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Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB Ruling That Prior Art and FDA Skepticism Supports Non-Obviousness Finding

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB’s) decision upholding the patentability of Eli Lilly & Co.’s patent claims directed to reducing toxicity of a chemotherapy agent. In so holding, … Continue reading

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ERISA Claim – 5th Circuit

After reporting just a few days ago about a significant victory on an ERISA case, today we are reporting on a loss from the 5th Circuit.  This case is from Eastern District of Lousiana but the appeals court is the … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Dimond Rigging Company, LLC v. BDP International, Inc.; Logitrans International, LLC, Docket No. 18-3615, Boggs, Circuit Judge, recommended for full-text publication

Maritime LawMaritime ContractBill of LadingCarriage of Goods by Sea ActContract of CarriageCarrierShipperShip’s ManagerFreight ForwarderOTIHimalaya ClauseStatute of LimitationsEstoppelLicensing RequirementsFMC RegulationsNon-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (“NVOCC”)Lloyd’s ListHague-VisbyJ. Mar. L. & Com.(…) Dimond hired BDP to ship the Equipment. Dimond asserted that BDP did … Continue reading

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Asylum Update: Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Can Continue, the Ninth Circuit Rules

On May 7, the Ninth Circuit stayed an injunction against the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy. That policy, officially called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), requires the return of certain migrants to Mexico pending a full immigration court hearing. … Continue reading

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EFF to Tenth Circuit: First Amendment Protects Right to Record Police

The First Amendment protects the public’s right to use electronic devices to record on-duty police officers, EFF argued in an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The case, Frasier v. Evans, was brought … Continue reading

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