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|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|Council on Environmental Quality Proposes Draft Guidance on GHG and Climate Change Consideration in NEPA Disclosures|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previously published on Winter 2015On December 18, 2014, the Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ") released a new draft guidance on when and how federal agencies should consider the effects of GHG emissions and climate change in their reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act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...
|Amending Claims During Inter Partes Review: Patent Practitioners Beware|
Jaime D. Choi, David B. Cochran, John A. Marlott, Peter G. Thurlow; Jones Day;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 2014Although patent owners are theoretically allowed to amend patent claims during an inter partes review ("IPR") proceeding at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Ofiice ("USPTO"), in all of the proposed claim amendments submitted thus far, only one amendment has been allowed by the...