• 07.18.23

    Restrictive Claim Term Definition in Parent Application Does Not Restrict Term in Child Application

    In Finjan LLC v. ESET, LLC, the Federal Circuit held that a definition provided in any incorporated-by-reference document is a part of the host patent.

  • 07.14.23

    Supreme Court: Business Registration Statutes Don't Violate Due Process

    A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will encourage forum shopping by enterprising plaintiffs, particularly to out-of-state jurisdictions where a defending business has few or no contacts.

  • 06.30.23

    Florida Amends FTSA

    The Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (FTSA), Florida’s version of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), has officially been amended, with Gov. Ron DeSantis signing into law changes that limit the reach and impact of the statute.

  • 06.30.23

    Sixth Circuit: Single RVM Sufficient for Standing

    A plaintiff who alleged the receipt of a single ringless voicemail (“RVM”) suffered a concrete injury for purposes of Article III standing, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

  • 06.30.23

    FCC Proposes Revocation Rules

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has published a new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) focused on the issue of revocation, seeking “to clarify and strengthen consumers’ ability to revoke consent to receive both robocalls and robotexts,” as well as ...

  • 06.26.23

    California Supreme Court Expands Whistleblower Protection

    The California Supreme Court has expanded whistleblower protections under state law, taking a broad reading of the term “disclosure.”

  • 06.26.23

    EEOC Takes On Title VII and AI

    Adding to the growing commentary on artificial intelligence (AI) in the employment context, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a technical assistance document.

  • 06.26.23

    The NLRB Recently Takes Bold Action

    NLRB General Counsel Cites Top Five Problems With Noncompetes Under the National Labor Relations Act

  • 06.26.23

    New State, Local Laws Address Height, Weight, Marijuana and Noncompetes

    State and local employment laws are changing around the country, from a new measure in New York City prohibiting discrimination based on height and weight to protections enacted in Washington for off-duty marijuana use to a ban on almost all noncompete agreements in Minnesota.

  • 06.20.23

    Disclaimer Not Binding in IPR Proceeding Where Made

    In CUPP Computing AS v. Trend Micro Inc., the Federal Circuit held that a disclaimer made in an inter partes review (IPR) proceeding was not binding in that proceeding, i.e., the disclaimer is not binding in the proceeding in which it is made.



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