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A Drop in Private Law Children Cases: A Sign of Change in the Family Courts?
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021

In July 2021, new private law cases received by Cafcass (the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service) fell by over 16%. According to the latest figures published by Cafcass this week, they received a total of 3,774 new private law cases in July 2021, 740 cases (16.4%) fewer than in July 2020. Private law cases generally consist of applications made to the family court by a parent or carer of a child following a divorce or separation...

International Arbitration: Regional Perspectives, Asia
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021

On 7 July 2021 we hosted the second event in our webinar series on International Arbitration, Regional Perspectives and focused on arbitration in Asia...

Latest Federal Court Cases, 09/07/21
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, September 2021

Belcher Pharmaceuticals, LLC v. Hospira, Inc., Appeal No. 2020-1799 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 1, 2021) In an appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s finding that Belcher Pharmaceuticals, LLC (“Belcher”) engaged in inequitable conduct by withholding prior art from the Patent and Trademark Office (the “PTO”) during the prosecution of Belcher’s patent...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Updates August 2021 (2)
Shearn Delamore & Co., September 2021

Corporate/M&A Amendments to the Main Market Listing Requirements following Enhanced IPO Framework On 11 August 2021, Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Securities”) reviewed the Main Market Listing Requirements (“MMLR”) to ensure parity of regulation with the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (“SC”) introduction of an enhanced initial public offering (“IPO”) framework which took effect on 1 January 2021...

Bitesize Briefing – Freeports – Commercial Contracts and Supply Chain
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2021

The government has confirmed its intention to establish eight new Freeports in Solent, East Midlands Airport, Felixstowe & Harwich, Humber, Liverpool City Region, Plymouth & South Devon, Teesside and Thames. In our latest Freeport bitesize briefing, we look at some of the potential commercial contracts and supply chain opportunities for businesses looking to operate in these Freeports. There are generous customs and taxation benefits within Freeport sites...

Latest Federal Court Cases, 8/30/21
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, August 2021

MLC Intellectual Property, LLC v. Micron Technology, Inc., Appeal No. 2020-1413 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 26, 2021) For those interested in an important Section 112 written description case, we recommend reading the Juno Therapeutics decision below, one of many significant precedential opinions issued this week. We choose as our Case of the Week another important decision issued this week, on the issue of damages, discovery, and expert disclosures...

The Implications of California’s Appellate Decision in Malak Melvin Abdul Qaadir v. Ubaldo Gurrola Figueroa et al.
Buchalter, August 2021

  On August 11, 2021, the California Court of Appeals for the Second District extended the Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics (“Pebley”) Court’s analysis as applied to the admissibility of unpaid medical liens. Based on the Court’s reading of Howell v. Hamilton Meats[1] (“Howell”) and its progeny, the Court in Malak Melvin Abdul Qaadir v. Ubaldo Gurrola Figueroa et al...

The Fintiv Factors – Patent Trial and Appeal Board Current Developments in Light of Arthrex
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, August 2021

In Apple Inc. v. Fintiv, Inc., (IPR2020-00019, Fintiv), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) elegantly laid out six different factors that the Board currently considers in discretionarily denying institution of an Inter Partes Review (IPR) that has a parallel district court proceeding...

Protection of Facility Agents in the Case of Erroneous Payments
Deacons, August 2021

In the recent US case of In Re Citibank August 11, 2020 Wire Transfers (Revlon), the New York federal court held that lenders in a syndicated loan were not obliged to return an erroneous payment made by the syndicated facility agent due to the ‘discharge for value’ principle, which operated as a successful defence to unjust enrichment (click here for the full decision)...

Free Britney: How Would Britney Spears’ Conservatorship have Played Out Under Scots Law?
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, August 2021

The news earlier this month that Jamie Spears has agreed to step down from his long-time role as conservator of his daughter Britney Spears’ estate “when the time is right” has once again shone a light on the singer’s 13-year-long conservatorship, leading many to consider capacity issues for the first time...

Arbitration Rules 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., August 2021

Arbitration Rules 2021The Asian International Arbitration Centre (“AIAC”) launched its latest edition of the AIAC Arbitration Rules (“AIAC Rules”) on 1 August 2021. The AIAC Arbitration Rules 2021 (“2021 Rules”) streamline proceedings and embrace the needs of a fast evolving disputes climate...

Latest Federal Court Cases, 08/23/21
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, August 2021

Teva Pharms. Int’l GmbH v. Eli Lilly and Co., Appeal Nos. 2020-1747, -1748, -1750 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 16, 2021) Eli Lilly and Co. v. Teva Pharms. Int’l GmbH, Appeal Nos. 2020-1876, -1877, -1878 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 16, 2021) In this week’s Cases of the Week, the Federal Circuit reviewed ...

Disagreeing with your Ex Over which School your Child Should GoTo
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021

Separated parents sometimes disagree about which school to send their child to. It is difficult enough accepting if you cannot spend as much time as you want with your child, so having to agree schooling can make life even more difficult. Do I have a say in choosing schools? If you have parental responsibility for a child, you are entitled to have a say in which school they attend and generally about their education. Both parents usually have parental responsibility for their child...

The Sharing Principle in Short Marriages
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021

In the recent case of E v L [2021] EWFC 60, the court has reconsidered how the sharing principle applied to marriages that are short and/or childless. Through the years, family courts have developed three key principles for financial remedy proceedings: “needs”, “sharing” and “compensation”. This article focuses on the two former principles...

Stop Syar Expansion Decision Demonstrates the Uphill Battle for CEQA Plaintiffs
Hanson Bridgett LLP, August 2021

Key Points The court found that plaintiff’s reliance on an issue raised by third-party commenter to establish exhaustion was a risky endeavor; insofar as a third party settles institutes its own challenge on an issue and settles a claim, the plaintiff in a later action, at least in some circumstances, cannot maintain its own challenge on that same issue...

Busker v. Wabtec – California Supreme Court Rules That On-Board Work Is Not Public Works
Hanson Bridgett LLP, August 2021

Yesterday, the California Supreme Court issued an important ruling in a case that had the potential to profoundly affect how public entities budget and pay for publicly funded projects in California, Busker v. Wabtec Corp. (Cal., Aug. 16, 2021,No. S251135) __ Cal.5th __, 2021 WL 3612126...

Social Media Influencers Could Become the Targets of Trademark Infringement Lawsuits
Buchalter, August 2021

Petunia Products, Inc. owns the BROW BOOST ® trademark, under which it sells a “Billion Dollar Brows” eyebrow primer and conditioner. Petunia recently asserted trademark infringement claims against a skin care products company, which Petunia alleges infringed on its BROW BOOST mark in connection with the name of its product that competes with Petunia’s product, and by using the hashtag #BROWBOOST on social media to promote its product...

Infringement Found for Football Teams’ Facemasks
Veirano Advogados, August 2021

The manufacturer of the official facemask for the Brazilian Football Confederation filed a court action against an e-commerce company, accusing it of offering similar items allegedly manufactured by third parties. The manufacturer of the official facemask for the men’s and women’s teams of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) filed a court action against an e-commerce company, accusing it of offering similar items allegedly manufactured by third parties...

Latest Federal Court Cases, 08/16/21
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, August 2021

PersonalWeb Technologies LLC v. Google LLC, Appeal Nos. 2020-1543, -1553, -1554 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 12, 2021) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s judgment on the pleadings that the claims of three patents owned by appellant PersonalWeb were invalid as patent-ineligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101...

The Third Circuit Opens The Door to Class Actions Seeking Paid Military Leave
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2021

On August 10, 2021, the Third Circuit in Travers v. Federal Express Corporation revived a class action lawsuit under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act of 1994 (“USERRA”), holding that employers must provide servicemembers with pay during military leave when employers pay employees on “comparable types of leave...

Key Takeaways from the Court Verdict on Ashton Asoke and Key Considerations for Both Real Estate Developers and Customers
Kudun and Partners, August 2021

On July 30, 2021, the Central Administrative Court rendered its verdict against, among others, the Director of Wattana District, Bangkok Metropolis; the Governor of Bangkok Metropolis; and the Governor of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand, revoking all governmental authorizations with respect to the construction of Ashton Asoke Condominium Project...

Realisation or Reversion? – Dealing with the Family Home in a Sequestration
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021

In the recent Sheriff Court judgment in the case of The Accountant in Bankruptcy v Peter A Davies, the Sheriff sought to clarify how a family home should be dealt with following the sequestration of an individual. Background The debtor was sequestrated in October 2010...

Latest Federal Court Cases, 08/09/21
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, August 2021

GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Appeal No. 2018-1976, -2023 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 5, 2021) Our Case of the Week this week is a re-write of our Case of the Week on October 5, 2020. The case involves a drug that could be used for multiple therapeutic purposes...

The Importance of Intercreditor Agreement Drafting
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2021

The case of Re Arboretum Devon (RLH) Ltd (28 April 2021) concerned a challenge to the validity of the ranking of the parties to an intercreditor agreement, the outcome of which signified the importance of intercreditor agreements and their drafting. An intercreditor agreement (“ICA”) can be a very powerful tool and it can limit or prohibit unwary creditors from being able to take action and recover debt...

Arbitration, Confidentiality and Sport
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, August 2021

When a dispute arises, and the subject matter relates to sport, it tends to attract attention. Whether the dispute concerns football, tennis, swimming or Formula 1, a bit of friction and tension makes for better headlines. For that very reason, most sporting bodies have a dispute resolution procedure that requires the parties to engage in arbitration. Advantages of arbitration in sport disputes There are two main benefits of using arbitration in sporting disputes...

 

 

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