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Christopher Loh

Supreme Court prohibits USPTO from shifting attorneys' fees in certain district court proceedings

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the US Patent and Trademark Office cannot shift the fees of its attorneys and paralegals to litigants in district court proceedings brought under Title 35, Section 145 of the US Code.

Agnieszka Fedor

Summary of 2019 labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The year 2019 saw an abundance of labour law novelties, including amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure, the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code.

Pia Meetz

Steel manufacturers fined record €646 million for agreeing surcharges and exchanging information

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office has fined three companies and three persons a total of approximately €646 million.

Samuel Yang

Educational apps must be filed with education administrative departments

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Education recently published the Administrative Measures for the Filing of Educational Apps.

Matthew C Morse

USCIS proposes rule to increase filing fees: what employers need to know

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed a rule to increase the filing fees for most of its applications and petitions for immigration benefits.

Manavendra Mishra

Seat/venue/place saga continues: Supreme Court reverses view and declares earlier judgments bad law

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The Supreme Court recently decided key issues relating to the interpretation of arbitration clauses and the scope of appealable orders under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

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