Publications & News

Publications

September 30, 2014

When 'Mandatory' Does Not Mean Mandatory: Failure to Obtain Criminal Restitution in Federal Prosecution of Human Trafficking

A report co-published in 2014 by The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center and WilmerHale.... Read More

September 25, 2014

Arbitration of False Claims Act Cases May Bind the United States

An article written by Dino LaVerghetta published in Bloomberg BNA's Daily Report for Executives on September 25, 2014.... Read More

September 25, 2014

Q&A With WilmerHale’s Stuart Falber

A question and answer interview with Stuart Falber, published in Law360 on September 25, 2014.... Read More

September 19, 2014

Technical and Scientific Experience

Our ability to provide superior legal representation to technology companies is greatly enhanced by the academic and industry experience of our lawyers in a wide variety of... Read More

September 17, 2014

Swap Dealer Chief Compliance Officer Requirements – First Year in Review

The CFTC by regulation requires each registered swap dealer to designate a chief compliance officer to carry out certain duties relating to swaps activities and to furnish an... Read More

September 15, 2014

Delaware Court of Chancery Once Again Upholds Forum Selection Bylaw Requiring Intra-Corporate Litigation to Be Brought in a Forum Chosen by the Board of Directors

Once announced, merger and acquisition transactions typically result in the filing of numerous lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions. The Delaware Chancery Court has once again approved... Read More

September 15, 2014

Federal Circuit Patent Updates - September 2014

Summaries of and links to recent precedential and informative opinions.... Read More

September 15, 2014

US and EU Escalate Russia Sanctions

Last week, the United States and European Union (EU) significantly escalated financial and trade sanctions against the Russian Federation in response to what US Treasury Secretary... Read More

September 12, 2014

When Inter Partes Review Meets Hatch-Waxman Patents

An article by Christopher Noyes, Emily Whelan, Corinne Atton and Heather Petruzzi, published by Law360 as part of a series of articles authored by the firm on the topic of post-grant... Read More

September 12, 2014

Pushing the Borders of Chapter 15: When a Foreign Representative "Flouts" the Purposes of Cross-Border Insolvency in the United States

An article co-authored by Dennis Jenkins and Benjamin Schak, published by Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, July/August 2014.... Read More

September 10, 2014

A Look At Constitutional Challenges To Redskins Decision

An article by Vinita Ferrera and Richard A. Crudo, published in Law360 on September 10, 2014.... Read More

September 4, 2014

Provisional Rules on Enterprise Information Disclosure and Their Implications

China's State Council approved the Provisional Rules on Enterprise Information Disclosure (企业信息公示暂行条例) (the Disclosure Rules) on July 23, 2014, which take effect on October 1,... Read More

September 2, 2014

Federal Circuit Patent Updates - August 2014

Summaries of and links to recent precedential and informative opinions.... Read More

September 2, 2014

Update on German Anti-Corruption Legislation and Procedure

On 1 September 2014, an important amendment to German anti-corruption legislation has entered into force.... Read More

September 1, 2014

What is the First EU Anti-Corruption Report? How Do You Utilise It?

An article by Paul von Hehn and Takeshige Sugimoto, published in Business Legal Affairs (Bijinesu Homu), Choukeizaisha, Vol. 14, No. 9, pp. 126-128.... Read More

August 29, 2014

Q&A With WilmerHale’s Brian Johnson

A question and answer interview with Brian Johnson, published in Law360 on August 29, 2014.... Read More

August 26, 2014

David Cavanaugh Quoted in Law360 Article on AIA Petitions

Partner David Cavanaugh provides tips to practitioners about AIA Petitions in Law360 article, "4 Mistakes That Can Doom AIA Petitions," published August 26, 2014.... Read More

August 21, 2014

Choosing Patent Claims to Assert

An article by Evelyn Mak and Dennis Wang published in the August 21, 2014 edition of the Daily Journal.... Read More

August 15, 2014

Estoppel as Applied to and From Patent Office Post-Grant Proceedings

An article by Monica Grewal and Richard Crudo published in Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, Vol. 88, No. 1020.... Read More

August 14, 2014

Territoriality and Jurisdiction in EU IP Law

An article by Trevor Cook published in the July 2014 edition of Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 19, pp. 293-297.... Read More

August 7, 2014

Lessons From Inter Partes Review Denials

An article by Kyle Turley published in the August 7, 2014 edition of Law360.... Read More

August 5, 2014

Can Chapter 15 be an Ally to Bondholders in Foreign Insolvency Cases?

An article written by George Shuster and Benjamin Loveland, published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXXIII, No. 8, August 2014.... Read More

August 4, 2014

Unnoticed Supreme Court Decision Could Narrow Securities Fraud Law

An article by Matt Martens and Mark Cahn, published in the August 4, 2014 edition of Bloomberg BNA's Securities Regulation & Law Report, Vol. 46, No. 1510.... Read More

August 4, 2014

David W. Ogden: False Claims Act Should be Reformed

On July 30, 2014, David W. Ogden, former Deputy Attorney General of the United States and current partner with WilmerHale, urged Congress to amend the False Claims Act while testifying... Read More

August 1, 2014

Commission’s Consultation on Merger Reform Regarding Minority Shareholding

An article by Frédéric Louis and Takeshige Sugimoto, published in the August 2014 edition of The Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Vol. 42, No.... Read More

July 31, 2014

FinCEN Releases Long-Awaited Proposal on Customer Due Diligence (CCD) and Beneficial Ownership

On July 30, the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued proposed regulations that would formalize certain financial institutions’ Customer... Read More

July 31, 2014

Early Results of Post Grant Proceedings

An article written by David Cavanaugh, published in Intellectual Property Today (July 2014).... Read More

July 30, 2014

Global Competition Review USA Litigator of the Week: Heather Tewksbury

An article by Global Competition Review featuring WilmerHale Partner Heather Tewksbury, who was named as its USA Litigator of the Week.... Read More

July 30, 2014

Recent Developments in the Regulation of Counsel and Professional Conduct in International Arbitration

A chapter by Charlie Caher and Jonathan Lim, appearing in The International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2014 (11th edition); published by Global Legal... Read More

July 30, 2014

International Arbitration In Central and Eastern Europe: A Diversity of Approaches

A chapter by Franz Schwarz and Kenneth Beale, appearing in The International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2014 (11th edition); published by Global Legal... Read More

July 30, 2014

The International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration – England and Wales

Charlie Caher surveys international arbitration practices in England and Wales. This article appeared in the 2014 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to International... Read More

July 29, 2014

Online Consumer Privacy: Airlines Under Scrutiny

An article written by Heather Zachary and Allison Trzop, published in The Air & Space Lawyer, Volume 27, Number 1, 2014 by the American Bar Association.... Read More

July 29, 2014

Whose Refund Is It? The Sixth Circuit Weighs in, Finding Tax Sharing Agreement Between Bank and Holding Company Ambiguous on Ownership of Refunds

In its recent AmFin decision, the Sixth Circuit joined a growing line of cases considering whether tax refunds paid to a bank holding company pursuant to a tax sharing agreement between... Read More

July 25, 2014

Federal Circuit Patent Updates - July 2014

Summaries of and links to recent precedential and informative opinions.... Read More

July 25, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as a Privacy & Data Security Regulator

An article by Jonathan Cedarbaum and Elijah Alper, published in the May/June 2014 edition of the Fintech Law Report.... Read More

July 23, 2014

Gary Born Delivers Lecture on International Arbitration at the Academie Voor de Rechtspraktijk

Gary Born, Chair of the International Arbitration Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and the world's leading authority on international arbitration and litigation, recently... Read More

July 18, 2014

Meet the Summers: SEO Legal Interns

In addition to the 89 summer associates WilmerHale welcomed to the firm this year, four Sponsorship for Educational Opportunity (SEO) legal interns have also joined our US offices.... Read More

July 18, 2014

The DRIP effect on civil liberties

An article by David Rundle, published by the Solicitors Journal.... Read More

July 18, 2014

US Targets Major Russian Financial and Energy Firms in Sector-Specific Sanctions

This week, the United States announced new sanctions against Russia in response to what the Obama Administration describes as Russia’s continued attempts to destabilize Ukraine.... Read More

July 16, 2014

Latin America: Expert View: Drafting Arbitration Agreements

An article by Duncan Speller and Victoria Narancio, published in the July-August 2014 edition of Commercial Dispute Resolution, pp. 46-48.  ... Read More

July 14, 2014

Understanding the Global Reach of U.S. Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Protections

An article by William McLucas, Laura Wertheimer and Arian June, published in the July 2014 edition of Bloomberg BNA's World Securities Law Report, Vol. 20, No. 7.... Read More

July 14, 2014

Know The Capacity Closure Analysis In Horizontal Mergers

An article authored by Partner Hartmut Schneider, published in Law360.... Read More

July 14, 2014

Legal representation in arbitration

An article featuring Gary Born, published by Lexis®PSL Arbitration and Lexis®Library on 14 July 2014.... Read More

July 10, 2014

EU Commission Unveils Plans Regarding Enforcement of IP Rights

On July 1, 2014, the European Commission adopted two Communications calling for better protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. This is the first major initiative... Read More

July 8, 2014

The Whole Loaf, or Only a Slice?: Interstate Bakeries and the Increased Importance of Integration Clauses in Contracts with Bankrupt Counterparties

As a recent number of bankruptcy cases have illustrated, contract integration clauses can have profound and unintended effects when, upon the bankruptcy of a counterparty, the... Read More

July 7, 2014

Patent Law and the Supreme Court: Certiorari Petitions Denied

WilmerHale compiles lists of certiorari petitions that raise patent-law issues. This page contains a consolidated list of all recently denied petitions, organized in reverse chronological... Read More

July 7, 2014

Patent Law and the Supreme Court: Certiorari Petitions Granted

WilmerHale compiles lists of certiorari petitions that raise patent-law issues. This page contains a consolidated list of all recently granted petitions, organized in reverse chronological... Read More

July 7, 2014

Patent Law and the Supreme Court: Certiorari Petitions Pending

WilmerHale compiles lists of certiorari petitions that raise patent-law issues. This page contains a consolidated list of all pending petitions, organized in reverse chronological order... Read More

July 7, 2014

International Commercial Arbitration by Gary Born – Hardcover and eBook Available Now

We are delighted to announce that the second edition of International Commercial Arbitration (2014 Kluwer Law International) by Gary Born, Chair of the firm's International Arbitration... Read More

July 2, 2014

DC Circuit Issues Major Ruling Affirming Broad Applicability of Attorney-Client Privilege to Corporate Internal Investigations

On June 27, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued a major decision clarifying the scope of the attorney-client privilege as applied to corporate internal investigations.... Read More