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Justice Department Issues Memo Limiting Use Of Agency Guidance In Affirmative Civil Enforcement Suits
On January 25, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand issued a memorandum to all components of the Department of Justice with civil litigating authority limiting ...
United States
6 Feb 2018
Department Of Justice Obtains Guilty Plea For Obstruction In Merger Investigation
It also illustrates that the government is serious when it asks for information about backup data, or for the backup data itself.
United States
20 Oct 2016
Civil Penalties Set To Increase Significantly, Many Present Retroactivity Concerns
Over the past several months, many federal agencies have adopted rules significantly increasing the maximum civil monetary penalties (CMPs) they can potentially impose.
United States
11 Aug 2016
Supreme Court Vacates Ninth Circuit Decision in Spokeo, Remands for Analysis of Concrete Harms
On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Spokeo v. Robins, which posed the question of whether Article III standing requires a plaintiff to have a concrete injury when alleging a statutory violation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA").
United States
23 May 2016
Q&A With WilmerHale's John Pierce
John V.H. Pierce is the head of the international arbitration practice in the New York office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.
United States
12 Apr 2016
Enforcement Directive And Harmonisation of Remedies For Intellectual Property Infringement In the EU
Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights harmonises various aspects of civil court procedure and remedies as applied to most types of intellectual property in the European Union.
European Union
11 Aug 2015
Mastering Privilege Protection During E-Discovery
Identifying privileged documents in discovery is a high-stakes task in which a lack of forethought can have profound, lasting consequences for the litigating organization and its counsel.
United States
2 Jul 2015
The 5th Amendment In Civil Practice: 3 Big Considerations
The right to remain silent and not testify at your own criminal trial is well known within the legal community and among the public.
United States
6 May 2015
New Tips For Examining Your Own Witnesses And Using Their Depositions At Trial
The conventional wisdom looks askance at questioning your own witnesses during their depositions, and at using those depositions at trial.
United States
5 Mar 2015
Statistical Sampling On The Rise In False Claims Act
Since the 1920s, when the Elgin Watch Co. and Elgin Clock Co. pioneered the use of statistical sampling in a trademark dispute, attorneys have sought to introduce small samples into evidence to make the case for a much larger amount of proof.
United States
4 Dec 2014
Scalia’s Deference Argument Could Have Dramatic Effects
When the U.S. Supreme Court declines to review one of the thousands of cases presented to it each year, it typically does so in silence.
United States
19 Nov 2014
Cyberespionage And Civil Suits
Five members of the "Comment Crew" — a group of Chinese hackers who operate under pseudonyms like UglyGorilla and KandyGoo — were indicted by a grand jury in May 2014 ..
United States
7 Nov 2014
Civil Antitrust Risk In The United States
The massive fines levied against multinational companies by the US Department of Justice in its prosecution of criminal violations of the US antitrust laws have been well-publicized, as has the United States' prosecution and incarceration of individual officers and employees of foreign corporations for those violations
United States
3 Feb 2014
How PTAB Applies 'Interests Of Justice' Discovery Standard
Among the changes to the U.S. patent law from the 2011 America Invents Act is the inter partes review proceeding. An IPR allows a third party, who has not previously filed a civil action challenging the validity of a claim of the patent, to petition for a review of the patentability of claims under 35 U.S.C. §§ 102, 103 on the basis of prior art patents or printed publications.
United States
10 Sep 2013
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