In One Fell Swoop, Supreme Court Upends Quarter Century of Practice and Limits Proper Venue in Patent Disputes, Much to the Dismay of Patent Trolls

By | C-Suite Risk Report | May 24, 2017
On May 22, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that a domestic corporation “resides” only in its State of incorporation for purposes of the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b). While seemingly an esoteric discussion of civil procedure, the decision will fundamentally alter the landscape of modern patent litigation. View Full Post
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Determining Eligibility for EDC Tax Incentives in the US Virgin Islands

By | Virgin Islands Law Blog | May 24, 2017
Are you wondering whether you qualify to receive benefits from the Economic Development Commission in the U.S. Virgin Islands? To be considered eligible for benefits, applicants must meet the following requirements: Invest a minimum of $100,000 outside of their inventory in a business or industry that is determined to advance the best interest of the territory. View Full Post
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Osteo Relief Institute Jersey Shore Employees Failed to Wash Hands and Reused Syringes

As reported by philly.com, New Jersey Department of Health investigators have released a preliminary report finding that that the Osteo Relief Institute Jersey Shore in Wall Township deviated from multiple infection control guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. View Full Post
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A Note from the World Economic Forum On Africa in Durban

By | Cov Africa | May 24, 2017
Earlier this month, more than 1,000 leaders from business, government, and civil society participated in the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban in early May with the theme, “Achieving Inclusive Growth through Responsive and Responsible Leadership.” This note highlights several conversations relevant to the forum’s theme. View Full Post
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Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Joint Conduct

Over the past few years, sophisticated pricing algorithms and artificial intelligence have attracted the attention of antitrust and competition enforcers. These new technologies interpret and respond to market conditions with far more precision, agility, and consistency than their human counterparts. As a result, they may require practitioners to develop new ways of thinking about joint conduct such as price-fixing conspiracies. View Full Post
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