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Duane Morris LLP
Sooner or later, nearly every white collar defense attorney will represent a witness subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury. It is well settled in most circuits that federal
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a landmark decision, a Pennsylvania jury ruled in favor of the defendant National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the first sports concussion case tried to verdict. In a 10−2 decision
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: In a decision with far–reaching implications for workplace class actions, the D.C. Circuit recently affirmed the denial of class certification of a Rule 23(b)(3) class
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Ending a more than 15-year-long legal battle, the Fifth Circuit on May 24, 2019, unanimously affirmed the dismissal of a proposed class action against subsidiaries of UBS AG, alleging violations of U.S. securities laws...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Third Circuit recently issued an important decision for private fund advisors who serve on corporate boards.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The name of the owner of each reporting mark is publicly available.
Caplin & Drysdale
Count One charges the defendants with conspiracy to violate FARA.
Foley & Lardner
In 2017, the Wisconsin Supreme Court adopted a new class action rule, modeled after Fed. R. Civ. P. 23, with the avowed purpose of aligning state class-action practice with the federal practice and encouraging resort...
Ropes & Gray LLP
District courts continue to grapple with whether or not physical products described by prior art publications of an earlier Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) trial are subject to estoppel.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Second District Court of Appeal rejected a California Environmental Quality Act challenge to a mitigated negative declaration for a 24-room boutique hotel (the "Project")
Ropes & Gray LLP
On August 8, 2019, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a California district court's decision allowing plaintiffs to proceed on claims against Facebook
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In affirming summary judgment in favor of the defendant in an Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) interference and retaliation case, the Fifth Circuit reinforced the importance of documenting performance issues and...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(5) refusal to register the product configuration shown below, for "yoga blocks," finding the proposed mark to be de jure functional and therefore
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In the last few months, a handful of class actions have been filed challenging label claims regarding the treatment of the animals providing the food item in question. This appears to be a new food
BakerHostetler
We've commented many times before that relatively few collective actions survive the "second stage" motion to decertify or, relatedly, an unofficial "third stage"...
BakerHostetler
In two opinions issued in the past few weeks, the Federal Circuit has shaken up two requirements of the reissue statute that most practitioners don't think about much.
BakerHostetler
Vineyard Vines accused of including customer expiration date on receipt.
Caplin & Drysdale
This case arises from Tribune's longstanding Chapter 11 bankruptcy that began in 2008
Holland & Knight
A U.S. District Court has rendered a $6.5 million judgment in favor of an employee stock ownership plan for the ESOP's overpayment for the founding shareholder's majority interest in the company.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
On March 20, 2019, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that may bring some long-awaited good news for wireless patent holders.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Mission Product Holdings, Inc., v. Tempnology, LLC [1] clarifies that a debtor-licensor's rejection of a trademark license under § 365(a) ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board dismissed this petition for cancellation of Roman Atwood's registration for the mark SMILE MORE for various goods (stickers, backpacks, shirts) and for retail store service featuring clothing, denying petitioner's claim that the term fails to function as a mark.
Butler Snow LLP
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
Holland & Knight
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 1, 2018, published the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Final Rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS).
Caplin & Drysdale
The case has particular relevance in circumstances in which a cyberattack may have been conducted or sponsored by a foreign government.
Reed Smith
We recently blogged about the final chapter (at the district court level, anyway) of the big defense win in the Mirena MDL.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
The State of Georgia has made even the smallest of small businesses subject to the Workers' Compensation Act. The general rule dictating whether an employer
Cooley LLP
The upshot of the court's analysis was that the plaintiffs once again found themselves on the defensive concerning the nature of their alleged injury
Arnold & Porter
In June, the US Supreme Court held in Knick v. Township of Scott that property owners may file an inverse condemnation claim in federal court as long as they base their claim on the Fifth Amendment.
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