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Patent File Wrapper Estoppel Comes to Canada

In a move that surprised many in the IP community, a budget bill that received royal assent before the holidays, introduced file wrapper estoppel to Canadian patent law. Bill C-86 (link) included a number of changes to intellectual property legislation including enacting the College of Patent Agents and Trade-mark Agents Act, reforming the Copyright Board, and numerous amendments to the Patent Act, Trade-marks Act and Copyright Act. One of the changes to the Patent Act, allows for the patent fil...
Tags: UK, Supreme Court, Law, US, Canada, United States, Intellectual Property, US supreme court, Patent Office, Locke, SG, Eli Lilly Co, Neuberger, Pollard Banknote Limited, Babn Technologies Corp, Copyright Board


Neuberger Berman buys Cartesian Re

Neuberger Berman has acquired Cartesian Re. Financial terms weren’t announced. The deal for Cartesian Re includes affiliate Iris Re, which manages more than $1 billion in assets under management focusing on the insurance-linked strategies asset class. Cartesian Capital Group formed Cartesian Re in 2009 as a portfolio company. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Neuberger Berman has broadened its alternative investment platform through the acquisition of specialist asset manager C...
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Neuberger Berman to buy 25 percent stake in Brazil college Uniasselvi: Reuters

U.S.-based investment firm Neuberger Berman LLC is close to acquiring a 25 percent stake in Brazilian college Uniasselvi for $100 million, one source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Part of the proceeds will be used by Uniasselvi, which offers distance learning courses, to expand its business through acquisitions and to open new distance learning centers. Uniasselvi has 185,000 students. Uniasselvi’s shareholders, buyout companies Carlyle Group LP and Brazil’s Vinci Partners Investime...
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Investigation: USA Swimming ignored sexual abuse for decades

For decades the sexual abuse of young athletes by their coaches lingered just beneath the surface in American swimming’s otherwise golden waters. In 2005, USA Swimming president Ron Van Pool decided it was time to bring the issue to the surface. Giving his annual State of Swimming address, Van Pool pushed for a more aggressive approach within the sport to taking on sexual abuse. “USA Swimming is frightfully behind the curve in this process and there are those who would have us continue to lag,” ...
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USA Swimming ignored sexual abuse for decades, investigation finds

For decades the sexual abuse of young athletes by their coaches lingered just beneath the surface in American swimming’s otherwise golden waters. In 2005, USA Swimming president Ron Van Pool decided it was time to bring the issue to the surface. Giving his annual State of Swimming address, Van Pool pushed for a more aggressive approach within the sport to taking on sexual abuse. “USA Swimming is frightfully behind the curve in this process and there are those who would have us continue to lag,” ...
Tags: Chuck, Usa, Texas, Maryland, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Massachusetts, US, Sports, Sacramento, Atlanta, Sport, Fbi, Harvard


Why are judges worried about the ECJ's post-Brexit role?

The country’s most senior judge has called for government guidance amid fears over legal precedents and the status of long-running casesWhy are British judges still fretting about European law? Lord Neuberger, president of the UK supreme court, has sounded the alarm about a grey area between British and EU law, even after Brexit. The country’s most senior judge is voicing the concern of many in the legal community that long-running cases could be left in limbo and the role of the European court ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Law, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Court of justice of the European Union, Article 50, Brexit, Ecj, BBC Continue, Neuberger


UK judges need clarity after Brexit - Lord Neuberger

Supreme Court chief Lord Neuberger wants to know what will happen about decisions made in EU's top court.
Tags: UK, News, Supreme Court, Eu, Neuberger


UK judges need clarity after Brexit - Lord Neuberger

Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger wants to know what will happen about decisions made in EU's top court.
Tags: UK, News, Supreme Court, Eu, Neuberger


Support a free press – don’t judge it

Lord Neuberger thinks the media should have a ‘degree of responsibility’ in its reporting, but isn’t that a curb on its liberty to speak out?Those of us who thought Lord Neuberger, outgoing president of the supreme court, was best advised to say nothing while the Daily Mail was doing its foaming Brexit schtick about judicial “enemies of the people” found fears confirmed when his lordship finally joined battle last week. “The rule of law, together with democracy, is one of the two pillars on whic...
Tags: Media, Law, Newspapers & magazines, Judiciary, Freedom Of Speech, UK supreme court, Neuberger


Politicians too slow to defend judges after Brexit case, says supreme court president

Lord Neuberger says some of vitriol aimed at judges after they ruled against the government ‘undermined rule of law’Britain’s top judge has spoken out about media attacks on the judiciary and the failure of politicians to stand up for judges after the Brexit court challenge.Lord Neuberger, the president of the supreme court, said some of the vitriol directed at the high court judges after they ruled against the government in November was “undermining the rule of law”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Media, Law, European Union, UK News, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Britain, Foreign Policy, Judiciary, Brexit, Neuberger, David Neuberger, EU referendum and Brexit


Supreme court seeks new judges who will 'improve its diversity'

Law society hopes court will better ‘reflect society’, as all of current panel are white and majority are privately educated men The supreme court began its search for three new judges on Thursday, seeking members who will “improve the diversity of the court”. Of the court’s 11 current members, 10 are men and all are white. Just two were not privately educated. On Thursday, the court’s president Lord Neuberger said he and his colleagues want that to change. “What we are looking for is to recruit...
Tags: Law, Women, UK News, World news, Race issues, Judiciary, UK supreme court, Neuberger


Supreme court president: politicians too slow to defend judges after Brexit case

Lord Neuberger says some of vitriol aimed at judges after they ruled against the government ‘undermined rule of law’Britain’s top judge has spoken out about media attacks on the judiciary and the failure of politicians to stand up for judges after the Brexit court challenge.Lord Neuberger, the president of the supreme court, said some of the vitriol directed at the high court judges after they ruled against the government in November was “undermining the rule of law”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Media, Law, European Union, UK News, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Britain, Foreign Policy, Judiciary, Brexit, Neuberger, David Neuberger, EU referendum and Brexit


Top UK judge hits back after Brexit uproar over court ruling

The head of Britain's Supreme Court has accused politicians of not doing enough to protect the independence of the judicial system when judges came in for harsh criticism from pro-Brexit newspapers last year. England's High Court triggered an angry response from some newspapers in November when it ruled that the decision to begin Britain's formal divorce talks with the European Union had to be approved by parliament and not be taken by the government alone. In an interview with the B...
Tags: UK, England, News, European Union, High Court, Bbc, Britain, Neuberger, David Neuberger, Britain s Supreme Court


Attacks on UK judges 'undermine law'

Lord Neuberger has accused some newspapers of undermining the rule of law in their coverage of Brexit.
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Attacks on judges undermine law - Supreme Court president

Lord Neuberger has accused some newspapers of undermining the rule of law in their coverage of Brexit.
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5 facts about the UK Supreme Court’s Brexit decision

5 facts about the UK Supreme Court’s Brexit decision This morning, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Brexit may not go forward unless Parliament votes to authorize withdrawal from the European Union, despite the fact that the motion won a national referendum last year. Here are five facts you need to know about British citizens’ attempt to reassert their sovereignty by leaving the Brussels-based international government body. 1. Brexit passed handily and remains pop...
Tags: UK, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Religion, Eu, European Union, Britain, Theresa May, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, Switzerland, Brussels, Westminster, Parliament


David Davis sees article 50 defeat as a win in his alternative facts narrative | John Crace

For the Brexit secretary, losing the appeal was part of a cunning masterplan and the government could not be more pleasedAs Lord Neuberger delivered the supreme court judgment, the attorney general, Jeremy Wright, slowly shook his head. It must have been the Pavlovian response of a lawyer used to losing most of his cases, as Wright was the only person in court who appeared to be surprised by the verdict. There again, he had probably been the only person in court to have just received a text from...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Davis, Michael Fallon, David Davis, Brexit, John Crace, Wright, Jeremy Wright


Article 50 ruling allows MPs a meaningful role in Brexit – if they want it | Dan Roberts

This reassertion of the right of MPs to be consulted on Brexit may be just the start of parliament’s newfound responsibilitiesIt might be barely seven years old, but the supreme court has weighed heavily on the constitutional scales to correct a perceived imbalance in the relationship between parliament, government and voters. “To proceed otherwise would be a breach of settled constitutional principles stretching back many centuries,” intoned Lord Neuberger on Tuesday as he reasserted the right ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Law, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, UK supreme court, Article 50, Brexit, EU Continue, Dan Roberts, Neuberger


Brexit: Supreme Court's Lord Neuberger announces decision

Lord Neuberger says Parliament must vote on whether the government can start Brexit.
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Brexit: supreme court rules government cannot trigger article 50 without act of parliament - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the supreme court Brexit article 50 judgment, with reaction and analysis 9.44am GMT Neuberger says the court has ruled that the UK government does not have to consult the devolved parliaments. 9.41am GMT Here is the press summary of the judgment (pdf).And here is the full judgment (pdf). Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Law, Scotland, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Scottish politics, UK supreme court, Article 50, Brexit


Supreme court poised to deliver article 50 judgment

Lord Neuberger to summarise decision on whether government needs approval of MPs and peers to initiate treaty on EUThe supreme court is due to deliver its eagerly awaited Brexit judgment declaring whether ministers or parliament have legal authority to approve the UK’s departure from the European Union. Related: The supreme court is doing MPs’ dirty work for them on article 50 | Simon Jenkins Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Law, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, UK supreme court, Article 50, Simon Jenkins, Neuberger


Q&A with Neuberger's Brett Reiner on small-cap funds

Small-company stocks are enjoying a heyday.They've been one of the big winners in the post-election stock market rally, largely due to the belief that they are poised to benefit more than other companies from President-elect Donald... [Author: [email protected]]
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"UK's top judge unveils plan to make supreme court more diverse; Lord Neuberger, who retires in 2017, says flexible working will be offered for new appointees to white male-dominated bench"

"UK's top judge unveils plan to make supreme court more diverse; Lord Neuberger, who retires in 2017, says flexible working will be offered for new appointees to white male-dominated bench": Owen Bowcott of The Guardian (UK) has this report. And Kate McCann of The Telegraph (UK) reports that "President of the Supreme Court announces he will resign after controversial Article 50 hearing."
Tags: UK, Supreme Court, Law, Kate Mccann, Owen Bowcott, Neuberger


Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Anspor v Neuberger, 2016 ONSC 75 [1] This application involves a dispute over who owns two Toronto Maple Leafs (the “Leafs”) season tickets (the “Tickets”). (Check for commentary on CanLII Connects) 2. Ramdath v George Brown College, 2016 ONSC 3536 [2] This is that rare class action that...
Tags: Law, Toronto Maple Leafs, Statistics Canada, R, MOODIE, Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII, George Brown College, Ramdath, Legal Aid Ontario, Neuberger


DBmaestro secures $3 mln in Series A funding

DevOps software developer DBmaestro raised $3 million in Series A funding. Investors include StageOne Ventures, lool Ventures and iAngels. PRESS RELEASE HOUSTON, February 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ –DBmaestro (http://www.dbmaestro.com/), the pioneer and leading provider of DevOps for Database solutions, announced today it raised $3 million in Series A funding from a number of venture capital firms including StageOne Ventures, lool Ventures and iAngels. The financing will be used to grow DBmaestro’s g...
Tags: Microsoft, Houston, Barclays Bank, EMC, APAC, Technavio, VC Deals, Lauzon, DBmaestro, StageOne Ventures lool Ventures, Danny Neuberger, Roy Lauzon, Neuberger, Yariv Tabac