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Perkins Coie

Weekly Notable Ruling Roundup - December 2023

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Our weekly roundup aims to keep our readers up to date on recent notable rulings in the food & consumer packaged goods space. Zaida Hicks, et al. v. L’Oreal USA, Inc., No. 1:22-cv-03926-JPC (S.D.N.Y. – September 30,...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

In a Case of First Impression, Ninth Circuit Addresses Personal Jurisdiction Issues Involving Non-Resident Corporation Providing a...

In Briskin v. Shopify, Inc., No. 22-15815, 2023 WL 8225346 (9th Cir. Nov. 28, 2023), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the Canada-based company Shopify, Inc. (“Shopify”), which provides a...more

Troutman Pepper

Online Tracking Case Dismissed by Ninth Circuit Holding that Online Purchase Does Not Subject Web-Based Payment Processing...

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In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit was tasked with determining whether the alleged extracting and retaining of consumer data and tracking of customers using an online payment...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

How To Handle the Cost of Producing Records From a Closed Receivership

Q: I was involved in a now closed receivership. I want access to some of the records of the entity that was in receivership and some emails and information I believe was sent to the receiver or her counsel....more

Holland & Hart - Your Trial Message

Facing Questions in Oral Argument? Think F.A.S.T.

I recently had the opportunity to serve as a judge for a legal advocacy program as part of my daughter’s high school constitutional law program. In watching the students answer the panel’s questions, I noticed something I...more

McDermott Will & Emery

This Week in 340B: November 28 – December 5, 2023

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This weekly series provides brief summaries to help you stay in the know on how 340B cases are developing across the country. Each week we comb through the dockets of more than 50 340B cases to provide you with a quick...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Opposing Endless Extensions of the 60-Day Seal Period in False Claims Act Cases

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Is there a limit on the number of times the federal government can request extensions of the 60-day period under seal to decide whether to intervene in a qui tam relator's False Claims Act (FCA) case? The appellants in U.S....more

McGuireWoods LLP

Courts Allow a Voice From the Grave — the “Testamentary Exception”

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Not surprisingly, both a lawyer’s confidentiality duty and the attorney-client privilege protection last beyond the client’s death. But most courts recognize what they call the “testamentary exception” — allowing disclosure...more

Oberheiden P.C.

How to Find the Right Florida Whistleblower Lawyer for Your Case

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Blowing the whistle on what appears to be corporate misconduct is not a small decision to make in Florida. Odds are that you have no experience filing a qui tam claim before, as it is extremely rare for someone to gain access...more

Planet Depos, LLC

Diamond in the Rough – Tips to Receive a Polished Rough Draft, Part Two (Updated)

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We have been examining what attorneys and their teams can do to receive a helpful rough draft, focusing on the steps you can take prior to the deposition. The importance of preparation cannot be overstated when it comes to...more

EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

Are We Choking the Golden Goose? The Chilling Effect of Overbroad Rules and Ethics Opinions on the Use of Generative AI

Generative AI is powering an explosion of innovative public and private sector models, though this burgeoning industry remains in its infancy. GenAI products gained widespread notoriety and availability in one amazing year....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

“Fully Reviewable On Appeal”? Huh?

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I’ve spent a fair amount of time over the last few months working on the examination recently administered to those seeking to become North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialists in Appellate Practice. During my...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Connecticut's Fairfield Judicial District to Officially Become the Bridgeport Judicial District

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The Fairfield Judicial District will officially become the Bridgeport Judicial District as of January 1, 2024, after legislation passed this year to make clear the facilities' location. All three of the courthouses in the...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Deaccessioning of Paintings at Valparaiso is Dismissed

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A trial court in Indiana recently dismissed a lawsuit challenging the proposed sale of three works of art by Valparaiso University: Rust Red Hills by Georgia O’Keefe, Mountain Landscape by Frederic Edwin Church, and The...more

Marshall Dennehey

Remote Management of a Restaurant Is Not Enough to Find an Employee Was Acting Within the Scope and Course of His Employment

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Loftus v. Three Palms Croaker Park, LLC, 211 N.E.3d 771, Ohio App. 8 Dist., 2023 - The issue in this case was whether the employee was in the course and scope of employment and/or acting in furtherance of the employer’s...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Inside the Courts – An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators - December 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court will likely decide before the end of its current term whether the failure to make a disclosure pursuant to Item 303 of Regulation S-K can serve as the basis for a securities fraud claim under Section...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Case Update: Hong Kong Regulator’s Right to Enforce Against Foreign Defendants

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Hong Kong’s highest court confirms that its financial markets regulator may serve proceedings on foreign defendants for restoration orders as of right. The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) held in a recent judgment...more

Whitcomb Selinsky, PC

Surveillance and Torture Allegations Raises Jurisdictional Questions

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Background: Unveiling Allegations Against Cisco - The case highlights key elements of appellate law and ALJ's decisions. The plaintiffs' allegations surrounding the CCP's Golden Shield surveillance initiative bring into...more

Fish & Richardson

Amended FRE 702 on Expert Testimony Effective December 1, 2023

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Experts play a key role in patent litigation as they explain complex technical issues including infringement, validity, and damages to judges and juries. The persuasiveness of their testimony can often mean the difference...more

Miles Mediation & Arbitration

Slip-and-Fall Cases: Avoid Common Mediation Mistakes

Premises liability cases are a common part of most plaintiff’s lawyer’s practices, with slip-and-fall claims typically making up a sizeable number of cases. As a longtime Florida defense attorney, and a mediator of...more

McManis Faulkner

30 Days Before Trial: It’s All About Teamwork

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Trial is fast approaching. With 30 days left before the starting date, how will you accomplish all the tasks that remain? It’s time to work together and utilize your support staff to get you successfully through the final...more

Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

Post-Hire Advice-of-Counsel—Why the Justification Defense Can Be Used in Ongoing Restrictive Covenant Litigation

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Hiring an applicant who has a non-compete or non-solicit agreement with a prior employer creates risk for the both the individual and the new employer. The prior employer can sue both the applicant for violating the contract...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Fluffy's Love Can't be Quantified: "Pet Parents" and Noneconomic Damages

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Is a beloved family cat a pet or a fur baby? Is a man who dresses his labradoodle in hand-knit booties a dog owner, or a pet parent? Increasingly, the language applied to animal companions has shifted from a property-based...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Hardwick Ohio PFAS Class Action Dismissed for Lack of Jurisdiction

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The Sixth Circuit ruled that a complaint on which a trial court had certified a class that included every person subject to the laws of Ohio must be dismissed. The complaint was filed by Kevin Hardwick, a firefighter,...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Appreciable or de Minimis: That Is the AI Question

As AI-generated materials are becoming more commonplace in creative works across the media landscape, content creators and distributors are seeking guidance on what information needs to be disclosed to the United States...more

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