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Family court litigation halted as baby's rare medical condition discoveredPharmaceutical Patent Litigation Filings Have Declined for the First Time in Three Years According to Lex Machina's ...Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Filings Have Declined for the First Time in Three Years According to Lex Machina's ...China's emergence as a key patent litigation hub poses challenges for its companiesTribe Requests Stay Of LitigationLITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Maryland Daily RecordIntertrust, Google Partner For IP Litigation | PYMNTS.comPTO Litigation Report – April 26, 2017Alston & Bird Bags Chadbourne's IP ChairSupes meet to review litigation over defender; Marcus responds to claims he is unqualifiedCalifornia judge blocks Trump litigation to cut off funding to sanctuary citiesCan UK law retain its gold standard for cross-border litigation after Brexit?Ex-Baker Botts Partners Launch Houston Litigation BoutiqueLaw Journal Litigation Departments of the Year AnnouncedAdviser Dismissed From BB&T Self-Dealing Litigation ...

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Lawsuit-abuse watchdog to monitor state Taxotere litigation after lawsuit filings surge in Louisiana
The Louisiana RecordMarch 27, 2017

According to a news release from Schmidt National Law Group, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation's Feb. 15 docket report shows 755 pending actions in the Taxotere litigation, up 50 from the panel's Jan. 17 report. Bernstein Liebhard LLP ...more »

“The Story of Asbestos Litigation in Texas and Its National Consequences”
OverlawyeredMarch 28, 2017

Texas was once the largest center of asbestos litigation in the U.S., with mass recruitment of workers claiming injury from past exposure although displaying no symptoms. Now, more than 40 years after the landmark Fifth Circuit Borel v. Fibreboard case ...more »

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Family court litigation halted as baby's rare medical condition discovered
AOL UKApril 27, 2017

Social services bosses who thought a baby had been shaken have halted family court litigation after discovering that she was suffering from a rare medical condition which causes "easy bruising", a judge has said. Judge Karen Venables said Craig ...more »

Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Filings Have Declined for the First Time in Three Years According to Lex Machina's ...
PR Newswire (press release)April 27, 2017

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company and creator of the award-winning Legal Analytics® platform, today announced the release of its third annual Hatch-Waxman/ ANDA Litigation Report. The report, which ...more »

Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Filings Have Declined for the First Time in Three Years According to Lex Machina's ...
Yahoo FinanceApril 27, 2017

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company and creator of the award-winning Legal Analytics® platform, today announced the release of its third annual Hatch-Waxman/ ANDA Litigation Report. The report, which ...more »

China's emergence as a key patent litigation hub poses challenges for its companies
IAM (registration) (blog)April 27, 2017

China is already arguably one of the three most important countries when it comes to patent enforcement and most signs point toward continued growth in litigation. For multinationals who have long struggled to protect their IP rights here, the ...more »

Tribe Requests Stay Of Litigation
CapeNews.netApril 27, 2017

Mashpee Wamponoag tribal attorneys applied to an appellate court judge on Monday, April 24, to delay ongoing litigation surrounding the tribe's land in trust in Mashpee and Taunton. Attorney Benjamin J. Wish filed a request for a stay on April 24 that ...more »

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Maryland Daily Record
Maryland Daily Record (subscription)April 26, 2017

Growing Towson Law Firm is seeking a strong litigation associate with 3-8 years experience in complex litigation.more »

Intertrust, Google Partner For IP Litigation | PYMNTS.com
PYMNTS.comApril 26, 2017

To help startups move forward, Intertrust and Google partner up for patent offering program PatentShield.more »

PTO Litigation Report – April 26, 2017
The National Law ReviewApril 26, 2017

Attorney Advertising Notice: Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Statement in compliance with Texas Rules of Professional Conduct. Unless otherwise noted, attorneys are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, nor can NLR ...more »

Alston & Bird Bags Chadbourne's IP Chair
The Am Law Litigation DailyApril 26, 2017

Tanck declined to discuss Chadbourne's ongoing dispute with former litigation partner Kerrie Campbell and two other plaintiffs suing the firm for gender bias. Since he had already given notice at Chadbourne, Tanck said he did not vote last week at a ...more »

Supes meet to review litigation over defender; Marcus responds to claims he is unqualified
Eureka Times StandardApril 26, 2017

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday met to review pending litigation against the county that alleges the public defender is unqualified. They met in closed session with county counsel to discuss the lawsuit that is asking the county to ...more »

California judge blocks Trump litigation to cut off funding to sanctuary cities
The Daily DotApril 25, 2017

President Trump on Tuesday moved forward litigation in an attempt to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” across the U.S., an action that was blocked by a California judge. William H. Orrick of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ...more »

Can UK law retain its gold standard for cross-border litigation after Brexit?
Legal WeekApril 25, 2017

At Legal Week's recent Trust & Estates Litigation Forum, they discussed the implications of Brexit on cross-border disputes and what it means for choice of jurisdiction and the enforceability of English law judgments. Sir Richard Aikens: What do you ...more »

Ex-Baker Botts Partners Launch Houston Litigation Boutique
Law360 (subscription)April 25, 2017

Law360, Houston (April 25, 2017, 4:44 PM EDT) -- Three partners at Baker Botts LLP who practiced together there for nearly a decade have left the firm to launch their own civil litigation boutique in Houston that will represent plaintiffs and ...more »

Law Journal Litigation Departments of the Year Announced
New Jersey Law JournalApril 25, 2017

In some cases, the practitioners making up these departments helped advance the law; in others, they successfully represented institutional clients in high-leverage disputes. The engagements vary greatly, but the winners all have excellence in common.more »

Adviser Dismissed From BB&T Self-Dealing Litigation ...
PLANSPONSORApril 25, 2017

While the advisory firm has now been dismissed from the pool of defendants, the wider case itself will still apparently move forward.more »

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