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|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...
|EPA Issues Clean Power Plan to Control Power Plant Carbon Emissions|
Casey F. Bradford, Daniel L. Corbett, Jennifer M. Hayes, Jane K. Murphy, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
August 17, 2015, previously published on August 2015At a White House ceremony on August 3, 2015, President Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") issued the Clean Power Plan ("CPP"), the administration's regulatory plan to reduce carbon dioxide ("CO2") emissions from existing fossil fuel power plants...
|Suprema v. ITC: Induced Infringement of a Method Patent Supports a Section 337 Violation|
Gregory A. Castanias, David M. Maiorana; Jones Day;
August 17, 2015, previously published on August 2015On August 10, 2015, the en banc United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that articles that do not directly infringe until after they have been imported into the United States may nonetheless qualify as "articles ... that infringe" that can be excluded from entry by the...
|Saudi Arabia's Oil and Gas Sector—An Update: Part 1|
Yusuf Giansiracusa, Karim Mahmud, Darren Murphy, Edward H. Rose, Jeffrey A. Schlegel; Jones DayIn association with Alsulaim Alawaji & Partners;
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 2015The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's oil and gas industry has been, more than usual, in the headlines recently for two reasons. First, as world crude oil prices have dropped dramatically over the past year, the Kingdom's petroleum policy has come under particular scrutiny. Second, as an accompaniment to a...
|Eleventh Circuit Reaffirms Rejection of "Piggybacking" in Class Actions|
Michael F. Dolan, Daniel John Fabiano, Gregory R. Hanthorn, J. Todd Kennard; Jones Day;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 2015A recent Eleventh Circuit decision that rejected a putative class representative's attempt to "piggyback" onto a previous class action may provide a defense to companies faced with seriatim class actions. The court found that the pendency of a previous class claim-even where the class was...
|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...
|SEC Adopts Pay Ratio Rule|
Adam C. Berkaw, Stephen P. Coolbaugh, James E. O'Bannon, Kimberly J. Pustulka; Jones Day;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 2015On August 5, 2015, the SEC adopted the pay ratio disclosure rule, as required by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This new rule comes more than five years after Dodd-Frank was enacted and after thousands of comment letters from companies, trade...
|Germany Criminalizes Corruption in the Health Care System|
Christian B. Fulda; Jones Day;
August 10, 2015, previously published on August 2015On July 29, 2015, the German government adopted a Draft Act against corruption in the health care system (Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Bekämpfung der Korruption im Gesundheitswesen, the "Draft Act"). The Draft Act marks a significant step in the fight against corruption in Germany's...
|In Brief: Delaware Chancery Court Rules That Creditor Does Not Forfeit Standing to Bring Derivative Suit if Corporation Becomes Solvent|
Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
August 10, 2015, previously published on July/August 2015In a matter of first impression, the Delaware Court of Chancery held in Quadrant Structured Products Co. Ltd. v. Vertin, No. 6990-VCL, 2015 BL 128889 (Del. Ch. May 4, 2015), that a creditor suing derivatively on behalf of an insolvent corporation does not lose standing to prosecute the derivative...
|Third Circuit Approves Structured Dismissal of Chapter 11 Case That Includes Settlement Deviating From Bankruptcy Code’s Priority Scheme|
Mark G. Douglas, Charles M. Oellermann; Jones Day;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July/August 2015A “structured dismissal” of a chapter 11 case following a sale of substantially all of the debtor’s assets has become increasingly common as a way to minimize costs and maximize creditor recoveries. However, only a handful of rulings have been issued on the subject, perhaps...