Business Litigation Report -- October 2013


In This Issue:

Firm News:

..Quinn Emanuel’s London Office Continues Expansion with Addition of Leading Litigator Ted Greeno

..Jennifer Kash and Diane Doolittle Named Top Women Leaders in Technology Law by The Recorder

..Quinn Emanuel Wins ILASA’s Gold Award for “Best USA Law Firm: Growth Strategy”

..Susheel Kirpalani Receives SABANY’s 2013 Litigation Achievement Award

Main Article:

..FTC v. Actavis: The Future of Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements ..After the Court’s Adoption of a “Rule of Reason” Framework

Noted with Interest:

..Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v. University of Southern California: A New “Gatekeeper” Role for the Admission of Expert Testimony in California State Court

Practice Area Notes:

..Sports Litigation Update

..Insurance Litigation Update

..EU Litigation Update

..International Trade Commission Update


..Regulatory Victory for Energy

..An “Artful” Victory

Excerpt from International Trade Commission Update -

ITC Unveils New Pilot Program Aimed at Early Resolution of 337 Investigations. The United States International Trade Commission recently unveiled a new pilot program aimed at faster, less expensive resolution of 337 investigations. As part of the pilot program, the Commission “will identify, at institution, investigations that are likely to present a potentially dispositive issue, such as the existence of a domestic industry, importation, or standing.” Id. For those investigations, the Commission will direct the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to expedite discovery and fact-finding, hold an evidentiary hearing, and issue an initial determination (ID) on the potentially dispositive issue(s) within 100 days of institution.

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