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Carlton Fields
In an unpublished opinion, the Third Circuit affirmed a decision denying a defendant bank's motion to dismiss a consumer complaint in favor of arbitration when the contract containing the arbitration clause...
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Seizures of multinational companies' assets in Venezuela have become all too common in recent years.
Foley & Lardner
On Monday, May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its latest reminder to state and lower federal courts that they must treat arbitration agreements as equally valid as all other contracts.
Littler Mendelson
On May 15, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court reiterated the principle that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires states to treat arbitration agreements just as they treat other types of contracts.
BakerHostetler
Some wondered why the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kindred Nursing Centers L.P. v. Clark, No. 16-32...
Carlton Fields
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Kentucky Supreme Court's use of a clear-statement rule to require that powers of attorney specifically authorize a representative to enter into an arbitration agreement, finding that the rule violated the Federal Arbitration Act's ("FAA") equal treatment principle.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The recent case of Jarvis v. BMW of North America, LLC is an important reminder to attorneys to avoid inadvertently reaching a settlement agreement that is unacceptable to the client...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The California Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in McGill v. CitiBank, analyzing whether an arbitration provision is valid and enforceable insofar as it purports to waive the right to seek public injunctive relief in any forum.
Vedder, Price P.C.
From Fortune 500s to regional warehouses, employers have long relied on arbitration clauses that prohibit class or collective action employment claims in order to minimize legal costs and...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy frequently provides a welcome remedy for those trademark owners who fall victim to cybersquatters.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
An increasingly common tactic among claimants' lawyers in FINRA arbitrations is to issue subpoenas to securities regulators, including FINRA itself, calling for the production of investigative files.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In IPR 2016-00039, Costco challenged claims 1, 12 and 14 of USPN 7,228,588 owned by Bosch and drawn to beam (non-yoked) windshield wipers with spoilers to keep the wipers in contact with...
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In Phigenix, Inc. v. ImmunoGen, Inc., the Federal Circuit dismissed, for lack of standing under Article III of the Constitution, a petitioner-appellant's appeal of a PTAB final written decision that refused to cancel claims challenged in an IPR.
Kutak Rock LLP
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia recently held that a UCC-1 financing statement properly submitted to, but mis-indexed by, the UCC filing office was effective...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Gig Economy companies (Gig companies) essentially serve as digital platforms facilitating gigs between workers and customers seeking their services.
Carlton Fields
Bordelon Marine, LLC sued Bibby Subsea ROV, LLC for damages and for writ of attachment arising out of a disagreement over the chartering of an offshore vessel.
Reed Smith
Plaintiffs and defendants have now completed briefing before the Fifth Circuit on defendants' appeal of the $498 million verdict in the second bellwether trial of the Pinnacle hip implant MDL.
Fairfield and Woods P.C.
Colorado has now gone "all in" on marijuana, legalizing it both for medical and recreational purposes.
Poyner Spruill LLP
A local adult entertainment club known as "Gentlemen's Playground" filed a lawsuit in July, 2014 challenging the constitutionality of the City of Rocky Mount's Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance.
Foley & Lardner
We have previously noted that the increasing rate of pre-institution settlement may in part be responsible for the declining institution rate in IPR proceedings because stronger petitions...
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Companies operating in the "on-demand" or "gig economy" have enjoyed tremendous success in recent years, as emerging technologies and shifts in consumer tastes have buoyed their growth.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy frequently provides a welcome remedy for those trademark owners who fall victim to cybersquatters.
Kutak Rock LLP
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia recently held that a UCC-1 financing statement properly submitted to, but mis-indexed by, the UCC filing office was effective...
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In IPR 2016-00039, Costco challenged claims 1, 12 and 14 of USPN 7,228,588 owned by Bosch and drawn to beam (non-yoked) windshield wipers with spoilers to keep the wipers in contact with...
Foley & Lardner
Businesses across the country regularly bemoan the time and expense of litigation. Even when businesses are successful in defending non-meritorious consumer claims alleging unfair...
Reed Smith
Plaintiffs and defendants have now completed briefing before the Fifth Circuit on defendants' appeal of the $498 million verdict in the second bellwether trial of the Pinnacle hip implant MDL.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
An increasingly common tactic among claimants' lawyers in FINRA arbitrations is to issue subpoenas to securities regulators, including FINRA itself, calling for the production of investigative files.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Gig Economy companies (Gig companies) essentially serve as digital platforms facilitating gigs between workers and customers seeking their services.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In In re Fryar, the bankruptcy court reviewed a settlement involving the sale of the debtor's equity interests in two private ventures.
Fenwick & West LLP
Dedicated to the professional success of LGBT lawyers and allies, the ABA Section of Litigation will be hosting an inaugural LGBT Forum​ May 2-3 in San Francisco.
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