The SEC "really just mis-assessed the nature of the conduct" in its case against two former executives of California start-up Basin Water Inc., said O'Melveny's Carolyn Kubota.
The U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office abruptly dropped its high-profile international bribery case against billionaire businessman Victor Dahdaleh on Tuesday, blaming the midtrial retreat partly on complications involving witnesses from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
"Steven Donziger has shamed our profession," Gibson Dunn's Randy Mastro said Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, capping six weeks of trial in Chevron's fraud case against Donziger and his Ecuadorian clients.
Prolific patent plaintiff Erich Spangenberg won what must have been a particularly satisfying $2.3 million verdict against the online retailer Newegg Inc. on Monday, bringing an end to a jury trial that offered a glimpse into the world of patent monetization.
For the second time in five weeks, Milbank's Mark Scarsi persuaded a jury to side with Apple in a patent case challenging the company's devices.
The verdict brings Apple's total award to $930 million in its patent showdown with Samsung.