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Copyright Alert: Perfect 10 v. Google—Key Holdings: Website Framing Does Not Directly Infringe the Public Display Right, Image Search Engine Thumbnails Are Fair Use, and a New Test for Online Contributory Infringement

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5/17/2007 - How fast do things change in 'Internet time'? That was in substance one of the questions posed in yesterday's Ninth Circuit decision in Perfect 10 v. Google.

Weekly Employment Brief - August 5, 2002

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8/5/2002 - En Banc Ninth Circuit Expands Availability of 'Mixed-Motive' Test/Requiring Employee to Drive 100 Miles to Work Not an Adverse Action/Harasser's Continued Presence in the Workplace Can Be a Continuing Violation

Weekly Employment Brief - December 16, 2003

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12/16/2003 - California Court Permits Company to Fire Supervisor for Dating Subordinate/Policy Against Rehiring Violators of Workplace Rules Can Be Legitimate Reason to Refuse to Rehire Former Employee Who Resigned After Positive Drug Test

Litigation Alert: Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co., Ltd. (Festo XIII) - Prosecution History Estoppel and the Foreseeability of Equivalents

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7/5/2007 - Federal Circuit issued the latest in a line of decisions addressing the scope of prosecution history estoppel and its limits on the doctrine of equivalents, this time addressing whether an equivalent is foreseeable and thus subject to surrender.

Good News for Game Developers: Court Extends Protections for Using Others’ Trademarks in the Advertising of Artistic Works

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11/29/2017 - In a move that will likely benefit game developers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit explicitly held that First Amendment protection extends to use of third-party trademarks in the commercial promotion of an artistic work.

Patent Alert: Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Bilski Patent Application but Narrowly Upholds Business Method Patents

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6/28/2010 - Patent Alert: Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Bilski Patent Application but Narrowly Upholds Business Method Patents, Written By Fenwick Attorneys in the IP Group.

Litigation Alert: Ninth Circuit Assesses Use of Player Likenesses in Video Games

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8/6/2013 - On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the Ninth Circuit issued two opinions assessing the parameters of use of individual player likenesses in video games in two highly watched cases: Brown v. Electronic Arts, Inc., and In Re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness

Prometheus – Unbound or Not

News

11/3/2011 - Michael Shuster, co-chair of the Life Sciences Group with Fenwick & West, was recently quoted in the Drug Discovery News article

Cray Scores Significant Patent Venue Win

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9/22/2017 - This precedential opinion establishes the standard that will control most venue determinations in patent cases going forward and limits abusive forum shopping.

Litigation Alert: Supreme Court’s Lexmark Decision Creates Uniform Federal False Advertising Standing Requirement

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3/27/2014 - Supreme Court’s Lexmark Decision Creates Uniform Federal False Advertising Standing Requirement, Widening the Door for Claims in the Ninth Circuit; It Also Suggests a New Approach to Determining Standing Requirements Under Other Federal Statutes.

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Fenwick and West's Digital Health Practice

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11/2/2017 - Fenwick’s digital health clients play a crucial role in the shaping of this industry, which can be examined in part by the Digital Health Industry Map created by Fenwick.

Cleantech

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11/2/2017 - Our Cleantech Practice has a long history of working with companies at the forefront of alternative energy and other cleantech-related technologies. We help clients in all areas of renewable energy – biofuels, chemical, electric, solar and wind.

What You Should Know When Establishing a 401(k) Plan: A Guide for New Plan Sponsors

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10/30/2017 - This article will attempt to give an overview of some of the most common practical issues and compliance problems that plan sponsors should be aware of when first establishing a 401(k) plan.

Semiconductors

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10/20/2017 - Our Semiconductors Practice has represented some of Silicon Valley’s most successful semiconductor companies. Our clients represent all sectors of the industry, from EDA developers to fables chip makers and test equipment producers.

Top SCOTUS Cases Tech Companies Should Watch – Fall 2017 Preview

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9/29/2017 - The upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term promises to be a big one, featuring a patent case that could be a game changer for many clients and a host of other cases that may affect how tech and life sciences companies deal with personal data, how they treat int

Federal Circuit Provides Much Needed Patent Venue Guidance Post TC Heartland

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9/22/2017 - The Federal Circuit has issued a landmark venue decision setting forth the standard for determining what constitutes a “regular and established place of business” under 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b).

Cray Scores Significant Patent Venue Win

News

9/22/2017 - This precedential opinion establishes the standard that will control most venue determinations in patent cases going forward and limits abusive forum shopping.

CEO Pay Ratio Rule: New SEC Advice Helps Companies Prepare to Comply

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9/22/2017 - Having recently affirmed that there will be no postponement of the 2018 effective date for CEO pay ratio disclosure, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Sept. 21 issued interpretive guidance to assist companies in their efforts to comply with t

Equifax Breach: 3 Immediate Steps Leading Companies Are Taking To Respond

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9/22/2017 - Equifax, one of the three nationwide credit bureaus that track and rate the financial history of consumers, announced in September that it had suffered a data breach exposing personal information of up to 143 million Americans. The personal information of

Fenwick Employment Brief – Summer 2017 Update

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8/15/2017 - Fenwick's Summer 2017 Employment Law Update, including regional updates from California, Washington and New York as well as updates on national cases.