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Reed Smith
"Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were." – Proust. The lesson of today's case, Racies v. Quincy Biosciences, LLC, 2020 WL 2113852 (N.D. Cal. May 4, 2020), is worth.remembering
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Taylor Lohmeyer Law Firm P.L.L.C. v. United States, No. 19-50506, 2020 WL 1966844 (5th Cir. Apr. 24, 2020), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a Texas-based estate and tax-planning law firm ...
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On May 20 the Federal Circuit for the second time found McRO's patent for automatically generating animations to be patentable, this time reversing the district court's finding of invalidity for lack of enablement.
Reed Smith
As is often the case in pharmaceutical product liability actions, another group of plaintiffs' claims suffered a fatal deficiency: establishing a causal association between the drug at issue and the alleged injury.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas recently held that the absence of the employer's signature from an arbitration agreement did not render that agreement unenforceable.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis:The Northern District of New York sees far fewer ADA Title III lawsuits than its Eastern and Southern counterparts and apparently has no patience for serial plaintiffs ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The plaintiffs' bar has continued to challenge sourcing and sustainability claims made by food manufacturers. In Ehlers v. Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80773 ...
Holland & Knight
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, since March 18, 2020, activities from the different jurisdictional bodies in Mexico have been suspended. This suspension has been extended so far until June 1, 2020.1
Foley & Lardner
The California Court of Appeal recently ruled that a firm used a "shill plaintiff" in a failed suit over a "Made in the USA" label, potentially opening the door for suit against similar repeat plaintiffs...
Reed Smith
When a lawsuit settles, both sides get something. When one of our cases settles, one of the things we get is a raft of mixed emotions. Undeniably, there is a sense of relief.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The middle of the 2019-2020 Term of the Court featured only a handful of dispositions on civil matters, but no landmark decisions.
Mayer Brown
One of the key issues in any case under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is whether the plaintiff consented to be called or texted. If the recipient has provided "prior express consent,"...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Toomey v. Arizona, No. 19-CV-0035, 2020 WL 2465707 (D. Ariz. May 12, 2020), a Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona recommended the certification...
Groom Law Group
Recently, plaintiffs' firms have filed a flurry of class action lawsuits against employers, alleging violations of COBRA's election notice requirements and seeking statutory and other penalties.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 28, 2020, Judge Susan Illston of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 28, 2020, Judge Victor Marrero of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b)
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 23, 2020, Judge Cormac J. Carney of the United States District Court for the Central District of California dismissed with prejudice a putative class action asserting claims under Sections 11 and 12(a)(2)
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
After a defendant in a biometric privacy class action lawsuit unilaterally implemented an arbitration clause, a federal court in Illinois granted the company's motion to compel arbitration...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On April 30, 2020, the New York's Appellate Division, First Department, issued a decision in Silber v. Sullivan Properties, L.P., affirming the trial court's denial...
Holland & Knight
Operators are experiencing more and more residents who are reeling from the financial stress caused from job loss in light of the COVID-19 crisis.
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