Jones Day San Diego, CA Document Search Results (9)
|Federal Circuit's Unanimous En Banc Decision Focuses on "Attribution to a Single Entity" to Establish Divided-Infringement Liability|
Gregory A. Castanias, Anthony M. Insogna, David M. Maiorana, Sasha Mayergoyz, Matthew J. Silveira; Jones Day;
August 17, 2015, previously published on August 2015On August 13, 2015, the Federal Circuit issued an en banc decision in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc., stating in a per curiam opinion that "we unanimously set forth the law of divided infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(a)." In doing so, the court held that...
|California Amends Its New Paid Sick Leave Statute|
George S. Howard, Ramon David Ramirez; Jones Day;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 2015Late last year, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 ("Act"), which requires all California employers to provide at least three paid sick days per year to employees, with only very limited exceptions. The Act further...
|Patent Litigants Feeling Effects of Teva in Claim Construction Decisions on Appeal|
Gregory A. Castanias, Anthony M. Insogna, Sasha Mayergoyz, Jennifer L. Swize; Jones Day;
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 2015In January 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., holding that underlying factual disputes related to a district court's claim construction should be reviewed for clear error instead of de novo, as the Federal Circuit had long held....
|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...
|Federal Circuit Says that Receiving Expert Testimony, Without More, Does Not Trigger Deferential Review of Claim Construction|
Gregory A. Castanias, Anthony M. Insogna, Sasha Mayergoyz, Jason G. Winchester; Jones Day;
June 18, 2015, previously published on June 2015In its June 3, 2015 opinion in Shire Development, LLC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the Federal Circuit addressed the proper deference owed to a district court's claim construction when the district court receives extrinsic evidence but does not make any factual findings based on such evidence....
|Council on Environmental Quality Proposes Draft Guidance on GHG and Climate Change Consideration in NEPA Disclosures|
Greg S. Martin; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On December 18, 2014, the Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ") released a new draft guidance on when and how federal agencies should consider the effects of GHG emissions and climate change in their reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA"). This likely...
|2015 California Labor and Employment Legislative Update|
Aaron L. Agenbroad, Fred W. Alvarez, George S. Howard, Kari Erickson Levine, Robert A. Naeve; Jones Day;
April 10, 2015, previously published on March 2015The California Legislature continues to enact novel and often complicated employment-related statutes. In late 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed all of the principal employment-related statutes enacted by the Legislature. Unlike in prior years, Governor Brown did not veto any of the principal...
|Revisiting My Brother's Keeper: Latest Learning and Best Practices on Dealings with Third Parties under the FCPA|
Theodore T. Chung, Justin Edward Herdman, Karen P. Hewitt, Hank Bond Walther; Jones Day;
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 2015Over the past decade, one of the most common and perplexing questions posed by U.S. multinational corporations with respect to compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") is, "Am I my brother's keeper?" Corporations and their personnel have long struggled, and...
|Expecting the Unexpected: How to Prepare for, Respond to, and Survive a Search Warrant|
Shireen M. Becker, Caitlin A. Bell; Jones Day;
February 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015It is a company's worst nightmare. Out of the blue, government agents appear at the reception desk armed with a search warrant, demanding access to company emails, files, and other proprietary data. Employees soon notice and become increasingly anxious and agitated as agents comb through their...