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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...
|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....
|FDA Voices Privacy Concerns and Promotes Medical Device Cybersecurity with New Guidance, Collaborative Information-Sharing|
Laurie A. Clarke, Alexis Slagle Gilroy, Colleen Heisey, Kevin D. Lyles, Mauricio F. Paez; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Cybersecurity of medical devices poses unique challenges for industry and regulators, because of potential risks in device malfunction, disruption of medical care, and compromised patient data, as well as the challenge of balancing countervailing needs, such as patient safety and ensuring that...
|Voter's Remorse: Taking Back an Acceptance or Rejection of a Chapter 11 Plan|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014After a creditor or equity security holder casts its vote to accept or reject a chapter 11 plan, the vote can be changed or withdrawn "for cause shown" in accordance with Rule 3018(a) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure ("Rule 3018(a)"). However, "cause" is...
|New Chilean Insolvency Law Promotes Reorganizations|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November/December 2014A new insolvency law was approved by the Chilean Congress at the end of 2013 and became effective in October 2014. The legislation substantially overhauls Chile's prior insolvency law, particularly with respect to business insolvency cases. It incorporates a number of provisions that permit the...
|Nine Lessons From Detroit's Chapter 9 Case|
Corinne Ball, Bruce Bennett, Beth Heifetz, Heather Lennox, Evan Miller; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 7, 2014, Judge Steven Rhodes, the judge presiding over the City of Detroit's bankruptcy case, announced that he would confirm the City's proposed Plan of Adjustment (the "Plan"), including the creditor settlements contained within that Plan. A more detailed written opinion...
|European Union Approves Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions|
Eric Barbier de la Serre, Thomas Jestaedt, Alex Petrasincu, Johannes G. Zöttl; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014Earlier today, the Council of the European Union approved the long-awaited Directive governing actions for damages for infringements of competition rules (Damages Directive). The Damages Directive is based on a proposal by the European Commission (Commission) that followed more than ten years of...
|Enforcement of Covenants Not to Compete in Pennsylvania When the Employer Terminates the Employment Relationship|
Jeffrey J. Bresch, Rebekah Byers Kcehowski, Katelyn M. Matscherz; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014Will Pennsylvania courts enforce a restrictive covenant against a terminated employee? In short, assuming the termination is not wrongful, Pennsylvania courts may enforce the restrictive covenant notwithstanding the employee's termination under certain circumstances. Insulation Corp. of Am. v....
|Energy Update: Risk and Opportunity Amid Falling Oil Prices|
Jonathan M. Fisher, Thomas A. Howley, William Prescott Mills, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014The mainstream media have been trying to predict, on almost a daily basis, the causes of, and the winners and losers (mostly focused on the latter category) resulting from, the current volatility in oil and gas prices. Regardless of the cause, as of the end of November 2014, the American price for...
|What Next for KTB Investors?|
Rona C. MacRae, Lucas J. Moore, Harriet Territt, Sylvia Tonova, Baiju S. Vasani; Jones Day;
December 16, 2014, previously published on December 2014As the sun set on Thursday 6 November 2014, so too disappeared the last rays of hope for Corporate Commercial Bank ("KTB"). One of Bulgaria's smallest banks in the early 2000s, KTB has since expanded rapidly to become its fourth largest lender, only to have its licence withdrawn. The...