Litigator of the Week
More than 130 companies have agreed to license Wi-LAN Inc.'s earliest patents relating to wireless technology. But when Apple Inc. called Wi-LAN's bluff and put one of those patents on trial this week, it took jurors just a few minutes to hand Apple and its lead lawyer a total defense win.
Litigators of the Week: Stephen Best of Brown Rudnick, Christopher Clark of Latham & Watkins and Thomas Melsheimer of Fish & Richardson
Mark Cuban never hid his contempt for the SEC's insider trading case against him. On Wednesday his lawyers swatted the agency's case away.
Bicks and his colleagues have spent the last few months helping two very different companies — Dow AgroSciences and Dish Network Corp. — defeat legal challenges to new marquee products.
Twenty-five years after a sunken steamship filed with gold was discovered off the North Carolina coast, the treasure hunters behind the discovery are still mired in a sea of litigation. But after a ruling this week, Frevola's clients are a big step closer to winning a share of the loot.
After 16 years of topsy-turvy litigation, Stone helped Philip Morris dodge a major false advertising class action lawsuit over light cigarettes.
Facing down Ted Olson and Chris Christie, Clement and Mishkin took a huge step this week toward defeating New Jersey's bid to legalize sports betting.
The copyright battle between the major television networks and a pair of online TV startups isn't over. But thanks to Smith and Garrett, the networks may finally be winning.
Multidistrict litigation over alleged price-fixing in the market for liquid crystal displays has been a messy and expensive slog for LCD manufacturers. But not every defendant has had to shell out big bucks in the LCD MDL.
In their pursuit of a racial discrimination suit against Merrill Lynch & Co, which settled this week, Linda Friedman, Suzanne Bish, and George Robot of Chicago-based Stowell & Friedman gave plaintiff-side class action lawyers a good name.