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- Blog: Patent 213Error-Checking Patent Held Patent EligiblePosted on November 25, 2019 by Andrew TuggleKPN is a Dutch telecom company that owns a U.S. patent for detecting errors in data transmission. Last year, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware invalidated the patent as ineligible subject matter, but on Friday, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed. So, let’s look...
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateUpdate: DOJ Announces It Will Move to Lower the Curtain on 70-Year-Old Paramount Consent DecreesPosted on November 18, 2019 by Timothy H. Gray, Robert P. LoBueLast October, we discussed the Department of Justice’s announcement that it would be revisiting the 1948 Paramount Consent Decrees, a series of movie-studio concessions and divestments resulting from a landmark antitrust prosecution, United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc., 334 U.S. 131 (1948). Among other things, those decrees held unlawful the then-existing vertical integration of production [...]
- Blog: Pipeline LawProposed Legislation Seeks to Block Pipelines From Vaguely-Defined “Conservation” Lands without Considering Adverse Impacts of Re-RoutesPosted on November 8, 2019 by Arthur E. SchmalzLast week, Annie Kuster (D-NH) along with four other Democratic members of Congress introduced a proposed Natural Gas Act (NGA) amendment aimed at banning the use of eminent domain for construction or expansion of interstate natural gas pipeline infrastructure through lands subject to conservation restrictions in favor of, or owned by, non-profit entities or local... The post Proposed Legislation Seeks to Block Pipelines From Vaguely-Defined “Conservation” Lands without Considering Adverse Impacts of Re-Routes appeared first on PipelineLaw. Continue Reading