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|Federal Circuit Creates Patent Agent Privilege|
Gregory A. Castanias, Richard (Rich) Fieman, Blaney Harper, Vishal V. Khatri, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
April 4, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 7, 2016, the Federal Circuit clarified a long-standing ambiguity in the law of privilege between patent agents and their clients, holding that an independent patent agent privilege should be recognized. See In Re: Queen's University At Kingston, PARTEQ Research And Development Innovations,...
|CFPB Announcement About Online Marketplace Lending: Less Than Meets the Eye|
Ethan (Eitan) Levisohn, C. Hunter Wiggins; Jones Day;
April 4, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 7, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced it was accepting consumer complaints regarding online marketplace lenders. From the tone of the early press, this has been perceived by some as a significant new event, with the Bureau finally "taking...
|EU and U.S. Release Terms of Privacy Shield|
Paloma Bru, Jonathon R. Little, Mauricio F. Paez, Elizabeth Robertson, Undine von Diemar; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016The European Commission ("EC") and U.S. Department of Commerce ("DOC") recently released the full text of the EU¿U.S. Privacy Shield framework. This release follows the February 2, 2016, announcement that EU and U.S. officials had reached an agreement to replace the...
|A New Wave of French Airport Privatization|
Nicolas J. Brice, Philippe Delelis; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016On March 10, 2016, the French government launched the privatization process of the airports of Nice Côte d'Azur (2014 turnover: €231.6 million) and Lyon Saint-Exupéry (2014 turnover: €158.4 million). The French State is entitled to sell the 60 percent share that it owns in...
|Bankruptcy Judge Authorizes Rejection of Gas Gathering Agreements|
Paul M. Green, Thomas A. Howley, Omar Samji, Jeffrey A. Schlegel, Alexandra L. (Alex) Wilde; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman in New York permitted Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation to reject three gas gathering and handling agreements with Nordheim Eagle Ford Gathering, LLC and HPIP Gonzales Holdings, LLC. All of the agreements are governed by Texas law.
|New Amgen Complaint Seeks Declaration Regarding Participation in the BPCIA's "Patent Dance"|
Matthew J. Hertko, Timothy J. Heverin, Gasper J. LaRosa, John A. Marlott; Jones Day;
March 31, 2016, previously published on March 2016In the most recent lawsuit involving the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act ("BPCIA"), Amgen filed a complaint on March 4, 2016, seeking a declaration that Sandoz has failed to participate in the BPCIA's information-exchange provisions and an order compelling Sandoz to do so....
|New False Accounting Offences in Australia Likely
to Increase Prosecutions for Foreign Corruption and Other Corporate Criminal
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 2016The Australian Federal Parliament has enacted amendments to the Federal Criminal Code that are designed to address perceived deficiencies in Australia's legislative regime that prohibit Australians (individual and corporations) from bribing foreign government officials. Specifically, the amendments...
|Illinois Department of Revenue Close to Clarifying Rules on Taxability of Shipping and Delivery Charges|
Yael D. Aufgang, Morgan R. Hirst, Mark P. Rotatori; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016For the past several years, out-of-state retailers have been confounded by the tax treatment of shipping and delivery charges on merchandise shipped to Illinois consumers. Recently, a single law firm has filed hundreds of qui tam lawsuits pursuant to the Illinois False Claims Act targeting...
|U.S. Tightens Sanctions on North Korea|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura L. Fraedrich, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016In the wake of a recent nuclear test and rocket launch by North Korea, on February 18, 2016, President Obama signed into law the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 (the "Act"), which enhances existing U.S. sanctions against North Korea and imposes secondary sanctions...
|Tightened Regulations on Managers of Funds Marketed to Japanese Investors Will Come into Force Shortly|
Toru Yamada, Yuki Yoshida; Jones Day;
March 22, 2016, previously published on February 2016The 2015 amendments (the "Amendments") to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan (the "FIEA," and the FIEA amended by the Amendments, the "Amended FIEA"), which will impose far-tighter regulations on managers of funds marketed to Japanese investors, will...