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State of the Union Address Places the President's Privacy and Cybersecurity Proposals Front and Center
Richard J. Johnson,Todd S. McClelland,Mauricio F. Paez,Gregory P. Silberman, February 27, 2015
In his January 20, 2015, State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama notably focused on privacy and cybersecurity, stressing the urgent need for comprehensive legislation. He raised the specter of foreign nations and hackers shutting down American networks, stealing trade secrets, and...
Supreme Court Alters Appellate Review of Patent Claim Construction
Gregory A. Castanias,Calvin P. Griffith,Tharan Gregory Lanier,Sasha Mayergoyz, February 27, 2015
This morning, in Teva Pharms. USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., a divided Supreme Court held that while most district court rulings on claim construction will continue to be subject to de novo review, "underlying factual dispute[s]" relating to claim construction should be reviewed for clear...
FINRA and SEC Issue Cybersecurity Reports Identifying Common Industry Practices
Kyle T. Barrett,Richard J. Johnson,Todd S. McClelland,Mauricio F. Paez,Gregory P. Silberman, February 26, 2015
New reports by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") and the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") highlight the increased regulatory focus in the financial sector on cybersecurity. Both reports merit industry attention.
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