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|Federal Circuit Refines Patent Damages Analysis as to Apportionment and Standard-Essential Patents|
Keith B. Davis, David M. Maiorana, S. Christian Platt; Jones Day;
December 15, 2015, previously published on December 2015On December 3, 2015, the Federal Circuit vacated a $16 million damages award and remanded for a new determination of a reasonable royalty, agreeing with the district court's apportionment analysis but finding legal error with respect to the court's failure to account for the value due to the patent...
|FAST Act Highway Bill Signed into Law, Includes Securities Law Changes|
Adam Jason, Michael J. Solecki; Jones Day;
December 15, 2015, previously published on December 2015Buried within the 1,300-page "Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act," also known as the FAST Act, which President Obama signed on December 4, 2015, are provisions that (i) amend certain sections of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 (the "JOBS Act"), (ii)...
|Protectionist Legislation Could Restrict Ability of Multinational Businesses to Obtain Information about Russian Subsidiaries and Satellite Offices|
Vladimir Lechtman, Mauricio F. Paez, Sergei Volfson; Jones Day;
December 15, 2015, previously published on December 2015In a move to prevent information about Russian companies from leaving the country, several members of the State Duma (the Russian parliament's lower chamber) recently proposed draft legislation to restrict the disclosure of individual and corporate information to foreign enforcement authorities and...
|Looming Texas Supreme Court Decision Could Impact Contractor Liability in Construction Cases|
Andrew D. Ness, William R. Taylor, J. Laurens Wilkes; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2015In November 2015, the Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments to determine if a general contractor was a "seller" under Chapter 82 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code and entitled to indemnification from the manufacturer of an allegedly defective roof truss. See Centerpoint Builders...
|The Ninth Circuit Reins In the Equitable Mootness Doctrine|
Danielle Barav-Johnson, Mark G. Douglas; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November/December 2015Since the development of the doctrine of equitable mootness nearly a quarter century ago, courts have struggled to apply it in a way that strikes the appropriate balance between the need to ensure the finality and certainty of a chapter 11 plan for stakeholders, on the one hand, and the need to...
|New Decision Raises the Bar for FTC Enforcement Actions Over Data Security Practices|
Todd S. McClelland, Michael G. Morgan, Mauricio F. Paez, Jeffrey Rabkin, Gregory P. Silberman; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2015A decision on November 13, 2015 has raised the bar for Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") enforcement actions over data security practices. (In re LabMD, Inc., F.T.C. ALJ, No. 9357, (11/13/15)). In order for the FTC to maintain an enforcement action under Section 5 of the Federal Trade...
|Are Federally Protected Trade Secrets on the Horizon? Key Things to Know about the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015|
Kenneth S. Canfield, Douglas L. Clark, Randall Evan Kay, Kelsey I. Nix; Jones Day;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November 2015With the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015, Congress once again is considering federal civil trade secret legislation. The act, identical versions of which have been proposed in both the House and Senate, attempts to create a uniform federal claim for trade secret misappropriation.
|Adverse Action Claim Dismissed after Employer Found to Have No Knowledge of Employee's Depression|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 2015In Kubat v Northern Health  FCCA 3050 (17 November 2015), the Federal Court dismissed an employee's claim that disciplinary action taken against her and her eventual dismissal amounted to unlawful adverse action taken due to her mental illness.
|Victorian Education Department Found to Have Unlawfully Deducted $20 Million for Laptop Use|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 2015In Australian Education Union v State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development)  FCA 1196 (6 November 2015), the Federal Court found that the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development ("DEECD") had breached the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)...
|ABS Data Reveals Decline in Trade Union Membership|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 2015On 27 October 2015, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released the results of its 2014 Characteristics of Employment Survey ("Survey"), revealing a significant decline in trade union membership to 1.7 million Australians. The Survey found that in August 2014, only 15 percent of people...