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By Kathryn Fenton, Michael Knight, J. Bruce McDonald, Ryan Thomas, Thomas D. York, Nathaniel Harris
Parties to a merger, acquisition, or joint venture routinely share substantial information during due diligence.
By Claudia Leyendecker, Mathias Raabe
Due to strict investment rules governing German open-ended real estate funds, questions remained regarding whether those funds could indirectly invest in non-German real estate...
By Serge Clerckx, Laurent De Muyter, Jörg Hladjk, Alexandre Verheyden, Lucia Stefania Stoican, Cecelia Kye
The draft Directive protects those who report violations of competition, public procurement, and data protection rules, as well as misdeeds such as money laundering and tax evasion.
By Marc Blackman, John Marlott, Sasha Mayergoyz
In an effort to create greater predictability for patent litigation in the Northern District of Illinois, the District enacted Local Patent Rules ("LPR") effective as of October 1, 2009.
By Laurent De Muyter, Jörg Hladjk
The Situation: To strengthen cross-border cooperation in investigations, the European Commission has proposed legislation allowing EU Member State authorities to access ...
By Michael Wynne, Douglas A. Wick
In Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. v. Illinois Department of Revenue, 2017 IL App (1st) 162830-U, the Illinois Appellate Court held that compressed natural gas ...
By Laurent De Muyter, Jörg Hladjk
On April 17, 2018, the EC proposed a legislative package to allow EU Member State law enforcement and judicial authorities to access, directly from services providers, electronic evidence held outside of the EU...
By Prudence Smith, Matthew J. Whitaker
In December 2017, the Australian government directed the ACCC to conduct an inquiry into the role of digital platforms in media and advertising services markets ...
By Chris Ahern, Prudence Smith
The ACCC has proposed allowing health insurer Hospitals Contribution Fund of Australia Limited and participating dentists to agree on the maximum price they will charge HCF members for basic preventative...
By Matthew Skinner, Karthik Kumar, Zara Shafruddin, Smriti Bahety
The Government of India has announced possible amendments to the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996.
By Ann T. Hollenbeck, Courtney Carrell
Jones Day's Ann Hollenbeck and Courtney Carrell discuss an unexpected False Claims Act action as a private equity firm faces FCA liability.
By Cary Miller Ph.D.
The '618 patent is directed to a herbicidal composition for treating weeds, where the composition contains a herbicide and a safener that protects useful plants against the action of the herbicide.
By Vishal Khatri, Daniel Kazhdan
To understand the Federal Circuit's holding, it is helpful to understand the relationship between the applications in the patent family, all shown in the figure below.
By Thomas Ritchie, Timothy Heverin
A recent PTAB decision underscores the importance of establishing the level of ordinary skill for a successful obviousness challenge.
By Vishal Khatri, Blaney Harper
The U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") terminated Investigation No. 337-TA-1094 based on actual expiration of the asserted patent at issue.
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