The year was 2003. George W. Bush had just launched the first preemptive war in U. S. history; the Supreme Court decisively upheld the right of affirmative action in higher education in the landmark decision Gratz v. Bollinger and Britney Spears held the distinction as the most–searched person on Google.
Form 18 in the Appendix to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure should not be viewed as a special patent exemption from the pleading requirements of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, particularly when plaintiffs make multiple complex method-of-use claims against multiple defendants.
It’s official. AT&T has dropped its bid to acquire T-Mobile USA, which is owned by Germany-based Deutsche Telekom AG.