Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

April 2014: Insurance Litigation Update

New York Court of Appeals Answers Important Questions About Whether an Increased Risk of Harm Constitutes a Physical Injury. Over the past fifteen years, the question of whether tort claims for medical monitoring fall within the…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Toxic Torts

April 2014: ITC Litigation Update

Inducement in the ITC Following Suprema? A split Federal Circuit panel held in Suprema, Inc. v. ITC (Dec. 13, 2013) that an exclusion order issued by the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) under Section 337 “may not be…more

| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade,...

April 2014: EU Litigation Update

License Agreements Under Scrutiny—A New Challenge for Non-Challenge Clauses. In general, license agreements are deemed pro-competitive. Licensing leads to the dissemination of technology and promotes (follow on) innovation (cf…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual...

Business Litigation Reporter - March 2014

In This Issue: Main Article: ..Russia’s Recently Enacted Anti-Bribery Laws Noted With Interest: ..Are Courtroom Technology Costs Reasonably Necessary To The Conduct Of Litigation In California…more

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law &...

March 2014: International Arbitration Update

Australia’s Highest Court Upholds Constitutionality of the Country’s International Arbitration Law. In TCL Air Conditioner (Zhongshan) Co. Ltd. v. The Judges of the Federal Court of Australia [2013] HCA 5, Australia’s High Court…more

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law &...

March 2014: Class Action Litigation Update

Cy pres disbursements have become a popular feature of class action settlement agreements, but given the recent denial of certiorari in Marek v. Lane, Supreme Court guidance in the law of cy pres will have to wait until another…more

| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

March 2014: Appellate Update

The general rule in federal court is that only a final judgment (i.e., a judgment that ends the case) is appealable as of right. So-called “interlocutory” decisions—such as a decision denying a defendant’s motion to dismiss, a…more

| Civil Procedure

Russia’s Recently Enacted Anti-Bribery Laws

In January 2013, the Russian government amended the anti-corruption reforms that were first put into place in December 2008. These measures represent unprecedented activity in Russia’s battle with corruption and achieve a high…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, International Law &...

Business Litigation Report -- February 2014

In This Issue - Firm News: ..Kathleen Sullivan Featured in December 2013 The American Lawyer Cover Story ..Quinn Emanuel Named to BTI’s 2014 “Client Service A-Team” Honor Roll Main Article: ..Overview of…more

| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual...

Overview of the Class Action Regime in Australia

The Australian class action regime is among the most plaintiff-friendly in the world, and it has been reported that, outside of the U.S., Australia is the next most likely place in which a corporation will find itself defending…more

| Civil Procedure

Expansion of California’s Unfair Competition Law

In yet another expansion of California’s unfair competition law, the California Supreme Court recently ruled that state law claimants may base a cause of action on a “borrowed” federal statute even though the U.S. Congress had…more

| Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Finance & Banking, Business Torts

February 2014: Bankruptcy & Restructuring Update

Second Circuit Holds that Section 109 Eligibility Requirements Apply to Foreign Entities in Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Cases. Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the eligibility requirements…more

| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade

February 2014: London Litigation Update

Parallel Judicial Proceedings in Europe: “The Alexandros T” [2013] UKSC 70. In a landmark decision, the U.K. Supreme Court has provided parties with a meaningful way to discourage opponents from commencing proceedings in the…more

| Civil Procedure, Insurance, International Law & Trade

February 2014: Trademark Litigation Update

Trademark Laches: An Effective Exit in the Right Circumstances. Delay-based defenses in trademark cases are rarely an effective way for a defendant to exit a case before discovery. Statute of limitations defenses almost never…more

| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

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