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  • Federal Court Litigation Between GE and Vestas Likely to Remain Stayed; Parties Continue to Battle at Patent Board
    The patent infringement lawsuit being heard in federal court in Delaware between General Electric and Vestas Wind Systems A/S appears likely to remain on hold through late 2019 or early 2020. GE and Vestas remain locked in a long-running patent battle over “Zero Voltage Ride Through” or “ZVRT” technology. Each ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019By Justus Getty
  • Vietnam – The World Bank is asking Duane Morris about Doing Business and Government Contracting – What you must know:
    Case Study Assumptions BidCo • Is one of the companies participating in the call for tender and meets all solvency, technical and administrative requirements to compete; • Is a privately and domestically-owned medium-sized Limited Liability Company (or its most common legal equivalent); • Operates in Ho Chi Minh City; • ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019By Oliver Massmann
  • State Lotteries Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief — For Now
    The legal landscape of the Wire Act continues to develop as the DOJ takes a step back from its updated Wire Act stance published earlier this year. On January 15, 2019, the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel published a legal opinion that left the future of internet gaming ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019By Samantha L. Haggerty
  • Too Much Screen Time Adversely Impacting Teenagers?
    We keep hearing about how teenagers have gone inward. They spend more and more time staring into their televisions, computers and handheld devices. Indeed, they can be online practically anywhere, anytime. We have been told that the failure of teens to engage as much in the real world around them ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Emerging Product Liability Concerns for Medical 3D Printing
    Duane Morris partner Sean Burke authored the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry article, “Emerging Product Liability Concerns for Medical 3D Printing.” Mr. Burke writes: Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-dimensional (3D) printing, has been billed as the new industrial revolution. It is a lofty prediction; but we are seeing this prognostication ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Friday, April 5th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • Opportunity Zones – Updated Regulations Timing Update; White House Appointments; and Disaster OZs Proposed Legislation – Brad A. Molotsky, Esq.
    Much going on this week friends – so jumping right into the OZ pool today: Updated Regulations; Timing – while we were originally hearing that the next set of regulations were supposed to be issued by the IRS and Treasury before April 15th, we have now heard as of earlier ... read more
    Posted to Project Development/Infrastructure/P-3Published on Thursday, April 4th, 2019By Brad A. Molotsky
  • FDA Announces Its Next Steps for Cannabis Products
    With the enactment of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (also known as the 2018 Farm Bill), hemp-derived CBD appeared to be on the table for marketing all across the country. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) press release issued that same day put a hold on the jubilation, stating ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Life Sciences LawPublished on Thursday, April 4th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • FDA Announces Its Next Steps for Cannabis Products
    With the enactment of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (also known as the 2018 Farm Bill), hemp-derived CBD appeared to be on the table for marketing all across the country. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) press release issued that same day put a hold on the jubilation, stating ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Thursday, April 4th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • Federal Circuit: Four ChargePoint Patents Assserted Against SemaConnect Are Invalid
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled last Thursday that four patents owned by ChargePoint, Inc., are invalid. The patents are directed to a networked electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) and were previously held invalid by a federal court in Maryland for claiming inventions that are ... read more
    Posted to Green IPPublished on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019By Justus Getty
  • Certificate of Need Laws: Desirable or Destructive
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is making headlines in Alaska, supporting a move to repeal that state’s certificate of need (CON) law. CON laws require health care providers to establish that a need exists for the services the provider seeks to provide. If there is no need, the provider is ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Health LawPublished on Monday, April 1st, 2019By Amy E. McCracken