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Finding Common Ground – Recent Developments In International Group Supervision
As with many industries, the insurance sector has become increasingly more complex and internationally connected over the past decade.
United States
19 Feb 2019
Eyeing AI: Artificial Intelligence And Its Increasing Impact On The Insurance Industry
The use of artificial intelligence ("AI"), which may be defined as the development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally associated with human intelligence ...
United States
15 Jan 2019
Reinsurance Collateral Requirements – They Are A-Changing: An Update On The Covered Agreement Prior To The NAIC Fall Meeting
In mid-November, the NAIC will be holding its fall meeting, bringing together insurance regulators, companies and stakeholders to discuss issues facing the insurance industry today.
United States
19 Nov 2018
The Music Modernization Act: What Licensee Services Need To Know About Its Implementation
Having passed both the US House and Senate, the Music Modernization Act ("MMA") is about to be signed into law—a signing ceremony is scheduled for today.
United States
13 Oct 2018
Managing Intellectual Property In The United States (Video)
In today's day and age, intellectual property (IP) is a key element for every organisation and should be taken into thorough consideration by foreign companies looking to invest in the United States.
United States
30 Jun 2017
Supreme Court Decision Alert - May 24, 2010
In a decision that could prove significant to all businesses that engage in joint ventures and other cooperative enterprises, the Supreme Court ruled today in "American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League", No. 08-661, that the National Football League (NFL) does not constitute a "single enterprise" for antitrust purposes, holding instead that the league’s 32 constituent teams are separate enterprises when it comes to selling branded items like caps.
United States
27 May 2010
Litigation Expenses Can Be Used to Establish a Domestic Industry Under Section 337
On April 14, 2010, the International Trade Commission ("ITC" or the "Commission") issued a public version of its much-anticipated opinion in the Coaxial Cable Connectors case.
16 Apr 2010
FRAND Obligation’s Antitrust Consequences May Linger After Patent Finds New Home
Technology standard-setting organizations (SSOs) often require the owner of a patent that is essential to an industry standard to commit to license that patent on terms that are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND).
United States
18 Mar 2010
US Supreme Court Releases Opinion in "Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick"
On March 2, 2010, the Supreme Court held that the provision of the Copyright Act which requires authors to register their works before suing for copyright infringement, 17 U.S.C. § 411(a), is not a limitation on the federal courts’ subject-matter jurisdiction, but instead merely a "claim-processing rule" setting forth what a copyright holder must do before he or she may file a claim in court.
United States
12 Mar 2010
US Federal Circuit Decision Affects Law of Patent Exhaustion, Licensing and Covenants Not to Sue
On April 8, 2009, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided "TransCore, LP v. Electronic Transaction Consultants Corp.", 2008-1430, which made two significant changes to the law of patent exhaustion.
United States
16 Apr 2009
Investing In The Energy Sector In India — Protecting Intellectual Property In An Uncertain World
India's rapid industrialization and increased role in the global economy continues to substantially increase its demand for energy. As a result, business and investment activity in India's energy sector is substantially growing as well.
United States
6 May 2008
Supreme Court Docket Report - October Term, 2005—No. 9
Recently the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases of interest to the business com-munity. Absent extensions, which are likely, amicus briefs in support of the petitioners will be due on April 7, 2006, and amicus briefs in support of the respondents will be due on May 12, 2006.
United States
3 Mar 2006
Patent Infringement Liability for Overseas Providers
A patent action in the United States involving the technology underlying the BlackBerry device, which is currently progressing through the US appeals system, and a recent English case involving William Hill’s online gambling site available in the United Kingdom, have highlighted a risk all businesses using cross border technological solutions need to take care to understand.
United States
19 Oct 2005
Impact of the New Rules for Technology Licences in Europe
The European Commission has adopted a new Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation, which came into effect on 1 May 2004. The Regulation provides a "safe harbour" from the effects of EU competition rules for certain types of technology licence agreements.
20 Sep 2004
Reform of European Pharmaceutical Legislation
An Overview of Recent Changes in the Licensing Procedure for Medicinal Products in the EU.
European Union
7 Sep 2004
Reform of European Pharmaceutical Legislation
It was only recently that the process of reforming European pharmaceutical legislation within the framework of European Commission proposal ‘Pharma Review 2001’ was finally completed, with the adoption of a pharmaceutical legislation package comprising a new Regulation (EC) No. 726/2004 and two amending Directives 2004/27/EC and 2004/28/EC by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union on 17 December 2003 and 11 March 2004, respectively.
4 Aug 2004
The Draft Block Exemption Regulation on Technology Transfer Agreements – Is the New Safe Harbor Less Safe?
On 1 October 2003, the European Commission published its draft block exemption Regulation on the application of Article 81(3) EC Treaty to technology transfer agreements1 ("Draft TTBER").
17 May 2004
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