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Litigation Alert: Supreme Court Redefines the Standard for Indefiniteness in Patent Cases

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6/3/2014 - Supreme Court reversed the Federal Circuit and redefined the standard for indefiniteness under Section 112.

Antitrust Alert: Supreme Court Overrules Per Se Rule Against 'Vertical' Minimum Price Agreements between Manufacturers and their Distributors

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6/28/2007 - On June 28, 2007, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., No. 06-480, addressing the proper antitrust analysis of resale price maintenance under Section 1 of the Sherman Act.

Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2009

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10/6/2009 - Fenwick's Intellectual Property Updates for Fall 2009

Fenwick Employment Brief May 2012

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5/11/2012 - This Fenwick Employment Brief for May 2012 summarizes recent developments in the law.

Fenwick Employment Brief - April 2011

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4/8/2011 - This Fenwick Employment Brief for April 2011 summarizes recent developments in the law.

Litigation Alert: 8th Circuit Clarifies Reach of Copyright Act in Preempting Right of Publicity Claims

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3/2/2016 - 8th Circuit affirms summary judgment in favor of NFL on former NFL players’ right of publicity claim, finding the claim to be preempted by the Copyright Act.

Prevailing Party: Defendant Awarded Attorney Fees Despite Plaintiff’s Voluntary Dismissal of California Trade Secrets Action

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3/9/2012 - Sixth Appellate District found that a defendant in a trade secrets suit can be deemed a “prevailing party” entitled to attorney fees under California Civil Code § 3426.4 when a plaintiff voluntarily dismisses its lawsuit to avoid an adverse determination

Fenwick Privacy Bulletin - Summer 2017

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6/26/2017 - Fenwick's Privacy Bulletin

Litigation Alert: California Court Blocks Subpoenas Aimed at Bloggers' Source of Trade Secret Information

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6/1/2006 - On May 26, 2006, the California Court of Appeals, Sixth District, issued a unanimous decision striking down subpoenas to Internet 'news' sites seeking the source of leaked trade secret information.

Intellectual Property Bulletin Summer 2014

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8/12/2014 - Intellectual Property Bulletin Summer 2014, including administrative judges, Alice v. CLS, Blackhorse v. Pro-Football, Inc. and ISPs.

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Litigation Alert: KSR International Co. v. Teleflex Inc.—Ordinary Innovation is Obvious

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5/1/2007 - On April 30, the Supreme Court in KSR International v. Teleflex, announced that 'the results of ordinary innovation are not the subject of exclusive rights under the patent laws.

Fenwick Employment Brief - March 12, 2007

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3/12/2007 - This Fenwick Employment Brief for March 2007 summarizes recent developments in the law.

Antitrust Alert: The Supreme Court issued its decision in Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons Hardwood Lumber Co., No. 05-381

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2/21/2007 - On February 20, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons Hardwood Lumber Co., No. 05-381, addressing the antitrust analysis of predatory bidding under Sherman Act Section 2.

Securities Litigation Alert: First Delaware Decisions on Option Grant Dating: Ryan v. Gifford and In re Tyson Foods, Inc. Consol. Shareholder Litig.

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2/12/2007 - In two separate decisions issued on February 6, the Delaware Chancery Court weighed in for the first time on issues directly relating to the current wave of stock option matters.

Fenwick Employment Brief - February 7, 2007

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2/7/2007 - A California court of appeal recently clarified which kinds of conduct will support a hostile work environment harassment claim under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

Litigation Alert: DOJ Revises Policy on Demanding Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege

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12/18/2006 - On December 12, 2006, the Justice Department announced new guidelines for federal prosecutors to follow in charging business organizations.

Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2006

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11/20/2006 - The GNU General Public License v2.0 ('the GPL') governs a majority of open source software. The GPL grants recipients the right to copy, distribute and modify covered software provided they do so in a manner consistent with the 'free' nature.

Fenwick Employment Brief - November 6, 2006

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11/6/2006 - On October 10, 2006, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a disabled employee need not prove he was a 'qualified' individual to demonstrate disability discrimination.

Litigation Alert: Transforming Uses of a Celebrity's Likeness Are Protected by the First Amendment

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10/31/2006 - In Kirby v. Sega of America, Inc., No. B183820 (Cal. Ct. App. Sept. 25, 2006) - the First Amendment provides a complete defense for misappropriation of a celebrity's likeness and image where the defendant's use is transformative

Litigation Alert: Northern District of California Rules Online Auction Buyer Must Sue in Seller's Forum

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8/18/2006 - Chief Judge Vaughn Walker ruled in Boschetto v. Hansing (Case No. C-06-1390, order issued July 13, 2006) that a Wisconsin resident's sale of a vehicle on eBay to a California resident did not give rise to personal jurisdiction in California.