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Foley & Lardner
But what happens when the federal claims are dismissed without resolving the state claims? Can the plaintiff refile the state claims in state court...
Foley Hoag LLP
In the early days of Superfund, defense lawyers used to joke that all government lawyers had the same oral argument script. It was three sentences long.
Caplin & Drysdale
On September 22, 2017, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held that § 1109(b) of the Bankruptcy Code (the "Code") provides a creditors' committee with an "unconditional right to intervene" in an adversary proceeding.
Carlton Fields
The Ninth Circuit granted permission to appeal.
Carlton Fields
The Spokeo standing saga, which began in 2010, continues with a second cert petition to the Supreme Court.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The article examines the Second Circuit's ruling in Rite Aid of New York, Inc. v. 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
The Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act (Chapter 93A) protects consumers against unfair or deceptive business practices and allows consumers, under certain circumstances, to bring class actions...
Carlton Fields
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals joined the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits in so holding.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
A Forgotten First Amendment Hero.
Carlton Fields
This Week's Florida Appeals – Week of January 15-19, 2018
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On Sept. 29, Hughes Hubbard led Vyera Pharmaceuticals to a big win when a Manhattan federal judge ruled that Impax Laboratories Inc. could not collect $43 million from Vyera, ...
Jones Day
In a recent order, Administrative Law Judge Bullock granted Respondents Fujifilm Holdings Corporation, Fujifilm Corporation, Fujifilm Holdings America Corporation, and Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A. ...
Reed Smith
You don't see class actions going to trial very often, but that is what happened in Patricia A. Murray Dental Corp. v. Dentsply International, Inc. ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In our recent blog on the second workplace class action litigation trend of 2017, we provided our readers with a comprehensive analysis of class certification statistics.
Dentons
Unlike some other torts, the class of plaintiffs who can bring legal malpractice claims against attorneys is fairly limited.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Electronic discovery can be daunting for attorneys of all ages and stages, but certainly for older lawyers who did not grow up with technology at their fingertips.
Reed Smith
Jurisdiction is hardly the spiciest of topics we discuss on this blog and yet it definitely qualifies for frequent-blogging status.
Carlton Fields
This matter involved appeals by appellant Best Made Floors Inc. ("Best Made") from a December 22, 2016 corrected judgment of a district court confirming two arbitration awards in favor of appellees, and from the district court's denial of its motion to vacate a third arbitration award in favor of the appellees
Foley & Lardner
After a Central District of California Judge dismissed a consumer's Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case on a Motion to Compel Arbitration ...
WilmerHale
There are three types of arbitrators: those who understand numbers and those who don't. This old joke, adapted to the international arbitration community and repeated at conferences, typically receives nervous laughter from parties, counsel and experts who may have experienced innumeracy first-hand on the part of a tribunal.
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Foley Hoag LLP
Between November 27-29, over 2,000 delegates gathered in Geneva to attend the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. The central theme of this year's Forum ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Scott McKeown, Ropes & Gray IP litigation partner and chair of the firm's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) group, discusses potential impacts of pending Supreme Court PTAB cases...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Law firms are slowly but steadily moving to the cloud. According to an American Bar Association report, 37.5% of lawyers reported the use of web-based software services or solutions in 2016...
Reed Smith
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A somewhat bizarre event – even by this year's standard of unusual current events – hit the news stream earlier this week, as two "Acting Directors"...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Patent prosecutors navigate complex USPTO rules and seemingly esoteric examinational requirements to procure patent rights.
Reed Smith
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BakerHostetler
2017 was a relatively quiet year for major class action news, especially in the Supreme Court, which addressed only a handful of cases that might have an impact on class actions ...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Succeeding in obtaining a ruling in an inter partes review petition at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that issued patent claims are unpatentable, may not be enough to modify ...
Dentons
Most attorneys are aware of the ethical obligations owed to clients and take them seriously. However, instead of simply assuming that their attorneys are in compliance ...
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