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Litigation and ArbitrationChina Litigation and Arbitration: What we are seeingDelaware law helps corporations avoid multiforum litigation headachesCFAA: It's Impact on Employer-Employee LitigationIP Litigation — Don't Call It A ComebackPTO Litigation Center Report – January 29, 2016EQUITY ALERT Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Aixtron SE – AIXGThe List: These are Charlotte's largest law firms and litigation practicesEmails show that photo ID law amended because of pending litigation, plaintiffs' attorneys argueCarrington Coleman Law Firm Expands with Patent Litigation Focus in DallasLitigation Finance Success Story: Miller v. CaterpillarPTO Litigation Center Report – January 27, 2016PTO Litigation Center Report – January 26, 2016Wake Up Call: Major Litigation Financing Deal, and Other NewsTexas Faces Lawsuit Over Provision of Border Security Law

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Emails show that photo ID law amended because of pending litigation, plaintiffs' attorneys argue
Winston-Salem JournalJanuary 28, 2016

Two state Republican legislators said in emails that an amendment to the photo ID requirement was passed as a tactical move in reaction to pending litigation, according to testimony Thursday during a federal trial on North Carolina's photo ID requirement.more »

MALDEF files lawsuit challenging immigrant harboring law
Chron.comJanuary 25, 2016

"Texas already has enough laws to protect us from human smuggling without targeting religious and non-profit organizations that care for immigrants," said Nina Perales, vice president of litigation for MALDEF and lead counsel for the plaintiffs, in the ...more »

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Litigation and Arbitration
China Law Blog (blog)January 31, 2016

We will be discussing the practical aspects of Chinese law and how it impacts business there. We will be telling you what works and what does not and what you as a businessperson can do to use the law to your advantage. Our aim is to assist businesses ...more »

China Litigation and Arbitration: What we are seeing
China Law Blog (blog)January 30, 2016

Had a nice conversation yesterday with a bunch of my firm's China lawyers and litigators, mostly on what is causing the increase in litigation and arbitration against Chinese companies and about some of the pitfalls peculiar to suing Chinese companies.more »

Delaware law helps corporations avoid multiforum litigation headaches
Business InsuranceJanuary 30, 2016

Of all the strategies used by firms to diminish the number of stockholder derivative lawsuits, forum selection is likely to be most successful and effective, experts say. Legislation approved by Delaware lawmakers last year validates that Delaware ...more »

CFAA: It's Impact on Employer-Employee Litigation
Law.com (subscription)January 30, 2016

The CFAA was enacted in 1986 as an amendment to then-existing computer fraud law first enacted in 1984. It began as a criminal statute, which made it a federal crime for anyone to access a United States government's computer or certain financial ...more »

IP Litigation — Don't Call It A Comeback
Above the LawJanuary 29, 2016

Nick also practiced law for two years with a top Chambers-ranked litigation boutique, and previously spent several years as a corporate trainer in Shanghai. Nick earned his J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of San Diego School of ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – January 29, 2016
The National Law ReviewJanuary 29, 2016

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions 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 9:30 ...more »

EQUITY ALERT Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Aixtron SE – AIXG
EconoTimesJanuary 29, 2016

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2016 -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Aixtron SE securities (NASDAQ:AIXG) from September 25, 2014 through December 9, 2015, both dates ...more »

The List: These are Charlotte's largest law firms and litigation practices
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)January 29, 2016

This week's Charlotte Business Journal lists the area's largest law firms, ranked by number of local attorneys. Moore & Van Allen tops the list again this year with 246 attorneys in its Charlotte office. McGuireWoods is second with 190 local attorneys.more »

Emails show that photo ID law amended because of pending litigation, plaintiffs' attorneys argue
Winston-Salem JournalJanuary 28, 2016

Two state Republican legislators said in emails that an amendment to the photo ID requirement was passed as a tactical move in reaction to pending litigation, according to testimony Thursday during a federal trial on North Carolina's photo ID requirement.more »

Carrington Coleman Law Firm Expands with Patent Litigation Focus in Dallas
PR Newswire (press release)January 28, 2016

28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent litigators Mark C. Howland and Samuel E. Joyner have joined the Dallas-based law firm Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, marking an expansion of the firm's existing intellectual property practice. Mr. Howland ...more »

Litigation Finance Success Story: Miller v. Caterpillar
Above the LawJanuary 27, 2016

More than five years after a small family-owned company based in England filed suit against U.S. construction machinery giant Caterpillar Inc. for breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation of its “Bug coupler” technology (specialized ...more »

PTO Litigation Center Report – January 27, 2016
The National Law ReviewJanuary 27, 2016

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 »

PTO Litigation Center Report – January 26, 2016
The National Law ReviewJanuary 26, 2016

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 a ...more »

Wake Up Call: Major Litigation Financing Deal, and Other News
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessJanuary 26, 2016

Litigation finance company Burford Capital has reportedly reached a potentially trailblazing deal with British telecoms giant BT Group to provide $45 million to fund BT's portfolio of at least 10 pending litigation matters. (The Lawyer). • A Latham ...more »

Texas Faces Lawsuit Over Provision of Border Security Law
Texas TribuneJanuary 26, 2016

“Texas already has enough laws to protect us from human smuggling without targeting religious and nonprofit organizations that care for immigrants.” The DPS, saying it doesn't comment on pending litigation, declined to comment for this article. A ...more »

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