- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEU reaches compromise on new Copyright DirectivePosted on February 22, 2019 by Davinia BrennanThe European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a compromise on the text of the new Copyright Directive (previously discussed here). The proposed Directive targets digital use of press publications by information society service providers, such as news aggregators and media monitoring services. As discussed below, the two most controversial provisions are Articles 11 and...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogCNIL Publishes FAQs to Prepare for a No-Deal BrexitPosted on February 21, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPOn February 20, 2019, the French data protection authority published a set of questions and answers to specify the CNIL's recommendations and steps that organizations should take to prepare for a no-deal Brexit. Continue Reading
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsPatent Term Adjustment deductions for applicant delay are only appropriate when the Applicant could have taken steps to advance prosecution but failed to do soPosted on February 13, 2019 by Elizabeth CromptonIn Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Iancu, No. 2017-1357 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 23, 2019), the Federal Circuit rejected the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s practice of deducting time from the patent term adjustment (PTA) for applicant delays during periods of time when the applicants had no reasonable steps to take to advance prosecution. Slip op. at […] The post Patent Term Adjustment deductions for applicant delay are only appropriate when the Applicant could have taken steps to advance prosecution but failed to do so appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: The FirewallDifferent Viewpoints Represented at the Latest California Attorney General’s Office Public Forum on the California Consumer Privacy ActPosted on January 28, 2019 by Lukas Sosnicki and Ashley R. FickelOn Friday, January 25, 2019, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s Office held the fourth of its six public forums in connection with its rulemaking process for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). The purpose of the open forum, which was held in Los Angeles at the Ronald Reagan State Building, was to provide an initial... Continue Reading
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateApplicability of State-Action Immunity to Private PartiesPosted on January 17, 2019 by Meghan Larywon, Robert P. LoBueOn January 7, 2019, in Green Sols. Recycling, LLC v. Reno Disposal Co., No. 3:16-cv-00334-MMD-CBC, 2019 BL 4611 (D. Nev. Jan. 07, 2019), the District Court for the District of Nevada granted summary judgment on plaintiff’s antitrust claim in favor of defendants Reno Disposal Company, Inc. (“Reno Disposal”), and Waste Management of Nevada, Inc. (“WMON”), [...]
- Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 63 – SE Fintech Venture ConferencePosted on December 18, 2018 by MMMTechLawThe Southeast Fintech Venture Conference is an all-day event showcasing the top fintech companies in the Southeast. From true startups to hometown fintech success stories, this day serves as a demonstration of the latest and greatest in fintech innovation. For a recap of the conference, visit Queen City Fintech.