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June 9, 2017

A recent Supreme Court decision limits how patent holders may restrict the use of their patented products after there has been an authorized sale.

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June 9, 2017

On May 22, 2017 the Supreme Court unanimously and unambiguously rejected VE Holding’s standard and held that the patent venue statute exclusively controls where venue lies for purposes of patent infringement litigation.

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October 31, 2016
Information on the recently released guidance from the OCR regarding the HIPAA compliant use of cloud computing technology.
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August 25, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has brought an administrative proceeding against 1-800-Contacts.

May 18, 2016
President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law as an amendment to the Economic Espionage Act. The DTSA allows owners of trade secrets to bring civil causes of action in federal court for theft of trade secrets related to a product or service that is used in, or intended to be used in, interstate or foreign commerce. For additional information, please read our client alert.
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May 16, 2016
The recent Enfish decision chips away at some of the uncertainty created by the 2014 Supreme Court case, Alice Corp. Party Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014) (Alice), which significantly increased the difficulty of obtaining and enforcing software-related patents and has been used to invalidate a large number of previously granted patents. Please read our client alert for additional information.
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November 12, 2015

Kutak Rock attorney Matthew Sgnilek co-authored an article titled "A Refreshing Look at Protecting Your Customer/Client Lists" for the October 2015 edition of the Entertainment Human Resources Network.

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February 20, 2013
March 28, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) released this week its final report entitled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations for Businesses and Policymakers.”

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February 27, 2012

The White House on Thursday announced a long-awaited “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights,” encouraging businesses to voluntarily abide by seven key principles in handling personal data.

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