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

Publication

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.

Litigation Alert: Supreme Court Clarifies Copyright Eligibility for Useful Articles

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3/23/2017 - While much of the legal press may be speculating about the future of the Supreme Court’s Chevron test, yesterday the Court considered a very different kind of “chevron”—a design on a cheerleader uniform. In Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc., the S

Employee Benefits Alert: Another 401(k) Headache: Covering Leased Employees

Publication

8/27/2009 - In a recent employee benefits alert, we looked at temporary and part-time employees, and the circumstances under which an employer must cover them under its 401(k) plan.

Fed Circ Reversal Of Alice Order Gives Patent Owners Hope

Media Coverage

5/12/2016 - In Enfish LLC v. Microsoft Corp., the Federal Circuit ruled that a judge who found that two database patents covered only abstract ideas had inappropriately oversimplified the patents. Bob Sachs spoke with Law360 about this significant ruling.

Google Case Exposures New Approaches to Copyright and Fair Use on the Internet

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2/22/2006 - On February 21, 2006, the Federal District Court in Los Angeles issued a decision with important new analyses affecting use of copyrighted materials on the Internet.

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.

Fenwick Employment Brief - August 2014

Publication

8/14/2014 - Articles on current issues in employment law including partial-day leave deductions, joint employer risk and PAGA.

Fenwick Represents Boom Technology in $33 Million in Series A Financing

Experience

3/23/2017 - Fenwick & West represented Boom Technology, Inc., a Denver-based airplane manufacturer aiming to bring back supersonic speeds to business travel for a fraction of the cost, in its $33 million Series A financing.

Intellectual Property Bulletin Winter 2008/2009

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12/23/2008 - Personalized medicine companies should implement new strategies to deal with the challenges associated with protecting their inventions...

A More Consistent USPTO Approach to Patent Eligibility

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7/17/2017 - Despite the increased importance of patent eligibility, there remains much uncertainty surrounding the tests implemented to assess eligibility.

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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.

New Guidance from SEC Encourages Board Involvement in Excluding Certain Shareholder Proposals

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11/29/2017 - The staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2017, issued a new Staff Legal Bulletin regarding shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8.

Mobile-Phone Case at U.S. Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

News

11/22/2017 - Fenwick privacy lawyer Hanley Chew discusses Carpenter v. United States and how the case may limit law enforcement officials’ power to track persons using mobile phone data.

Court Says Glassdoor Must Disclose Anonymous Reviewers’ Information in Grand Jury Proceedings

Publication

11/16/2017 - In a case with free speech implications, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on November 8, 2017, affirmed the denial of Glassdoor, Inc.’s motion to quash a grand jury subpoena for the identities of the Glassdoor users who anonymously posted a

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Fall 2017

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11/6/2017 - Fenwick & West Intellectual Property Bulletin. Covering current legal issues in patent, copyright and intellectual property law - Fall 2017

Fenwick and West's Digital Health Practice

Industry

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

Industry

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

Industry

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