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A recent Law360 guest article suggests that the Federal Trade Commission's use of purportedly few trial exhibits in FTC v. Qualcomm demonstrates that discovery was not proportional to the needs of the case, but in actuality there is little to be gleaned from the number of trial exhibits, say attorneys at Hausfeld.
There are a plethora of substantive and procedural hurdles for a petitioner to overcome when seeking institution of inter partes review. An analysis of recent Patent Trial and Appeal Board and Federal Circuit decisions reveals a few best practices for a successful petition, says Hunter Horton of Erise IP.
Beyond following the rules for safeguarding sensitive customer data, any business that uses sensitive data as part of its decision-making must pay attention to recent regulator actions and concerns about how companies use that data, say attorneys at Jenner & Block.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s recently filed lawsuit against Kik Interactive is the first to bring judicial scrutiny to the SEC’s reliance on the Howey test for determining whether an initial coin offering is a securities offering and may provide much-needed legal clarity, says Amit Singh of Stradling Yocca.
Fitness tracker titans Fitbit and Garmin only have the know-how to make their wearable, health-tracking products because both companies have infringed patents owned by Philips, according to two lawsuits the electronics giant filed Monday.