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Ip 2014 Year In Review

Ip 2014 Year In Review Introduction There have been numerous notable developments in patent situation law in 2014. Key decisions in the Federal Circuit and Top Court tackled a number of key issues, including patent eligibility of software and business methods, standards for caused violation when multiple actors are participating, the responsibility of proof in […]

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USPTO Issues Guidance for Analyzing Process Patents

USPTO Issues Guidance for Analyzing Process Patents On March fourth, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued “2014 Procedures For Subject Material Eligibility Analysis Of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws and regulations of Nature/Natural Concepts, Natural Phenomena, And/Or Natural Products“ Guidance, counseling examiners and also the public from the factors for figuring out […]

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Be Global – March 2015

Be Global – March 2015 HIGHLIGHTS Italy: Implementation of Further Labour Reforms Significant changes to the rules governing dismissals came into force earlier this month, under the provisions of the Italian “Jobs Act”. Click here to read more. Germany: Gender Quota in Boardrooms From 2016 German lawmakers have recently passed a law requiring companies to give […]

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U.S. Brand Holders Anticipating Business in Cuba Can and really should Safeguard Trademarks

U.S. Brand Holders Anticipating Business in Cuba Can and really should Safeguard Trademarks Once we noted within our Client Alert on December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama has announced that he’ll do something to help ease rules which have largely avoided U.S. companies from performing business in Cuba in excess of half a century. While […]

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California Appellate Court Clarifies Proper Amount of Evidence Required to Support Restitution Order

California Appellate Court  Clarifies Proper Amount of Evidence Required to Support Restitution Order Question Considered in Graffiti Abatement Situation A current California Appellate Court decision regarding restitution evidence inside a graffiti abatement situation clarifies the type of evidence metropolitan areas should contained in restitution proceedings, and signifies the way the court will evaluate whether a […]

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WHS Amendments Passed in Queensland and be law (once more)

WHS Amendments Passed in Queensland and be law (once more) To where everything started Inside a recent update, we confirmed the Queensland Labor Government had introduced an invoice to reverse many of the Newman Government’s changes to operate, safety and health provisions highly relevant to Safety and health Representatives (HSRs) and entry permit holders. The […]

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