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Firm Wins Immediate Parole Eligibility And Monetary Award For Non-Violent Offender Serving A Life Sentence Under California's Three Strikes Law
Pro bono client, Kenneth Oliver, a non-violent offender, has spent the last 20 years in prison.
United States
3 Nov 2017
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month: How has Amending Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e) Changed the World of Spoliation Sanctions?
A manufacturing company is a defendant in a case that is currently in discovery. In the course of identifying responsive electronically stored information (ESI) for production to the plaintiffs, ...
United States
1 Jul 2016
Retroactivity Of The Proposed Amendments To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month)
A manufacturing company is a defendant in a case that is currently in discovery. The general counsel knows that the proposed amendments to the FRCP are set to become effective on December 1, 2015, and wonders whether the revised rules will apply to the pending case.
United States
2 Dec 2015
The Federal Circuit Rewrites The Standard For Willful Infringement And Drastically Narrows The Scope Of Privilege Waivers
The Federal Circuit's en banc decision in In re Seagate Technology, LLC, Fed. Cir. Case No. Misc. 830 (Aug. 20, 2007), raised the standard of proof for willful patent infringement. By raising the standard of proof, and overturning a 24-year-old decision, the Federal Circuit has limited the impact of a threat of treble damage awards that patent holders use against companies accused of patent infringement.
United States
30 Aug 2007
Change In Declaratory Judgment Standing In Patent Cases
Under pressure from the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit recently changed the law governing declaratory judgment standing for patent infringement cases in Sandisk Corp. v. STMicroelectronics, Inc., — F.3d — (Fed.Cir., Mar. 26, 2007) As a result, many notice letters sent to potential infringers—specifically drafted to avoid giving them declaratory judgment standing—probably now do so.
United States
3 Aug 2007
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