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HTMLChanges to the “But-For” Standard For Materiality at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?
Linyu Mitra, Christina Sperry; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 1, 2016
On October 28, 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register proposing revisions to the materiality standard for the duty to disclose information in patent applications and reexamination proceedings in light of Therasense,...

 

HTMLCourt in the BP p.l.c. Securities Litigation Upholds Opt-Out Procedures But Then Allows Individual Action Plaintiffs to Opt Back Into $175 Million Settlement
Kevin Mortimer, Joel D. Rothman, Peter M. Saparoff; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on November 29, 2016
On November 4, 2016, Judge Keith Ellison of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted preliminary approval of a $175 million settlement in the federal securities class action In re: BP p.l.c. Securities Litigation between BP and Lead Plaintiffs for the...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Reverses PTAB Claim Interpretation in Dispute over Credit Card Security Patent
William B. Kezer, Matthew D. Show; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
White Paper
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016
The Federal Circuit reversed the invalidation of two patents directed to providing security for credit card purchases in an opinion released earlier today. The patents at issue, U.S. Patent Nos. 7,840,486 and 8,036,988, disclose methods for effecting secure credit-card purchases by minimizing...

 

HTMLThe Rise of Shared Work Spaces: Tips for the Unwary
Jennifer Sacco Smith, Geoffrey H. Smith; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 7, 2016
Co-working centers and shared office space arrangements have exploded onto the commercial real estate scene recently and offer attractive alternatives for many small businesses, early stage start-ups, incubators and freelancers to more traditional long-term office leases or work-from-home...

 

HTMLMIT Energy Initiative Releases Report for Evolving Electric Power Sector
Sahir Surmeli; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 28, 2016
On December 15, 2016, the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) released an in-depth research report providing guidance for the evolving electric power sector. The MITEI report, The Utility of the Future, proposes major regulatory, policy, and market overhauls to electric power systems around the world for...

 

HTMLFERC Wants to Open Up Energy Markets to Distributed Energy
Thomas R. Burton, Sahir Surmeli; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 6, 2016
On November 17, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a new rule proposal that could help push U.S. energy markets to adopt energy storage systems at a faster pace by allowing distributed energy resources (DERs), including batteries, solar panels, and energy demand management...

 

HTMLUSPTO Proposes Fee Increases for FY 2017
John Bunyan Forrest, Mark Pino; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
The USPTO has published its notice of proposed rulemaking for the FY 2017 patent fee schedule in the Federal Register. The USPTO proposes fee increases to recover its estimated costs for patent operations and achieve its strategic goals of optimizing patent quality and timeliness and increasing...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Clarifies What Constitutes Use “In Commerce” Under the Lanham Act
Tiffany Knapp, Brad Michael Scheller; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on November 29, 2016
On November 14, 2016, the Federal Circuit clarified confusion regarding what is necessary to satisfy the registration requirement that a mark be used “in commerce.”

 

HTMLISS Updates Proxy Voting Guidelines and New Survey on Mid-Market Compensation
Alexander Song; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 14, 2016
Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) has issued updated proxy voting guidelines, including an update to guidelines related to director compensation and the equity plan scorecard.

 

HTMLObama Administration Announces New Financing and Innovation Actions for Renewable Energy
Thomas R. Burton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 12, 2016
The Obama Administration recently announced new financing for renewable energy projects through several initiatives domestically and around the globe. From committing $125 million in Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) financing for renewable energy projects in El Salvador and India to...

 


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