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California: Parties, Not Attorneys, Must Request Court To Retain Jurisdiction To Enforce Settlement
Hill and Olive sued the City of Los Angeles challenging a city ordinance. Counsel for Hill and Olive later filed a notice stating that the parties had settled.
United States
10 May 2019
Federal Court Hands FERC Procedural Victory In Market Manipulation Enforcement Case While Confirming Statute Of Limitations Is A Confusing Mess
On September 24, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied defendants' motion to dismiss the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's complaint in FERC v. Powhatan Energy Fund.
United States
3 Oct 2018
Federal Circuit Dismisses IPR Petitioner's Appeal Of Final Written Decision For Lack Of Standing
Earlier this month, the Federal Circuit dismissed for lack of standing an appeal filed by an inter partes review petitioner of a final written decision issued by the PTAB that held two instituted claims not unpatentable.
United States
2 Sep 2018
Attorneys Can Assist In Drafting Expert Reports, But Experts Must Substantially Participate
Hence, vigorous cross-examination, the presentation of contrary evidence and a careful instruction on the burden of proof were held to be the appropriate vehicles to challenge the expert's report.
United States
14 Sep 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Reverses California's Sliding Scale Approach To Specific Personal Jurisdiction
On June 19, 2017, in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the Supreme Court held that California courts lack specific jurisdiction to entertain a nonresident's claims that are unrelated...
United States
27 Jun 2017
Court Clarifies Meaning Of "Ground For Invalidity" For Purposes Of Post-IPR Estoppel
A district court judge recently addressed the scope of estoppel for a petitioner in an inter partes review.
United States
26 May 2017
Criminal Defendants Have A Constitutional Right To Introduce Evidence Of Clear Racial Bias In Jury Room After Guilty Verdict
The no-impeachment rule is that once a jury's verdict has been entered, it cannot generally be called into question based on the comments or conclusions during jury deliberations.
United States
10 Mar 2017
Judge Chhabria Excludes Damages Survey Based On The Survey's Reliance Upon A Rejected Claim Construction
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United States
1 Mar 2017
District Of Columbia Court Of Appeals Adopts FRE 702 As The Legal Standard For The Admissibility Of Expert Testimony
The D.C. Court of Appeals has adopted Federal Rule of Evidence 702 as the legal standard for determining the admissibility of expert testimony in the District of Columbia in all cases that have not yet begun trial.
United States
24 Oct 2016
Recommended Reading – Legal And Political Implications Of Justice Scalia's Death
This week, we highlight three articles discussing the major implications of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's recent death.
United States
29 Feb 2016
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