General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for December 20 - 31, 2012

BCD Semiconductor Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor ...ASPCA, Circus Operator Resolve Racketeering LitigationAllen Levine Named Business Litigation Practice Group Leader at Becker ...In-House Litigation Officers Making Do With Shrinking Budgets and Lean StaffTransvaginal Mesh Multi District LitigationPatent Litigation Likely to Keep On Humming in '13On the Docket Pittsburgh: 12/24/12Recent Design Patent LitigationCould the Recent Meningitis Outbreak Lead to Litigation?FirstCity Financial Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP ...Hearsay EvidenceUniPixel Displays Counters Allegations in UK LitigationIn re Rosuvastatin Calcium Patent LitigationUniPixel Displays Counters Allegations in UK LitigationUniPixel Displays Counters Allegations in UK Litigation

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Acclaimed Austin Firms Merge to Form Litigation Powerhouse, George Brothers ...
Business Wire (press release)December 4, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The partners of George & Brothers, L.L.P. and Kincaid & Horton, L.L.P. are pleased to announce they have merged to form George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP, effective October 1, 2012. GBKH pools the proficiencies of ...more »

Pending litigation intensifies risk of NPLs' non-recovery
The News InternationalDecember 4, 2012

According to another expert, the banks suffer as the amount is regularly depreciating, while they are bearing the litigation charges by employing huge legal teams. The NPLs management charges are increasing on a daily basis, said expert. A senior ...more »

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BCD Semiconductor Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor ...
DailyFinanceDecember 31, 2012

BCD Semiconductor Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Investigate Sale to Diodes, Inc. DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation...more »

ASPCA, Circus Operator Resolve Racketeering Litigation
Wall Street Journal (blog)December 28, 2012

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Friday that it has agreed to pay $9.3 million to resolve long-running litigation with the operator of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. ASPCA and other animal rights groups ...more »

Allen Levine Named Business Litigation Practice Group Leader at Becker ...
Marketwire (press release)December 27, 2012

LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Dec 27, 2012) - Becker & Poliakoff, a multi-practice business law firm with more than 155 attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in 18 domestic and international offices, has appointed Allen M. Levine, a shareholder ...more »

In-House Litigation Officers Making Do With Shrinking Budgets and Lean Staff
The National Law JournalDecember 26, 2012

As companies face mounting litigation and ever-changing regulations, chief litigation officers are playing an increasingly important role in corporate America. Despite the rise in litigation costs and despite growing concerns about regulations and ...more »

Transvaginal Mesh Multi District Litigation
JD Supra (press release)December 26, 2012

An experienced attorney at Phillips Law Offices can examine your specific situation and help you determine which course of action is best suited for you. Posted in Transvaginal Mesh. Tagged multi district litigation, products liability claim ...more »

Patent Litigation Likely to Keep On Humming in '13
Wall Street Journal (blog)December 24, 2012

Another issue bouncing like sugar plums in the heads of so many general counsel heading into 2013: patent litigation. It became a big issue in 2012 but counsel at companies big and small claim that patent-infringement suits are taking up increasing ...more »

On the Docket Pittsburgh: 12/24/12
Pittsburgh Post GazetteDecember 24, 2012

This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has been recognized. Spilman was named as a Go-To Law Firm by Aetna for labor litigation; Allergan for intellectual property litigation; Caterpillar for contracts litigation; and The Northwestern Mutual Life ...more »

Recent Design Patent Litigation
Patently-ODecember 23, 2012

... being infringed by Wilson's and others. Wilson's has asked for a declaratory judgment of invalidity alleging that it began using its version of the product (shown in yellow) in 1996, five years before the patent's 2001 priority date ...more »

Could the Recent Meningitis Outbreak Lead to Litigation?
JD Supra (press release)December 21, 2012

Pharmaceutical litigation most frequently occurs when drug companies fail to adequately test medications prior to release or fail to properly inform consumers of the potential side effects. In these cases, the drugs are manufactured properly but the ...more »

FirstCity Financial Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.comDecember 21, 2012

Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions ...more »

Hearsay Evidence
Lawdit Commercial SolicitorsDecember 21, 2012

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UniPixel Displays Counters Allegations in UK Litigation
MENAFN.COMDecember 20, 2012

UniPixel is represented by the international law firm Fish &Richardson, which has been named by Corporate Counsel magazine as thetop patent litigation law firm in the U.S. for nine consecutiveyears. ... Forward-looking Statements All statements in this ...more »

In re Rosuvastatin Calcium Patent Litigation
Patently-ODecember 20, 2012

This appeal arises in the context of the patent war over rosuvastatin, a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical product sold by Astrazeneca under the name CRESTOR. At issue on appeal was the central component of Astrazeneca's protection for rosuvastatin ...more »

UniPixel Displays Counters Allegations in UK Litigation
MarketWatch (press release)December 20, 2012

UniPixel is represented by the international law firm Fish & Richardson, which has been named by Corporate Counsel magazine as the top patent litigation law firm in the U.S. for nine consecutive years. The firm recently was named as the nation's "Law ...more »

UniPixel Displays Counters Allegations in UK Litigation
Marketwire (press release)December 20, 2012

THE WOODLANDS, TX--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) - UniPixel, Inc. ( NASDAQ : UNXL), a provider of Performance Engineered Films™ to the touch screen, flexible printed electronics, and lighting and display markets, is vigorously denying allegations ...more »

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