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Lawyers Line Up for Key Roles in GM Defect LitigationLawyers Line Up for Key Roles in GM Defect LitigationLawyers Line Up for Key Roles in GM Defect LitigationPTO Litigation Center Report – July 31, 2014Supreme Court Opinions Augur Increased Lanham Act LitigationSupreme Court Clarifies Time Bar LawPTO Litigation Center Report – July 29, 2014Supreme Court: pre-Jackson litigation costs recovery regime may have ...NJ Appeals Court Orders $175K Frivolous Litigation SanctionN.J. Appeals Court Orders $175K Frivolous Litigation SanctionTORT REPORT: Avoiding spoliation pitfalls in trucking litigationThe 4 Rules Of Warfare (And Litigation)PTO Litigation Center Report – July 25, 2014Donziger Defense Lawyers Hit Pay Dirt in Menopause Drug LitigationPTO Litigation Center Report – July 24, 2014

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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 7, 2014
The National Law ReviewJuly 7, 2014

PTO Litigation Center is published by Washington, DC based intellectual property specialty firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Founded in 1978, Sterne Kessler .... The National Law Review is not a law firm nor is www.NatLawReview.com intended to be ...more »

Litigation Attorney Jobs in New York City Law Firms
JDJournal.comJuly 10, 2014

Litigation attorneys seeking their careers in law firms consider New York City as one of their favorite options. The work is hard and the returns are still high, even in the face of rapid technological growth and the growth of alternative legal ...more »

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Lawyers Line Up for Key Roles in GM Defect Litigation
The National Law Journal (registration)July 31, 2014

More than 60 lawyers have applied for lead roles in the litigation against General Motors Co. over ignition switch defects. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman is accepting applications for coveted appointments to the plaintiffs steering committee, which ...more »

Lawyers Line Up for Key Roles in GM Defect Litigation
The National Law Journal (registration)July 31, 2014

In submitting for lead counsel, one lawyer—Lance Cooper of The Cooper Firm in Marietta, Ga., who represents the parents of Brooke Melton, the case that first sparked the ignition switch issue—put it more simply: “Our law firm uncovered the GM ...more »

Lawyers Line Up for Key Roles in GM Defect Litigation
The National Law Journal (registration)July 31, 2014

Many of the lawyers are expected to argue for the posts during an Aug. 11 hearing. Furman gave the green light to create the panel, despite uncertainty over whether a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge will deem many of the cases barred under a provision of ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 31, 2014
The National Law ReviewJuly 31, 2014

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM). Since the last report, no new requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO have been posted. This listing is current ...more »

Supreme Court Opinions Augur Increased Lanham Act Litigation
New York Law Journal (registration)July 31, 2014

Since its enactment in 1947, Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act—the federal false advertising statute—has rarely been addressed by the Supreme Court. This term, however, the Supreme Court issued two Lanham Act decisions: Lexmark International, Inc. v.more »

Supreme Court Clarifies Time Bar Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 30, 2014

The Supreme Court has today issued their decision in the case David T Morrison & Co Limited v ICL Plastics Limited & others [2014] UKSC 48. A fuller summary of the decision can be found here.more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 29, 2014
The National Law ReviewJuly 29, 2014

The choice of a lawyer or other professional is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Attorney Advertising Notice: Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Statement in compliance with Texas Rules of ...more »

Supreme Court: pre-Jackson litigation costs recovery regime may have ...
Out-Law.comJuly 29, 2014

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) introduced a new civil court costs and funding regime from 1 April 2013. Changes made by LASPO, following the recommendations of Lord Justice Jackson in his review of civil litigation in ...more »

NJ Appeals Court Orders $175K Frivolous Litigation Sanction
New Jersey Law JournalJuly 27, 2014

A New Jersey appeals court has ordered the plaintiffs in a business dispute to pay a $175,000 sanction for fees racked up by lawyers in two states battling what was determined to be frivolous litigation. The fees are payable to Weingarten Brown, a Los ...more »

N.J. Appeals Court Orders $175K Frivolous Litigation Sanction
New Jersey Law JournalJuly 25, 2014

A New Jersey appeals court has ordered the plaintiffs in a business dispute to pay a $175,000 sanction for fees racked up by lawyers in two states battling what was determined to be frivolous litigation. The fees are payable to Weingarten Brown, a Los ...more »

TORT REPORT: Avoiding spoliation pitfalls in trucking litigation
Wisconsin Law JournalJuly 25, 2014

Ryan Wiesner is an associate attorney at McCoy Leavitt Laskey LLC. He defends businesses, insurance companies and individuals against catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims involving fire and explosion, trucking loss, products liability, and ...more »

The 4 Rules Of Warfare (And Litigation)
Above the LawJuly 25, 2014

It has often been observed that litigation is war. The analogy is not perfect, but studying military strategy and tactics can prove fruitful for litigators. While many people often turn to Sun Tzu's Art of War, for guidance in the applicability of ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 25, 2014
The National Law ReviewJuly 25, 2014

PTO Litigation Center is published by Washington, DC based intellectual property specialty firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Founded in 1978, Sterne Kessler .... The National Law Review is not a law firm nor is www.NatLawReview.com intended to be ...more »

Donziger Defense Lawyers Hit Pay Dirt in Menopause Drug Litigation
Wall Street Journal (blog)July 24, 2014

Ms. Littlepage and Mr. Booth, whose firm website and unusually detailed bios drew Law Blog's attention back in 2006, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Under the settlement terms, all parties have agreed not to discuss the matter with ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 24, 2014
The National Law ReviewJuly 24, 2014

PTO Litigation Center is published by Washington, DC based intellectual property specialty firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Founded in 1978, Sterne Kessler .... The National Law Review is not a law firm nor is www.NatLawReview.com intended to be ...more »

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