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    With one of the fastest dockets in the country and broad injunctive relief at its disposal, the ITC has become a prominent forum for patent infringement suits. Here's what you need to know about how your company can take advantage of the benefits of an ITC investigation versus patent litigation in federal court.

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    Corporations are not only responsible for protecting consumer data, but also for safeguarding the medical data of its employees. This could prove difficult considering the spectrum of employee medical records, and the importance of maintaining privacy. Familiarize yourself with the laws and regulations, and ensure your confidence when identifying, managing and distributing such sensitive information.

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    Linda T. Coberly, Jonathan D. Brightbill, Andrew Tauber, and Brandon Duke, Winston & Strawn LLP
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    The US Supreme Court has long been skeptical of novel proposals by federal agencies to address issues of vast economic and political significance. In West Virginia v. EPA, the Court made clear that its past cases reviewing novel applications and interpretations of agency powers do constitute an identifiable “doctrine” for application by courts going forward. When an administrative agency makes a “major policy decision,” it must have “clear congressional authorization” to do so. This case may represent one of the Supreme Court’s most significant administrative law decisions since Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council in 1984.

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    Daniel T. Stabile, Kimberly A. Prior, and Gabriela Ana Plasencia, Winston & Strawn LLP
    3 pages

    Governments and regulators have struggled to keep pace as new digital asset classes and other blockchain applications have risen to prominence. This regulatory uncertainty has caused confusion in the markets and impeded greater adoption of distributed ledger technologies in the United States. However, on June 7, 2022, US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) introduced the Responsible Financial Innovation Act (RFIA), the first major piece of US federal legislation to provide a reasonably comprehensive regulatory framework for digital assets. This article discusses the most significant provisions of the RFIA.

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    Region: United States
    Cari Stinebower, Carol Alexis Chen, Dainia Jabaji, Jacob Harding, and Dhruva Krishna, Winston & Strawn LLP
    10 pages

    In response to Russia invasion of Ukraine, the United States and dozens of its allies and partners around the globe have imposed what the White House has called, "the most impactful, coordinated, and wide-ranging economic restrictions in history." This article (1) provides an overview of OFAC sanctions jurisdiction and circumvention prohibitions, (2) summarizes recent Russia sanctions, (3) provides a synopsis re sanctions evasion through cryptocurrency, (4) highlights existing US regulatory guidance regarding sanctions evasion through cryptocurrencies, and (5) recommends measures that persons and companies may wish to consider to mitigate the risk of sanctions violations.

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    Interest Area: Government
    Region: United States
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