Tag Archives: Pending

Interpretation: ‘Litigation pending’ means awaiting a decision

Litigation is pending if the court still has the power to hear it and dispose of it. The pending proceeding remains undecided or is awaiting a decision or settlement. This principle also applies to administrative tribunals. In Malebane v Dykema … Continue reading

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When the Court Will Stay an Order Pending Appeal

An Ontario court recently considered an interesting case where one party sought a stay of two orders pending appeal.   The Parties’ Story The parties were the parents of a five-year-old child. They separated when the child was approximately one … Continue reading

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Patent Pending: The Road to Obtaining a U.S. Patent

The term patent pending is a well recognized term of art that many inventors rightfully covet. It subtly, and very directly, conveys great meaning. It means that an inventor has taken steps to protect their invention in hopes of ultimately obtaining … Continue reading

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Estate Planning pending Divorce or Break Up

Estate Planning pending Divorce or Break Up.         By Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq. Author ABA’s “Wills & Estate Administration” book         If separated and suddenly die, your spouse will still receive either all of a minimum of 50% of your probate assets if no … Continue reading

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Status of U.S. Biosimilar Approvals and Pending Applications*

By Kevin E. Noonan — The Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) was enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act (colloquially called "Obamacare," Public Law 111-148) (see "House Passes Health Care Reform Bill — Biosimilar Regulatory Pathway Makes … Continue reading

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