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|EPA’s Proposed Endangerment Finding for Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Opens Door to Additional Industry Regulation|
Jennifer M. Hayes, Rebecca MacPherson, John A. Rego, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 2015On June 10, 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposed an endangerment finding that it calls "a preliminary but necessary first step to begin to address GHG emissions from the aviation sector" under the Clean Air Act ("CAA"). EPA also...
|Court Affirms FTC's New HSR Rule on Pharmaceutical Patent License Transfers|
Michael H. Knight, Bevin M.B. Newman, Geoffrey D. Oliver, Michael Sennett, Pamela L. Taylor; Jones Day;
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 2015The D.C. Circuit has rejected a challenge by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America ("PhRMA") to an FTC rule that makes the HSR Act reporting requirements cover pharmaceutical patent licenses that transfer "all commercially significant rights." The rule,...
|Ofcom Consults on Proposed Shake-Up of UK Telecoms Market|
Francesco Liberatore, Bruce A. Olcott; Jones Day;
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 2015Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator, has published a discussion document on its Strategic Review of Digital Communications. The document outlines possible changes to the regulatory regime applying to all digital communications services in the UK, including broadband, mobile, landline and...
|The Detroit Bankruptcy: Two Years Later|
Stephen J. Brogan; Jones Day;
July 24, 2015, previously published on July 2015July 18, 2015 was the second anniversary of the City of Detroit's filing for bankruptcy. This action was taken by the City's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, with the support of Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder. But, with the exception of Detroit's corporate leadership, it was fiercely resisted by...
|Iran Nuclear Deal Reached; Sanctions Remain in Place|
Renato Antonini, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, Henry Klehm; Jones Day;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 14, 2015, the European Union, together with the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China (known as the "P5+1 countries") reached an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear weapons development efforts and sanctions designed to prevent such efforts....
|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: PTAB's "Ultimate Authority to Invalidate" Rulings are Reviewable on Appeal|
Gregory A. Castanias, David B. Cochran, Matthew W. Johnson, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 2015The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, commonly called the AIA, was enacted by Congress in 2011 and ushered in a new regime of post-grant review of issued U.S. patents. Under that regime, which includes both inter partes reviews ("IPR") and covered business method ("CBM") reviews,...
|Texas Supreme Court Boosts Corporate Confidentiality Protections|
Andrew D. Ness, William R. Taylor, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2015The Texas Supreme Court ("Court") issued two recent opinions that may provide private companies with a greater ability to protect their confidential information in Texas even when dealing with public entities. The Court held that Section 552.104 of the Texas Public Information Act...
|Eastern District of Virginia Confirms Cancellation of REDSKINS Trademark Registrations|
John G. Froemming, Anna E. Raimer, Meredith M. Wilkes; Jones Day;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 2015On July 8, 2015, a Virginia federal judge upheld the decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") cancelling six trademark registrations incorporating REDSKINS owned by Pro-Football, Inc. ("Pro-Football") on the basis of disparagement to Native Americans, holding...
|Fast-Track Negotiating Authority May Spur Free Trade Agreements|
Laura L. Fraedrich, Chase David Kaniecki; Jones Day;
July 3, 2015, previously published on July 2015On June 29, 2015, President Obama signed legislation that gives him trade promotion authority ("TPA") for the first time since 2007. Also known as fast-track negotiating authority, TPA provides President Obama with the authority to negotiate international agreements that Congress must...