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|Requesting a Motion for Reconsideration/Rehearing at the PTAB? What You Need to Know|
David B. Cochran, Geoffrey K. Gavin, Matthew W. Johnson, J. Jason Williams; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014New post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB" or the "Board") provide an accelerated forum to challenge patentability at the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). Within these proceedings, the Board makes decisions that initiate...
|CFPB Permits Online Posting of Annual Privacy Notices|
Michael R. Butowsky, Lisa M. Ledbetter, Todd S. McClelland, Stephen J. Obie, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") recently adopted a final rule that under certain conditions provides financial institutions it regulates with the option of posting annual consumer privacy notices online rather than mailing paper copies to customers (the "Privacy...
|2015 HHS OIG Work Plan Focuses on Payment Accuracy, Privacy Concerns, and Insurance Marketplaces|
Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, Heather M. O'Shea, Rebekah N. Plowman, Stephen G. Sozio, Heidi Ann Wendel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014On October 31, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), Office of Inspector General ("OIG") published its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 ("2015 Work Plan") to provide an annual summary of new and ongoing OIG audit activities related to HHS programs....
|First PTAB Decisions in Derivation Proceedings|
Michael J. Bruner, Erin C. Dickerman, Thomas E. Friebel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The America Invents Act ("AIA") eliminated interference proceedings for applications having a claim with an effective filing date on or after March 16, 2013, and created derivation proceedings for those applications.
|Activist Overthrows Entire Darden Board of Directors: What It Means for Senior Managements|
Lyle G. Ganske, Jennifer C. Lewis, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas, Erin S. de la Mare; Jones Day;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 2014Starboard's 100 percent replacement of Darden Restaurants' board is a landmark activist event. Never before has any board been wholly thrown out of office absent a fundamental financial or operational meltdown. There is little doubt this will embolden activists, and likely stimulate one-upmanship...
|OIG Seeks Comment on Recently Published Proposed Rule Expanding Anti-Kickback Safe Harbors|
Lynsey Morris Barron, Richard H. Deane, Gerald M. Griffith, Rebekah N. Plowman, Stephen G. Sozio; Jones Day;
October 16, 2014, previously published on October 2014The federal Anti-Kickback Statute ("AKS") criminalizes the solicitation or payment of remuneration in order to induce business that is reimbursable under the Medicare and/or Medicaid programs, such as kickbacks, bribes, and certain rebates. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
|In re: Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., et al.: D.C. Circuit Grants Petition for Mandamus and Protects Attorney-Client Privilege of Internal Investigation in False Claims Act Case|
J. Andrew Jackson, Lindsey Lonergan, Rebekah N. Plowman, Stephen G. Sozio; Jones Day;
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 2014In March 2014, we issued an Alert summarizing a decision issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in United States ex rel. Barko v. Halliburton Co., et al. The District Court granted a relator's motion to compel and ordered defendants to produce documents reflecting the...
|Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer: Supreme Court Rejects "Presumption of Prudence" for Stock Drop Cases|
M. Travis DeHaven, Daniel C. Hagen, Alan S. Miller, Evan Miller, Sara R. Pikofsky; Jones Day;
July 10, 2014, previously published on June 2014On June 25, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, a decision that had been highly anticipated by the ERISA bar. The question before the Court was whether the so-called Moench presumption of prudence applied to a motion to dismiss. Rather than...
|United States Patent and Trademark Office Cancels "Disparaging" REDSKINS Trademark Registrations|
John G. Froemming, Charlotte K. Murphy, Anna E. Raimer, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") issued an order on June 18 directing that six trademark registrations for REDSKINS owned by Pro-Football, Inc. ("Pro-Football") be cancelled. In a precedential decision, the TTAB granted the petition to cancel six trademark...
|Deciding Whether to Play or Pay Under the Affordable Care Act - 2014 Updates|
Marlene P. Frank, Sarah Heck Griffin, Daniel C. Hagen, Elena Kaplan, F. Curt Kirschner; Jones Day;
June 25, 2014, previously published on June 2014The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) added a new Section 4980H to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, which generally requires employers to offer health coverage to their employees or face a penalty (the “employer Mandate”). Following are...