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Federal Trade Commission Releases Long-Awaited Report on Patent Assertion Entities
Joseph M. (Joe) Beauchamp,Greg Lanier,David M. (Dave) Maiorana,Sasha Mayergoyz,Geoffrey D. (Geoff) Oliver, October 19, 2016
Three years after initiating an extensive sector study under section 6(b) of the FTC Act, the Federal Trade Commission has issued its report on the activities of patent assertion entities ("PAEs"). The report, titled Patent Assertion Entity Activity: An FTC Study ("PAE Report"),...
Ohio Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Mineral Rights in Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays
Kevin C. Meacham,John P. Miller,Roy A. Powell,Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel,Jeffery D. (Jeff) Ubersax, October 13, 2016
Many states have "dormant mineral" legislation providing for the transfer of severed mineral interests to the surface owner if the mineral owner does not develop the minerals or take other action manifesting an intent to preserve his interest over an extended period of time, typically 20...
Ninth Circuit Dismisses FTC Act Claims Against AT&T
J. Bruce McDonald,Molly M. Wilkens, September 22, 2016
In a unanimous decision, the Ninth Circuit has dismissed the Federal Trade Commission's claim that AT&T intentionally reducing the data speed of customers with unlimited mobile data plans can be challenged as an "unfair or deceptive" practice under Section 5 of the FTC Act. Based on the...
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