July 28, 2014

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Was It Wirth It? The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Sets a Low Bar for Minimum Contacts McDermott Will & Emery 7/28/2014
Employer May Determine Workweek for Payroll Purposes under FLSA, Fifth Circuit Rules Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/28/2014
Schott Gemtron Corporation v. SSW Holding Company, Inc., Granting Motion for Leave to File Motion for Additional Discovery IPR2014-00367 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/28/2014
Permitting Implications of Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG) Decision Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/28/2014
Rackspace US, Inc. and Rackspace Hosting, Inc. v. Personal Web Technologies, LLC and Level 3 Communications, Decision on Patent Owner’s Motion to Stay IPR2014-00057 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/28/2014
Favorable Ruling: Taxability of HMOs Under New York City General Corporation Tax McDermott Will & Emery 7/28/2014
GEA Process Engineering, Inc. v. Steuben Foods, Inc., Decision on Petitioner’s Request for Declaration IPR2014-00041, 43, 51, 54, 55 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/28/2014
Supreme Court Says Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Does Not Preempt Repose Defense for Tort Claims Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – July 28, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 7/28/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 22: Charting the Future of the Premium Subsidies (and Employer Penalties): Halbig v. Burwell and King v. Burwell Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/28/2014
Iowa Supreme Court Rules Pollution Suit Not Preempted by Clean Air Act Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2014
Dallas Jury Awards Nearly $3 Million in First U.S. Toxic Tort Verdict Related to Fracking Beveridge & Diamond PC 7/28/2014
Inflexible Leave Policies under the ADA since Hwang Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/28/2014
E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company v. Monsanto Technology LLC, Decision Denying Institution IPR2014-00335 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/25/2014
Microsoft Corporation v. VirnetX Inc., Decision Denying Institution IPR2014-00401 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/25/2014
SEC Settles Third-Party Insider Trading Claim Against New York Investor Relations Executive Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/25/2014
Agencies Issue Final Rule on the Recovery of Contractor Whistleblower Legal Costs Proskauer Rose LLP 7/25/2014
Illinois District Court Reaffirms Rule 10b5-1 Standard and Denies Motion to Dismiss Insider Trading Charges Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/25/2014
Cyanotech Corporation v. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Granting Leave to File Motion to Submit Supplemental Information IPR2013-00401, 404 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/25/2014
Maximizing The Use Of The “Chain Of Service” Doctrine To Defend Claims re: Tip Sharing Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/25/2014
CAFC Orders District Court to Stay Proceedings Pending CBM Review, Criticizes District Court’s “Review” of PTAB’s Decision to Institute CBM Trial Armstrong Teasdale 7/25/2014
Donning & Doffing (Wage Disputes): Old Is New Again Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/25/2014
Conflicting Rulings on Health Insurance Subsidies Raise Concerns Among Insurers and Providers Armstrong Teasdale 7/25/2014
Motorola Mobility LLC v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, Denying Leave to File Additional Briefing Regarding Updated Mandatory Notice IPR2014-00504 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/25/2014
Kentucky Supreme Court Approves Plugging Holes with Others' Piggy Banks using Budget Drafting McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/25/2014
Can a For-profit Institution of Higher Education Take Advantage of Chapter 11? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/25/2014
Strike Two for Right to-Work Statute in Indiana Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/25/2014
Spectra Logic Corporation v. Overland Storage Inc., Granting Sua Sponte Motion to Exclude Demonstrative Exhibit IPR2013-00357 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/25/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – July 25, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 7/25/2014
Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Limited Scope of Wisconsin Health Care Worker Protection Act Godfrey & Kahn S.C. 7/25/2014
Insured’s Teenage Daughter Entitled to UIM (Underinsured Motorist) Benefits for Injuries Sustained While a Passenger in Friend’s Auto Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. 7/25/2014
Pot Luck – Best Practices for NY & NJ Employers Addressing Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 7/24/2014
Summary Judgment for Insurer Was Proper as it Had Cancelled Policy Several Months Prior to the Accident for Non-Payment of Premiums Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. 7/24/2014
Hospitals File Lawsuit Over Medicare Administrative Law Judge Hearings Delays Poyner Spruill LLP 7/24/2014
D.C. District Court Confirms No Standing in Data Theft Cases Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/24/2014
The Southern District of New York Issues Spoliation Sanctions Against Foot Locker Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/24/2014
Miami Courts Drive Florida Business Law Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/24/2014
Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Benefits for Employee Who Fell While Bringing Treats for Co-Worker Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. 7/24/2014
U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions on Whether ACA Permits Tax Subsidies of Health Care Coverage Purchased Through Federal Exchanges McDermott Will & Emery 7/24/2014
Halbig and King and The Struggle of Two Federal Appeals Courts to Find Meaning in Words That May or May Not Be in the ACA: Of Mice and Elephants Proskauer Rose LLP 7/24/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – July 24, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 7/24/2014
Wisconsin Supreme Court Says Unpaid Intern Is Not Protected Under State Whistleblower Statute von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 7/24/2014
Fifth Circuit Holds Deferred Compensation Plan Is Governed by ERISA Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/24/2014
Key Component of Affordable Care Act Might Be Invalid Covington & Burling LLP 7/24/2014
The Wisconsin Supreme Court Puts Judgment Creditors at Risk by Changing 150 Years of Law on How to Obtain a Priority Lien against a Judgment Debtor’s Personal Property Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/23/2014
Homeowner’s Policy Did Not Cover Suit Against Insured Accountant Filed by Her Clients to Recover Costs Associated With Protecting Information on a Compact Disc Stolen From the Insured’s Car Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. 7/23/2014
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Pregnancy Accommodation Case In Its Fall Term Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/23/2014
Update on Google Unauthorized Children’s In-App Purchase Class Action: THE SHOW MUST GO ON! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/23/2014
Apotex Inc. v. Wyeth LLC, Denying Motion for Leave to File Motion for Additional Discovery IPR2014-00115 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/23/2014
Porch Collapse Killing 12 and Injuring 29 Was One Occurrence Even Though Some People Died Weeks Later Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C. 7/23/2014

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