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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 31, 2015Moneyball for Litigation? A Conversation with Premonition's Toby UnwinWhich Are The Top Litigation Finance Firms? You Tell Us.PTO Litigation Center Report – July 30, 2015Securities And Corporate Governance Litigation QuarterlyIs Litigation Finance Right for Your Client?PTO Litigation Center Report – July 29, 2015IVC filter litigation continues; law firm provides free information to IVC ...IVC filter litigation continues; law firm provides free information to IVC ...Litigation Funder Burford Capital Eyes Lending to FirmsTrial Funder, a 'Kickstarter for litigation,' equips public to power the law ...PTO Litigation Center Report – July 28, 2015Sidley Hires Manatt Litigation Leader in LAWake Up Call: Litigation Funding Looks at Bankruptcy CourtZimmer Hit with $9M Verdict in Hip Implant Litigation

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Law.com (subscription)July 9, 2015

The attempts to recover $7 billion R. Allen Stanford took in his massive Ponzi scheme has required six years of claw-back litigation in a Dallas U.S. district court, numerous decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and even an ...more »

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Triad Business JournalJuly 24, 2015

Among the firm's practice areas are business and commercial litigation, fiduciary litigation and will caveats, personal injury, aviation accidents, commercial motor vehicle and tractor trailer wrecks, construction and surety law, insurance coverage ...more »

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PTO Litigation Center Report – July 31, 2015
The National Law ReviewJuly 31, 2015

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 »

Moneyball for Litigation? A Conversation with Premonition's Toby Unwin
Above the LawJuly 30, 2015

They have even referred to themselves as “Moneyball law.” But they're not the only ones trying to provide lawyers with the metrics that matter. Case in point: Premonition. Premonition is building an artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and ...more »

Which Are The Top Litigation Finance Firms? You Tell Us.
Above the LawJuly 30, 2015

Commercial litigation finance–in the United States, at least– is still in its relative infancy. While the practice remains controversial to some, it cannot be denied that litigation financing is steadily gaining acceptance as a mainstream feature of ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 30, 2015
The National Law ReviewJuly 30, 2015

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM). Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO. This listing is current as of 9:45 AM ...more »

Securities And Corporate Governance Litigation Quarterly
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 30, 2015

With this dilemma in mind, during negotiations the seller in Lazard tried to get the buyer to agree that it would act in good faith to maintain levels of business activity existing at the closing, to increase the chances that the level of revenue to ...more »

Is Litigation Finance Right for Your Client?
Above the LawJuly 29, 2015

Litigation can get expensive, fast. Litigation finance is a funding tool many companies are considering to help cover the fees and expenses related to major legal claims. We at Lake Whillans Litigation Finance have compiled a list of questions to help ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 29, 2015
The National Law ReviewJuly 29, 2015

Some states have laws and ethical rules regarding solicitation and advertisement practices by attorneys and/or other professionals. The National Law Review is not a law firm nor is www.NatLawReview.com intended to be a referral service for attorneys...more »

IVC filter litigation continues; law firm provides free information to IVC ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)July 29, 2015

PHOENIX, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will hear oral arguments this week about whether to centralize Inferior vena cava (IVC) Filter lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard. Claims against competing IVC ...more »

IVC filter litigation continues; law firm provides free information to IVC ...
PR Newswire (press release)July 29, 2015

PHOENIX, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will hear oral arguments this week about whether to centralize Inferior vena cava (IVC) Filter lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard. Claims against competing IVC ...more »

Litigation Funder Burford Capital Eyes Lending to Firms
The American LawyerJuly 28, 2015

Burford's overall income of $40.6 million, which includes other litigation-related revenue, was up by nearly half over 2014. And in an effort to deploy that cash in novel ways, the fund has just announced some new business lines: a law firm financing ...more »

Trial Funder, a 'Kickstarter for litigation,' equips public to power the law ...
Westside TodayJuly 28, 2015

Trial Funder is an accredited crowdfunding platform for investment litigation. From left: VP of Business Development Ron Sinai, COO Peter Shariari, CEO Anoush Hakimi. Photo by Mariella Rudi. A YouTube video shows the makings of Joseph Rosales's police ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – July 28, 2015
The National Law ReviewJuly 28, 2015

Listed below are all new filings before PTAB of requests for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM). Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO. This listing is current as of 9:15 AM ...more »

Sidley Hires Manatt Litigation Leader in LA
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessJuly 28, 2015

Hummel's Manatt profile describes him as someone who specializes in representing companies in “mission-critical litigation” representing parties in anything from a Hewlett Packard inkjet printer monopolization case, to the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping ...more »

Wake Up Call: Litigation Funding Looks at Bankruptcy Court
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessJuly 28, 2015

Chilmark Partners, a bankruptcy and restructuring firm, and litigation funder Burford Capital said they plan to partner in a $100 million venture to finance and advise on legal disputes arising out of U.S. bankruptcy cases. (WSJ). • Litigation funder ...more »

Zimmer Hit with $9M Verdict in Hip Implant Litigation
The National Law Journal (registration)July 27, 2015

In the first setback for Zimmer Holdings Inc. in defending hip implant litigation, a Los Angeles jury has awarded $9.1 million to a man who claimed the company failed to warn about its product's defects. The verdict involving the Durom Cup implant ...more »

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