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Trustee Litigation Trend: Tuition Clawback
"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." Benjamin Franklin, The Way to Wealth: Ben Franklin on Money and Success (1758).
United States
15 Aug 2019
California Sets New Economic Nexus Threshold
On April 25, 2019, acting on the authority of South Dakota v. Wayfair, 585 U.S. ___ (2018), California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) No. 147.
United States
22 May 2019
Supreme Court Decides Two Copyright Cases---Limits Fee Awards & Clarifies That A Copyright Registration Is A Prerequisite To Sue For Infringement
On March 4, 2019 the United States Supreme Court issued two unanimous decisions settling differences in how the circuit courts interpret two provisions of the Copyright Act (the "Act").
United States
21 Mar 2019
Damages For Delay-An Update
One of the most significant developments in construction law of late concerns an issue I have been actively involved in for some time.
United States
12 Feb 2019
Lenders Beware: Acceleration May Defeat Right To Prepayment Premium
Moritt Hock & Hamroff counsel Theresa Driscoll takes a look at the recent Second Circuit Momentive decision and uses it to examine the importance of clarity in drafting loan documents and understanding what loan documents say, ...
United States
22 Jan 2019
Arbitration Continues To Be A Hot Topic Before The Supreme Court
Interpretation of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) has been the topic of both recent and pending cases on the Supreme Court's docket.
United States
24 Oct 2018
Supreme Court Hears Argument On Applicability Of Section 1 Of The Federal Arbitration Act
On October 3, 2018, the United States Supreme Court held oral argument for New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, a case concerning Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA").
United States
22 Oct 2018
Recent Decisions Pertaining To Chapter 15
Recently, the judges of the Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York issued three decisions addressing Chapter 15 the United States' adoption of the Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency (Model Law).
United States
11 Oct 2018
Litigation Remains Powerful For Property Owners To Secure Requested Access
Construction on real property can be complicated and expensive, but nowhere is this more accurate than in New York City.
United States
13 Sep 2018
Attorney-Client Privilege And The US Discovery Process
Why should lawyers who practice law outside the US be interested in or need to know about 'attorney client privilege' rules in the US? Because of how the privilege is applied and can impact litigation proceedings there.
United States
8 Dec 2017
Shop Until You Drop, Or Until The Supreme Court Says To Stop, The Supreme Court Limits ‘Venue Shopping' For Patent Cases
In recent years plaintiffs have leveraged an area of patent law by filing patent infringement lawsuits in forums which are perceived as being patent plaintiff friendly.
United States
9 Oct 2017
Limitations On Adjudicating Disputes Involving Medicare Provider Agreements
The power of bankruptcy courts to adjudicate Medicare provider agreements has been addressed by several circuit courts in recent years. Given the distressed nature of the health care industry...
United States
22 Jun 2017
A Restricted Sale Outside The United States Could Exhaust Your U.S. Patent Rights
On May 30, 2017, the Supreme Court clarified the doctrine of patent exhaustion in Impression Prods. v. Lexmark Int'l.
United States
12 Jun 2017
Federal FHA Actions: Municipalities, Transgender Persons, Same-Sex Couples
One generally does not think of municipalities, who are often sued under the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), as being plaintiffs in actions under that statute.
United States
26 May 2017
Is Your Design Worth $400 Million Dollars?
On December 6, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of damages in a design patent infringement case.
United States
14 Dec 2016
Making Rule 68 Offers Of Judgment In Employment Cases
This practice note will help you navigate whether and how to make an offer of judgment in employment cases.
United States
14 Jul 2016
Federal Circuit Fishes Out Patent Eligibility
In an eagerly awaited decision, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that claims directed to a model of data for a computer database were patent eligible.
United States
27 May 2016
Do's & Don'ts Of Gifting In Bankruptcy: When A Court Will Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth
The gifting doctrine in bankruptcy is not new and often is used to obtain creditor consensus to a debtor's proposed exit – either through a chapter 11 plan or a 363 sale.
United States
15 Dec 2015
Counsel's Capacity To Control Cybersecurity Costs
As the average cost of a data breach in the United States approaches $7 million, companies must prepare to mitigate such an incident or close their doors.
United States
17 Aug 2015
Patent Office Issues Guideline Defining A Path For Subject Matter Eligibility
In late July 2015, the Patent Office issued updated subject matter eligibility guidance ("Guidelines").
United States
11 Aug 2015
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