hopkinton, MA, and Smarter in the City, an “inner city” accelerator in Roxbury. Foley &...

 

HTML$30, Four Opinions, and No Decision: The Province and Duty to Say What the Law Probably Is
Kellen C. Kasper; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014
Federal appellate courts ordinarily grant en banc hearings or rehearings only when “(1) en banc consideration is necessary to secure or maintain uniformity of the court’s decisions; or (2) the proceeding involves a question of exceptional importance.” Fed. R. App. P. 35(a). So,...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Says Commission Must Toe the Line in Invisalign ITC Case
Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014
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 specific ITC regulations, the same principles apply to other agencies,...

 

HTMLPuerto Rico: A Haven for Manufacturers?
Rosana M. Gutierrez; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014
Perhaps not surprisingly to those familiar with the tropical island, manufacturing remains a key driver of economic activity in Puerto Rico. Indeed, manufacturing accounts for 45% of Puerto Rico’s GDP (compared to 11% in the U.S.) and over 20% of the island’s jobs. Many U.S....

 

HTMLHoosier Daddy? Rampant Sexual Misconduct in Indiana Prison Shows Pitfalls for Employers
Ryan N. Parsons; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014
“Connie J. Orton-Bell was employed as a substance abuse counselor at a maximum security prison in Indiana. An investigator, who had been looking for security breaches, discovered that night-shift employees were having sex on Orton-Bell’s desk and informed her. That investigator told her...

 

HTMLWisconsin Supreme Court’s Decision in Associated Bank N.A. v. Collier Changes the Rules for Collecting Judgments
Eric J. Hatchell; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
In Wisconsin, supplemental proceedings under Wis. Stat. ch. 816 are the principal tool by which a judgment creditor can discover assets of the judgment debtor in aid of collection. But for the last 15 years, they have also been the mechanism by which sophisticated judgment creditors have obtained a...

 

HTMLNew Guidance From the Federal Circuit on Motions to Stay Litigation Pending a PTAB Proceeding
Kevin M. Littman, Rebecca J. Pirozzolo-Mellowes; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
In VirtualAgility Inc. v. Salesforce.com, Inc., No. 2014-1232 (July 10, 2014), the Federal Circuit issued its first opinion directed to the issue of when it is appropriate to grant a stay of a district court patent infringement lawsuit while a covered business method review proceeding...

 

HTMLHow Long Is Too Long (or Too Short) for Patent Application Pendency?
Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
The USPTO is requesting input on the “optimal” targets for its patent application pendency metrics. The USPTO’s current targets are 10 months to a first Office Action and 20 months to grant or abandonment. The USPTO wants to know if you think these targets too long, too short, or...

 


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