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|2015 Patent Reform: Amendments to H.R. 9 and S. 1137|
Kelsey I. Nix, George N. Phillips, Peter G. Thurlow, Shehla Wynne; Jones Day;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 2015Patent reform legislation continues to make progress in Congress. The House Judiciary Committee held a markup of the Innovation Act ("H.R. 9"), on June 11, 2015. The bill passed out of the committee on a vote of 24 to 8. This approval comes on the heels of the Senate Judiciary...
|Federal Circuit Upholds Invalidity of Prenatal DNA Test Patent Under 35 U.S.C. §101|
Gregory A. Castanias, J. Patrick Elsevier, Anthony M. Insogna, Kelsey I. Nix, Astrid R. Spain; Jones Day;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015In its June 12, 2015 opinion in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that Sequenom's patent directed to methods of detecting fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's plasma or serum, although "a positive and valuable contribution to...
|NIST's Privacy Risk Management Framework Released in Draft Report|
Todd S. McClelland, Daniel J. McLoon, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
June 22, 2015, previously published on June 2015On May 29, 2015, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released Privacy Risk Management for Federal Information Systems (NISTIR 8062) as a draft report, introducing its newly developed Privacy Risk Management Framework ("Privacy Framework"). The stated...
|Doing Business with the Government? What You Should Know about Cybersecurity|
Peter F. Garvin, J. Andrew Jackson, Fernand A. Lavallee, Todd S. McClelland, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
June 8, 2015, previously published on June 2015Government contractors are in a difficult position when it comes to cybersecurity. Not only do they need to worry about cybersecurity issues that affect almost every company, but they also often house sensitive government data that can carry additional obligations. Further, the very fact that they...
|Supreme Court Says Good-Faith Belief in Patent Invalidity No Defense to a Charge of Inducing Infringement|
Gregory A. Castanias, Calvin P. Griffith, Tharan Gregory Lanier, John J. Normile, David L. Witcoff; Jones Day;
June 2, 2015, previously published on May 2015Four years ago, in Global-Tech Appliances v. SEB S.A., 563 U.S. &under;&under;&under; (2011), the U.S. Supreme Court held that in order to prove that a defendant in a patent case had induced another person or entity's infringement, it is necessary for the plaintiff to prove that the alleged inducer...
|2015 Patent Reform: Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 (S. 1137)|
Kelsey I. Nix, George N. Phillips, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on May 2015Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-VT), joined by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY), introduced the bipartisan Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act ("PATENT Act") on April 29, 2015. The third...
|DuPont's Proxy Contest Victory: A Turning Point for Companies' Responses to Activism?|
Lyle G. Ganske, Jennifer C. Lewis, Robert A. Profusek, Lizanne Thomas; Jones Day;
May 25, 2015, previously published on May 2015This highly celebrated DuPont victory signals that shareholders recognize that not all companies require activist intervention or a seismic change in strategy—DuPont's strong financial performance and implementation of strategic initiatives supported its contention that it was pursuing a...
|EuroResource - Deals and Debt|
Corinne Ball, Veerle Roovers; Jones Day;
May 14, 2015, previously published on March 1, 2015GermanyżOn 6 March 2015, Germany passed a law that requires some of Europe's biggest companies to give 30 percent of seats on supervisory boards to women beginning on 1 January 2016. Currently, fewer than 20 percent of the seats on German corporate boards are occupied by women. In passing the law,...
|U.S. DOJ Brings Renewed Attention to Antitrust Compliance Programs|
Glen C. Cheng, Kathryn M. Fenton, J. Bruce McDonald; Jones Day;
May 14, 2015, previously published on April 2015On March 31, 2015, a federal court issued a summons to AU Optronics Corporation ("AU Optronics") to respond to allegations that it violated its probation for a criminal price-fixing conviction through failure to implement an effective antitrust compliance program. Corporate defendants can...
|Delaware Update: Delaware Enacts New Rapid Arbitration Act|
Philip Le B. Douglas, Marjorie P. Duffy, Thomas E. Lynch; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 2015Delaware recently enacted the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (the "DRAA"), a potentially cost-saving alternative form of dispute resolution for Delaware business entities. The DRAA contains several noteworthy features that: (i) generally require arbitration to be completed in no longer...