A divided Ninth Circuit panel rejected a challenge from the United Parcel Service and its lawyers at Paul Hastings to a nearly $700,000 attorney fee award in a gender discrimination case that produced a jury verdict of just $27,280.
Google lawyer Robert Van Nest tried to defend a judge's ruling Oracle's Java copyrights before a clearly skeptical panel.
Siding with the defense in a closely-watched employment case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the use of class or collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
Oracle's fight with Google is the big draw Wednesday at the Federal Circuit, but the same panel is also hearing an important appeal challenging a USPTO rule used to weigh patent indefiniteness.
On the biggest Internet shopping day of the year, appellate heavyweights Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn and David Frederick of Kellogg Huber lost Supreme Court cert bids in cases challenging New York's online sales tax law.
Marc Kasowitz of Kasowitz Benson and Simpson Thacher's David Woll faced off before a New York appellate panel weighing a crucial threshold issue for mortgage-backed securities repurchase cases.