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Defending The Massachusetts Assault Weapons Ban
Earlier this month, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in support of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' ban on assault weapons, such as the AK-47 or the AR-15, and large-capacity magazines.
United States
30 Nov 2018
Complaint Sheltered From Dismissal In Patent Row Over Personal Tents
A recent opinion from Judge Shea in the District of Connecticut sheds important light on the sufficiency of pleadings in declaratory judgment patent cases.
United States
28 Mar 2018
Edible Arrangements' Trademark Case Bears Fruit
In a recent decision, Judge Vanessa L. Bryant shed some light on a significant new issue: trademark infringement in the world of internet keyword advertising. In
United States
26 Aug 2016
In Onboard Wi-Fi Case, Covenant Not To Sue Has Wide Range
Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer of the District of Connecticut recently released an opinion that is significant to litigants on either side of a covenant not to sue.
United States
3 May 2016
Massachusetts Court Takes The Temperature Of Defendant's Inequitable Conduct Claim On Summary Judgment
In a recent decision out of the District of Massachusetts, Judge Stearns assessed Kaz's inequitable conduct defense on summary judgment – and found it to come up short by a degree.
United States
11 Nov 2015
Connecticut Court Sinks Claim That History Of American Submarine Infringes Copyright
A recent decision from Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer in the District of Connecticut may make waves in the world of nonfiction copyright.
United States
31 Jul 2015
Serial Adversaries Are Still No Big Deal
Judge Indira Talwani issued an order on plaintiff Erik Cherdak's renewal of his motion to disqualify, which we talked about last year in Serial Adversaries Are No Big Deal.
United States
10 Jul 2015
Massachusetts Court Sheds Light On Deposition Privilege Waiver Issues
Chief Judge Patti Saris of the District of Massachusetts has issued a significant opinion on privilege waivers in the Trustees of Boston University v. Everlight Electronics case.
United States
29 Jun 2015
Conflicting Expert Opinions Prevent Summary Judgment
A recent summary judgment opinion by Judge Patti B. Saris highlights the importance of expert testimony in substantiating factual disputes and withstanding summary judgment.
United States
5 Jun 2015
LevelUp’s Pursuit of Attorney’s Fees Goes Up to the Federal Circuit Level
In an interesting case before Judge Timothy S. Hillman in the District of Massachusetts, a dispute over whether attorney’s fees should be granted is moving up to the Federal Circuit.
United States
9 May 2015
Locating Time Frames For The Hypothetical Negotiation
In determining a reasonable royalty for patent infringement damages, district courts often use the hypothetical negotiation analysis.
United States
23 Mar 2015
Limiting The Number Of Patent Claims At Trial
Trial was scheduled for next week, but Boston-based Skyhook and Google, Inc. reached a settlement, according to a Court paper filed yesterday.
United States
10 Mar 2015
EveryScape’s Patents Hit Their Vanishing Point
Last week, a federal jury in Massachusetts delivered a verdict in favor of patent-defendant Adobe Systems, invalidating all asserted claims of EveryScape’s two asserted patents.
United States
11 Feb 2015
Serial Adversaries Are No Big Deal
Massachusetts District Court Judge Indira Talwani reminded litigants that for lawyers to be conflicted out of a case, they must be on the other side of the "v" from a former client, not a former adversary, since the issue is ultimately whether counsel will be constrained from vigorous representation of their new client.
United States
29 Dec 2014
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