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click to watch Webcast: For Whom the Ring Tones: TCPA Litigation and the Insurance Industry
Webcast: For Whom the Ring Tones: TCPA Litigation and the Insurance Industry
On December 15, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued its long-awaited Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility (published in the Federal Register on December 16, link here: [(79 Fed. Reg. 74618)]). The Guidance supersedes the guidelines for determining patent eligibility for life sciences claims in view of the Supreme Court’s Myriad and Mayo decisions, and supplements the June 25 Examination Instructions for software claims in view of the Supreme Court’s Alice decision. On initial review, the new Eligibility Guidance presents a welcome shift from the highly burdensome, ... more

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Legal Alert: U.S. Government Resets Cuban Policy and Eases Sanctions Against Cuba December 18, 2014
Yesterday, President Obama announced that the United States and Cuba will begin talks to resume full diplomatic relations and partially lift travel and economic sanctions and restrictions, some of ...
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Coop Employees See Added Pension Security December 18, 2014
President Obama recently signed into law a new measure to ensure that current coop employees under the age of 62 maintain access to the "quasi-retirement" feature of the NRECA Retirement Security ...
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State Tax Experts Say Wynne Touches on Multiple Issues December 10, 2014
Partner Jeffrey Friedman is mentioned in articles for State Tax Today and State Tax Notes regarding his panel discussion on oral arguments heard in Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury v. Wynne at ...
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Sutherland Represents The Carlyle Group in the Acquisition and Recapitalization of Southeast PowerGen, LLC December 12, 2014
HOUSTON—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that the firm represented The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) in the acquisition of 75.05% of the outstanding interests of Southeast ...

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click to watch Videocast: Focus on Russian Sanctions
Videocast: Focus on Russian Sanctions
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