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PTAB Determines that RPI Designation is Not a Statutory Requirement After All

Precedent Indicates Mistaken RPI Correctable Without Date Reset A few weeks back I pointed out that the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) had changed its position on whether or not a new RPI designation requires a resetting of the petition … Continue reading

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J2 IGA (Over 21) Waiver of Two-Year Foreign Residency Requirement, Interested Government Agency Approval for Chinese Client in Pennsylvania

CASE: J-2 Waiver of Two-Year Foreign Residency Requirement / Over 21-year-old dependent child NATIONALITY: Chinese LOCATION: Pennsylvania Our client is a citizen of China who came to the U.S. on a J-2 Visa in 1995.  She came with her mother … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court Signals Interest in FCA Pleading Requirement and the Appointments Clause

There is an important pleading standard question being posed to the US Supreme Court in the petition for writ of certiorari by Intermountain Healthcare (IHC) in a False Claims Act (FCA) case filed by a whistleblower in 2012. The issue … Continue reading

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Finally! SCOTUS Addresses Copyright Registration Requirement For Infringement Actions In Federal Court

https://www.fourthestate.org/On March 4, 2019, in Fourth Estate Pub. Benefit Corp. v. Wall Street.com, (No. 17-571), a unanimous Supreme Court decided that copyright registration is necessary before bringing an infringement action in a U.S. district court.  Opinion here and oral argument here courtesy SCOTUS blog. … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Resolves a Circuit Split on the Registration Requirement for a Copyright Suit

The Supreme Court ruled against copyright owners this week in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, No. 17-571 (Mar. 4, 2019), holding that, for purposes of the statutory requirement that a party suing for copyright infringement must show … Continue reading

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