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  • May 24, 2017

    AIA Trial Institution Rates Are Good News For Patent Owners

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently released America Invents Act trial statistics through the first half of fiscal year 2017, and one trend is clear: The overall trial institution rates for inter partes reviews, covered business method reviews and post-grant reviews are down, say Kerry Taylor and Nathanael Luman of Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP.

  • May 23, 2017

    Zillow Uses Phony Appraisals As Strong-Arm Tactic, Suit Says

    An Illinois family that owns a construction business has hit Zillow Inc. with class allegations that the real estate website’s Zestimate feature gives inaccurate appraisals of homes in an effort to strong-arm homeowners into retaining Zillow-associated brokers.

  • May 23, 2017

    PE Firm CD&R Snags FIS Consulting Biz Stake In $477M Deal

    Financial services technology firm FIS said Tuesday that it has agreed to sell a majority stake in its management consulting business Capco to private equity outfit Clayton Dubilier & Rice in a $477 million deal guided by Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

  • May 23, 2017

    Apple Asks Justices To Deny Samsung Petition In $120M Win

    Apple Inc. defended a Federal Circuit’s en banc decision to uphold a $120 million award against Samsung Electronics Corp. Ltd. in a long-running dispute over smartphone patent infringement to the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, saying the decision doesn't stir up any issues on obviousness, infringement or injunctions worthy of high court review.

  • May 23, 2017

    Apple, Nokia Deal Resolves Slew Of Video Patent Suits

    Apple and Nokia set aside their differences and reached a business deal to end sprawling patent litigation that accused the California-based iPhone maker of infringing 40 Nokia patents for video coding, compression and other technologies, the companies said Tuesday.

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