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  • Federal Circuit Upholds Validity of Philips Patent on Dimmable LEDs
    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently decided that a Philips patent on dimmable LED technology is valid despite a challenge from a competitor. That decision was later affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The patent at issue has been well-litigated, with Philips asserting the ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Friday, April 20th, 2018By Justus Getty
  • Supreme Court May End Web Retailing As We Know It in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.
    The manner in which small businesses can easily solicit orders and sell merchandise over the internet may soon end. In its place, the Supreme Court may require a more regimented and costly scheme that may force many small businesses to go out of business or limit their sales to certain ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Appellate ReviewPublished on Friday, April 20th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • “Cannabis 104” Webinar Replay Available
    A video replay of the webinar “Cannabis 104: Marijuana in the Workplace – What Employers Need to Know” is available to view. ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • Stealing Your Online Face – Online Truth Suffers Another Blow
    What is “real” and what is “fake” in terms of online content we review? This has become a major, if not dominant, concern with respect to the reliability of what we see on the internet. Are suggested “facts” really true? Do we really know the actual source of material posted ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018By Eric J. Sinrod
  • The Evolving Role of Microgrids
    The latest hurricane season, which left millions without power for substantial periods of time, was yet another reminder of the urgent need to make America’s electrical grid more resilient. The increasing frequency and intensity of such storms is exposing the vulnerabilities of the aging electrical grid, i.e., the network of ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • Courts Continue to Erode Peer Review Privilege
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ruled that a state law, establishing confidentiality for medical provider peer review proceedings, did not apply to a contractor staffing a hospital’s emergency department.   The hospital, the contractor and the physician face a lawsuit from the patient and her husband, alleging that the physician failed ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018By Patricia S. Hofstra
  • Forum Selection Clause in Patent License Found to Preclude Challenging Patents at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
    On March 23, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered a patent licensee to withdraw petitions to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) seeking to invalidate a licensor’s patents. The Court held that the forum selection clause of the patent license between the parties ... read more
    Posted to PTAB PracticePublished on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018By Justus Getty
  • Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann ENERGIE STROMSEKTOR
    VIETNAM ENERGIE STROMSEKTOR – Aktuelle Probleme und Lösungen im Hinblick auf Investments sowie ein Ausblick auf die wichtigsten Handelsabkommen TPP 11 und EUVNFTA A. Überblick Vietnam bietet großes Potential im Bereich der Erneuerbaren Energien. Es gehört zu den Ländern mit den meisten Sonnenstunden im Jahr und bietet eine 3000km lange ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018By Oliver Massmann
  • FDA to Consider Approval of Botanical (not synthetic) CBD Drug
    Authored by Robert Prince, Ph.D, https://www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/robertwprince.html On Thursday April 18, 2018, at 8:00AM-12:30PM EST, an FDA advisory panel will consider whether to recommend or not recommend approval of GW Pharmaceutical’s cannabis-based drug Epidiolex ® for use in treating two rare types of epilepsy in children- Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018By Seth A. Goldberg
  • Land speculation clouds Vietnam’s renewable energy projects
    Vietnam’s southern province of Ninh Thuan continues to see growth in its renewable energy resources, with Spain’s Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) winning in its bid for the second phase of the existing 39MW Dam Nai wind farm.   According to the plan, the company will supply 12 turbines by ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018By Giles T. Cooper