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  • 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
  • Hanoi has long road ahead to become a ‘smart city’
    Wirelessly managing streetlights to cut the cost of energy. Sensors providing real-time alerts on water leaks and air pollution. Intelligent management of public transport and road networks to avoid congestion. These are just some of the benefits a ‘smart city’ could provide, and if authorities and investors succeed, these advancements ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018By Giles T. Cooper
  • Amazon wades in to Vietnam’s e-commerce jungle
    Vietnamese media was abuzz with news that US giant Amazon is set to join the country’s fast-growing retail market this month, with representatives stating that the company will open its platforms to domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises.  Despite the buzz, softly, softly is order of the day with the e-commerce ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018By Giles T. Cooper
  • GE Opens a Second Front in Patent Fight with Vestas
    GE filed petitions on Friday to challenge the validity of a pair of Vestas patents at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Those patents were asserted by Vestas against GE in related patent litigation in federal court. GE and Vestas are now likely to continue their patent fight in two ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018By Justus Getty
  • Republicans Boehner and Weld Join Cannabis Board
    As more and more politicians of all stripes move towards support of federal legalization of cannabis, two senior Republicans have joined the advisory board of a major cannabis company.  According to The Hill, the former Speaker of the House John Boehner and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld became advisers to ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018By David N. Feldman
  • How Long Does a Ninth Circuit Civil Appeal Take?
    So how long does a Ninth Circuit civil appeal take? Using the most recent statistics from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts published in its Judicial Business 2017 report for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, the median time from notice of appeal to decision in the ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Appellate ReviewPublished on Friday, April 6th, 2018By Paul J. Killion
  • SemaConnect Wins Dismissal of ChargePoint’s Patent Lawsuit
    A federal court dismissed claims of patent infringement brought by ChargePoint, Inc. against a rival in the EV charging station market, SemaConnect, Inc. The court found ChargePoint’s asserted patents to claim inventions that are ineligible for patent protection and thus unenforceable against SemaConnect. ChargePoint has appealed the decision to the ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Thursday, April 5th, 2018By Justus Getty