Second Quarter 2016 Supreme Court And Federal Circuit Update

Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman Shareholders Frank Angileri and Marc Lorelli discuss several recent Court decisions that will have the greatest impact on intellectual property law. During the second quarter of 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Circuit issued several significant IP rulings, including decisions that will affect on-going discussions concerning important patent issues. The webinar reviews and provide practical guidance on: Enhanced Damages and Willful Infringement in Patent Cases: In Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc., 136 S. Ct. 1923 (June 13, 2016), the Supreme Court rejected the Federal Circuit’s Seagate Technology standard for willful infringement and gave district courts broad discretion to award enhanced damages to patent infringement plaintiffs. The ruling will require many litigants to reassess their trial strategies.
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Without congressional action, the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) will close its doors on September 30. A collection of political activists, think tank staffers, and pundits have mounted a campaign against renewing Ex-Im’s charter. One of these critics’ most common refrains is that Ex-Im is unnecessary because it “only” supported $37.4 billion in U.S. exports last year—or less than 2% of the total.


OTHER ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

Preparing for the April Election Webinar

Wisconsin Elections Commission

This webinar will review what we’ve learned during this busy election cycle and offer some best practices for clerks and their election officials. Election security has been an ongoing concern and we will review our efforts toward ensuring the integrity of elections data and voting equipment. Electronic poll books will have been used in several elections and we will let you know what the clerks and their election inspectors think about the implementation of the Badger Book. A copy of the presentation will be posted Tuesday.

UK Monetary Policy

tutor2u

This is a recording of and the slides from a live revision webinar on UK monetary policy designed.

FEDERAL INTEREST AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP

This webinar discusses the federal government’s interest in the real and personal property that grant and cooperative agreement recipients acquire and improve with federal funds. FTLF associate attorney David Bender discusses the concept of “federal interest,” including what it is, how it is created, and its implications on recipients’ property. In addition, Mr. Bender discusses the requirements under the Uniform Guidance pertaining to the use, management, and disposition of grant-funded real and personal property.

HR Compliance in Government Contracting Webinar Series

Public Contracting Institute

Littler Mendelson, the nation’s largest law firm devoted exclusively to workplace issues will present a multi-part series to help employers understand both the legal and business implications of operating as a government contractor. We have brought together thought leaders with experience in nearly every aspect of employment/labor-related federal and state legislation and regulations.

Spotlight

Without congressional action, the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) will close its doors on September 30. A collection of political activists, think tank staffers, and pundits have mounted a campaign against renewing Ex-Im’s charter. One of these critics’ most common refrains is that Ex-Im is unnecessary because it “only” supported $37.4 billion in U.S. exports last year—or less than 2% of the total.

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