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Professional Services Firms Beware: Just Because You Haven't Suffered A Data Breach Doesn't Mean You Won't Be Sued – And the Worst Part, There May Not Be Coverage
In December 2016, it came to light that the Chicago-based law firm of Johnson & Bell had been sued in a purported class action lawsuit brought in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
United States
21 Nov 2017
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Security For Costs – Recent Developments
The last 18 months has seen several important developments in the case law relating to applications for security for costs.
United States
21 Nov 2017
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Supreme Court Takes Up Florida V. Georgia Lawsuit In January
The United States Supreme Court announced today that it will hear oral argument in the Florida v. Georgia lawsuit on January 8, 2018.
United States
21 Nov 2017
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Whether Title VII Forbids Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Now Ripe For SCOTUS Review
Ripe for decision this term – if the United States Supreme Court grants the recently filed petition for certiorari in Evans v. Ga. Reg'l Hosp., 850 F.3d 1248 (11th Cir. 2017) – is wheth¬er Title VII's explicit proscription...
United States
21 Nov 2017
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CA Appellate Court Upholds Most Significant Portions Of $1.15B Abatement Judgment Against Lead Paint Manufacturers
In a unanimous 138-page decision issued on November 14, 2017, which departed from appellate courts in every other jurisdiction that have considered the issue, the California Sixth District Court of Appeal..
United States
21 Nov 2017
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More Of What You Will See On Personal Jurisdiction Following BMS
We wrote a few months ago about what you will see from the plaintiffs' side as they try to evade the Supreme Court's opinion in BMS v. Superior Court.
United States
21 Nov 2017
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Second Circuit Holds Section 1782 Discovery Is Available For Use In A Foreign Or International Proceeding Even Where Applicant Makes No Claim For Monetary Damages
This case arose out of a dispute between Intervenors-Appellants Yves Bouvier and MEI Invest Ltd. (collectively, "Bouvier") and Petitioners-Appellees Accent Delight International Ltd. and Xitrans Finance Ltd...
United States
21 Nov 2017
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TTAB Test: Which Of These Three Section 2(d) Refusals Was Reversed? (November 2017)
Here we go again! I hear the trumpets blow again! Oh, nevermind. You may recall that a TTAB judge once remarked that one can predict the outcome of a Section 2(d) appeal 95% of the time...
United States
21 Nov 2017
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TTAB Test: Is CAREBOARD Confusable With ECAREBOARD For Patient Information Systems?
The USPTO refused to register the mark CAREBOARD for computer hardware and software for monitoring hospital patients, staff, and equipment, finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark ...
United States
21 Nov 2017
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Deeming Regulations Litigation Update — Recent Filings In Run-Up To December 14 Oral Argument On Cigar Industry's Challenge
In the cigar industry's challenge to the FDA's Deeming Regulations, there has been a flurry of activity in anticipation of oral argument on the parties' cross- motions.
United States
21 Nov 2017
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Does Stern V. Marshall Prohibit Non-Consensual Third Party Releases Of Non-Bankruptcy Claims In Plans Of Reorganization?
An increasingly common aspect of Chapter 11 plans is non-consensual third party releases, which are often a vital tool required to obtain global peace among competing constituencies...
United States
21 Nov 2017
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What Areas Of Law Does The Government Appeal In Civil Cases (Part 4)? (California Supreme Court Review)
Last time, we reviewed the areas of the law which governmental entities appealed between 2006 and 2012. Today, we complete the cycle, reviewing the years 2013 through 2016.
United States
20 Nov 2017
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District Court Denies Motion To Stay Pending Supreme Court Decision In Oil States
In June, we covered the Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in Oil States Energy Servs., LLC v. Greene's Energy Grp., LLC, 137 S. Ct. 2239 (2017).
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Court Says Glassdoor Must Disclose Anonymous Reviewers' Information In Grand Jury Proceedings
In a case with free speech implications, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on November 8, 2017, affirmed the denial of Glassdoor, Inc.'s motion to quash a grand jury subpoena ...
United States
20 Nov 2017
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BMS And Nationwide Class Actions
The multi-state class action was no more.
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Remands From The Federal Circuit Back To The Patent Trial And Appeal Board: Are They A "Redo" Or Something More Limited?
New SOP 9 addresses these and other remand issues that have occurred over the past several years.
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Little Life Left In Promega V. Life Technologies Dispute
In Promega Corporation v. Life Technologies Corporation, Nos. 2013‑1011, ‑1029, ‑1376 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 3, 2017), on remand from the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit reviewed ...
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Foreign Cloud-Based Service Providers May Be Subject To Personal Jurisdiction In The United States
In Plixer International, Inc. v. Scrutinizer GMHB, the District Court of Maine ruled that, while jurisdiction would not exist under Maine's long-arm statute...
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Federal Circuit Evaluates Import Of Factual Statements Made During BPCIA Pre-Litigation Patent Dance
In a nonprecedential opinion issued on November 13, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court finding that Apotex's aBLAs ...
United States
20 Nov 2017
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This Week's Florida Appeals – Week of November 13-17, 2017
This Week's Florida Appeals – Week of November 13-17, 2017
United States
20 Nov 2017
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