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IP Frontiers: The U.S. Supreme Court finds, and fixes, constitutional defect in Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions

Kristian Ziegler

In U.S. v. Arthrex, case number 19-1434; Smith & Nephew v. Arthrex, case number 19-1452; and Arthrex v. Smith & Nephew, case number 19-1458, the Supreme Court recently held that the law empowering Administrative Patent Judges of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ...

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New door opens to federal courts

The Second Circuit has radically expanded the types of matters which can be litigated in the federal courts. It is now clear that individuals who suffer an injury due to another’s violation of a state statute can seek federal courts. ...

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Pandemic jumpstarts technology advancements in legal sector


The COVID-19 pandemic has so accelerated law firms’ adoptions of new technologies that they have jumped ahead several years, says Christopher Rodi, partner at Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP. “It has really forced us to move five years forward in six ...

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