Google Beats Oracle’s $8.8 Billion Damages Claim after Jury Finds Fair Use
Six years after Oracle first accused Google’s popular Android platform of infringing Oracle’s copyrights in Java application programming interfaces, a Northern District of California jury has found th...
Texas Supreme Court Limits Grounds for Vacating Arbitration Awards under the TAA
In an opinion that will make vacating arbitration awards even more challenging, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously held that the Texas Arbitration Act sets out the exclusive grounds for vacating arbi...
ITC Predicts Net Benefit to the U.S. Economy from the TPP
The U.S. International Trade Commission on May 18 released its report on the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the U.S. economy as a whole and on specific sectors.
Supreme Court Issues Important Ruling on Standing in Class Action and Data Breach Cases
This week, the Supreme Court held in Spokeo v. Robins that plaintiffs must allege concrete harm, apart from a mere statutory violation, in order to satisfy standing requirements.
Accrued Interest - A Finance Newsletter from Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2016
The current edition of Accrued Interest focuses on the Finance professionals in our New York Office. Each of the articles was authored or co-authored by one or more of our attorneys resident in New...
OSHA's New Recordkeeping Rule
On May 11, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule, which is slated to go into effect January 1, 2017. This requires certain employers to electronically submit information regarding workplace injuries and illn...
EPA Takes Regulatory Actions to Address Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector
On May 12th, EPA issued two rules that will significantly impact the oil and gas industry nationally.
The Federal Circuit Declines to Change Patent Litigation Venue Rules
On Friday, April 27, 2016, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit declined to reevaluate the venue rules for patent litigation.
CENACE Publishes Call to Bid for the Second Long-term Power Auction in Mexico
On April 29, 2016, the National Center for Energy Control (“CENACE”) announced the second auction for long-term supply and purchase contracts to satisfy the need of basic service suppliers (for the ti...
OSHA Quarterly Newsletter, May 2016
Matthew Deffebach and Punam Kaji attended this year's American Bar Association OSHA Committee Midwinter Meeting in Santa Barbara, California. One of the highlights included comments from Dr. David ...