Tag Archives: Validity

Does Presumption of Patent Validity Extend to Eligibility?

A plaintiff seeking to enforce patents claiming automated methods for uploading multimedia content was ordered to pay defendants’ attorney fees based on a finding of an “exceptional case” under U.S.C. § 285.  Cellspin Soft, Inc. v. Fitbit, Inc., No. 4:17-CV-5928-YGR … Continue reading

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Nori Holdings: England & Wales High Court confirms ‘continuing validity of the decision in West Tankers’ under Brussels I Recast

Earlier this month, the English High Court rendered an interesting decision on the (un-)availability of anti-suit injunctions in protection of arbitration agreements under the Brussels I Recast Regulation (No 1215/2012). In Nori Holdings v Bank Otkritie [2018] EWHC 1343 (Comm), … Continue reading

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Carpentier on Validity & Applicability

Mathieu Carpentier (Universite de Toulouse 1 Capitole) has posted Validity Versus Applicability: A (Small) Dose of Scepticism (Diritto & Questioni pubbliche, 18/1, 2018) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Analytical jurisprudence has grown fond of a distinction between the notion of validity … Continue reading

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New Visa Policy May Lead to Shorter Visa Validity Periods

On January 26, 2018, the U.S. Department of State revised the Foreign Affairs Manual provisions that guide visa officers on the validity period of visa stamps and the number of admissions to grant under a visa stamp.  Under this new policy, … Continue reading

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Tennessee Court Allows Disinherited Children to Challenge Validity of Decedent’s Will

During the administration of an estate in Tennessee, the decedent’s last will and testament, if there is one, will be submitted into probate.  An objection to the validity of the will is known as a will contest, and it may … Continue reading

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