Financial Litigation Insights, Winter 2013
Three of the world’s leading banks—Barclays, UBS, and the Royal Bank of Scotland—have admitted to manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (“Libor”), the world’s leading short-term interest rate benchmark, for numerous currencies over the course of several years.
Law360, March 15, 2013
While it remains to be seen whether the use of NPAs and DPAs is a growing trend or a unique arrangement for targets of antitrust investigations in the financial services industry, this article examines the background and historical use of these agreements and their re‐emergence in recent antitrust investigations.
Law360, March 7, 2013
The creation of cost-effective, efficient means to challenge the validity of a patent will certainly become one of the long-lasting impacts of the AIA. For clean technology companies, the proceedings offer a way to navigate the tidal wave of industry patents issued under fast-paced examination programs like the Green Technology Pilot Program.
Intellectual Property Today, January 2013
Though clean technology space may be a ripe area for testing this new defense, there are some factors a clean technology patent holder or accused infringer may want to consider.
Law360, December 21, 2012
The year of 2012 brought substantial changes to the patent system through the introduction of the PTAB and the new proceedings, IPR and CBM.