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April 5, 2013

Federal Circuit Maintains Patent Exhaustion Precedent, Distinguishes Supreme Court Rulings

Federal Circuit Maintains Patent Exhaustion Precedent, Distinguishes Supreme Court Rulings Patent owners recently received a favorable decision regarding exhaustion of patent rights from the en banc Federal Circuit.  The case, Lexmark International, Inc., v. Impression Products, Inc., concerns aftermarket print cartridge sales and the issue of whether Lexmark’s patent rights are exhausted by (1) sales […]

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April 5, 2013

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Korea (Updated)

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Korea (Updated) WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF KOREA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT? The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment. Depending on the type of business, a prospective foreign investor seeking to make an investment in […]

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April 5, 2013

Going for Brokerage: SEC Report Highlights Best (and Worst) Practices in Cybersecurity Preparedness

Going for Brokerage: SEC Report Highlights Best (and Worst) Practices in Cybersecurity Preparedness On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a Risk Alert addressing cybersecurity issues at brokerage and advisory firms, along with suggestions to investors on ways they can protect themselves and their online accounts.  FINRA issued a similar, more […]

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April 2, 2013

Video games tax credit finally receives state aid approval

Video games tax credit finally receives state aid approval The European Commission has finally given the green light to the proposed UK video games tax credit which will now come into effect from 1 April 2014. Similar to the existing film and TV tax credits, this new relief will mean games developers could be eligible […]

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April 2, 2013

Delaware Supreme Court Decision in Rural/Metro Affirms $76 million Judgment Against Third-Party Advisor for Aiding and Abetting Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Board, but Rejects Suggestion of ‘Gatekeeper’ Duties

Delaware Supreme Court Decision in Rural/Metro Affirms $76 million Judgment Against Third-Party Advisor for Aiding and Abetting Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Board, but Rejects Suggestion of ‘Gatekeeper’ Duties On November 30, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed post-trial decisions by the Delaware Court of Chancery (i) holding RBC Capital Markets, LLC liable to Rural/Metro […]

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March 30, 2013

Teacher With Fear of Children Not Entitled to ADA Accommodation

Teacher With Fear of Children Not Entitled to ADA Accommodation The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations that allow a disabled employee to perform the essential functions of the job. However, not all accommodation requests are reasonable. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected a claim by a teacher with a mental […]

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