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Share With Care: A Recent Decision Demonstrates The Perils Of Sharing Links Without Passwords
A recent decision from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia highlights a potential problem with file sharing.
United States
28 May 2017
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Determining The Arbitration Obligation
In television programs and movies, following some slight or wrong, an aggrieved party will turn to the aggressor and say, "I'll see you in court!"
United States
28 May 2017
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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
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Attorney Billing Records Not Categorically Protected By California Attorney-Client Privilege
The Supreme Court of California has held that California attorney-client privilege categorically protects attorney invoices for ongoing matters, but the degree of protection for concluded matters...
United States
26 May 2017
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Technology & Game Developers: The Next Targets For The Plaintiffs' Product Liability Bar?
Technological advances sometimes create opportunities for crafty plaintiffs' attorneys.
United States
26 May 2017
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And Now A Word From The Panel: MDL Forum Selection
This is a vast improvement from its .200 average, following the January hearing session when the panel granted only one MDL motion.
United States
26 May 2017
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Court Clarifies Meaning Of "Ground For Invalidity" For Purposes Of Post-IPR Estoppel
A district court judge recently addressed the scope of estoppel for a petitioner in an inter partes review.
United States
26 May 2017
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The Price Is Not Right: Class Action Risks Of Comparative Price Advertising
Was that retail ‘bargain' you received really a bargain?" That is the question being asked by a recent spate of lawsuits filed against prominent retailers.
United States
25 May 2017
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"Will Merger-Challenge Suits Shift To New York After Gordon v. Verizon?"
This article discusses how recent decisions in New York approving nonmonetary settlements may lead to a shift of shareholder class actions from Delaware to New York.
United States
25 May 2017
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Supreme Court Decision Limits Venue For Patent Cases
On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision limiting the venues in which patent owners may bring infringement actions.
United States
25 May 2017
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California Supreme Court Settles Unresolved Questions Regarding "Day Of Rest" Requirements For Non-Exempt Employees, Affording Employers More Flexibility And Much Needed Guidance
On May 8, 2017, the California Supreme Court clarified several major points of ambiguity regarding the interpretation of the state's obscure "day of rest" statutes.
United States
25 May 2017
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Markush Groups: Traps For The Unwary
While many patent examiners prefer Markush claims, which recite lists of alternatively useable species, to be formatted as "selected from the group consisting of A, B, and C," ...
United States
25 May 2017
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Do Winning Parties Tend to Have More Amicus Support In Civil Cases (Part 1)?
For the past two weeks, we've been reviewing the data on the Supreme Court's experience with amicus briefs, asking whether petitioners or respondents tend to average more amicus support.
United States
25 May 2017
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Court Declines To Vacate Arbitral Decision In Face Of Seven Challenges Made By Pro Se Plaintiff
Last month the Southern District of New York granted DCH Auto Group's motion to confirm a favorable arbitral decision dismissing a pro se plaintiff's arbitration with prejudice...
United States
25 May 2017
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Independent Contractor Trucker Dodges FAA Arbitration And Keeps His Class Action Alive
In Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc., No. 15-2364 (May 12, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confronted two arbitration-related questions of first impression in that Circuit.
United States
25 May 2017
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MA AG Joins With Other States To Defend Critical Aspect Of ACA
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that her office would join with Attorneys General from 14 other states and D.C. in an attempt to intervene in House v. Price...
United States
25 May 2017
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Advocates File Class Action Lawsuit Against The Department Of Mental Health To Increase Access To Community Mental Health Services
Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc., (P&A) and six individuals with disabilities have filed a class action lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Mental Health (DMH)...
United States
25 May 2017
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Late Notice, But Not The "Related Claim" Or "Pending/Prior Litigation" Exclusions, Defeat Coverage For Successive Loan Default Suits
A federal district court judge in Connecticut recently agreed that an insurer did not owe coverage under a "claims-made" D&O liability insurance policy where the policyholder failed to give timely notice...
United States
 
25 May 2017
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Ninth Circuit Affirms No Private Right Of Action To Enforce Lack Of Substantiation Claims In Serovital False Advertising Class Action Case
The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's dismissal of plaintiff's unfair competition law and consumer legal remedies claims...
United States
25 May 2017
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