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The Merit of Patent Boxes

In a new paper on the merit of patent boxes, Should There Be Lower Taxes on Patent Income, Fabian Gaessler, Brownyn H. Hall and Dietmar Harhoff, examine several questions: 1. When a transfer of patent ownership occurs between countries, is … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Victorious Again in Merit Mgmt

If you're challenging a Seventh Circuit ruling in a bankruptcy case on appeal to the Supreme Court, especially if (retired) Judge Posner was in the majority, you've got a challenge ahead. The Court's announcement this morning of its judgment in Merit … Continue reading

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Dual-class shares: marching toward merit regulation?

For the first time since 2015, the SEC has its full complement of five commissioners.  That’s a good thing.  And at least one new Commissioner – Robert Jackson – seems to have hit the ground running.  For example, he made … Continue reading

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Finding of willful infringement still doesn't merit injunction under Herb Reed

A.C.T. Prods., Inc. v. W.S. Indus., Inc., No. 16-0476, 2017 WL 4708152 (C.D. Cal. Jul. 14, 2017)Herb Reed strikes again.  The jury found that defendant had engaged in willful trademark infringement and false advertising, but also that the four-year statute … Continue reading

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Civil Service Commission's jurisdictional reclassification of 29 titles to the noncompetitive class violated Article V, §6's merit and fitness mandate

Civil Service Commission's jurisdictional reclassification of 29 titles to the noncompetitive class violated Article V, §6's merit and fitness mandateMatter of Brynien v New York State Dept. of Civ. Serv., 2010 NY Slip Op 09442, Decided on December 23, 2010, … Continue reading

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