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|USPTO Extends Deadline to Comment on Subject Matter Eligibility Analysis|
Antoinette F. Konski; Foley & Lardner LLP;
July 7, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014Yesterday at BIO’s session entitled “Patent-Eligibility from the Trenches: Practical Implications of the Supreme Court’s Prometheus (Mayo) and Myriad Decisions” a panel of experts and an engaged audience discussed the controversial USPTO “Guidance for Determining...
|Supreme Court Rules That Aereo’s TV Transmissions Infringe Copyrights as an Illegal Public Performance|
Andrew Baum, Jeanne M. Gills; Foley & Lardner LLP;
July 7, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014In a 6-3 decision earlier today, the United States Supreme Court held that Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights by providing the means for subscribers to view programs through individually-assigned antennas at about the same time they are broadcast over the air. Reversing the Second...
|Breaking News: Supreme Court Rejects President’s Recess Appointments as Unconstitutional|
Ryan N. Parsons; Foley & Lardner LLP;
July 7, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014In a long-awaited monumental opinion, the Supreme Court today held unanimously that President Obama’s purported “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 were unconstitutional. The Court rejected the President’s arguments that he could...
|Next-Generation Manufacturing Should Place Greater Emphasis on Trade Secret Concerns|
Michael B. McCollum; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014Picking up on our discussion last week about the pending Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014, recent testimony by Eli Lilly’s Vice President and General Patent Counsel, Douglas K. Norman in support of this legislation offers a good example of why a set of enhanced and uniformed laws for the...
|AMA Adopts Telemedicine Policy for Coverage and Payment of Telemedicine Services|
Nathaniel M. Lacktman; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014During its Annual Meeting on June 11, 2014, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to approve a list of guiding principles for coverage of and payment for telemedicine services, designed to “foster innovation in the use of telemedicine, protect the patient-physician relationship and...
|California Senate and Assembly Vote to Extend Property Tax Exclusion for Solar|
Jason N. Barglow, Justus J. Britt; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 26, 2014In furtherance of California’s commitment to renewable solar energy, the California Senate and Assembly recently passed Senate Bill 871 (SB 871) which, if signed, would extend the sunset date on the existing property tax exclusion for newly constructed solar energy systems from January 1,...
|How the Supreme Court Decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Undermines the USPTO Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance|
Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, finding that patents directed to “a computer-implemented scheme for mitigating ‘settlement risk’” were invalid as being drawn to a patent-ineligible abstract idea. Although the...
|Using Non-Competes When Greater Employee Responsibility = Greater Protectable Interest|
Paul R. Monsees; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 30, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014Many employers require new hires to sign non-compete agreements and we have advised previously about best practices for employers to refresh their non-compete terms on a regular basis. A recent decision by a Maryland federal court illustrates a terrific, practical application of one practice to...
|Women Drivers Take the Lead in the U.S. — Inching Ahead in Canada and U.K. Too|
Lauren M. Loew; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 19, 2014As women influence an estimated 80% — or more — of auto purchases, the auto industry has long targeted female buyers. Now, the industry is facing a majority of women drivers, not just buyers. According to Frost & Sullivan and the University of Michigan Transportation Research...
|Draft Guidelines for Telepathology Released|
Nathaniel M. Lacktman; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 19, 2014The American Telemedicine Association released draft Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology and is seeking public comments through June 20, 2014.