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A New Kind of Court Reporting

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While building the first remote litigation platform designed for litigators, we have also been quietly upending the way litigators, law firms, CTOs, and general counsel think about court reporting. Gil Wolchock, our Chief...more

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The Supreme Court Declines To Resolve The Circuit Split On Forum Selection Clauses

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Late last year, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Howmedica Osteonics Corp. v. DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc., which was brought to the Supreme Court for review from an opinion of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. 28 F.4th...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Don't WING It When It Comes to Advertising

While college basketball fans have been rushing to sports bars to eat wings and watch their teams make a run for the championship, one sports bar has been facing a class action lawsuit over its marketing of its chicken...more

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Risk of Injury is Not an Injury: New Hampshire Supreme Court Declines to Recognize Medical Monitoring

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Last week, the New Hampshire Supreme Court held that state law does not recognize medical monitoring as a remedy or cause of action for plaintiffs who allege that they were exposed to a toxic substance. In Kevin Brown v....more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] 18th Annual Paragraph IV Disputes - April 19th - 20th, New York, NY

Hosted by ACI, 18th Annual Paragraph IV Disputes Conference returns to New York City for another exciting year with curated programming that not only addresses the hot topics, but also puts them within the context of pre-suit...more

Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP

Sometimes, an HOA Can Sue on Behalf of its Members

“Standing” is the legal term used to describe the requirement that a lawsuit be brought by the person(s) or entity(ies) having a right to bring the claim, generally referred to as the “real party in interest.” Lawsuits fail,...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

FAA Preempts AB 51, Ninth Circuit Holds

The battle over arbitration in California continues, with a divided panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts the state’s Assembly Bill 51, a law that prohibits...more

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Does Anyone Here Have A Sense Of Humor, Redux: Jack Daniel’s v. VIP Oral Argument

On March 22, 2023, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the trademark parody case captioned Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc. v. VIP Products LLC. As we previously blogged, the issues presented in the care are: ...more

Harris Beach PLLC

NY’s Appellate Division Faces Novel Issue Regarding Interpreter Bias and Relation to a Party

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New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department faced a novel question regarding interpreter bias at depositions. Zhiwen Yang v Harmon, (2023 NY Slip Op 00893 [2d Dept 2023]) stemmed from a Queens County Supreme Court...more

Clark Hill PLC

Supreme Court Justices Hear Oral Arguments on Geographical Reach of the Lanham Act and the Extent of First Amendment Protection...

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This week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two important trademark infringement cases which test the limits of the Lanham Act and the First Amendment, respectively: Abitron Austria GmbH, et al. v. Hetronic...more

Marshall Dennehey

Florida Passes Tort Reform: What You Need to Know

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On March 24, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 837, “Civil Remedies,” into law. HB 837 contains sweeping tort reform that will uproot the landscape of Florida civil litigation. The changes apply to causes...more

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EDRM Mourns the Loss of Judge David J. Waxse

David John Waxse passed away in the early hours of March 4th, 2023 after battling Lewy Body Disease with Parkinsonisms. He was 77 years old.  David, or Dave as he was known to friends, was born in Oswego, KS on June 29th,...more

Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC

Massachusetts High Court Considers New Rule on Remote Depositions

Massachusetts appears poised to become the latest jurisdiction to permanently embrace — and regulate — the practice of conducting pretrial discovery with remote depositions. A public comment period recently closed on a...more

BakerHostetler

The Scope of Eligibility

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Following the Supreme Court’s Alice Corp. Pty. v. CLS Bank Int’l decision in 2014, patent eligibility under Section 101 of the Patent Act has been increasingly invoked in early motion practice. In Hantz Software, LLC v. Sage...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Willful or Wanton Conduct Not Enough to Overcome Economic Loss Rule Says Colorado Court

n Mid-Century Insurance Co., v. HIVE Construction, Inc., a Colorado court of appeals recently reversed the decision of a lower court that had refused to apply the economic loss rule to a negligence claim alleging wanton or...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

The Intersection of Employer Counterclaims and Retaliation: An Analysis of the Second Circuit’s Recent Decision in Kim v. Lee

Employers are well aware of the risks a disgruntled employee may pose during their employment and even after their employment has ended. Sometimes, however, employers do not discover an employee’s unscrupulous behavior until...more

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Delaware Court Enters Default Judgment for Extreme Spoliation

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Spoliation of evidence can lead to significant litigation sanctions, including adverse inferences, fee-shifting, and—in egregious cases—the entry of a default judgment. In this recent case involving intentional spoliation of...more

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New Challenges to Incentive Awards for Class Representatives Invite Supreme Court Review

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Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision that highlights a growing disagreement among federal appellate courts as to whether class action settlements may include a cash incentive award to...more

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2023 WOTUS Rule Enjoined in Texas and Idaho (Or “Here We Go Again”)

On March 19, 2023, a federal district court in Texas granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting the January 2023 Revised Definition of Waters of the United States (2023 WOTUS rule) promulgated by Environmental Protection...more

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When Social Media Posts Are Discoverable in New Jersey

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On March 16, 2023, the Appellate Division in New Jersey issued a decision in Davis v. Disability Rights New Jersey, which set forth guidelines for when a litigant’s private social media posts may be subject to discovery by...more

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Ohio Federal Court Allows Subsurface Trespass Suit To Move Forward

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This is a familiar yet troubling question. Imagine you own 135 acres in Washington County. You have received offers from several oil and gas drillers but have not yet signed a lease. Your neighbor, however, did sign a lease...more

Cozen O'Connor

Louisiana Supreme Court Reverses a Rare State Court of Appeals Win for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claimant

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COVID-19 business interruption claimants have had few state appellate court decisions upon which to rely. Louisiana produced one such decision in Cajun Conti, LLC v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, 2022 La. App. LEXIS 939...more

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Douglas Szabo and Gail Lamarche of Henderson Franklin on responding to crises and the role of law firm leaders - Passle's CMO...

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Professional service firms are well versed in reacting to large-scale events, whether it’s an economic crisis, a global pandemic or regulatory changes. How firm leaders respond, manage and communicate the subsequent impact...more

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Florida’s Tort Reform and its Impact on Subrogation

HB 837 was introduced to the Florida House of Representatives on February 15, 2023.  The bill went quickly through the House of Representatives and Senate and was signed into law on March 24, 2023, by Governor Ron DeSantis....more

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UPDATE: Dish Network Hit with $469 Million Verdict in Patent Lawsuit Surrounding “AutoHop” Feature

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UPDATE: on March 21, 2023, the Court in this lawsuit granted DISH’s Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law and vacated the jury verdict. That order will likely be appealed, and we will keep you apprised of any developments as...more

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