A direct selling company headquartered in California settled DOJ and SEC charges for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing Chinese government officials. The company sells health and personal care products in over 90 countries.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com, representing the first time the Supreme Court has heard arguments on the issue of generic trademarks since the enactment of the Lanham Act in 1946.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board concluded that the standards used during patent examinations are different than in inter partes reviews when assessing whether a printed publication is publicly available to the extent that it could invalidate a patent.
A U.S. District Judge for the District of Connecticut reversed a jury verdict that found a former energy executive guilty of seven counts of violating the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The United States Attorney filed a superseding indictment against the China-based technology manufacturing company Huawei and several U.S.-based subsidiaries adding new counts of racketeering, money laundering, and violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.
The Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board clarified what a petitioner must include in a patent dispute to establish that a potentially invalidating document was publicly available before the patent filing.
Cadwalader attorneys considered the implications of a U.S. Court of Appeals Order requiring a supplemental briefing on the constitutionality of patentability decisions issued by Administrative Patent Judges.
A Wisconsin-based marketing solutions and printing graphics services provider settled SEC charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, in connection with the conduct of various bribery schemes conducted by its subsidiaries in China and Peru.
Cadwalader attorneys analyzed a recent Illinois Circuit Court decision denying a petition filed by a political activist and a hedge fund claiming that $16 billion of Illinois's general obligation bonds violated the state constitution.