This month the EDPB shed light on the question of lead supervisory authorities. The issue arose in response to a question late last month from the French supervisory authority. Some…Continue Reading EDPB Provides Guidance on Determining Primary Supervisory Authority
The FCC reminded companies this month that calls containing “artificial or prerecorded voices” are regulated by TCPA. And, that the FCC considers AI-generated voices to be just the kind of…Continue Reading AI-Generated Voice Calls: New Tech, Old Rules
In a suspicious insurance claim, it is common for insurers to request that an insured answer questions about the claim at an examination under oath (“EUO”). But a new opinion…Continue Reading New Decision Gives an Insured the Right to Videotape Examinations Under Oath
In Weber, Inc. v. Provisur Techs., Inc., Nos. 2022-1751, 2022-1813 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 8, 2024), the Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s legal conclusion that…Continue Reading Federal Circuit Concluded that Operating Manuals Subject to Confidentiality Restrictions are Prior Art Printed Publication
EcoFactor, Inc. is the holder of U.S. Patent No. 8,498,753, titled “System, Method and Apparatus for Just-In-Time Conditioning Using a Thermostat,” which focuses on optimizing climate control systems, particularly HVAC…Continue Reading Federal Circuit Rules on when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is Engaging in Erroneous Claim Construction
AI is here to stay. The development and use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) is rapidly growing in the healthcare landscape with no signs of slowing down.Continue Reading Recent Healthcare-Related Artificial Intelligence Developments
On February 15, Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Jack Reed (D-RI) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to a leading payment app seeking clarification of its reimbursement policy for victims…Continue Reading Congress Continues to Pressure Payment Apps to Change their Fraud Policies
On February 16, the CFPB issued revised rules updating its internal supervisory appeals process for institutions seeking to appeal a compliance rating or an adverse material finding. The updated rules open…Continue Reading CFPB’s Enhanced Supervisory Appeals Process: A Potentially Beneficial Shift for Financial Institutions
In a move to bridge significant data gaps identified through its February 2023 Auto Finance Data Pilot where it sent information requests to nine large auto lenders about their lending…Continue Reading CFPB Ramps Up Auto Finance Scrutiny: A Look at the New Data Collection Initiative
The Motor Carrier of Property Permit Act (the “MCPPA”) sets forth insurance requirements for commercial motor carriers in California. There is a dearth of legal authority interpreting the MCPPA, which was…Continue Reading California Courts Clarify the Interpretation of the MCPPA
Are you considering a transaction in the healthcare industry?Continue Reading Webinar: Navigating Increased Scrutiny for Health Care Deals in 2024
Inventors and patent practitioners filing patent applications before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) may have an obligation to disclose if artificial intelligence (AI) is used in the innovation process.Continue Reading AI-Assisted Inventions: Is There a Duty to Disclose the Use of AI?
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) may change how we invent: many envision a collaborative approach between human inventors and AI systems that develop novel solutions to problems together. Such AI-assisted inventions…Continue Reading AI-Assisted Inventions: Are They Patentable? Who is the Inventor?
California’s Legislature has been busy, proposing a number of bills that may affect California food retailers and manufacturers, should they be signed into law. Some could become effective as early as…Continue Reading New Bills Being Served Up That May Soon Impact Food Retailers and Manufacturers
On January 26, 2024, the State Council of China published the “Regulations of the Filing Threshold for Operators’ Concentration (2024 Revision)” (the “New Filing Threshold”), which took effect on the…Continue Reading China Raises Turnover Threshold for Anti-Monopoly Filing in M&A Deals