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Polsinelli Podcasts - Jury or Bench Trial? A Business Litigation Survival Guide
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FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 45, Interview with Justice Ken Wise
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International Patent Laws – Interview with Julian Crump, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's London, UK Office
In a decision recently designated as “informative” and addressing the issue of using footnotes to cite to a 200-plus-page declaration to support conclusory statements in an inter partes (IPR) review petition, the Patent Trial...more
After trial, HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc. ("HTC") filed a motion seeking to recover attorney fees and costs from plaintiff's attorneys as well as from plaintiff Intellect Wireless, Inc. ("IW"). IW withdrew its...more
“This petition . . . ask[s] this Court to unmistakably clarify, to the whole patent community, that its Mayo/Biosig/Alice decisions (“3 decisions”) ended the claim construction anomaly hampering especially ET CIs – but meet,...more
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. v. Black Hills Media, LLC -
Addressing a patent owner’s unauthorized e-mail arguing for additional discovery and the petitioner’s likewise unauthorized responsive e-mail, an...more
Plaintiffs filed a motion to permit them to file an affidavit, along with billing documents, under seal. The affidavit, along with its exhibits, was forty-seven pages in length. In the motion, the Plaintiffs contend that "the...more
Today has been an interesting day for the “Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It” book project. First thing this morning I got a phone call from someone passionately supportive of this project and everything it...more
In complex litigation, and particularly trademark, patent litigation, court reporters often are asked to designate portions of transcripts as CONFIDENTIAL and/or ATTORNEYS’ EYES ONLY. The procedure to take out the...more
Apple’s recent victory over Samsung in their patent infringement case had to be one of the most closely watched intellectual property cases ever, and trial graphics played a decisive role in shaping juror and public opinion....more
A comprehensive NDA to be used with most mutual business arangements that involve the sharing of intellectual property for the purpose of business, marketing, product, development, et. al....more
For ADR or trial, the adage “show, don’t tell” is a winning strategy to help convey a presenting attorney’s story, decipher complex content and cogently navigate themes. Now, a comprehensive visual persuasion study not only...more
ESI—Electronically Stored Information. FRCivP now requires an early conference among attorneys to discuss and plan discovery, including ESI.
The Internet and ESI makes discovery easier, but also increases the volume...more
Checklist for preparing a discovery plan to prepare for litigation with an eye towards trial....more
In This Issue:
Qui Tam, Quo Vadis?
By: John Jackson and Sara Hollan
Yogi Berra once said “[i]f you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” For the past year, Yogi’s words have aptly described...more
PETITION TO DETERMINE VALIDITY OF PURPORTED TRUST AMENDMENT; SUSPEND AND REMOVE CO-TRUSTEES AND APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE; FOR OTHER RELIEF FOR BREACH OF TRUST; FOR AN ACCOUNTING; FOR INSTRUCTIONS [PROBATE CODE...more
Given that he is one of the world's leading experts in digital video, audio and imaging, it is ironic that Dr. Cliff Reader believes lawyers often come to him wearing blinders.
So narrowly focused are they on the...more
Do lawyers ever retain experts just to keep them from being hired by the other side? If so, is the tactic fair play in the hardball game of litigation? Or are lawyers who would do this – as one court suggested – short on...more
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