Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Federal Circuit Resolves Joint Patent Infringement Liability Gap with New Inducement Standard

A patent owner claiming induced infringement no longer has to show that a single induced entity is liable for direct infringement, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, ruled Aug. 31 in a 6-5 split (Akamai Technologies Inc. v. Limelight Networks Inc. and McKesson Technologies Inc. v. Epic Systems Corp.)…

BNA INSIGHTS: Knowing When, Where and How to Draw the Line Presents Significant Challenges for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Nonbank Supervision Program

September 14, 2012 in BNA's Banking Report · Leave a Comment 

Earlier this summer, the comment period closed on the CFPB’s proposed rule establishing procedural requirements for designating when a nonbank financial firm would be subject to CFPB examination and supervision…

BNA INSIGHTS: Are Your Company’s Most Valuable Assets and Competitive Advantage at Risk from Key Employee Resignations?

September 14, 2012 in Privacy & Security Law Report · Leave a Comment 

This article focuses on the measures that an employer can take before and after learning of the employee’s resignation that will help safeguard its prized intellectual assets…