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Supreme Court Ruling Curtails Forum-Shopping

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court placed new limits on where lawsuits may be filed. In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, No. 16–466 (June 19, 2017), the justices, in an eight – one decision, overturned…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Products Liability

Supreme Court Fells North Carolina Statute on First Amendment Grounds, Recognizes Cyberspace and Social Media As the Most Important Places For the Exchange of Views - Jackson Walker

Yesterday’s unanimous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Packingham v. North Carolina is one of the first decisions in which the Court has addressed broadly the relationship between the First Amendment and social media, modern…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

Upon Further Review: Supreme Court Ruling Means “Redskins” Trademark Registrations Are Still In Play

This week the U.S. Supreme Court held the “disparagement clause” – a federal trademark provision that prohibits the registration of a trademark “which may disparage” . . . persons, . . . , institutions, . . . beliefs, or…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

A Prevailing Party May Now Recover Attorney’s Fees in a Vested Rights Dispute

Chapter 245 of the Texas Local Government Code (the “Vested Rights Statute”), provides a regulatory scheme in which developers and the public may rely upon regulations of a regulatory agency in effect at the time an initial…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

The Department of Labor’s New Fiduciary Rule: Frequently Asked Questions for Private Fund Advisers

Core elements of the U.S. Department of Labor’s controversial new fiduciary investment advice rule (the “Fiduciary Rule”) became effective on June 9, 2017, despite President Trump’s February 3, 2017 memorandum ordering further…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Supreme Court Holds Sale of Patented Product Exhausts All Patent Rights

In a nearly unanimous opinion issued recently, the U.S. Supreme Court held “a patentee’s decision to sell a product exhausts all of its patent rights in that item, regardless of any restrictions the patentee purports to impose…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

SCOTUS Simplifies Market Entry Process for Biosimilar Products

Yesterday’s unanimous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Sandoz v. Amgen injects much needed certainty into a difficult statute and streamlines the process for biosimilar products to enter the marketplace following FDA approval…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Of Free Speech and Thick Skin

It was a memorable 42nd season for Saturday Night Live, bookended by oddly compelling versions of “Hallelujah” by Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton and Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump. It has not been such a good season for the First…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics

Appeals Court Decision Requires Air Emissions Reporting for Animal Waste

On April 11, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D. C. Circuit vacated a 2008 EPA rule, which had exempted certain agricultural operations from federal air emission reporting requirements..…more
 /  Administrative Law, Agriculture, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Nate Smithson Provides an Update on Tax Reform

Jackson Walker partner Nate Smithson has prepared an updated guide to tax reform under the Trump administration. The guide covers tax brackets, deductions, capital gains, and other relevant topics in tax law. Please see…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Taxation

Bob Latham Talks Twibel in Lawyer Monthly

Bob Latham recently penned a short commentary for U.K.-based Lawyer Monthly magazine on the topic of twibel, a newly-coined term that refers to defamatory statements made over Twitter. In the article, he discussed the idea of…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, International Law & Trade, Personal Injury

The Trump Administration Retweets and Retreats

Perhaps now more than ever before, Twitter takes center stage for social and public discourse. Many have wryly commented that we elected a “Tweeter-in-Chief” with President Trump, due to his prolific tweeting about everything…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Privacy

Mike Knapek and Steven Dimitt Provide ‘Tips for Handling a RLUIPA Lawsuit’

Attorneys Mike Knapek and Steven Dimitt represent churches and religious institutions in matters related to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA). In a recent article published by the American Bar…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Nonprofit Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Just the Facts

“Just the facts, ma’am.” This was the admonition of Detective Sergeant Joe Friday from the iconic ‘60s TV series Dragnet, when interviewing a witness who would rather offer conjecture or opinion than an objective description of…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics

Supreme Court Rules Doctrine of Laches Does Not Bar Damages In Patent Litigation

In a highly-anticipated opinion, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the doctrine of laches is no longer a proper defense in patent infringement cases. Following its 2014 copyright laches case in Petrella v…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property
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