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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement in Favor of AutoZone

Client Type: Public Company

We represented AutoZone in a patent infringement case and were granted summary judgment of non-infringement. EMG Technology filed suit claiming that AutoZone's website infringed upon the company's patented system for creating sister websites, specifically referring to AutoZone's reformatting of its main site to a mobile version. U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider of the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas granted summary judgment of non-infringement, finding no issue of material fact that AutoZone's websites did not infringe the patent because the company's main site is in XHTML and its mobile site uses the HTML-serialization of HTML5, whereas the patent requires conversion from HTML to XML to create a sister site. The court thus found that AutoZone did not infringe the patent literally or under the doctrine of equivalents.

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO) is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the U.S.

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