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Amerind Insurance Prevails over Blackfeet Housing

Here are the materials in Amerind Risk Management Corp. v. Blackfeet Housing Authority (D.N.M.): 42 dct order 28-1 amerind motion for summary j 33 response 36 amerind response 38 blackfeet reply Prior post here.

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Federal Court Joins Tribe in Patent Texas Matter

Here are the relevant materials in Allergan Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. (E.D. Tex.): 503 DCT Order to Produce 510 Production of Documents 517 Unopposed Motion 520 Opposition 522 DCT Order

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Rep. McCaskill Introduces Bill to Abrogate Tribal Immunity

Here: Bill  

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Alabama Supreme Court Rejects Tribal Immunity Defense in Two of Three Cases against Poarch Band Creek

Here are the opinions: 2017.09.29 – Harrison opinion Briefs: Harrison Brief Reply 2017.09.29 – Rape opinion We posted some briefs on the Rape case here. Additional materials here: Tribe Brief Reply 2017.09.29 – Wilkes opinion Briefs: Wilkes Brief Tribe Brief

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St. Regis Mohawk Brief in Patent Litigation

Here is the brief in the matter captioned Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Allergan Inc.: Tribe-Motion-to-Dismiss-IPRs

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Federal Court Dismisses Pro Se Attack on Oglala Sioux Tribe (over a traffic ticket)

Here are the materials in Stanko v. Oglala Sioux Tribe (D.S.D.): 8 Motion to Dismiss 9 Response 10 Reply 12 DCT Order

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New Scholarship on Sovereign Immunity from Patent Claims

Here is “Shielded by Sovereignty: The Impact for Patentees of Covidien v. University of Florida Research Foundation” by Matt Rizzolo, Samuel L Brenner, Andrew J Sutton, and Michael Gershoni.

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Upper Skagit Cert Petition in In Rem Tribal Immunity Matter

Here is the petition in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren: Cert Petition Question presented: Does a court’s exercise of in rem jurisdiction overcome the jurisdictional bar of tribal sovereign immunity when the tribe has not waived immunity and Congress has not unequivocally abrogated it? Lower court materials … Continue reading

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Greg Ablavsky: “Tribal Sovereign Immunity and Patent Law”

Here, from Written Description, an IP blog.

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Gizmodo: “Why a Drug Company Is Selling Patents to a Native American Tribe”

Here.

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