Legal Articles: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 







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HTMLFTC v. St. Luke's Health System, Ltd.: Ninth Circuit Holds that Acquisition of Physician Group Practice Violates Antitrust Laws, Requires Divestiture
Peter M. Boyle, Christina E. Fahmy, Cybil Roehrenbeck Gregory; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
On February 10, 2015, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling in favor of the Federal Trade Commission that the acquisition of an Idaho physician group practice by St. Luke’s Health System violated the antitrust laws, specifically Section 7 of the Clayton Act. Closely watched by...

 

HTMLIP Industry Summary: “Whoomp! (There It Is)”: Fifth Circuit Determines Copyright Ownership of Popular Nineties Song after Decade-Long Battle
Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
For over a decade, Alvertis Isbell and DM Records, Inc. have been engaged in a dispute over the ownership of the composition copyright for the song ¿Whoomp! (There It Is).¿ The Fifth Circuit has finally determined the true owner of the copyright, and in the process, it has addressed an interesting...

 

HTMLIP Industry Summary: Ninth Circuit Puts the Squeeze on District Court Holding, Grants Preliminary Injunction to POM Wonderful
Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 7, 2015
In the course of policing its registered ¿POM¿ trademark, Pom Wonderful LLC filed an action against Pur Beverages, a maker of fruit flavored energy drinks, for its use of ¿pom¿ on its pomegranate flavored beverage. When it filed its action, Pom Wonderful also moved for a preliminary injunction,...

 

HTMLCyber Attacks: Is Your Bank Insured?
David L. Cox, Erica J. Dominitz, Erich M. Hellmold, Aaron M. Kaslow, Edward G. Olifer, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
State and federal banking regulators’ recent focus on cyber security and cyber insurance underscores the importance of procuring cyber insurance, both as a risk management tool and for purposes of demonstrating regulatory compliance. As such, it is imperative that financial institutions...

 

HTMLIP Industry Summary: Fifth Circuit Gives WWE the Green Light to “SmackDown” Counterfeiters
Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) produces nationwide live wrestling events, at which it sells merchandise bearing its registered trademarks. Although WWE does not license any third parties to sell its merchandise, third parties often show up at these events purporting to sell WWE merchandise....

 

HTMLPTAB Denies Request to Use Covered Business Method Review for Orange Book-Listed Patents
Jennifer L. Blackburn Ph. D., Leslie T. Grab Ph. D., Tina W. McKeon; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
The Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) denied the request to review four Orange Book-listed patents owned by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. under the covered business method (CBM) review procedure. The CBM petitions filed by Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Par Pharmaceutical, and Roxane Laboratories...

 

HTMLIP Industry Summary: Typosquatter Uses Famous Mark to Direct Business to His Pornography Sites; Southern District of California Shuts Him Down
Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
Shutterstock Inc. has received a default judgment against Norbert Pikulski in the Southern District of California, including an award of $23,500 in statutory damages, transfer of Pikulski¿s infringing typosquatting domain names, and attorneys¿ fees and costs in the amount of $14,392, for Pikulski¿s...

 

HTMLIP Industry Summary: Test Prep Company's Trademark Infringement Claim against Competitor Stays Ahead of the Curve
Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2014
Kaplan, Inc. and Tracy Yun both offered graduate test preparation services under trademarks that incorporated the term "Manhattan;" Kaplan operated under MANHATTAN PREP, and Yun operated under MANHATTAN ELITE PREP. Prior to initiating its action, Kaplan had filed an application with the...

 

HTMLFTC Updates Merger Filing Thresholds
Peter M. Boyle, Christina E. Fahmy; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015
On January 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its updated dollar thresholds to merger filings required by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act). These thresholds will become effective 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.

 

HTMLSupreme Court Holds Postshift Security Screenings Need Not Be Counted As Compensable Working Time
Randall D. Avram, Russell A. Jones, Tabatha Ogden, Linda Usoz; Kilpatrick Townsend Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 23, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
On December 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk that employees are not entitled to overtime pay for the time spent waiting to undergo and undergoing required security screenings after the end of their normal work hours.

 


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