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Starting July 1, the SEC will release letters relating to Securities Act registration statements that are not selected by the SEC staff for review. The letters will be available on EDGAR and tagged as correspondence.
The SEC’s rules to facilitate smaller companies’ access to capital - dubbed Regulation A+ - became effective today. The rules enable smaller companies to offer and sell up to $50 million of securities in a 12-month period without going through a full-blown registration process, subject to eligibility, disclosure and reporting requirements.
Patent holders bringing infringement suits sometimes unnecessarily assert that a competitor infringes an unreasonable number of patent claims.
The District of Minnesota is one of the busiest courts in the nation. The District also carries a greater than average load of patent cases. The Senior Status Judges in the District take a full case load, but do not handle patent cases.
When should a company facing charges of patent infringement be required to recall the accused products? A recent District of Minnesota decision noted the absence of controlling authority on that question, but ordered a recall nonetheless.
District of Minnesota Holds that Mayo, Myriad, and Alice Apply to Dog-Eat-Dog World of Canine Genetic Testing
On March 31 in Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc., d/b/a Paw Print Genetics v. Canine EIC Genetics, LLC, No. 14-CV-1598 (JRT/JJK), Judge John R. Tunheim addressed the question of whether veterinarians can obtain patents for identifying genetic markers of canine disease.
Many companies accused of infringement have turned to Inter Partes Review (IPR) as an alternate route for challenging the validity of patent claims. But what happens if an accused infringer moves to stay litigation in light of a pending IPR petition?
Last week, a group of 144 business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and philanthropists petitioned the SEC to require public companies to disclose their political spending.
SEC Commissioner Aguilar recently reiterated a request that he introduced in 2009 by calling for a NASAA representative to be embedded at the SEC.
Ever since the Dodd-Frank Act made the SEC’s choice of forum more permissive, the SEC has been pursuing enforcement actions through administrative proceedings rather than filing charges in federal district court.