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HTMLRecent College Coach Lawsuits Emphasize the Importance of Good Contract Language
Daniel W. Werly; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
The recent flurry of scandals in professional sports, particularly those from the NFL that dominated headlines in recent weeks, are not without their counterparts in the college ranks. Indeed, in the past year there have been an increasing number of controversies involving college coaches, which in...

 

HTMLSeventh Circuit Warns Intervenors Not to Sleep on Their Rights
Eric G. Pearson; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014
It’s an ancient principle of equity, drawn from Roman law: Equity relieves the vigilant, not those who sleep upon their rights. And it sums up quite well the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision in SEC v. First Choice Management Services, Nos. 14-1270 & 14-2284 (Sept. 11, 2014). First...

 

HTMLSeventh Circuit Uses Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b)(5) to Reopen 23-Year Old Judgment
Eric G. Pearson; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(5) allows a party to move for relief from a final judgment on the ground that “it prospectively is no longer equitable.” Motions under Rule 60(b)(5) must be made “within a reasonable time” under Rule 60(c)(1), but subsection (c)(1)...

 

HTMLDoes the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014 Stand a Chance?
Nathaniel M. Lacktman; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
“Telehealth saves money and helps save lives. By expanding telehealth services, we can make sure the best care and the best treatments are available to all Americans, no matter where they live.”

 

HTMLAfter the Bank Forecloses, Must It Actually Sell Your House?
Philip C. Babler; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will answer this question in Bank of New York v. Carson, No. 2013AP544. It heard argument in this case last Tuesday.

 

HTMLMais Reversed: If You Give Me Your Number, I Can Call It, However I Want
Michael C. Lueder; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
“If you give me your number, I can call it, however I want.” For more than twenty years this statement has summarized the Federal Communications Commission view of prior express consent under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. On September 29, 2014, the United States Court of...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Jurisdiction Over Patent Contract Disputes
Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
In a precedential order issued in Jang v. Boston Scientific Corp., the Federal Circuit held that it has jurisdiction over the parties’ patent-related contract dispute under Gunn v. Minton even though the patents at issue have been invalidated. Despite having found Federal Circuit...

 

HTMLHospice Industry Will Face Stricter Scrutiny Under New Law Aimed at Post-Acute Care Data Standardization
Lisa A. Estrada, Asha M. Natarajan; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
President Obama signed the “Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014” or the IMPACT Act of 2014 (the Act) on October 6, 2014. The new law is broadly focused on requiring all post-acute care providers to adopt standardized data protocols for patient assessment,...

 

HTML"Turning Up the Heat" - Organizing Efforts in the South
Jeffrey S. Kopp; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014
It is no coincidence that the incredible resurgence of manufacturing in the Southeastern United States occurred in the absence of unionized facilities. Automotive, aerospace, and appliance manufacturers have flocked to the South, from the Carolinas, to Alabama, and Kentucky, where they enjoy...

 

HTMLAttorneys' Fees Awarded to Small Business Patent Owner to Advance Considerations of "Compensation and Deterrence"
Ellen T. Wong; Foley & Lardner LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
A recent case in the District of Connecticut demonstrates that courts may be more willing to award attorneys’ fees to a small plaintiff, encouraging such a plaintiff to protect its patent when it is the plaintiff’s “primary business asset[],” even if potential damages for...

 


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